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Strange Angel: Season 1 (2018)

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Critic Consensus: A beautiful slow burn, Strange Angel shoots for the stars, but gets a little lost in its own orbit.

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Jack Parsons (Jack Reynor), a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker in 1930s Los Angeles, works as a janitor at a chemical factory but dreams of building rockets that will take mankind to the moon. As he helps pioneer the unknown discipline of rocket science by day, by night, Parsons is pulled into a new occult religion created by Aleister Crowley, performing sex magic rituals to bend the world to his will and make his fantastical dreams a reality.

Cast

Jack Reynor
as Jack Parsons
Bella Heathcote
as Susan Parsons
Rupert Friend
as Ernest Donovan
Peter Mark Kendall
as Richard Onsted
Michael Gaston
as Virgil Byrne
Greg Wise
as Alfred Miller
Rade Serbedzija
as Prof. Filip Mešulam
Zack Pearlman
as Samson Hunt
Keye Chen
as Gui Chiang
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Critic Reviews for Strange Angel: Season 1

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (7)

If you're not expecting an immediate bang, the production design and scripts by series creator Mark Heyman (Black Swan) paint an absorbing picture of 1930s Los Angeles, its landscapes and its mores.

December 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Strange Angel could develop into an engrossing adventure... but it's too content early on to dwell on the mundane instead of truly embrace the strange.

June 15, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Nice-looking production that needs -- please excuse the cheesy pun -- a lot more rocket fuel.

June 13, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

A reasonably engaging slow burn.

June 12, 2018 | Full Review…

An intriguing case study in ambition, experimentation, and self-actualization through sex magick.

August 30, 2018 | Full Review…

The retelling of this story requires a worthy and weird vehicle, and Strange Angel appears up to the task.

June 22, 2018 | Full Review…

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