Penny Dreadful

Mark your calendars. Showtime has moved the return of Penny Dreadful from April 26 to May 3. Here’s the trailer from a few weeks back to hold you over the extra week. via: Press Release

After posting a dramatic teaser a few weeks ago, Showtime released the official trailer for season two of its Gothic horror drama Penny Dreadful. The trailer features more of the main cast than we’ve previously seen, including Madame Kali (Helen McCrory, Harry ...

Showtime has finally released a 44-second teaser trailer for the second season of Penny Dreadful, its Victorian-era Gothic horror series. Dreadful premiered earlier this year to a warm critical reception, particularly for Eva Green’s central performance as a clairvoyant. The teaser trailer largely focuses ...

Penny Dreadful wraps up its premiere season, failing to fully deliver on the immense promise seen in earlier episodes. The season finale, titled Grand Guignol, gave us everything a season finale should: it resolved the tying thread of the Mina ...

Penny Dreadful’s penultimate episode underscores one irrefutable fact about the show: it belongs and has always belonged to one woman, Eva Green. Following in the footsteps of other great actresses in female-driven horror series (Jessica Lange, Angela Bassett, and Kathy ...

Penny Dreadful’s latest chapter, What Death Can Join Together, is its weakest outing to date. It’s especially disappointing coming off of last week’s polarizing journey (that I personally loved) into the backstory of Vanessa Ives. Although the talented Coky Giedroyc ...

In an episode destined to be equally loved and loathed, this week’s Penny Dreadful provides a compelling backstory to the show’s most mysterious character, Vanessa Ives. Narrated by Ives (Eva Green) in a letter to her missing friend Mina Harker, ...

This week’s chapter of serial thriller Penny Dreadful, Demimonde, offers two divergent paths in its storytelling: the clichéd masked as art and the art masked as entertainment. The more clichéd sequences tend to revolve around the increasingly tiresome character of ...

Penny Dreadful’s third chapter, Resurrection, unexpectedly deals in origin stories, a unique turn for the third episode of an 8-episode limited series. Spending half its running time in flashbacks, this outing, while not the best to date by far, still ...

Penny Dreadful episode two, Séance, begins with a scene well known to those familiar with Victorian-era horror. Fog rolls in, covering the street and reducing visibility to zero. There’s an overdressed prostitute waiting for a gentleman caller – or the ...

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