It all proved a bit too much for me by the end and like the heathen I am I found myself skimming through scenes in the last two episodes. It's a total waste of time suggesting that he needs an editor, or should be less self indulgent, he's creating the grotesque and every bit of it has to be beautiful in some places so it can be spoiled and ugly elsewhere.
It was full of nasty shocks and some great performances but there are times when it's too languid, too soporific. His fans would say that's required as padding and shock for the violence.
Hats off to William Baldwin for replacing the giant greasy spider in my nightmares. What a skeezy fucking turn he put in.