June 25, 2018
The Passenger Westworld

“Westworld” Ep.2.10: “The Passenger” Goes Full “Matrix Revolutions”

If you were expecting a satisfying denouement to the latest Westworld that tied everything up in a neat bow then you’re still watching the wrong show. Like the end of The Matrix trilogy, Westworld has fully descended into The Rabbit Hole, showing us that it goes deeper than ever thought […]
June 18, 2018
Vanishing Point

‘Westworld’ Ep.2.09: “Vanishing Point” Delivers Shocks in an Unshocking Fashion

Westworld, Season 2, Episode 9: “Vanishing Point” Written by Roberto Patino Directed by Stephen Williams Airs Sundays at 9 pm ET on HBO After thrillingly branching out into previously untold parts of the park last episode, Westworld returns to familiar ground in “Vanishing Point.” Focusing on the backstory of William, […]
June 11, 2018

‘Westworld’ Ep.2.08: “Kiksuya” Gives Ghost Nation the Story They Deserve

“Kiksuya” is the episode Westworld desperately needed. While the show’s depiction of ShogunWorld left us a little wanting, episode eight of season two expertly fleshes out the story of Ghost Nation. So long reduced to peripheral characters of the show, “Kiksuya” rightfully centres Ghost Nation and their leader Akecheta (Zahn […]
June 4, 2018
Les Ecorches

‘Westworld’ Ep.2.07: “Les Ecorches” Shows Us the Park’s True Purpose

Westworld, Season 2, Episode 7: “Les Ecorches” Written by Gina Atwater Directed by Nicole Kassell Airs Sundays at 9 pm ET on HBO “Les Ecorches” is the most exciting episode of Westworld season two yet, answering many burning questions about the park while setting the fuse for future episodes to […]
May 28, 2018
Phase Space

‘Westworld’ Ep.2.06: “Phase Space” Adds Another Layer to The Park

“Phase Space” injects some much needed-narrative momentum into season two of Westworld — taking Dolores out of the park, Meave to see her daughter and the revival of an old favourite. With the season nearly halfway through, there is a sense that things are finally falling into place. While it […]
May 21, 2018

‘Westworld’ Ep.2.05: Meave Goes East in “Akane No Mai”

Westworld, Season 2, Episode 5: “Akane No Mai” Written by Gina Atwater and Dan Dietz Directed by Craig Zobe Airs Sundays at 9pm ET on HBO Westworld, for all its unpredictability, is following a regular structure in season 2. While episodes two and four provided backstory regarding Delos and the foundation […]
May 14, 2018

‘Westworld,’ Ep 2.04: “The Riddle of the Sphinx” Brings Family Together

"The Riddle of the Sphinx" has been the tightest and most succinct episode of Westworld Season 2 thus far. Enveloped in alternate timelines and memories this week’s episode has finally drawn together the threads behind the Man in Black, James Delos, and the true purpose of the park.
May 7, 2018
Westword S2E3

‘Westworld,’ Ep 2.03: “Virtù e Fortuna” Introduces The Raj

With worlds colliding and the riddle of Abernathy set to unfold, it feels like Westworld is just getting started.
May 3, 2018
The Terror

‘The Terror,’ Ep. 1.07: “Horrible from Supper” — Mr. Hickey Comes Into Focus

The Terror, Season 1, Episode 7: “Horrible from Supper” Written by Andres Fischer-Centeno Directed by Tim Mielants Airs Mondays at 9 pm ET on AMC Other than Jared Harris’s Captain Crozier, no character on AMC’s The Terror is quite as fascinating as Hickey, played by Adam Nagaitis. The show’s first […]
April 30, 2018
Reunion Westworld

‘Westworld,’ Ep 2.02: “Reunion” Predicts the Future

Westworld, Season 2, Episode 1: “Reunion” Written by Jonathan Nolan and Carly Wray Directed by Vincenzo Natali Airs Sundays at 9pm ET on HBO Having laid the narrative groundwork in an uneven episode one, the second instalment of Westworld second season is a significant improvement. Another layer of interest have been added by our […]