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Westerns Recommended for fans of ‘Red Dead Redemption’

Ricky D Fernandes
Now that Rockstar Games has officially announced a sequel, set for release next year, what better time to look at some criminally overlooked Westerns that fans of the game may be interested in watching while they impatiently wait for it to arrive.
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“Westworld” Ep.2.10: “The Passenger” Goes Full “Matrix Revolutions”

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

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

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

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

Redmond Bacon
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...
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‘Westworld,’ Ep 2.01: “Journey Into Night” Raises the Stakes

Redmond Bacon
Westworld, Season 2, Episode 1: “Journey into Night” Written by Lisa Joy & Roberto Patino Directed by Richard J. Lewis Airs Sundays at 9pm ET on HBO Spoilers ahead. After eighteen months, Westworld has finally returned to the small screen. The first season worked tirelessly to set the scene, before...
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‘Westworld’ Questions the Violent Delights of Our Reality

Christopher Cross
“These violent delights have violent ends.” You can hear this echoed throughout the entirety of the first season of Westworld, and it is unsurprising that the second season has continued to remind us karma exists. While the first season seemed fairly focused on the humans that inhabited the theme park,...