Category Archives: Westworld

2017 Golden Globe Predictions Part 2: Television

With 2016 (finally) coming to an end, it’s time for awards season to kick into high gear! This Sunday, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will dole out their picks for the best

Westworld: “The Bicameral Mind” Season 1 Finale Review

Let’s just get one thing out of the way. “The Bicameral Mind,” like much of Westworld, is stunningly crafted and thematically rich. The pacing is pretty much pitch-perfect while the brilliant editing and

Westworld: “The Well-Tempered Clavier” Season 1 Episode 9 Review

“The Well-Tempered Clavier” starts with some narrative jumps. Maeve has been brought in after her self-designed narrative went awry, but of course Bernard is the one talking to her. She can see

Westworld: “Trace Decay” Season 1 Episode 8 Review

It seems a switch has been flipped. Without notice or any sort of build, Westworld at least started providing us with answers this week. Every storyline in “Trace Decay” felt like we were finally

Westworld: “Trompe L’Oeil” Season 1 Episode 7 Review

There was a big twist tonight, but before that, can we talk about Maeve? The only host who’s truly running her own show resembles everything Westworld is doing right. With Dolores slowly getting bogged

Westworld: “The Adversary” Season 1 Episode 6 Review

Now we’re talkin’. Though it rushed some significant narrative leaps, “The Adversary” was the episode of Westworld I’ve been waiting for, and it’s all thanks to Maeve. Conscious and in control behind the scenes,

Westworld: “Contrapasso” Season 1 Episode 5 Review

Reviewing Westworld, I’ve tried to stay away from fan theories in the hopes of the show revealing itself as it intends to be revealed. Right or wrong, theories loaded with evidence but nary

Westworld: “Dissonance Theory” Season 1 Episode 4 Review

“Dissonance Theory” was the episode where characters stopped talking in riddles. Motivations became clear, legitimate evolution took place, and tidbits of character information deepened the entire Westworld experience. The show is starting to find

Westworld: “The Stray” Season 1 Episode 3 Review

What does Westworld want consciousness to be? The climax of “The Stray” seems to put free will down as its answer. Dolores has been riding off to her death at the sound of gunshots