westworld season 2 review

Joanna and David are back to recap a new season of Westworld! In this episode, special guest Paul Scheer joins us to discuss our thoughts on season 1, what we’re looking forward to most in season 2, our thoughts on Jonathan Nolan’s rickroll, and Paul’s recent panel with the showrunners and actors of Westworld. Be sure to check out Paul’s podcast, How Did This Get Made.

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Man in Black Westworld Season 2

Ed Harris looks upon your Westworld spoiler concerns, and scoffs. The cast and crew behind Westworld have been mostly tight-lipped about what happens in season 2. Ed Harris, meanwhile, decided to spill the beans regarding some details about his mysterious character, the Man in Black. In other words, if you want to go into Westworld season 2 100% spoiler-free, turn back now. Spoiler alert ahead! The Man in Black Westworld season 2 details (and potential spoilers) are below.

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Best Television Streaming Now

(Welcome to Small Screen Stream, a feature where we share the best television shows streaming and where you can watch them.)

Ahoy, streaming fiends. We’re here with a brand new column dedicated to ready-to-watch television. There’s a mountain of content out there, so I’m here to help you keep track of what’s new, what you’re missing, and what you should catch up on before new seasons hit.

There’s a little bit of all of that this week, so without further adieu, here’s a look at the best small-screen streaming options currently at your fingertips.

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westworld season 2 review

It’s been over a year since we’ve seen new episodes of the hit HBO sci-fi series Westworld, and the cable network knows that fans are hungry for as much as they can get in the second season premiering this weekend. That’s why there will be a handful of Westworld season 2 episodes that will run longer than the usual one hour runtime.

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Pacific Rim Uprising Featurette

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, dive into the philosophy behind the first season of HBO’s hit sci-fi series Westworld. Plus, go behind the scenes of Weta Workshop in New Zealand to learn about the designing of the giant kaiju monsters of Pacific Rim Uprising, and learn some things you might not have known about the sci-fi classic film Logan’s Run. Read More »

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evan rachel wood westworld pay

HBO‘s initiative to battle the pay gap is starting to pay off. In the wake of the Time’s Up movement and Big Little Lies’ Reese Witherspoon’s campaign for gender parity, the cable network announced that it had “corrected” its show pay gaps. And it couldn’t come soon enough.

The star of one of HBO’s biggest hits will finally get her due. Evan Rachel Wood’s Westworld paycheck will finally match that of her male co-stars come season 3 of the sci-fi series.

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westworld season 2 review spoiler free

Westworld returns to HBO this month with an all new mind-bending season. In Westworld season 2, creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy take everything that worked in season 1, and improve it in nearly every conceivable way. This is a bigger, bolder season. Our Westworld season 2 review awaits you below and it’s as spoiler free as humanly possible.

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Westworld season 2 spoiler video

This afternoon, Westworld creators/showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy made a daring promise: in order to avoid having Redditors guess season 2’s major plot beats before the show itself revealed them to its audience, the showrunners said they would release a detailed video online ahead of its premiere that went ahead and spoiled everything up front. According to them, the plan was to release this information to a select group of gatekeepers who would then be able to better control the flow of spoilers out into the larger world of the internet.

Tonight, Nolan and Joy followed through on their promise to release a spoiler-filled video. But as you might expect from the people behind such a mind-bending show, there’s a twist. Read More »

Westworld season 2 spoilers

The season 2 spoiler video has officially been released. Watch it here. Our original article follows.

Back in March, Westworld showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy teased the announcement of a “somewhat controversial plan” regarding spoilers for the upcoming second season, and now we know what that plan is – and it involves spoiling the entire second season for a group of hardcore fans in the hopes of saving “regular” viewers from accidentally being spoiled.

Read about the Westworld season 2 spoilers plan below. Read More »

Westworld Shogun World

A few days ago, the website for Delos Incorporated – the fictional company that operates the title park in HBO’s hit sci-fi series Westworld – revealed some official details about Shogun World, the second theme park that we’ll be seeing when season 2 arrives later this month. Now, a new interview with showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy has yielded even more information about the show’s Japanese-inspired theme park, including why they chose that over Medieval World or Roman World, how significant a role Shogun World will actually play in the upcoming second season, and more. Learn about their intentions for the Westworld Shogun World park below. Read More »