Westworld trailer

At last, Westworld will take audiences to Shogun World. The next episode of Westworld, “Akane No Mai”, lands several characters in Shogun World, and this new Westworld trailer offers audiences their first real glimpse of that new park.

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Westworld The Riddle of the Sphinx review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of HBO’s Westworld. This Westworld review takes a look at the fourth episode of season 2, “The Riddle of the Sphinx”. Be warned: spoilers follow.

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westworld season 2 questions

Westworld season 2 has just begun, and we already have plenty of questions. Below, we pose the the biggest Westworld season 2 questions that are up in the air at the moment. Spoilers for the show follow.

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Westworld Episode 2.04 Trailer 

If you want to look ahead to the next episode of Westworld, a new trailer offers up some mysterious hints at what’s to come. Plus: learn a bit more about Park 6, AKA The Raj.

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Westworld Virtu e Fortuna review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of HBO’s Westworld. This Westworld review takes a look at the third episode of season 2, “Virtù e Fortuna.” Be warned: spoilers follow.

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Westworld theory

“Are you watching closely?”

That line from The Prestige could just as easily apply to HBO’s Westworld, since both are written by Jonathan Nolan, a writer who loves seeding surprises and twists into his work. Two episodes into Westworld season 2, the story seems more straightforward than in the enigmatic first season, but there are still plenty of unanswered questions on the table. Now a new Westworld theory indicates that a repeating symbol seen in the show may be a key to one of season 2’s biggest mysteries.
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westworld season 3

Saddle up, partners: these violent delights have no end in sight. HBO has officially given the green light to Westworld season 3, meaning we’ll be seeing more of what creators/showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have in store. Read More »

Westworld reunion review

Welcome to our weekly recaps of HBO’s Westworld. This Westworld review takes a look at the second episode of season 2, “Reunion.” Be warned: spoilers follow.

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little woods review

The Western has wholly transformed since the days when John Wayne first drew his pistols. No longer is it a glamorous validation of rugged individualism, or a sweeping ode to Americana. No, the times, they are a-changin’ — and with it, one of cinema’s oldest genres.

Nia DaCosta‘s haunting directorial debut, Little Woods, is the latest incarnation of the Western, a potent slow-burning thriller that taps into the economic devastation that has wracked middle America for the past few decades. And anchored by two incredible performances by stars Tessa Thompson and Lily JamesLittle Woods becomes an intimate and painfully now film that gives us a glimpse of the evolution of a genre primarily populated by hypermasculine men.

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New Blu-ray Releases the post

(Welcome to Not Dead Yet, a feature dedicated to new Blu-ray releases and what special features you should be excited about. Because yes, some of us still like to own physical copies of our movies.)

It’s that time again: time to round-up the best Blu-rays available right now. This column is for you, physical media fiends. Don’t give up the good fight. This week, we have a great, timely offering from Steven Spielberg; a highly entertaining Heat knock-off; a charming sequel; Liam Neeson on a train; Helen Mirren in a haunted house; and a brutal revisionist Western.

Here are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week.

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