REVIEW: Westworld, Season 2, Episode 4 “Riddle of the Sphinx”

Ed Harris, Man in Black, Westworld, Riddle of the Sphinx

“You only live as long as the last person who remembers you.” *Spoilers* “Riddle of the Sphinx” opens up with William’s father-in-law Jim entertaining himself and waiting for William to show up. When he arrives they have a drink and discuss using their biotech to save Jim’s life. In what we can assume is the […]

REVIEW: Westworld – Season 2, Episode 3 “Virtù e Fortuna”

“This world is just a speck of dust sitting on a much, much bigger world “ *Spoilers* This week’s Westworld, “Virtù e Fortuna,” opens with a man and a woman in an Indian setting getting to know each other. Once she determines that he’s not a host they go exploring and find all the hosts […]

REVIEW: Westworld – Season 2, Episode 2 “Reunion”

Dolores Westworld Reunion

“I used to see the beauty in this world. And now I see the truth.” *Spoilers* “Reunion,” this week’s Westworld, opens with Arnold and Ford talking to Dolores in the real world, preparing her to meet people. They ultimately choose another host, with Arnold insisting she isn’t ready. Arnold then takes Dolores to a house […]

REVIEW: Westworld – Season 2, Episode 1 “Journey Into Night”

“You frighten me sometimes, Dolores.” Saddle up people, because the best show on TV is back! This week on Westworld, we see a flashback of Arnold (or Bernard?) talking to Dolores about his dreams and what she has the potential to become. Flash to what we can only assume is the present and Bernard is […]

It’s Time to Break the Wheel: Game of Thrones and Historical Cycles

WARNING: THIS POST IS DARK AND FULL OF SPOILERS A theme is emerging in Game of Thrones Season Seven. To quote Battlestar Galactica, “All of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again.” George R. R. Martin created a rich world that, based on the themes from this season, is stuck in […]