The latest episode of HBO's Westworld explores what happens when an android develops a messiah complex.
Like many of Westworld’s best hours, The Absence of Field mostly focuses on a crisis of identity.
The idea of "The Winter Line" is embedded into the episode’s understanding of how its characters are trying to escape from the obstacles and fortifications before them on their respective journeys.
After a brilliant first season and a muddled second season, Westworld's third outing keeps the mysteries intact, increases the thrills, and streamlines that feeling of deliberate confusion significantly.
Westworld's Jimmi Simpson discusses the big season finale, his love of Westerns, what he’d do if he were in a real life robot cowboy theme park, and much more.
If HBO's Westworld wants its ambitious plot to matter it needs to give audiences better rounded characters.
Earlier this week IndieWire offshoot CriticWire asked a bunch of noted film critics if film writers should talk about the form of a film more often than they already do. It sparked a heavily tweeted, debated, and written about impassioned response, but what about the role of the reader and average moviegoer in film criticism and what is the biggest problem facing film writing today? Our Film editor shares his thoughts.
Our Film and Performing Arts Editor is tired of everyone asking him his thoughts on Ben Affleck getting cast as Batman in the forthcoming Batman Vs. Superman film and here are 9 reasons why.
Barely a week has passed and I don’t even remember all the games I just bought. The Steam Summer Sale, the digital download service's most momentous sale where PC games are discounted to massive, nay, ridiculous margins, has come and gone, and gamers could neither contain their excitement nor their wallets. As my email inbox floods with successive “Thank you for your purchase” messages, it becomes increasingly clear that this shit is getting ridiculous.