Westworld: Season 2 Reviews

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November 25, 2019
In its second season, Westworld's special effects remain impressive and bursts of violence juice the narrative just when things get tedious.
October 17, 2019
[T]he show remains one of TV's boldest and smartest offerings.
July 18, 2019
Everything is perfectly balanced but there is a detail that 'Kiksuya' does not completely transcend: its repetitive nature. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 17, 2019
The episode feels like a coherent ending and, thanks to a spatial junction of the characters, the feeling of recapitulation is total. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 9, 2019
It is quicker than before. It is thrilling to watch and easier to adjust to. Every episode has its own mini-cliffhanger, which is a plus.
March 8, 2019
Yes, Westworld expertly evokes a sense of bleak alienation. But you can get that from Coronation Street: and at least you'll know what's going on.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 15, 2019
On cultural cue, Westworld series two's first episode - in which hosts have broken free of their programmed "loops" and killed most of the guests and the Delos board - delivers the female "glow up" we've all been waiting for.
February 13, 2019
This season, the power belongs solely with the women.
January 30, 2019
Westworld, and the possibility of change
December 20, 2018
After ten episodes, who didn't want to hurl themselves into some pre-programmed digital afterlife?
November 25, 2018
Although the world-building is oftentimes inspired, the second season's plot twists can be frustrating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4
October 10, 2018
Yet the season 2 premiere, "Journey Into Night" is so full of unbridled swagger, it feels as if a new show has been unleashed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 28, 2018
It's all one big brain twister, but because it's well done we simply catch our breath and wait for the next ride.
August 27, 2018
Westworld has repeatedly emphasised that people should be able to write their own story, and now they are finally free to do so.
July 2, 2018
It remains to be seen if either Maeve and Dolores will continue on their current paths in Westworld, but, like Professor X and Magneto, they represent the light and the dark sides of humanity, host or not.
July 2, 2018
While free-will will continue to be debated as real or a collective delusion for humanity, the surviving Hosts know that choice is a gift and how they use it will define them once and for all.
June 28, 2018
Westworld has ended the season putting emphasis on developing its exposition, but it will be for nothing if audiences don't care about its characters. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 28, 2018
A lack of comedy might not seem like the biggest issue with Westworld right now. Season 2's storytelling was haphazard and incoherent. Some of the most basic questions were either empty or never answered.
June 27, 2018
The finale gives us the no-holds-barred bloodbath the season has been promising, and takes a massive, brave leap into the unknown.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 27, 2018
[The writers] hoped that you'd be so busy trying to figure out if events are happening in the past, present, or future that you'd neglect to notice that there's really not much happening at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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