‘Westworld’ Season 1 Episode 10 review: ‘The Bicameral Mind’ is a gutsy finale

“These violent delights have violent ends.” Truth be told, it was easy to imagine Westworld failing to stick the landing. The last few episodes, with their movement towards upending the entire narrative, put this conclusion in a precarious situation, and the possibility that all of the progress would be erased and the narrative set back … >

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‘Westworld’ Season 1 Episode 9 review: ‘The Well-Tempered Clavier’ explores memory

“Remember.”  Throughout its first season Westworld has shown how the limiting of memory serves as its own form of oppression, with the Hosts’ recall of their cyclical, futile loops erased to keep them as subservient puppets whose individuality is a hollow fiction. It follows, then, that unlimited memory is liberation – the ability to recognise … >

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‘Westworld’ Season 1 Episode 8 review: ‘Trace Decay’ offers philosophy and thrills

“When are we?” Trace decay, the theory that gives this week’s Westworld its title, is the theory that human memory slowly fades over time, with the details of any given memory slowly decaying away and leaving only the vague broad strokes. Meanwhile, Hosts have it a little different, perfectly recalling every detail of a situation … >

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‘Westworld’ Season 1 Episode 7 review: ‘Trompe L’Oeil’ is the best episode so far

“And in that sleep, what dreams may come…” Westworld has spent a good chunk of its first six episodes methodically putting the building blocks in place for what’s now ensured (thanks to this week’s season two renewal) to be an expansive mythological journey. It’s been a fascinating ride, but light on genuine pay-off, and often … >

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‘Noah’ movie review

What with our politicians recently posing for photos in wellies and pointing at rising water levels, it seems now is a good time for a screen adaptation of the Bible’s most eco-conscious tale. Russell Crowe fulfils his usual duty of squinting and grunting as the titular Noah, a man in a time before BBC Weather … >

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Win a £150 Fat Face voucher with ‘Noah’!

To celebrate the release of Noah in UK cinemas from Friday 4 April, cert 12A, we’ve teamed up with Paramount Pictures UK and Fat Face to give one of our Twitter followers a £150 gift card to spend at Fat Face! > Read our review of the movie. For a chance to win, just follow … >

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