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Hey, now seems like a fine time to remember what happened in the first season of Westworld

Westworld released its first full trailer during the Super Bowl last night, and it pretty much confirms what we all knew: Robots be killin’. Of course, HBO’s hit series is much, much more complicated than its hook, which centers around a robot uprising at a Western “theme park” for rich people. And if you’re having…

The robots are ready to take over in the first trailer for season 2 of Westworld

We got a few glimpses of the upcoming second season of HBO’s head-trip sci-fi series Westworld last year, when the network released a teaser trailer showing off a returned Jeffrey Wright, a gun-toting Evan Rachel Wood, and Ed Harris, all cut up and covered in blood. There were no signs of samurai or medieval knights,…

The A.V. Club tells you what to watch in 2018

You can turn off your TV—or whatever device you’re using to watch TV these days—but TV is always on, as evidenced by the number of new and returning series that have already premiered in the early days of 2018. Here’s what The A.V. Club is looking forward to in the new year, from eagerly awaited second helpings and…

It’ll be fine: 15 revamps that turned out better than expected

There is nothing more galling to loyal fans, more creatively bankrupt, more wholly unnecessary than the “revamp”—taking a beloved property and giving it a splashy makeover that renders it nigh-unrecognizable, all in the patently desperate hope to appeal to a new audience and extend its lifespan. Except maybe,…

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Billy Crystal cracks wise, shoots Daniel Stern in this Westworld/City Slickers mashup

Hollywood will remake just about anything these days, so it’s something of a surprise that nobody has thought to revive Billy Crystal and Daniel Stern’s 1991 Western comedy City Slickers. A modest hit that sprouted a sequel in 1994’s City Slickers II: The Legend Of Curly’s Gold, the movie told the story of three…