Westworld - Season 3, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Winter Line

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Critic Consensus: In "The Winter Line", Westworld's muddled timelines start to surface, but by continuing to put character development center stage the episode avoids confusion and takes Maeve and Bernard on an exciting new journey.

Episode Info

People put up a lot of walls, so it's a good idea to carry a sledgehammer.

Cast

Anthony Hopkins
as Dr. Robert Ford
Ed Harris
as The Man in Black
Evan Rachel Wood
as Dolores Abernathy
James Marsden
as Teddy Flood
Thandie Newton
as Maeve Millay
Jeffrey Wright
as Bernard Lowe
Tessa Thompson
as Charlotte Hale
Sidse Babett Knudsen
as Theresa Cullen
Rodrigo Santoro
as Hector Escaton
Shannon Woodward
as Elsie Hughes
Simon Quarterman
as Lee Sizemore
Angela Sarafyan
as Clementine Pennyfeather
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Critic reviews for The Winter Line

Twists are great when they matter and techno-babble will always be necessary to some degree, but flashy gimmicks can't carry a full hour of television, especially when you're the heir apparent to "Game of Thrones."

March 23, 2020 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

With episode 2, "The Winter Line," we get some of that old Westworld spark back, especially now that Maeve (Thandie Newton) is back.

March 27, 2020 | Full Review…

It still retains the exciting new energy that the first episode has brilliantly established while at the same time building an anticipation of what could be a great war between two sides of humanity.

March 24, 2020 | Full Review…

The series has once again assumed that it is necessary to bet on a more lively pace without sacrificing its impeccable technical part or having to introduce new players to the game. [Full Review in Spanish]

March 23, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Overall I enjoyed this episode a lot better than I did the first episode I think that even though it was a little bit confusing at first... I think that it was... more straight to the point.

March 23, 2020 | Full Review…

The Maeve plotline takes up the majority of this week's episode and is a typically Westworld-ian combination of high-faluting theory, hefty exposition (why are we here? What does this mean?) and some nice one-liners.

March 30, 2020 | Full Review…

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