I've always had something of a soft spot for Hell on Wheels . There's just something old school cool about gunslingers, western style drama and the lawlessness that combines with a struggling of morality for the people involved, especially when the parti more
Dependency was the name of the game in "The Lord's Day," an episode short on action but big on changing up Hell's dynamics. Beneath the surface of any community is a pecking order, and the return of Thomas Durant reminded everyone of the railroad baron's more
Hell on Wheels is a heavily dominated male show.
Certainly, the era and the locale make it hard for any woman to find a sure footing or even a voice. It's pretty much an uphill battle. Just think about Lily's efforts to rally the men after Durant had l more
Way back when Cullen Bohannon set his sights on revenge, we knew that once he achieved it, he was the type to ride off into the sunset classic gunslinger style, leaving all his troubles and worries in the dust. Is there any more freeing of an image? Hard more
I'm still a bit mixed on my feelings about last week's dramatic turn of events , and in plenty of ways I was prepared for a pretty tame and low key follow up episode.
Boy, was I completely wrong. This was another phenomenal addition to season two.
Man, there was something in the air this week that had the whole Hell on Wheels gang thinking about parenthood: Durant and his dead son William, Cole and a certain blood legacy to Joseph plus some regrets with Ruth, and Elam's changing feelings toward his more
With Tony Gayton and Tom Brady (no, not the football superstar) writing " Purged Away With Blood " and Joe Gayton directing, the episode was clearly meant to be a pivotal turning point for Hell on Wheels season two.
With the show's creators at the helm more
At some point in every journey, be it road trip, religious pilgrimage, or undie run, there comes a point of decisive retrospection. Is it time to keep trucking into the unknown future despite danger and loss, or head back to the comforts of a familiar pas more