Hell on Wheels Review: Hunting for Harper

Cullen Bohannon remained fiercely driven by his desires for revenge on Hell on Wheels this week, and the entertaining shoot out during the cold open was the perfect start to "Jamais Je Ne T'oublierai."

I'm so used to the stereotyped gunfight showdowns of Westerns - set against a dusty dry town - that the long range one here was rather refreshing. Plus, no single shot easily felled Harper, despite Bohannon's skilled use with a gun. To top it off, the poor horse received a mercy kill set against a drearily quiet open range.

But it's obvious that Bohannon's one track mind, while cool to watch, is bound to be a problem for him. When he's not hunting down his enemies, he's getting drunk in the bar and coming close to finding himself new problems.

Which begs the question: if Bohannon does manage to find and kill all parties connected to his wife's murder, what's next? Not merely show wise, but for Bohannon? Read More...



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