'Hell on Wheels' Is Both a Tactical Homage to the Western Genre and a Postmodern Pastiche | 16 Dec 2016 // 4:30 AM
Doc Durant (Colm Meaney) embodies a harbinger that darkly foreshadows the shape of the American political landscape and a post-truth Presidency.
'Hell on Wheels': Race and Reconstruction in the Old West | 24 Jun 2012 // 6:05 PM
Between former soldiers from both sides of America's deadliest war, prostitutes, immigrants, freed slaves, lost preachers, and Native Americans, there’s no shortage of stories to tell, and in just ten episodes Hell on Wheels embraces them all to varying degrees but with equal insight.
New AMC drama ‘Hell on Wheels’ examines post-Civil War America | 3 Nov 2011 // 11:58 PM
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — It might seem strange that AMC, a cable network exalted in recent years as a home for cutting-edge television, would hitch its