HOW ‘WESTWORLD’ SUBVERTS THE MADONNA AND THE WHORE COMPLEX

Before “Westworld” had even premiered on HBO, its pilot episode sparked criticism because of the general overabundance of sexual violence against women on the network, particularly on “Game of Thrones.” Critics wondered, was “Westworld,” like “Game of Thrones,” merely going to use the nudity and sexual violence of women as a gimmick, as a tool for shock value? Or was it going to delve deeper? … More HOW ‘WESTWORLD’ SUBVERTS THE MADONNA AND THE WHORE COMPLEX