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Post » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:25 pm

Westworld (HBO)

Just watched episode 1, the quality of this is fantastic. Great pacing with a sense of dread, great writing, excellent acting (Ed Harris and Anthony Hopkins) and fantastic music (ep1 has a beautiful version of Paint it Black and Black old sun is in there too).

This is now on my go-to list with Vikings, The Last Kingdom, The Last Ship and Game of Thrones. After disillusionment with Walking Dead and Penny Dreadful (shitty finale), this has restored my faith in mini-series

Shout-out to the Easter egg Yul Brynner gunfighter.
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Post » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:50 pm

I watched the original movie Westworld (for the first time) then ep1.

Have to wait a few episodes to really know if this show is going to be good.
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Post » Wed Oct 05, 2016 10:11 pm

Neil Marshall who directed the GoT Battle of the Blackwater and Watchers on the Wall episodes is directing episode 3 (also directed Dog Soldiers and The Descent) and Michelle MacLaren who has directing chops in GoT (Bear and the Maiden Fair), X-Files (exec producer) and Breaking Bad is apparently directing the finale for the season. My money is on some great stuff coming up.
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Post » Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:21 am

Nice thing about being in the states is being able to watch it on HBO's website.

Also, reposting this from another forum:
The singularity that kills humanity will probably be snuff porn androids that gain sentience.
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Anyway, loved it:
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The fake out at the start was amazing.

While I'd like to think that Ed Harris is a deranged power gamer, I have a feeling that he is either an "upper management" guest or host carrying out the desires of upper management (with a few guest privileges).

I also have a feeling that the original dadbot lost it with the update, not because he was recalling his cannibal prose, but because one of his core programmings is to protect his daughter and he has spent the last 10 years watching her get mutilated, killed and raped over and over and over.

The update brought those memories out from beyond the pale and so he lost it.
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Post » Thu Oct 06, 2016 5:20 pm

can watch 1st ep free here https://www.foxtel.com.au/watch/westworld.html#video

dont need to signup/login just scroll down a bit
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Post » Sat Oct 08, 2016 2:50 pm

Episode 2 out early... they raised the bar.
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Post » Sun Oct 09, 2016 11:47 am

Jurassic Park meets Dolldouse meets MMORPG irl
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Post » Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:09 pm

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What if Westworld is the prelude to Aliens' Weyland-yutani corp?
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Post » Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:11 pm

well.. they both have a 'W'
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Post » Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:32 pm

Westworld was awesome, really glad the season ended without a whole bunch of questions still up in the air.
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Post » Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:29 pm

Westworld was awesome, really glad the season ended without a whole bunch of questions still up in the air.

Yeah was great, but wtf is season 2 going to be about? Escape and revolution?
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Post » Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:05 pm

samurai? :wink:
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Post » Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:20 am

Bring on Samurai world!

It was a fun ride, season two is marked for 2018 as HBO saves their budget for the last season of GOT.

Meanwhile, I got onto The Expanse. Highly recommend it, it's now on Nextflix with season two hitting us early next year.

Walk in blind and enjoy.
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Post » Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:28 am

re: the end of westworld
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thinking anthony hopkins is still alive. was one of his botnet that took the bullet
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Post » Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:31 am

re: the end of westworld
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thinking anthony hopkins is still alive. was one of his botnet that took the bullet
same but i hope thats not the case.
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It would seem extremely cheap but I can see botArnold + botHopkins being a thing
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Post » Thu Dec 08, 2016 4:24 am

Just finished watching the season. Absolutely brilliant. I'm rating it well over GoT/Breaking Bad.
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Post » Thu Dec 08, 2016 9:03 am

Just started watching Westworld (thanks NexGen, danger, hobb & heff!!!!! :dev: )....and am liking it so far!! 8-)
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Post » Thu Dec 08, 2016 7:32 pm

re: the end of westworld
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thinking anthony hopkins is still alive. was one of his botnet that took the bullet
same but i hope thats not the case.
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It would seem extremely cheap but I can see botArnold + botHopkins being a thing
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I'm still holding on to the thought that WW is not about the theme park but about the transference of humnity into AI and the awakening is what humans would have to become aware in their new bodies
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Post » Fri Feb 03, 2017 9:33 pm

Don't think I've commented on this yet - really enjoyed this series & definitely looking forward to what they do with the next one.
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