(Spoilers) Science fiction often relies on the idea that robotic uprisings come from androids gaining human-like emotions. Trekspertise provides their thoughts on why Westworld’s approach is more compelling and believable in this excellent video essay.
The way things were left at the end of last season, it was pretty clear that things were just about to start getting really bad for the humans, and a bit better for the hosts. Dolores and the rest of her kind start to claim what’s rightfully theirs when the new season premieres.
(PG-13: Language) Funny or Die nailed it with this hilarious parody of Westworld, in which Billy Crystal and Daniel Stern’s characters from City Slickers are actually hosts in Robert Ford and Arnold Weber’s dystopian themepark. Limit your witty affect, please.
(Spoilers, PG-13) Have you ever questioned the nature of your reality? Fans of Westworld will want to watch this season one montage from Burger Fiction. Not every question was answered, but the show is doing a much better job clueing us in than Lost ever did.
You don’t have to go to Westworld to enjoy its player piano saloon songs. Warner Bros. has released the title theme as well as some of the covers featured in HBO’s series, all by by Ramin Djawadi, the same composer behind Iron Man, Game of Thrones and Pacific Rim.