Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby Pansy Puff » 04 Oct 2016, 22:42

I didn't see it, but I'm intrigued as to how they will draw out the story from the 1.5 hour film into ten 50 minutes episodes. Loads of unnecessary subplots?
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echolalia wrote:Craicworld (life in an Irish call centre)


Believe me it's not. I'm talking from experience.


I don't think you can use the word Eskimo anymore either. Could be wrong.
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby pcqgod » 04 Oct 2016, 23:43

K wrote:I didn't see it, but I'm intrigued as to how they will draw out the story from the 1.5 hour film into ten 50 minutes episodes. Loads of unnecessary subplots?




By telling the story from the point of view of the robot "hosts."
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby pcqgod » 04 Oct 2016, 23:45

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Westworld: Series premiere draws 3.3m viewers to HBO


http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-37552719


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Postby Dr Markus » 04 Oct 2016, 23:49

Watching it now, shhh. :roll:
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby pcqgod » 04 Oct 2016, 23:59

Well watch and don't type! :)
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby Dr Markus » 05 Oct 2016, 00:54

Fucking loved it, from the misleading credits, to creating sympathy for the hosts, to what the fuck is ed Harris's character up to?.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 05 Oct 2016, 06:16

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K wrote:I didn't see it, but I'm intrigued as to how they will draw out the story from the 1.5 hour film into ten 50 minutes episodes. Loads of unnecessary subplots?




By telling the story from the point of view of the robot "hosts."

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Postby fire and fueryIre » 05 Oct 2016, 08:07

K wrote:I didn't see it, but I'm intrigued as to how they will draw out the story from the 1.5 hour film into ten 50 minutes episodes. Loads of unnecessary subplots?


Given that HBO have got hours more time to play with and that other film-makers who've "re-imagineered" past titles have pretty much taken creative carte blanche with their predecessors' efforts, can't really see any reason why the people behind WW would limit themselves in such a way.
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Postby Dr Markus » 05 Oct 2016, 14:26

On another note, I can't make up my mind if Ed Harris isn't as big an actor that he should be or is just where he deserves to be. I like him as an actor.
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby echolalia » 05 Oct 2016, 21:53

Dr Markus wrote:
echolalia wrote:Craicworld (life in an Irish call centre)


Believe me it's not. I'm talking from experience.

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I don't think you can use the word Eskimo anymore either. Could be wrong.

Thanks Markus - I'll edit accordingly.

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Postby Pansy Puff » 05 Oct 2016, 22:36

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I don't think you can use the word Eskimo anymore either. Could be wrong.


You are.
In 1977, the Inuit Circumpolar Conference meeting in Barrow, Alaska, officially adopted "Inuit" as a designation for all Eskimo peoples, regardless of their local usages. The Inuit Circumpolar Council, as it is known today, uses both "Inuit" and "Eskimo" in its official documents.

In Canada and Greenland the term Eskimo has largely been supplanted by the term Inuit. While Inuit accurately can be applied to all of the Eskimo peoples in Canada and Greenland, that is not true in Alaska and Siberia. In Alaska the term 'Eskimo' is commonly used, because it includes both Yupik and Iñupiat. 'Inuit' is not accepted as a collective term and it is not used specifically for Iñupiat (although they are Inuit)

Depends where you are, I guess.
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby Dr Markus » 12 Oct 2016, 15:01

Looks like I was wrong about Ed Harris's character so far. The guy playing the story director I guess, is a shit actor. Where the fuck did they get him? Also, just how many Hemsworth brothers are there? They're all massive dudes!
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Postby fire and fueryIre » 12 Oct 2016, 16:11

Dr Markus wrote:
Looks like I was wrong about Ed Harris's character so far. The guy playing the story director I guess, is a shit actor. Where the fuck did they get him?




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fueryIre wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:
Looks like I was wrong about Ed Harris's character so far. The guy playing the story director I guess, is a shit actor. Where the fuck did they get him?




Eastenders..


Nuff said innit.
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

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Dr Markus wrote:
fueryIre wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:
Looks like I was wrong about Ed Harris's character so far. The guy playing the story director I guess, is a shit actor. Where the fuck did they get him?




Eastenders..


Nuff said innit.


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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby sloopjohnc » 17 Oct 2016, 17:36

I think they lost me on last night's episode. One more week, maybe.
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby pcqgod » 18 Oct 2016, 23:22

I actually thought this week's episode was an improvement over week 2. Seems like the wheels are in motion again, after a "marking time" episode.
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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby Spec » 21 Oct 2016, 23:26

I like it a lot after three episodes. Some wonderful little touches - I loved the use of Paint it Black for one of the shootouts and how the bar piano played a little bit of Radiohead's No Surprises.

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Re: Westworld: the next must-see cable series?

Postby Dr Markus » 22 Oct 2016, 14:02

Wright and Hopkins are brilliant. I've seen Wright in a few things and wonder how he's not a bigger actor.

Angela Sarafyan is good too and for other reasons as well.

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