#048: (Pt. 2) Westworld (1973) / Westworld (2016)

We return to WESTWORLD in the second half of our double-feature, this time venturing into the wilds of television to discuss HBO's high-profile new series, which uses the concept of Michael Crichton's 1973 film as a jumping off point for a sprawling meditation on humanity, AI, evil, and where they intersect. We talk about how the series extends some of the ideas of the original film, and talk about what the two share—and don't—in their portrayals of humans, robots, and techno-paranoia. Plus, Your Next Picture Show, where we share recent filmgoing experiences in hopes of putting something new on your cinematic radar.

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Time Codes:
Intro: 00:00-01:50
Main Discussion: 01:51-42:22
Your Next Picture Show: 42:23-53:56
 *Genevieve: Every Frame A Painting
 *Scott: Kelly Reichardt's CERTAIN WOMEN
 •Keith: Babak Anvari's UNDER THE SHADOW
 *Tasha: "How Hollywood Whitewashed the Old West" (The Atlantic), and Rick Morales' BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPED CRUSADERS
Outro: 53:57-57:09

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