HBO has ended the futuristic epic years after the original inspiration got lost in ludicrous twists and shaky concepts.
By Darren Franich, November 04, 2022 at 08:33 PM EDT
The delightful first season of Westworld established two distinct science-fiction worlds. Above was the West, a fake frontier full of fake people whose fake adventures were better than life for their human guests.
Beneath that phony past lay a familiar future: Corporate drones staring at screens, juggling customer expectations and manager directives. The robots had no freedom but all the fun, firing six-shooters and falling into tragic love while dying over and over again. The humans were all outrageous workplace monsters: Wannabe deities, preening creatives, ambitious executives.
Source: Farewell to Westworld | EW.com
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