Westworld - Netflix

Sun 23 June 2019

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The one-hour drama series Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Westworld - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-10-02

Westworld - Westworld (season 1) - Netflix

The first season of the American science fiction western television series Westworld (subtitled The Maze) premiered on HBO on October 2, 2016, and concluded on December 4, 2016. It consisted of ten episodes, each running approximately 60 minutes in length and was broadcast on Sundays in the United States. The complete first season was released on home media on November 7, 2017. The television series was created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and it is based on the 1973 film of the same name, written and directed by Michael Crichton. Among the series' ensemble cast, it stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Ed Harris, and Anthony Hopkins. The first season received very positive reviews from critics, with particular praise for the visuals, story, and performances. The series received seven nominations at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, including for Outstanding Drama Series; however, the series did not win in any category.

Westworld - Critical response - Netflix

Reception of the first season has been largely positive, with particular praise for the visuals, story, and performances. On the review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes, the first season has an approval rating of 88% based on 78 reviews, with an average rating of 8.13/10, and an average episode score of 94%. The site's consensus reads “With an impressive level of quality that honors its source material, the brilliantly addictive Westworld balances intelligent, enthralling drama against outright insanity.” On Metacritic, the first season has a score of 74 out of 100, based on 43 critics, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.

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