Published on October 4th, 2017 | by Richard Boom0
Westworld: Where There are NO consequences. S01 Now On Disc
Welcome to Westworld, an amusement park that does not know its equal. This technologically advanced Western theme park is populated by synthetic androids called “hosts”. The hosts, who look like cowboys and ladies of pleasure, following every day a storyline written for them, unless they are influenced by visitors to the park. At exorbitantly high prices, visitors can enjoy themselves in the Wild West without fear of retaliation. The creators of the hosts have developed artificial awareness that is comparable to, yet deviating from, human consciousness.
Warner bros. Home Entertainment presents the long-awaited first season of Westworld on 4 November, 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD, and is the first television series released on 4K UHD. This top series of HBO is based on Michael Crichton’s same-class movie classifier from 1973. Westworld is rated on IMDb with a 9 and is a must-see series. Cowboys, guns, horses and saloons; Step in another world in this visually beautiful Westworld!
The series has been nominated for four Golden Globes, 22 Emmy® Awards and awarded three Critics Choice Television Awards. The series is written by Jonathan Nolan (Memento, Interstellar and The Dark Knight) and Lisa Joy (Burn Notice, Pushing Daisies) and has a strong cast with Anthony Hopkins (Hannibal, Silence of the Lambs), Ed Harris (A Beautiful Mind, Run All Night) and James Marsden (X-Men, Enchanted).
Bonus material of over 90 minutes consists of:
– About the series
– Executive Producers J.J. Abrams, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy talk together with actors Thandie Newton, Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden about “What if Westworld really should exist?”
– An invitation to the set
– Executive Producers J.J. Abrams, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy talk together with actors Jeffrey Wright and Evan Rachel Wood talking about life without consequences.
– The Big Moment: Teddy vs the Man in Black – Dive deep into crucial scenes with intrigues, drama and revelation.
– Welcome to the Westworld – Executive Producers J.J. Abrams, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy talk together with actors Thandie Newton, Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden about immersive fantasy in terms of reality, humanity and technology.
– Realization the Dream: First Week on the Set of Westworld – Filmmakers Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy give their unique vision on the Westworld set.
– Imagining the Main Title – The showers discuss the use of iconic images as building blocks to create an iconic opening title.
– Reality of A.I. – Executive Producers J.J. Abrams, Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy talk together with actors Thandie Newton and Evan Rachel Wood about the existential threats of A.I.
– Gag Reel – This looks like nothing to me.
– The Key to the Chords – A discussion about how the piano in the series is a metaphor and instrument for composer Ramin Djawadi.
Release date: November 8, 2017
Play Duration: 10 episodes of 40 minutes + over 90 minutes bonus material
Rating: 16 years, violence and gross language use