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Film Review: Westworld (1973)


SYNOPSIS: An unforeseen robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park called Westworld. REVIEW: “Delos is the vacation of the future, today” says a stiff and plain looking interviewer at the start of Micheal Crichton’s Science Fiction film “Westworld” released in 1973 Starring James Brolin (Ha, I almost put “Josh” instead), Richard Benjamin ...

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Film Review: Westworld (1973) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: “Peter Martin and John Blane decide to take a holiday in a high tech amusement park, Westworld. Here they get to play cowboys – saloon brawls, saloon girls and quick draws against the town’s gunslinger – with lifelike robots. All is well for the first few days but when the park’s central computer malfunctions, the built-in safety features are ...

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Film Review: Catch-22 (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: “A bombardier during World War Two tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a parody of the military mentality and bureaucratic society in general.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Hot off the enormously successful film The Graduate (1967), director Mike Nichols could have had ...

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