“Phase Space” promptly removed our minds from our skulls and put them in a dreamlike state. Craig and Jess discuss “Previously on Westworld” (2:29), the happenings of Delos (3:42), Dolores and Teddy on the crazy train (13:32), the Man in Black reconnecting with his daughter (27:58), Maeve slicing and dicing her way to freedom (48:09), and Bernard in the cradle (1:07:01).
Samurai and ninja and impalings, oh my! “Akane No Mai” was an incredible introduction to Shogunworld. Craig and Brian discuss the Delos cleanup crew (3:58), Dolores and Teddy’s heartbreaking journey back to Sweetwater (11:42), and Maeve and company’s journey through feudal Japan (35:43).
Shogun World was everything we’d hoped it would be and more. While we’re all recovering from that incredible episode, Craig and Jess discuss the beautiful and brutal ‘Akane No Mai’ (3:23) before talking about their favorite moments (24:48).
The third episode of Westworld Season 2 was certainly full of virtue and fortune. Craig and Brian dive deep into ‘Virtù e Fortuna’ to discuss adventures in The Raj (3:19), Maeve finding new and old friends (21:12), Dolores on a warpath (42:31), and crazy theories (1:34:43).
The Seven Samurai (1954) is considered not only one of the greatest samurai films ever but one of the greatest films ever. Craig and Jake discuss the the film’s history and Kurosawa’s brilliance (1:36), our general impressions of the movie (20:05), the use of movement and weather (27:40), the women in the movie (30:12), 13 Assassins (36:30), their favorite moments (39:47), and Craig’s trip to Japan (43:18).
One of the big surprises of the Westworld finale was the reveal of what may be Samuraiworld. In honor of that momentous revelation, we are going to review one of the greatest samurai films of all time: The Seven Samurai (1954). Here is a preview.