History YMMV / Westworld

6th Apr '16 1:19:26 PM Mdumas43073
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** During the trailer of ''Westworld'', the narrator, very robotically, tells us about this wonderful place! Where nothing can go wrong-go wrong-go wrong... "SHUT DOWN! SHUT DOWN IMMEDIATELY!"
** The one for ''Futureworld'' is even worse with this stone-cold line at the very end (scare chord included): "If you afford to make it here, you're lucky. If you can't...YOU MAY BE LUCKIER THAN YOU THINK."

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** During The movie itself, of course. And also the trailer of ''Westworld'', trailer, during which the narrator, voiceover narrator very robotically, robotically tells us about this wonderful place! Where nothing can go wrong-go wrong-go wrong... "SHUT DOWN! SHUT DOWN IMMEDIATELY!"
** The one trailer for ''Futureworld'' is even worse worse, with this stone-cold line at the very end (scare chord included): "If you afford to make it here, you're lucky. If you can't...YOU MAY BE LUCKIER THAN YOU THINK."
15th Mar '16 11:40:36 PM HudsonHawk
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** The poster for Futureworld invokes this: it's a picture of a very human-looking robot getting its faceplate removed, with the tag line "Is this you, or are YOU you?"
1st Oct '15 4:02:27 PM nombretomado
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* OlderThanTheyThink: OsamuTezuka actually came up with a very similar premise over a decade earlier for an episode of ''Anime/AstroBoy'' entitled "Robot Land". Not only that, the aesthetic of the park is suspiciously similar to the "Murder Game Room" from the late 1960s Sankei Newspaper ''Manga/AstroBoy'' serial, right down to the cowboy costumes. Tezuka himself points out the similarities in his introduction to the trade paperback in which the "Robot Land" story appears, where he dismisses it as mere coincidence rather than a deliberate ripoff.

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* OlderThanTheyThink: OsamuTezuka Creator/OsamuTezuka actually came up with a very similar premise over a decade earlier for an episode of ''Anime/AstroBoy'' entitled "Robot Land". Not only that, the aesthetic of the park is suspiciously similar to the "Murder Game Room" from the late 1960s Sankei Newspaper ''Manga/AstroBoy'' serial, right down to the cowboy costumes. Tezuka himself points out the similarities in his introduction to the trade paperback in which the "Robot Land" story appears, where he dismisses it as mere coincidence rather than a deliberate ripoff.
22nd May '15 4:23:15 AM Mdumas43073
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* AwesomeMusic: Fred Karlin's creepily discordant score.
21st May '15 4:11:26 PM Mdumas43073
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* OlderThanTheyThink: OsamuTezuka actually came up with a very similar premise over a decade earlier for an episode of ''Anime/AstroBoy'' entitled ''Robotland''. Not only that, the aesthetic of the park is suspiciously similar to the "Murder Game Room" from the late 1960s Sankei Newspaper ''Manga/AstroBoy'' serial, right down to the cowboy costumes. Tezuka himself points out the similarities in his introduction to the trade paperback in which the Robotland story appears, where he dismisses it as mere coincidence rather than a deliberate ripoff.

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* OlderThanTheyThink: OsamuTezuka actually came up with a very similar premise over a decade earlier for an episode of ''Anime/AstroBoy'' entitled ''Robotland''."Robot Land". Not only that, the aesthetic of the park is suspiciously similar to the "Murder Game Room" from the late 1960s Sankei Newspaper ''Manga/AstroBoy'' serial, right down to the cowboy costumes. Tezuka himself points out the similarities in his introduction to the trade paperback in which the Robotland "Robot Land" story appears, where he dismisses it as mere coincidence rather than a deliberate ripoff.
22nd Dec '14 4:33:31 PM KingClark
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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: This is one possible interpretation of when Peter finds a woman in the dungeons of medieval world near the end of the film. He initially believes her to be a fellow guest left chained up when the robots ran amok either as part of a capture-and-escape fantasy like the jailbreak in Western World, or else maybe as some kind of kinky bondage game. Then he finds out she's a robot when a drink of water shorts her out. If one thinks the implication is that she was probably chained up as part of some sicko human's torture and rape fantasy left uncompleted when the robots revolted, then it is this trope. But if one believes she was actually placed there as part of the authenticity of the world, it is not.
* NightmareFuel: During the trailer of Westworld, the narrator, very robotically, tells us about this wonderful place! Where nothing can go wrong-go wrong-go wrong..."SHUT DOWN! SHUT DOWN IMMEDIATELY!"
** The one for Futureworld is even worse with this stone-cold line at the very end (scare chord included): "If you afford to make it here, you're lucky. If you can't...YOU MAY BE LUCKIER THAN YOU THINK."

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* HumansAreTheRealMonsters: This is one possible interpretation of when Peter finds a woman in the dungeons of medieval world near the end of the film. He initially believes her to be a fellow guest left chained up when the robots ran amok either as part of a capture-and-escape fantasy like the jailbreak in Western World, or else maybe as some kind of kinky bondage game. Then he finds out she's a robot when a drink of water shorts her out. If one thinks the implication is that she was probably chained up as part of some sicko human's torture and rape fantasy left uncompleted when the robots revolted, then it is this trope. But if one believes she was actually placed there as part of the authenticity of the world, it is not.
* NightmareFuel:
NightmareFuel:
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During the trailer of Westworld, ''Westworld'', the narrator, very robotically, tells us about this wonderful place! Where nothing can go wrong-go wrong-go wrong...wrong... "SHUT DOWN! SHUT DOWN IMMEDIATELY!"
** The one for Futureworld ''Futureworld'' is even worse with this stone-cold line at the very end (scare chord included): "If you afford to make it here, you're lucky. If you can't...YOU MAY BE LUCKIER THAN YOU THINK."



* UncannyValley: The disassembled robots.
** The gunslinger specifically. Even when all together he still looks like he doesn't blend in with the rest of the bots. Especially with those doll like eyes.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The Black Knight on the throne.

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* UncannyValley: The disassembled robots.
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robots. The gunslinger specifically. Even when all together he still looks like he doesn't blend in with the rest of the bots. Especially with those doll like eyes. \n* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The Black Knight on the throne.
11th Dec '14 10:45:33 AM Z-Squared
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* NightmareFuel: During the trailer of Westworld, the narrator, very robotically, tells us about this wonderful place! Where nothing can go wrong-go wrong-go wrong..."SHUT DOWN! SHUT DOWN IMMEDIATELY!"
** The one for Futureworld is even worse with this stone-cold line at the very end (scare chord included): "If you afford to make it here, you're lucky. If you can't...YOU MAY BE LUCKIER THAN YOU THINK."
8th Feb '14 6:07:29 AM STFilmmaker
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** The gunslinger specifically. Even when all together he still looks like he doesn't blend in with the rest of the bots. Especially with those doll like eyes.
19th Nov '13 6:55:33 PM JIKTV
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* {{Narm}}: In-Universe. The more silly "performances" of the tourists at Delos certainly qualifies. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] considering they aren't trained actors and are basically hamming it up for fun to emulate what they've seen on tv and film. The robots within are also deliberately over-the-top personas and cliches as the setting dictates. For some viewers all of this can become a case of NarmCharm as it adds a certain authenticity to what is essentially an adult theme park. Peter lampshades this to an extent when he talks about feeling silly but he eventually starts to enjoy it. Until things go wrong that is...
13th Nov '13 6:51:19 PM JIKTV
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The Black Knight on the throne.
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