“Westworld”: Splashy But So-So

Premiering this Sunday on HBO, this sci-fi western series from Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy was inspired by the 1973 Michael Crichton film of the same name. It is set at a Wild West theme park created by Dr. Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) with human-like androids where guests are encouraged to indulge their fantasies and desires. Here is a compilation of reviews, ranging from “crowd-pleasing” to “hollow.”

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