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AWARDS CHATTER: ‘Westworld’ Aims for an Upset

Over the weekend, HBO’s freshman drama Westworld picked up five well-deserved Creative Emmys, and it stands to win up to seven more during Sunday night’s live ceremony. Evan Rachel Wood, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton, and Jeffrey Wright represent the sci-fi masterpiece in four major acting categories, and co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are up…

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HBO’s ‘Westworld’ Is an Absolute Masterpiece

HBO took an enormous risk on its latest epic, and rumors of behind-the-scenes troubles threatened to spell a costly flop. Production delays and leaked details about the background actors’ controversial nudity contract dominated much of the early chatter, but after Sunday night’s premiere, Westworld will have few, if any, detractors. Co-creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa…