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Each week Ben and Wade discuss the latest episode of the HBO TV series, WESTWORLD. Plus the occasional prediction about what’s ahead.



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Westworld with Ben and Wade Ben Phelps - Filmmaker. Podcaster. Lifehacker.

    • TV & Film

Each week Ben and Wade discuss the latest episode of the HBO TV series, WESTWORLD. Plus the occasional prediction about what’s ahead.



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    Ep 10, Season 1 – THE BICAMERAL MIND – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ep 10, Season 1 – THE BICAMERAL MIND – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ben and Wade finally find the centre of the maze in THE BICAMERAL MIND, Episode 10 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.



    In particular, we chat about:

    - Does Dr Ford’s plan make sense?

    - The feeling of satisfaction, and letdown, when predictions come true.

    - Jimmy Simpson’s mole.

    - Is Charlotte actually Arnold’s son, Charlie?

    - What happened to Elsie and Stubbs?

    - Will Samurai World be the setting of Season 2?

    - Can we see inspiration in THE LOST WORLD or PLANET OF THE APES for the next season of WESTWORLD?



    LINKS:



    Jimmi Simpson’s mole.

    http://screencrush.com/westworld-william-man-in-black-issue/



    Is Charlotte actually Arnold’s son, Charlie?

    https://www.reddit.com/r/westworld/comments/5f9brf/arnold_and_charlie/



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    If you’re a filmmaker, cinephile or TV junkie, you might like my other podcast, BREAKING IN WITH BEN PHELPS. It’s a podcast about what happens when a filmmaker who’s never made a feature film, makes one. Featuring interviews with me and established filmmakers. Check it out!



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    CREDITS:

    Music - ‘Cinema Whistlers 4’ by Magnus Ringblom

    • 58 min
    Ep 9, Season 1 – THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ep 9, Season 1 – THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ben and Wade reach a new level of consciousness as they assess THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, Episode 9 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.



    In particular, we chat about:

    - How much inspiration did Dr Ford take from Arnold when he created his new colleague?

    - The connection between WESTWORLD and Talulah Riley, Elon Musk’s ex-wife.

    - Is Dolores actually Wyatt? Or is Teddy?

    - Is Felix a Host?

    - HBO’s potential spin-off series, #MaeveInTheCity



    LINKS:

    Talulah Riley on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1506908/?ref_=nv_sr_1



    Is Dolores actually Wyatt?

    http://www.refinery29.com/amp/2016/11/130740/westworld-theory-connects-wyatt-arnold-dolores



    Is Felix a Host?

    https://www.reddit.com/r/westworld/comments/5e47u0/regarding_felix/?st=ivv7l17y&sh=d21aea0d



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    MY OTHER PODCAST:

    If you’re a filmmaker, cinephile or TV junkie, you might like my other podcast, BREAKING IN WITH BEN PHELPS. It’s a podcast about what happens when a filmmaker who’s never made a feature film, makes one. Featuring interviews with me and established filmmakers. Check it out!



    CONTACT:

    I love sharing stories and fostering discussion. (Even if Wade is a little shy!). So reach out to discuss this episode or anything else!

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    CREDITS:

    Music - ‘Cinema Whistlers 4’ by Magnus Ringblom

    • 1 hr
    Ep 8, Season 1 – TRACE DECAY – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ep 8, Season 1 – TRACE DECAY – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ben and Wade move forward with clear eyes as they recap TRACE DECAY, Episode 8 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.



    In particular, we chat about:

    - How did Maeve become ‘The Host Whisperer’?

    - Felix and Sylvester would be at home in the film, DUMB AND DUMBER.

    - How Lili Simons, the ‘new’ Clementine, is the host reincarnation of Erika Christensen… who in turn has been harvested from Julia Stiles.

    - The return of the Woman in The White Dress.

    - What do the clothes of William and The Man in Black have in common?



    LINKS:

    Actor Lili Simmons on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3827455/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1



    Actor Erika Christensen on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0159776/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t43



    Actor Julia Stiles on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005466/?ref_=tt_cl_t5



    The Man in Black and William use the same tailor?

    https://www.reddit.com/r/westworld/comments/5dnprr/man_in_black_and_william_wearing_same_shirt/





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    MY OTHER PODCAST:

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    CONTACT:

    I love sharing stories and fostering discussion. (Even if Wade is a little shy!). So reach out to discuss this episode or anything else!

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    CREDITS:

    Music - ‘Cinema Whistlers 4’ by Magnus Ringblom

    • 58 min
    Ep 7, Season 1 – TROMPE L’OEIL – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ep 7, Season 1 – TROMPE L’OEIL – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ben and Wade assess how their fan theories hold up to the huge revelations that unfolded in TROMPE L'OEIL, Episode 7 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.



    In particular, we chat about:

    - The legacy of bad acting in BASIC INSTINCT 2.

    - Where have been right, and wrong, with our predictions?

    - Dr Ford as the Old Testament God vs Arnold as the New Testament God.

    - How Anthony Hopkins elevates WESTWORLD.

    - WESTWORLD logo changes.

    - How the motivations of William and The Man in Black look more similar than ever.

    - Who is in the photo with Dr Ford?



    LINKS:

    The legacy of bad acting in BASIC INSTINCT 2

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0430912/?ref_=nv_sr_3



    Dr Ford as the Old Testament God vs Arnold as the New Testament God

    https://www.reddit.com/r/westworld/comments/598zxo/orion_is_the_key_monomyth_and_the_westworld_bible/



    How Anthony Hopkins elevates WESTWORLD

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kSGkGKwp9U



    WESTWORLD logo changes

    http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-theories-3/3/



    Who is in the photo with Dr Ford?

    http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-theories-3/



    iTUNES REVIEWS:

    Leave us a Rating and Review in iTunes!

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    MY OTHER PODCAST:

    If you’re a filmmaker, cinephile or TV junkie, you might like my other podcast, BREAKING IN WITH BEN PHELPS. It’s a podcast about what happens when a filmmaker who’s never made a feature film, makes one. Featuring interviews with me and established filmmakers. Check it out!



    CONTACT:

    I love sharing stories and fostering discussion. (Even if Wade is a little shy!). So reach out to discuss this episode or anything else!

    mail@benphelps.com

    http://twitter.com/benphelpsfilms

    http://www.facebook.com/benphelpsfilms

    http://instagram.com/benphelps



    CREDITS:

    Music - ‘Cinema Whistlers 4’ by Magnus Ringblom

    • 54 min
    Ep 6, Season 1 – THE ADVERSARY – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ep 6, Season 1 – THE ADVERSARY – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ben and Wade campaign for the Maeve Fan Club and dissect THE ADVERSARY, Episode 6 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.



    In particular, we chat about:

    - A new YouTube video lends more weight to the theory that we’re watching different timelines.

    - What type of maze are we talking about? Literal, figurative or both?

    - Why the performance of Thandie Newton and the arc of her character, Maeve, deserves its own hashtag.

    - Another theory about the real identity and motivations of Bernard.

    - Could Arnold have been living by himself in the park all this time?

    - WESTWORLD has 4 things in common with the Tom Cruise film, OBLIVION.



    LINKS:



    YouTube video theorising that we’re seeing multiple timelines

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLli7Gc1ZBU



    Oblivion (Tom Cruise movie) on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483013/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1



    Westworld HBO TV series on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0475784/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1



    iTUNES REVIEWS:

    Leave us a Rating and Review in iTunes!

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    It won't cost you a cent and it makes a big difference. The more you love the show, the higher this podcast is ranked in iTunes which helps new listeners discover it. That's how Wade and I found our favourite shows. Just click the link above. It means a lot to us!



    SUBSCRIBE:

    You can subscribe directly from your phone. If you've got an iPhone, click the purple app named Podcasts. If you've got a Samsung phone or another Android phone, try the apps Stitcher or Overcast. Both are free. Or find us in iTunes on Mac and PC. Just search for ‘Westworld with Ben and Wade’. Then tap SUBSCRIBE or LISTEN LATER. Every time we release a new episode, it'll appear in your podcast feed. Easy peasy!



    MY OTHER PODCAST:

    If you’re a filmmaker, cinephile or TV junkie, you might like my other podcast, BREAKING IN WITH BEN PHELPS. It’s a podcast about what happens when a filmmaker who’s never made a feature film, makes one. Featuring interviews with me and established filmmakers. Check it out!



    CONTACT:

    I love sharing stories and fostering discussion. (Even if Wade is a little shy!). So reach out to discuss this episode or anything else!

    mail@benphelps.com

    http://twitter.com/benphelpsfilms

    http://www.facebook.com/benphelpsfilms

    http://instagram.com/benphelps



    CREDITS:

    Music - ‘Cinema Whistlers 4’ by Magnus Ringblom

    • 49 min
    Ep 5, Season 1 – CONTRAPASSO – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ep 5, Season 1 – CONTRAPASSO – Westworld with Ben and Wade

    Ben and Wade go for a deep dive into CONTRAPASSO, Episode 5 of Season 1 in HBO’s TV series, WESTWORLD.



    In particular, we chat about:

    - The two-timeline theory

    - The link between William and The Man in Black… again!

    - What questions are being asked in WESTWORLD that relates to our real life in the present day?

    - The alternative characters played by Arnold

    - The evolution of Delores from ‘damsel in distress’ to gunslinger

    - What WESTWORLD and WALLE have in common



    LINKS:



    Westworld Theory: The Man In Black’s True Motivations and Backstory

    http://www.slashfilm.com/westworld-theory-the-man-in-blacks-motivations/



    Jimmi Simpson Weighs In on Man in Black Theories

    http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/westworld-jimmi-simpson-man-black-940467



    Westworld HBO TV series on IMDb

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0475784/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1



    iTUNES REVIEWS:

    Leave us a Rating and Review in iTunes!

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    It won't cost you a cent and it makes a big difference. The more you love the show, the higher this podcast is ranked in iTunes which helps new listeners discover it. That's how Wade and I found our favourite shows. Just click the link above. It means a lot to us!



    SUBSCRIBE:

    You can subscribe directly from your phone. If you've got an iPhone, click the purple app named Podcasts. If you've got a Samsung phone or another Android phone, try the apps Stitcher or Overcast. Both are free. Or find us in iTunes on Mac and PC. Just search for ‘Westworld with Ben and Wade’. Then tap SUBSCRIBE or LISTEN LATER. Every time we release a new episode, it'll appear in your podcast feed. Easy peasy!



    MY OTHER PODCAST:

    If you’re a filmmaker, cinephile or TV junkie, you might like my other podcast, BREAKING IN WITH BEN PHELPS. It’s a podcast about what happens when a filmmaker who’s never made a feature film, makes one. Featuring interviews with me and established filmmakers. Check it out!



    CONTACT:

    I love sharing stories and fostering discussion. (Even if Wade is a little shy!). So reach out to discuss this episode or anything else!

    mail@benphelps.com

    http://twitter.com/benphelpsfilms

    http://www.facebook.com/benphelpsfilms

    http://instagram.com/benphelps



    CREDITS:

    Music - ‘Cinema Whistlers 4’ by Magnus Ringblom

    • 53 min

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