“These violent delights have violent ends.”
I’m convinced the most creative visual story telling is now talking place for Television, not movies. Movies have gotten themselves in a blockbuster rut, and while there are some very good movies out there (Doctor Strange comes to mind), the have to be, in a very real way, predictable, structured carefully, and ultimately like very good roller coaster rides: unique, but doing more or less the same thing.
Television, on the other hand, has become a far more creative outlet exploring interesting themes and ideas, unpredictable, and interesting.
And one of the best examples of this is the HBO series Westworld..
Which begs one of the most scariest questions I’ve heard contemplated in a very long time:
Which is scarier: a computer which passes the Turing Test?
Or a computer smart enough to lie and deliberately fail the Turing Test?