HBO are building a two acre version of Sweetwater for Westworld fans at SXSW

February 26, 2018

As far as immersive experiences at SXSW go, it’s going to be hard to top what HBO have planned. To celebrate the forthcoming second season premiere of their critically acclaimed series Westworld (Sunday 22nd April in the U.S, which would be Monday 23rd April in Australia) the network have went and built the entire town of the show’s Sweetwater location across two acres of custom-built parkland.... Continue Reading

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Photography by Prudence Upton

How TV Culture Got Big: Breaking Down The Golden Age Of TV With Christopher Borelli

December 20, 2016

Going into Sydney’s inaugural Bingefest, Christopher Borelli wasn’t exactly the fan-favorite. He’s not attached to a hugely-popular TV series, podcast or website.... Continue Reading

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Westworld creates even more mystery with “The Stray” & “Dissonance Theory”

October 25, 2016

Now that we are four wonderful episodes into HBO’s Westworld, I’d like to run through some of my thoughts and theories on the last two episodes, “The Stray” and “Dissonance Theory”, as they double down on the mystery and ante-up the violent factor.... Continue Reading

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Westworld Season 1, Episode 2 “Chestnut” – Here’s what you missed!

October 11, 2016

The second episode of HBO’s exciting and groundbreaking new series Westworld, “Chestnut” screened on Monday, and despite a few nuances it picks up perfectly where the previous episode dropped us off.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Adam Nimoy on his father Leonard, growing up with Star Trek and his doco For The Love Of Spock

October 11, 2016

When the unimaginable happens and a timeless fictional character is killed off in a favourite book, TV series or film, it can hurt. Spending so many hours sitting down and completely losing yourself in a fantasy world, whether on page or screen, can take its toll.... Continue Reading

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The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 4 – 10 October

October 4, 2016

Here’s our TV picks for this week with the new hyped up series Westworld gracing our screens.... Continue Reading

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Foxtel’s Showcase to fast track HBO newest titles Westworld,Divorce and Quarry

September 29, 2016

With Foxtel earning the title ‘Home of HBO’, showcasing popular favourites like Game of Thrones, the TV network have managed to free up some time slots for exclusive HBO TV titles, Westworld, Divorce and Quarry.... Continue Reading

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Seven reasons HBO’s blockbuster new series Westworld will be TV’s next big addiction

September 27, 2016

From the mind of the late Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park, Andromena Strain) and based on the 1973 film of the same name comes Westworld. Westworld is about a futuristic theme park populated by artificial beings to make the guests feel as if they are back in the Wild West and it’s HBO’s latest entry to add to their string of first class television. Just as the original movie, this new series is way ahead of its time.... Continue Reading

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Ten new TV series to get excited about over the next six weeks

September 9, 2016

Wondering what to watch in the month of September and October? Check out The Iris’s guide to promising premieres.... Continue Reading

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