Cinema: Summer Clearance

Some movies, made especially for the undemanding, easy-living days of summer, contrive to linger on after the season has passed. Finding them in a local theater is like shaking forgotten grains of beach sand out of a shoe. A few survivors still on view:

FUTUREWORLD is a sequel to Westworld, a movie that concerned a sinister amusement park called Delos. The place was staffed with robots that were controlled by a bank of computers tended by some frosty-eyed scientists in immaculate white smocks. Delos was dedicated to the fulfillment of adult fantasy: pay the...

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