Blade Runner 2049

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Movies: New and Noteworthy

Thor: Ragnarok. Imprisoned Thor (Chris Hemsworth) must escape to protect his home from an evil princess (Cate Blachett) and other bad people (including Jeff Goldblum). PG-13 Jane. Documentary footage from half a century ago captures naturalist Jane Goodall and her groundbreaking work studying chimpanzees. Music by Philip Glass. PG Blade of the Immortal. Another ultraviolent Takashi Miike film, this one about a samurai who is cursed with immortality until he can kill enough evil men. R […]

todayOctober 29, 2017


Whether Harison Ford’s character is a replicant has far-reaching implications for the film series — and for what it says about our own society.

Is Harrison Ford's Blade Runner character a replicant or a human? It's a a question that has spawned years of impassioned fan debate, though the answer was not all that important within the world of 1982's Blade Runner for people besides Deckard himself. Blade Runner 2049 does not answer the Deckard question, but it does turn it into a matter with far-reaching implications, not only for the film, but what it says about our own society. […]

todayOctober 9, 2017


The Mysteries ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Leaves Behind

If the audience knew more, the film would be much less compelling. [Warning: This story contains spoilers for Blade Runner 2049] Blade Runner is driven by a mystery bubbling underneath the surface, one that its final moments deliberately don’t resolve: is the 1982 film’s protagonist, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a human or a lifelike replicant just like the ones that he’s tasked with hunting and killing? In the Final Cut, the version […]

todayOctober 7, 2017


‘Blade Runner 2049’ is a sequel that honors — and surpasses — the original.

The sci-fi classic “Blade Runner” is beloved — and rightly so — not just for its compelling narrative of the lonely hunter, but for the package that the futuristic fable came wrapped in. Based on a 1968 novel by Philip K. Dick, Ridley Scott’s 1982 film was notable for its screenplay of oblique, muscular poetry (by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples); a cynical and gorgeously gloomy film noir sensibility; and […]

todayOctober 2, 2017

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