Review: Blade Runner 2049

Do fans dream of perfect sequels?

by Benjamín Harguindey

Based on the Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) reshaped the way movies think of the future with its iconic blend of noir pulp and dusty science fiction. Thirty-five years later we’re finally getting a sequel in the form of Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and produced by Scott. How goes?

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Stardust Requiem

A farewell to my galactic princess Carrie Fisher.

by Iñaki Oñate

A long time ago, when I was a teenager I set out to shoot a short film entitled “Carry The Fisher”. It was about a young clerk bored with his existence and the world around him and whose only joy came from a psychotic obsession with Princess Leia in Return of The Jedi (1983). That and smoked salmon.

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ Teaser: What We Know

Soon all these theories will be gone like tears in the rain.

by Benjamín Harguindey

What with all the frantic rehashing of beloved cult classic properties, a new Blade Runner entry was almost bound to happen. The movie’s been in development hell since late ’90s but it was only in 2015 that Denis Villeneuve was finally chosen to direct the sequel to the seminal 1982 sci-fi/noir originally helmed by Ridley Scott (who takes executive producer credit in this one).

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