Thirty years after the events of Blade Runner (1982), a new Blade Runner, L.A.P.D. Officer "K" (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former L.A.P.D. Blade Runner, who has been missing for thirty years.Written by
Warner Bros. Pictures
Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, who had worked with Director Denis Villeneuve on Prisoners (2013), Sicario (2015), and Arrival (2016), was attached to compose the music for this movie. He had started work on a score that featured his unique signature, but in August 2017, he dropped out of the project because Villeneuve and the producers preferred a score that would more resemble Vangelis's music from Blade Runner (1982). Composer Hans Zimmer, along with Benjamin Wallfisch, was hired to replace Jóhannsson. See more »
(at around 1h 55 mins) When Deckard locks the door and runs to where his Spinner is parked, the position of his dog relative to him changes between shots. First, the dog is ahead of him when he locks the door, then behind him as Officer K bursts through the wall, then the dog vanishes when the Spinner explodes, only to reappear sliding across the ground from ahead of Deckard. See more »
I hope you don't mind me taking the liberty. I was careful not to drag in... any dirt.
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The IMAX intro for the film features the statement "Can't Outrun the Truth" and a trip through 2049 Los Angeles. See more »
The IMAX print viewed by Turkish film critics at the movie's press screening in two days advance of its Turkish theatrical release censors nudity by digital zooming. Since the movie had not yet been classified by Turkish censors at the time of the press screening, this intervention appears to have been carried out by Sony Pictures for the Turkish market, as well as for some non-Western markets in general. See more »
Blade Runner 2049 of course came with its own expectations and a bar that was set quite high. I was drawn in by the promise of that universe, the graphics and the giant holographic woman and was not disappointed. The CGI and the building, as well as the beautiful women were what I expected. I wish I had a 'wife' that pretty.
Unfortunately, again the bar was set high, but this film did not deliver. There are too many loose ends and the film does not give the audience a conclusion. The major surprise regarding replicants and what they can do is also a bridge too far. I do agree that the film is slow, which coupled with the lack of a conclusion brings my rating down.
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