Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, 2017)

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Re: Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, 2017)

#76 Post by Zot! » Thu May 04, 2017 3:54 pm

Replicants vs Apes? Unplumbed possibilities for the franchises.

Putting that aside, doesnt look right at all. Why does a 1982 spinner look so much more futuristic than what appears to be a 2012 Dodge Charger driven by Ryan Gosling and his enourmous turtleneck.

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#78 Post by Luke M » Fri May 12, 2017 7:41 pm

I let out an audible groan when I saw Leto. I hope it's good but I'm not as excited for it as I was after seeing the teaser.

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#79 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sat May 13, 2017 1:35 pm

He didn't seem all that bad in it.

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#80 Post by calculus entrophy » Sat May 13, 2017 3:01 pm

Not good. It has a made for TV aesthetic in its dialog and characters.

I expected to hear it start with:

"This week, on a very special Blade Runner.....will he find out if he is a replicant? Tune in and find out".

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#81 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:17 pm

New footage in this 4 minute promo piece. October can't come soon enough.

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#82 Post by Ribs » Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:56 pm

Good news - we'll definitely get an answer if he's a replicant or not, just as we've always wanted.

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#83 Post by Big Ben » Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:10 pm

Which I imagine will go over well given all the good will Scott has been curating recently. I'd prefer they just left it ambiguous because I feel it's safer than saying once and for all (in a film at least) that yes "This is the way it is". Then again knowing the Blade Runner community they'd still debate it even with a definitive on screen answer.

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#84 Post by Ribs » Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:12 pm

I expect either way they address it there'll be a contingent insisting that he was replaced by a Replicant or the "real" Deckard between the two movies

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#85 Post by BigMack3000 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:31 pm

Have they officially said which version this is a sequel to?

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#86 Post by John Cope » Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:34 pm

BigMack3000 wrote:Have they officially said which version this is a sequel to?
I guess we'll know when we get our "answer" (an answer, btw, to a "burning question" no one really has, as with the origins of the Alien which is now no longer alien at all thanks to Ridley's reliably reductive rationalism).

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#87 Post by willoneill » Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:05 pm

BigMack3000 wrote:Have they officially said which version this is a sequel to?
I can't imagine any scenario in which this isn't a sequel to the Final Cut.

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#88 Post by calculus entrophy » Fri Jun 23, 2017 9:15 pm

John Cope wrote:
BigMack3000 wrote:Have they officially said which version this is a sequel to?
I guess we'll know when we get our "answer" (an answer, btw, to a "burning question" no one really has, as with the origins of the Alien which is now no longer alien at all thanks to Ridley's reliably reductive rationalism).
Well said. There's a "gilligan"-esque betrayal in the needless rescuing of these myths from their islands.

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#89 Post by MoonlitKnight » Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:42 am

Ribs wrote:Good news - we'll definitely get an answer if he's a replicant or not, just as we've always wanted.
Granted, even Scott himself bluntly said in the 25th Anniversary Edition in regards to this, 'If you don't get it, you're a moron.' 8-[

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#90 Post by willoneill » Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:50 am

Trailer 2
So ...
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The "We were being hunted" line by Deckard is the absolute confirmation, right?

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#91 Post by solaris72 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:21 pm

willoneill wrote:So ...
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The "We were being hunted" line by Deckard is the absolute confirmation, right?
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Not necessarily, they would still be hunted if just Rachael was a replicant and Deckard was a human blade runner aiding a fugitive replicant.

That said, I think it highly unlikely that the film isn't operating with Scott's interpretation presupposed.


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#93 Post by Big Ben » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:27 pm

Blade Runner 2049 has also escaped being watered down content wise to fit a PG-13 rating.
Bloody Disgusting wrote:The MPAA stamped Blade Runner 2049 with the “R”-rating for “violence, some sexuality, nudity, and language.”
Nice to see studios having a little more faith in more adult ventures again.

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#94 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:11 am

The word has been quite awhile that this is going to be R. I've even heard that this is the biggest budget for an R film ever.

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#95 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:53 am

...and to be fair, I think with a few fairly insignificant cuts the original could have gotten by with a PG-13 rating.

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#96 Post by swo17 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:55 am

Of course, that rating didn't exist at the time.

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#97 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:05 am

Of course. Taking it to PG, even when PG films were a bit more violent, still would have been a bridge too far.

Regardless I am glad that for this they did go for and earn the R rating, as long as it's done within the range of taste that that the first film adhered to.

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#98 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:10 pm

169 minutes

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#99 Post by Ribs » Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:14 pm

The report going around is actually saying 163 minutes, but regardless it wouldn't be the first Blade Runner that needs more cuts.

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