Monday May 25, 2020

A Blade Runner reboot to savour

Blade Runner 2049 is as dark, beautiful and deeply textured as the original, but also different

8th October, 2017
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Ana De Armas and Ryan Gosling in Blade Runner 2049

I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe: glittering skyscrapers swallowed by sickly orange smog; an army of children pulling wires from a mountain of circuit boards, rain streaming across the windscreen of a flying car, only to vanish like tears in rain.

In an era when studios relentlessly pillage their archives to remake and reboot the treasures of the past, few revivals have caused as much excitement, and trepidation, as Blade...

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