Blade Runner 2049

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  1. UncleChris

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    But to me, there isn't even a qustion. Dick was clear about that.... and Blade Runner is, in fact, a compacted version of Dick's novel. Scott is about the only person of import in the process who makes the replicant claim.
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Yeah, he is most certainly NOT a replicant.
     
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    I agree with you.

    To which I reply: (to Scott and new director)

    If Deckard is a replicant why has he aged?

    Ridley Scott created this controversy out of thin air. It's absurd, talk about taking creative license.
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    +1
     
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    I really liked it. The music that was used was trippy. There was a lot of talking and explaining but still liked it!
     
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    ZZZZZZZZzzzzzzz Is it over yet? Drink some caffeine before seeing this. Lots. I've only ever fallen asleep for a movie once and this was close.

    It wasn't bad, but geez if you thought the first one had a slow pace this one is brutally slow. It's 2:45 and could have easily been an hour less.

    The music is in line with the original, but too loud in some spots; maybe it was the theater... Some amazing visuals, especially when the hologram integrates in the one scene. Very cool.

    I'd be very surprised if this makes its production budget domestically.
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Weird that it's getting acclaim from critics and fans alike. None of my friends thought it was great. The best review was kind of meh, and the worst was a deconstructing rant that tore it to shreds. Ah well.
     
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    I enjoyed it. Yes, it does have a slow pace but it's always interesting and visually stunning.

    About this whole Deckard could be a replicant controversy, glad I haven't been reading the RS behind the scenes narrative because it's been obvious to me that he's human. I never read the original short story either so good to hear it confirmed.

    So, does everybody agree that "Joe" dies at the end? He appears to but to me it doesn't mean they can't bring him back. His computer brain could just be installed in a new skin job. Also, lots of room for a sequel about the whole replicant uprising.
     
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    Yep, I thought the same thing. He's not dead and there will be squeals. Especially the main dude that was blind. He's still alive.
     
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    There won't be sequels because it's a relative bomb compared to its budget.

    But I thought it was very good... which is surprising because I am SUPER lukewarm on the original. For 2.5 hours, I didn't feel it really drag all that much either
     
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    I want to see this tomorrow.
     
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    Saw this last night, enjoyed it for the most part. As everyone has said the visuales held my interest throughout. I've watched the original about 50 times over the years and this one doesn't have that appeal, imo. Gosling was just a little too 'clean cut' for me, not a hair out of place, perfect stubble beard, not a spec of dirt on his clothes, etc.... Yeah, he did have a bandage on his nose for all of 2 min. I would have preferred someone who had more of an edge to his face given the line of work he was in. His persona carried little weight for me.

    3.2 stars out of 4
     
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    I didn't feel it did either. I was just expecting more action.
     

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