Blade Runner 2049
Uncategorized / February 10, 2018

So I just saw Blade Runner 2049 and it was phenomenal. For those of you not aware, Denis Villeneuve is proving himself to be one of the more talented directors working today. He’s somehow released one film every year for the past five years and they’ve all been great. Now, I’ve been excited for this film for a long time because of the director and also because of the cinematographer, Roger Deakins. To prepare for watching this film I revisited the original Blade Runner from 1982 which is something I haven’t seen since I was probably 16 years old and I couldn’t even tell you which version I watched. So yesterday I watched the Final Cut version which is supposedly the best one. As for the original film, its best selling point is the production design. The overall look and style of the film was not only unique for its time but incredibly influential. It’s one of those films that wound up heavily inspiring so many others down the line. There are a lot of futuristic science-fiction movies that are incredibly goofy in their predictions, but the original Blade Runner feels so incredibly realistic. I mean, it’s not like we’re…