Over 163 stylish minutes Blade Runner 2049 wrestles with nothing less than what it means to be human serving as a beautiful thematic companion to Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner a film that redefined a genre It’s too soon to tell if the follow-up will have the influence and staying power of the groundbreaking original but it’s clear from the beginning that this no mere piece of nostalgic fan service.
Unlike a lot of reboots or long-delayed sequels that merely remix the themes and characters of the beloved original to give viewers the hollow comfort of familiarity Denis Villeneuve and his team are remarkably ambitious, using the topics raised by Blade Runner to continue the conversation instead of just repeating it to make a buck. To that end they have made one of the most deeply philosophical and challenging sci-fi films of all time.
a movie that never holds your hand as it spirals the viewer through its gorgeous funhouse of the human soul. Here’s where things get a little tricky for a film critic Villeneuve and the team at Warner Brothers have asked critics to be incredibly precious with spoilers not even revealing things that the film does mere minutes into its running time and even a couple things I believe the trailers give away, but whatever.
The way the film reveals its secrets themes, and connections is one of its greatest strengths so I’ll heed that directorial request although I suspect some of the best writing about this film will be done when its themes can be discussed beat by beat and explicitly
Box Office Blade Runner 2049 Passes $666M Global
The top holdover is Boo 2 A Madea Halloween, giving Lionsgate the top two spots this weekend with resurrections of their defining 2000’s-era franchises The Tyler Perry film is playing less like a seasonal treat and more like a Tyler Perry film It earned $10 million -53% in its second weekend for a $35.5m ten day total.
No one was expecting as leggy a run as last year’s Boo especially with Jigsaw and Happy Death Day in the arena but the $25m-budgeted film may have to wait until post-theatrical to make a profit
Blade Runner 2049 Release Date
Initial release: 4 October 2017 (Italy)
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Box office: 194.1 million USD
Film series: Blade Runner Film Series
Music composed by: Hans Zimmer, Benjamin Wallfisch
Blade Runner 2049 Movie Cast
Angry Old Lady
Ana de Armas
BLADE RUNNER 2049 Trailer 2 (Extended) 2017
Here is the second Trailer for Blade Runner 2049 + extended with the first one (In case u missed it)