Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years. (IMDb)
If I was rating individual scenes, this would have a bunch of 10/10s, no question, thanks to some incredible visuals, sounds, turns, and Villeneuve’s impeccable sense of tension and atmosphere (see the opening search, the horse discovery, Joshi vs. Luv, K and dreammaker Dr. Ana, the stunning final fight). Unfortunately, Leto’s cliche villain and Deckard’s return make for a less compelling and more tangential-feeling third act, at least plot and character-wise, keeping the film from perfection.
8/10 (Great)

 

5 thoughts on “Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

  1. I’m really glad you saw this, man. This has got to be one of the best theater experiences I’ve ever had, with easily some of the best visuals I’ve ever seen in a movie. It’s probably my favorite of the year so far!

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