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Movie Blade Runner 2049 _ Directed by Denis Villeneuve _ 10.6.17

Discussion in 'Movies & TV' started by Neon, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Neon

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    OK. What. The. Fuck? I'm pretty forgiving when it comes to remakes, but Blade Runner?! That shit is as relevant today as it was in 1982. It is virtually perfect. What exactly are they expecting to achieve by this? I mean, getting the original director is nice and all, but I doubt even Ridley Scott will be able to come close to what Ridley Scott did.

    http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/08/19/ridley-scott-to-direct-new-blade-runner-movie/
     
  2. CousinDave

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    Don't worry, this movie is never going to be made

    Someday there may be an adaption of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep
     
  3. Bobobie

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    They could do that and nobody would ever recognize it as Bladerunner if they changed the name of the characters. The screenplay was almost a complete rewrite.
     
  4. BIV

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    Um...it's not a remake, it's a sequel. The skuttlebutt is that it will not involve any of the characters from the last film, it'll just be in a same world.

    And since Ridley Scott has signed on to do it...who knows? Could be good.
     
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    Exactly.

    I'll wait before rushing to judgement.
     
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  6. Neon

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    The only problem is that Blade Runner was SOOO good that this movie needs to be pretty amazing to not seem like it sucks in comparison. That is a tall order. If he pulls it off, I will give him major, major props.
     
  7. LiddyRules

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    This pretty much.
     
  8. Pigdango

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    Think about it this way - Probably 99% of ALL movies of ANY genre suck in comparison to Blade Runner, so the fact that it's Ridley Scott directing a similar story using modern technology gives it a better chance of not sucking than most movies.

    I mostly view this in the same way as I do Martin Scorsese doing another movie about gangsters. It will probably be pretty good, even if it's not as good as Goodfellas.
     
  9. Neon

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    I'll accept that, aside from the "modern technology" part. Blade Runner does not look dated AT ALL even 30 years after the fact. At least not to me.
     
  10. Pigdango

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    I agree, but that's one of the movies that might actually benefit from being filmed in 3D
     
  11. CousinDave

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    Just remember: "The light that burns twice as bright burns for half as long"
     
  12. DJ Evel Ed

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    So was Harrison Ford a replicant or not?
     
  13. CousinDave

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    I believe Ridly Scott has stated that Deckard was a replicant
     
  14. Neon

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    It is inconclusive. The book offers some evidence, as do different cuts of the movie. I even heard a theory that Deckard was a Nexus-7, which meant he could pass the Voight-Kampff test. I kinda like that it is inconclusive, though. It makes his character more interesting.
     
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    I consider Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep and Blade Runner to be completely separate stories - kinda like Red Dragon & Manhunter (yea I know a Red Dragon movie was later made.) So something in the book isn't necessarily cannon in the movie.

    In the Final Cut, Deckard looks at photographs, has a dream about the unicorn & Gaff makes the origami unicorn so he knew what "memories" Deckard had, and says to him "You've done a man's job, sir, but are you sure you are a man?" & "It's too bad she won't live! But then again, who does?"
     
  16. Psychopath

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    I cant wait
     
  17. LiddyRules

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    This is where I am. I'm definitely more annoyed by this than when Prometheus was alleged to be an Alien prequel. I also think Blade Runner holds up incredibly well visually. And, like I said with Prometheus, since Ridley Scott hasn't made a really good movie other than those two, I don't want to see the original cheapened.
     
  18. CousinDave

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    He did peak really early didn't he

    I mean Black Hawk Down, Gladiator, and American Gangster were good movies they were not really good movies.

    Coppola peaked early as well
     
  19. LiddyRules

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    I very much respect Coppolla's more recent work. I mean it's no 70s Coppolla but his two latest films much better and more interesting than 80s and 90s Coppolla. A lot smaller, a lot more low-key, kind of art house-y.

    Can't say the same for Scott.
     
  20. CousinDave

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    Ridley Scott has just been a machine the last 15 years or so, turning out a movie a year
     
  21. Psychopath

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    What bothers me though is that the visual style and tone me be hard to replicate. The original cinematographer, Jordan Cronennweth died, But his son, Jeff who was the dp on fightclub could be a fine replacement.
     
  22. lockjaaaaww

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    like there isn't enough blade runner films (there's something like 4 different cuts of the film; I think it's original, international cut, directors cut, and Final cut which is the best.)
     
  23. Psychopath

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    No, there isn't,sir.
     
  24. Poon Slayer

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    I'll see how Prometheus is first, but I'm expecting average at best for both ideas.
     
  25. silentbob8201

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    Let's put it this way, it cant be any worse than the Sidequel to Blade Runner. You know the movie Soldier set in the same Blade Runner Universe.
     

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