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Blade Runner 2049 trailer: Harrison Ford
and Ryan Gosling gaze upon the future

Independent [UK], by Clarisse Loughrey

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/17/2017 5:14:11 PM

(Video) - A new trailer for Blade Runner 2049 has arrived. The highly-anticipated sequel to a cinematic classic is closing quarters, with this new look promising that Denis Villeneuve´s turn on directing duties will deliver something no less visually astounding, having already found his fair share of acclaim with the likes of Sicario and Arrival. It´ll have to be seen whether he can maintain the look over the course of the entire film, but even in this tiny glimpse, Villeneuve´s already perfectly captured the cold, foggy aesthetics of the original spliced in with a dash of that iconic neon glow. We've also been finally offered a premise,

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It´s good to plan for the future, even though it may just be six months from now. Those of US who were treated to the earlier syfi vision by director Ridley Scott, after seeing this trailer, will look forward to the sequel. I am. Of course, the story takes place in 2049. I pray there are no politically correct mention of "climate Change", especially with a bust of Al Gore somewhere. (BTW, glad new "Dr. Who" regeneration is female named Jodie Whittaker.)

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 7/17/2017 5:43:37 PM     (No. 11321817)

Projecting way out to the administration of President Barron Trump can be risky.

Who knows what else may be happening then?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lucky5, 7/17/2017 6:30:27 PM     (No. 11321879)

I wonder why they felt they needed to stick a year on the title? That is never a good idea if you ask me. 2049 is not that far in the future.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 7/17/2017 6:40:19 PM     (No. 11321889)

Blade Runner was loosely based on a sci-fi novel called "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" and was an alternate dystopian universe...so therefore any "predictions" pronounced therein are all "in situ" of that universe.

Although, with all the work being done on AI now, the idea of replicants et al is not that far off the mark and Blade Runner has always been a cautionary tale. You would think todays Hollywood would be interested in keeping up that conversation, but I dont believe Hollywood has any more people with souls willing to explore anymore. Its all about the blockbuster and higher returns on an investment. Frankly, I hope Rick Decker is killed off. Am really tired of Harrison Ford and his schtick. I think he started sliding downhill when he started dating ol´ Skeletor, that woman he left Melissa Matheson for...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DaddyO, 7/18/2017 5:53:08 AM     (No. 11322292)

Hollywood kills another good movie´s legacy.. Star Wars, Alien, Terminator, The Hangover, The Matrix, Batman, Indiana Jones..

But hey, there´s a few bucks to be made.

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