The sci-fi classic "Blade Runner" is beloved - and rightly so - not just for its compelling narrative of the lonely hunter, but for the package that the futuristic fable came wrapped in. This sequel has been a long, long time coming, and fans have generally fallen somewhere between extremely excited and deeply skeptical.
The biggest question is always: Is Decker a replicant? However, those individuals might understandably find themselves a little bit disappointed to discover that no - Blade Runner 2049 has no mid or post-credits stingers.
"I appreciate your candor", Gosling said as he burst into laughter.
How does Blade Runner end?
That doesn't make it flawless, of course. The titular blade runners are specialists who identify and destroy replicants that are deemed faulty. But what exactly can they expect from this new film? No definitive answer has ever been revealed, but, without giving it fully away, director Denis Villenueve and co-writers Hampton Fancher and Michael Green dispense with any mystery regarding K's status nearly immediately.
It's a new character, so strictly speaking he isn't stepping into another man's shoes, but there's something nearly indecent about how much at home he makes himself. Blade Runner 2049 is hitting theaters this weekend, and critics are already saying that Blade Runner 2049 rivals - if not surpasses - the original film, with our own review stating that the film "needs to be seen to be believed". While the original may be the sharpest "Blade" movie ever, these others had their points. Blade Runner 2049 proudly upholds that tradition with odd little flourishes packed into every frame.More news: Catalan independence in 'matter of days'
Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling are one giggly pair. Blade Runner 2049 hinges nearly entirely on the latter, casting Gosling as an unflappable loner whose interactions with others can be put into two categories: killing someone or being ordered to kill someone.
Blade Runner 2049 has an unusually large cast, and most of the performances are strong.
When we first meet the film's L.A.P.D. hero, called K (Ryan Gosling), he is on the job, a routine assignment that might be considered an assassination if the target of his lethal mission were human, or his cause unethical.
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The replicants were blamed and outlawed, and those that could go into hiding did so.
Rachel is a replicant who is very advanced and completely unaware that she isn't human. It was a hard movie to make. It's not much, but it's there if you're looking for it.