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  10 October 2017
A masterpiece.. I was very happy to see it and not disappointed even if I loved the "old one". I suggest to all the blade runner fan to watch it ! (and of course to read the book).  Story, Script, VFX, Environments are superb. Also the steampunk/old/new technology was very well done and it do not break the "continuity" in the BR universe.
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  10 October 2017
I have to admit that the visual effects were not convincing all the time to me. Spoiler ahead ! The scene where K sends the drone into thst orange area, and You look through the drones camera...obvious use of real practical models. It hit me how artificial and like a miniature that looked. Watched the original BR last night, and wow, still miniatures, but lighting, mist and camera hide it perfectly.Also, spoiler again, Gaff should have spoken in city speech, not english. There were quite many scenes where I found the retrofuture look as inconsistent with the 30 years gap in the world of BR.I sadly feel that the director did not 100% "get" what the look and feel of BR were, indepth.Only superficially copied it.
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  10 October 2017
Originally Posted by ilovekaiju: I posted somewhere that this movie was only going to make 30 million the opening weekend and be a total failure/dud no matter how good it was.

Here is why.

Dystopian future scheme.  I think it has more to do with the color scheme.   I've talked about this before but colors tend to affect humans at an instinctual level.  This almost had a dreary, dark mood that also made it look cheap and that it was made in the UK.  
You ever see UK movies?  They do what they can with what they have but there is a certain level of cheapish look to it plus that darkness and depression.   
So looks kind of cheap, dark, dreary and bleh.   
I'm telling you the more it looks like a UK production the worse movies do at the box office.   

Plus all that deepness at 169 minutes.  Folks don't want that anymore.  Takes up to much of your day.  
169 minutes of dark, cheap, dreayness is too much.  

Plus Blade Runner wasn't as popular when it first came out.  
I knew it would fail.
Cheap?! So like Star Wars is cheap? All James Bond films are cheap? Alien was cheap too i suppose?
Pinewood is cheap?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_...roductions#1978

But you are right Blade Runner was always a sleeper cult classic. Its really a SciFi Film Noir-I know many folks that were bored with it. But I loved at 14-never saw anything like it.

But you know what I'm board with?! Super hero films!  Give me even a badly made Blade Runner over any other fucking super hero film!  Talk about done to death.
 
  10 October 2017
Originally Posted by circusboy:
But you know what I'm board with?! Super hero films!  Give me even a badly made Blade Runner over any other fucking super hero film!  Talk about done to death.
I totally agree.
 
  10 October 2017
It was good

Really nice to see many those scene breathe and take their time to sink in. You could hear a pin drop in the movie theater for so many scenes

I really thought it was going to be a jam-packed action movie with artistically-framed shots, and that be it, but they actually gave it the space it needed to breathe.

It was long though. Effects were nice of course.

I think the CG industry is in sad state if this movie flops. This movie wouldn't be possible without CG and effects. Maybe it'll re-surge in streaming sales. For some reason, it reminded me of Dune...
 
  10 October 2017
Music; Nothing beats Vangelis. I had hoped for something innovative and not Vangelis minus the innovation. The score requires a pumped up volume, at the expense of  just...proper hearing.
Timing: Some scenes where longer than needed and some scenes seemed a bit off. The snow scene mentioned, could have gotten some more time and TLC. But at that point I just needed to pee.
Colors: Exactly what I expected. To the point where the orange scenes even felt a bit like... filmschool 101.
Setting: It was a treat, I had imagined it to be different, especially with a wipe out of data and mining corrupted files. But the visual setting was awesome. Not what I expected or imagined myself, but awesome. Loved that they started out in a different setting, that had almost a bit of fallout vibe to it.
Characters: Jareds character fell flat for me. Quite a shame. Would have wished for some some more screen time for female human characters. I mean.. It says something when the most colorful and human female character is a hologram. Not a big fan, nor avid against gossling.

Made a Blade runner marathon out of it and watched the first one at home. Nice evening. Yes, it was long but it is made for theater experience.
 
  4 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by sentry66: I think the CG industry is in sad state if this movie flops. This movie wouldn't be possible without CG and effects. Maybe it'll re-surge in streaming sales. For some reason, it reminded me of Dune...
I talked to some people who told me "the computer graphics" were the best they have seen so far in movies. They were completely conviced by the world. I was too but I cannot ignore the desire to figure out some cg characteristics of a picture .  I think the slow camera moves and tempo helped a lot there ...avoiding the crazy cg camera animation shots we typically see at the blocknuster level.
 
  4 Weeks Ago
Movie was a masterpiece. It was the perfect balance between respecting the original, by not copying off everything from it, but also pushing the universe further without straying too far away from the original. Sure it will get nitpicked, but it's such a strong film and made me realise why I love Cinema so much. It's embodies everything I love about film, this movie.

To think how monumental this task was, it's amazing not only did Villeneuve not manage to stuff it up, he ended up making one of the best sequels ever.

There was one scene that MPC knocked out of the park too. No spoilers, but didn't even realise it was CG! 
 
  4 Weeks Ago
Visually the movie was stunning, really inspirational, and packed full of interesting ideas. 

Narrative wise I thought the story was vague and seemed clear to me they didn't know what story they actually wanted to tell or why. The original blade runner (director's cut and final cut) was really conceptually crisp in comparison. Where the old version had mysteries 2049 just had red herrings. Worst of all everything around the wooden horse makes for a massive plot hole late movie after the twists, which totally ruined it for me. 

Casting Ryan Gosling and Jared Leto I thought was the biggest flaw though, I didn't find either convincing as characters, but I'm sure the writing didn't help. 

Worth seeing though. 
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Originally Posted by unaccompanieddminor: Narrative wise I thought the story was vague and seemed clear to me they didn't know what story they actually wanted to tell or why. 

It's interesting the different interpretations. The story was very strong and was heavily written by the original screenwriter. Maybe worth watching again.....hint: it's almost an inverse character arc of the first movie. 

http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2017/10...ade-runner-2049

Last edited by Hamburger : 3 Weeks Ago at 11:51 PM.
 
  3 Weeks Ago
I went to the theater yesterday planning to see it but when i got to the screen where we had to choose our seats there were only not-so-interesting seats left... so we went to eat something and went home.

I'm glad we did though because afterwards i read the 3D version is quite bad. Apparently it's 2D converted to 3D, which amazed me a bit they didn't shoot it in 3D...

I'm curious though if anyone on here saw the 3D version and what you thought of it?
 
  3 Weeks Ago
Hey, Guys, I'm searching this Blade Runner Jacket. For this Winter Season can anyone help me to find this Jacket? 
https://imgur.com/TllhHLD 
 
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