Essential, Reviews

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Who in their right mind would spend 150 million on a sequel to Blade Runner, released in 1982? Sequels are notoriously disappointing and we all know it’s impossible to recreate a classic, especially one as experiential as the original Blade Runner. Its legacy makes it a tough act to follow. So, it feels like an impressive feat that Blade […]

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Blade Runner: Director’s Cut

What more is there to say about Blade Runner that hasn’t already been covered in the past three decades? The first thing I’ll point out is, it requires deep thinking to understand and appreciate. It’s philosophical and thematic. So, its quality will be lost on those who draw a blank at anything a bit “out there”. That’s […]

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

J.J. Abrams initiates the beginning of a new trilogy of Star Wars films and a resurrection of one of the most adored film series in cinematic history. It has been just over thirty years since the conclusion of the original films, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, continues the saga’s galactic adventures. I have always had a conflicted […]

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