It’s very easy to be cynical about all of the sequels remakes and reboots that of been flooding cinemas over the past several years. However with Blade Runner 2049 there is nothing to be cynical about.
This sequel to the Ridley Scott sci-fi neo-noir classic is an excellent film. Blade Runner 2049 is directed by Denis Villenueve who recently brought us Arrival and Sicario. It’s a film that explores themes of authenticity and our desire to live lives of significance and rise above the mundane. It’s story is moving and it’s aesthetic is astounding.
Here is our podcast review of Blade Runner 2049.