So much of this film's important and extremely relevant messaging is done solely through visuals and I think based on that merit alone the film is great. Beautiful music and excellent, realistic performances only elevate its status.
Immersion in film is completely subjective, but Blade Runner 2049 might be one of the most immersive films I've ever seen. The slow paced and beautifully composed wide shots alongside the two hour fourty four minute runtime gives the audience time to soak in the beautiful, meticulously designed sets infused with gorgeous, distinctive and colourful lighting. Technically speaking, the film is jaw dropping, and is in my mind the great Roger Deakins magnum opus. The narrative of the film is…
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It's films like these that make me realise the needlessness of watching a film based on the genre its classified by. A masterpiece of visuals, acting and suspense that creates a never-ending sense of paranoia and fear all under the guise of a recurring theme of stand up comedy.
Contrasting emotions, pace and top notch performances across the board trick and alienate the viewer several times over, making us question the motives, attitudes and autheticness of the duplicitous Rupert Pumpkin,…