This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Goddamn phenomenal film. Hannibal Lectors escape scene alone makes it great.
Most sequels fall into the trap of trying to replicate the magic of the first. Blade Runner 2049 is totally different to the first. It is more expansive but just as thought-provoking. The film doesn't have the neo-noir sci-fi aesthetic of the first. Where there is a broad use of colour 2049 feels more distraught in its landscapes. Earth is a husk of what it once was.
Go in blind, and watch this magnificent beauty.
I've been a fan of Edgar Wright for a long time. I first saw Hot Fuzz on ITV 2 at the age of 13 with my mum cringing at every bit of over the top gore and violence. Ever since I have been completely immersed in his filmography from Spaced to Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. One of my favorite cinematic experiences was seeing The Worlds End on the first day it was released in 2013. Baby Driver has just…
I first watched Trainspotting when I was around 13 years old. Had a sick day off school and decided to watch a double feature of Shallow Grave and Trainspotting. Ever since both films have stuck with me, yet I always keep revisiting Trainspotting.
Of course, when I heard the news of T2 it was easy to be nervous. The first seems like an untouchable film. But the promotional material and eagerness of the cast and crew grew my anticipation.