I cried from pure respect and admiration
Blade runner 2049 is good not great. The film hinges on a thread of visual smorgasbord and the depths of the uncanny valley. ( for me)
There is nothing in this movie that compromises my affection for the original 1982 film. There is no moment in 2049 however that ever comes close to the emotional impact of Roys final speech in the original. (They either knew there'd be no shot of topping it and didn't try or we'll get a…
Honestly if you neglect the fact that Hitchcock made this exact film forty years earlier, its a great piece of cinema. It manages to be slightly more graphic then the original, and while still maintaining a "shot-for-shot" remake Gus Van Sant takes a few brilliant liberties. I believe he made this version of the film just to prove how bullet proof and timeless the script is. I wish more directors would pay homage to cinema like this instead of just remaking films for hollywood licensing rights.
shadily one of the best comedies in recent history. a modern noir (slacker noir) masterpiece. The ensemble cast deserves such high praise. visually one of the most stimulating films I've ever watched.
Let the dust settle, like high tide at the beach this film submerges you and as you're gasping for air, it allows you that one deep breath that's just enough to keep your blood pumping.