This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Long after it ends, the efforts to put forth to establish a revised look at the world envisioned in the original continues to grow in lucidity, in a picture which tries to metabolize nostalgia into something new.
Blade Runner 2049 is defined by its predecessor, every frame of this film builds or criticizes the former, from the coal factories, now replaced by vast solar farms or static photographs of old are now moving image cards. The focus on space…