Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049

DVD - 2018
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A young blade runner's discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Publisher: [Burbank, California] :, Warner Home Video,, [2018]
Edition: Rental edition.
ISBN: 9786317099838
Branch Call Number: DVD Blade
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (163 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda
Title: Blade runner 2049
[DVD]
Publisher: [Burbank, California] :, Warner Home Video,, [2018]
Edition: Rental edition.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (163 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
digital, optical, rda
video file, DVD video, rda
Content Type: two-dimensional moving image
Media Type: video
Carrier Type: videodisc
Notes: Title from web page.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Wide screen.
Summary: A young blade runner's discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years.
Audience: Rating R for violence, some sexuality, nudity and language.
Local Note: bt/cmr2
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ISBN: 9786317099838
Branch Call Number: DVD Blade
Statement of Responsibility: writers, Hampton Fancher, Michael J. Green ; director, Denis Villeneuve
Performers: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana De Armas.
System Details: DVD.
Subject Headings: Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department Drama. Missing persons Drama. DVDs.
Topical Term: Missing persons
DVDs.
Publisher No: 1000634416
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List - Dystopian Films
JCLStefanieE Jun 04, 2014

Harrison Ford reprises his iconic role. A new era and a new hottie with Ryan Gosling co-starring.

List - 2018 Oscars
JCLCaitlinT Mar 09, 2018

Winner:
* Cinematography
* Visual Effects

Nominated:
* Production Design
* Sound Editing
* Sound Mixing

List - My Top 10 Movies of 2017
JCLZachC Dec 13, 2017

Somehow living up to the expectations set by the original, Blade Runner 2049 builds on the foundation of its predecessor to make something that feels familiar, yet new and exciting. Stunning.


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ConorKillion
Aug 26, 2019

Where is the acting? Ryan Gosling deadpans the entire film. Not even remotely as interesting as the first.

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ESPSTUDIO82
Jun 16, 2019

Sad sad! I saw the original and this one made me sleepy. I was glad to finally see the credits as they were more exciting.

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Ba_kuPlanet
Jun 10, 2019

The cinematography is of a dark world deprived of daylight. Limited action. Dark + not-intense story = bedtime story.

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Mark Melnychuk
Jun 09, 2019

An unwholesome, sinister movie. I give it one star for great cityscapes. But all the negatives predominate. Unlike the first Blade Runner which has no real plot, this one at least tries but leaves too many loose ends unresolved. Finally it just relies on violence, sado-masochism and a bit of nudity to impress their target audience of mindless adolescents--like the first movie. Potentially interesting subject matter but the producers stayed away from getting people to really think. Ultimately a callous, cynical movie that leaves one feeling spiritually and morally degraded.

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007Gatsby
Jun 09, 2019

Better than the original, as usual.

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ROBERTFREDALLEN
May 08, 2019

Was an OK movie not the best, and like most modern movies too many scenes with muffled speech and overpowering background music. Music?? more like noise, which makes it difficult to hear the dialogue. Yes, I'm old, but I have no problem with older movies. everything these days is to hype up the movie.

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yumsushi
Apr 10, 2019

Personally found it beautiful and engrossing. I enjoyed Ryan Gosling's performance and the emotional depth of the movie. Easily the best sequel I've ever seen.

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bdehler
Mar 28, 2019

thought it was a boring movie--the original was better

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whatcomhillwalker
Mar 12, 2019

I'm not sure about this one. The cinemetography and special effects are pretty amazing. It's a dark world these characters inhabit but it is portrayed beautifully. The story, for me was a little ambiguous and cloudy. I suspect I should probably go back and view the original and give it another try after. What I really liked about it was the use of characters and actors from the first movie. Characters who had aged realistically. Ford and Olmos appear as if we had left the old story and came back to it 30 years later, seeing how they have adjusted to the changes intheir world. Nice touch.

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MrsNikki
Mar 01, 2019

 great movie

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007Gatsby
Jun 09, 2019

007Gatsby thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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blatherpuss
Dec 12, 2018

blatherpuss thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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Ron@Ottawa
Mar 01, 2018

Sexual Content: Several scenes of nudity.

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jimg2000
Mar 02, 2018

Pages of quotes in IMDb including this title card introduction:

Replicants are bioengineered humans, designed by Tyrell Corporation for use off-world. Their enhanced strength made them ideal slave labor. After a series of violent rebellions, their manufacture became prohibited and Tyrell Corp went bankrupt.

The collapse of ecosystems in the mid 2020s led to the rise of industrialist Niander Wallace, whose mastery of synthetic farming averted famine. Wallace acquired the remains of Tyrell Corp and created a new line of replicants who obey. Many older model replicants - Nexus 8s with open-ended lifespans - survived. They are hunted down and 'retired'

Those that hunt them still go by the name... Blade Runner.

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