Movie reviews by Theo Kemelo Silitshena; Blade Runner 2049
R 2017 ‧ Fantasy/Science fiction film ‧ 2h 43m
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos.
K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
Rating: R (for violence, some sexuality, nudity and language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve
Written By: Michael Green, Hampton Fancher
In Theaters: Oct 6, 2017 Wide
Box Office: $32,753,122
Runtime: 164 minutes
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
The trailers may give you the implication that this is your typical Hollywood blockbuster sequel but it is not, Blade runner2049 is a detective drama set in a futuristic fantasy world.
The original Blade runner has more action scenes than the sequel and even it did not have a lot of action, redefining the general expectations of a mainstream blockbuster troupes.