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Blade Runner: 30th Anniversary Edition

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A Beginning and an End, Lacking Substance

    Blade Runner, while undoubtedly an imaginative feat, cannot be logically elevated to the position of "remarkable", and barely attains "passable". The beginning is compelling and forces the viewer immediately into the story, and Harrison Ford is quick to display his lovable roguish personality, yet gradually descends from there. In addition, the ending is masterful and heartrenching, as well as thought-provoking and intelligent. Yet the concept of humanoid robots, regardless of the fancy name "replicants" they are embellished with, is far from original (Look at I Robot, Robot Series, Foundation Series, 2001 Space Oddyssey, etc. etc.). Additonal concepts within the film, such as the gravitic cars, large digital billboards, etc. are present in films such as the Fifth Element, I Robot, Starship Troopers, and even Star Wars. In other words, the film lacked substance, and was often dull and repetitive. This is not to discredit Harrison Ford, however, who remains commanding in any role. In regards to those certain reviwers who refer to Star Wars fans as "childish", I personally very deeply regret that you lack the depth and penetration of thought to appreciate true art and a saga that embraces all of mankind when it is thrust so obviously before you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    blade runner

    i remember seeing a little bit of this i think on tv maybe scifi or something. but now i finally get the see the whole thing on dvd, and its the director's cut. this movie was weird but very very imaginative. and was seeing this because of hauer after seeing him in the hitcher and ladyhawke. harrison's cool too. anyway, this is about a guy who has to find 5 replicants in a city that seems almost too real but still in the future. it was interesting and glad that i saw the director's cut which was the only one i could find at my library. and batty was one bad ass yet sad villian and love the hair. but will always remember hauer from hitcher and ladyhawke and this of course. and harrison has always been in any classic ish movie from star wars to indiana to witness. same with kurt russell and keith david.

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    Posted October 17, 2008

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