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Blade Runner 2049

It may surprise you to know that not all end-of-year lists are created equal: While we shove “Worst Films” around our plate like a kid forced to eat brussels sprouts, there are are others we jump at, and all points in between. Today it is o…

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association handed out their year-end awards today anointing “Call Me By Your Name “ as Best Picture and it’s director, Luca Guadagnino, Best Director in a tie with Guillermo del Toro. The organization als…

It’s not often that blockbusters stay in the cultural conversation this long, but nearing two months since its release, “Blade Runner 2049” continues to be a topic of discussion. The film’s commercial disappointment is puzzling …

Every movie starts with a handful of distributor and producer logos, and most of the time, they give you a few extra seconds to get comfortable before the film actually starts. However, every now and then filmmakers use that corporate branding as one m…

The numbers just aren’t adding up for “Blade Runner 2049.” Currently sitting at $248 million, the blockbuster sci-fi sequel reportedly needed to make $400 million worldwide to break even. The film, which cost $155 million before marke…

Denis Villeneuve is recovering from the long production process on the critically acclaimed “Blade Runner 2049” not by taking a vacation, but working on the script of his upcoming adaptation of the classic sci-fi novel “Dune.” W…

It’s no surprise by now that “Blade Runner 2049” didn’t exactly meet financial expectations. It’s opening weekend was so soft, it actually caused theater chain stocks to tumble. Many questions were asked in hindsight about…

Whatever the future holds for “Alien” remains to be seen, but at least we can count out the franchise being owned by Disney. Ridley Scott has forever talked about numerous prequels to his classic piece of sci-fi horror, but we’ll see …

With a running time of 164 minutes, “Blade Runner 2049” demanded patience from audiences, with Denis Villeneuve setting a deliberately measured pace for the movie. And while some outlets have erroneously reported that the movie was once a f…