Blade Runner 2049

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by ponkine, Dec 19, 2016.

  1. ponkine

    ponkine Forum Resident Thread Starter

    ... it's coming !!!

     
  2. I see movies are moving away from orange and teal to just orange or teal. :D

    Could be good. Hoping for the best.
     
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  3. townsend

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    All I can say is I like Ryan Gosling as an actor. Hopeful, though Ridley has disappointed on both Alien's rebirth as well as his version of the Ten Commandments (or make that an even dozen!).
     
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  4. Squealy

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    However, Ridley didn't actually direct this.
     
  5. Lord Summerisle

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    :confused:
     
  6. robertawillisjr

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    10/6/2016. This is one movie I am happily anticipating.
     
  7. The Hermit

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    Apparently, Dennis Villenueve is meeting with Legendary about a new big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert's Dune... be excited, be very excited.
     
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  8. Preview looks promising in that it tries to keep the feel of the original. Hopeful.

    Also hoping it doesn't turn into a CGI Fest and try to sell Mattel Toys.....
     
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  9. Squealy

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    Dune should be done as a high-end TV series, a la Game of Thrones. Science fiction with that kind of scale is doable now on a TV budget (especially one the size of GoT or Westworld's).
     
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  10. townsend

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    If I'm confused -- please help. I thought Ridley directed/produced Prometheus, Alien's prequel??

    Prometheus (2012 film) - Wikipedia »
     
  11. Squealy

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    He didn't direct the new Blade Runner movie.
     
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  12. Solitaire1

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    I strongly agree. Books that feature an extremely large story are difficult to do in one movie on the big screen without a large amount of cutting (see most comic-book-based movies) or altering the story to something far different from the book (see I, Robot).
     
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  13. Deesky

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    Damn, that's a long time to wait! :)
     
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  14. Stratoblaster

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    Am very excited to see this and hope they get it right. I'd also love to see a new big screen version of Dune. I recently watched the BluRay of it after not seeing it since the original release in the theaters and thought this is a movie that should be done properly.
     
  15. driverdrummer

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    I hope it will be as awesome as Mad Max:Fury Road.
     
  16. BIGGER Dave

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    +365 = 10/6/2017
     
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  17. will_b_free

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    I was staring into the red sand-filled air, straining to make out more details of where this building was, trying to find clues for why it had been abandoned so quickly - left so intact.

    That attests to how effective this teaser was in piquing my interest.

    The new music felt right. The new director felt right too.

    And I liked how Gosling's opening line to Deckard worked as both subtle humor meant to put Deckard at ease - by conveying to Deckard that he knows full well that Deckard's past was complex (not a "more simple" time at all, that's the joke) - and also a literal statement that things are now (presumably) worse than ever.

    I could have done without the giant head, since Prometheus had one of those.
     
  18. will_b_free

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    And a shout out to the new composer! The new pings felt very much at home in the universe that Scott and Vangelis created earlier. I want he soundtrack now, too!
     
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  19. profholt82

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    Whaaaaaaaaaattttttt?!!!!!

     
  20. Beamish13

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    I adore Denis Villeneuve. Incendies is probably the best Canadian film of the past 15 years
     
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  21. Ghostworld

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    Ryan Gosling starring? He's perfect to create the wooden, stilted feel of the original film. Maybe he'll have the chance to reprise his brain-damaged stare from "Drive."
     
  22. Deesky

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    Hope he can reprise his performance in Drive - I quite liked that movie and his performance.
     
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  23. Ghostworld

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    A lot of people make fun of that performance on movie forums. Others thought his character was supposed to be autistic. Except for an unusual role for Albert Brooks, I had to put Drive among some some the worst films I've ever seen. And I didn't even bother to finish the director's next film. Talk about style over substance. It was like Michael Mann on Quaaludes.
     
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  24. Deesky

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    I'd liked it enough to include it in my video archive, and not too many movies make it there. I found it entertaining, tense and quite engaging, including Carey Mulligan's performance too.
     
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  25. townsend

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    Yep, and the replicants could replicate and misbehave in the meantime.
     

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