Questions tagged [blade-runner-2049]

This is an American neo-noir Science Fiction movie directed by Denis Villeneuve. It is a sequel of Blade Runner (1982). The movie features Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard. The supporting cast consists of Dave Bautista, Ana de Armas, Mackenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Robin Wright and Jared Leto. This is scheduled to release globally on 6th October 2017.

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Why is this character in a bubble?

In Blade Runner 2049, so why is Dr. Ana Stelline in a bubble? To clarify I'm not asking about her supposed weakness that has her in a bubble. I mean if she is the key link to both sides issue, then ...
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Why do K (and others) oppose Wallace?

In Blade Runner 2049, Wallace wants to capture the replicant child so that he can dissect it, study it, and create replicants capable of breeding. Meanwhile, the replicant rebels want to use the ...
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What has happened to the climate?

In Blade Runner 2049 (2017) it is set in California, but is seeming always raining or overcast, almost more like Seattle climate. It clearly does not match the climate of California as we know it. I ...
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Which version of Blade Runner is Blade Runner 2049 a sequel of?

I realise that this is a somewhat pedantic question, but: is it known precisely which version of Blade Runner (US theatrical release, international theatrical release, Director's Cut, Final Cut...) is ...
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What is the significance of bees in Blade Runner 2049?

I watched Blade Runner 2049 and while it was gorgeous there were a few things that left me scratching my head: In one scene, K (Ryan Gosling) is walking through Las Vegas and find a dozen apiaries ...
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Why are English, Russian and Japanese cultures emphasized in the Blade Runner 2049 world?

In Blade Runner 2049 I can see symbols/letters of English, Russian and Japanese (sorry for the simplification but I've just seen Cyrillic and Japanese looking glyphs). I can hear those languages in ...
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Do I need to watch Blade Runner before watching Blade Runner 2049?

I haven't watched the Blade Runner movie before. Nonetheless, I already got my tickets for the Blade Runner 2049 for Thursday screening. My question is, do I need to watch the original to understand ...
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Why K/Joe didn't look at his eyeball to see if he were manufactured or born?

In Blade Runner 2049, it is depicted that K/Joe might be born naturally through Rachael, thus not typically manufactured. If K/Joe believed that he is that "special" child then why didn't he simply ...
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How does he have those memories?

In Blade Runner 2049, K/Joe discovers that his supposedly fake memories of a lost wooden horse (unicorn reference?) are in fact real, and belong to the child of Deckard and Rachel, and so both he and ...
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Why are both Blade Runner films largely shot in darkness?

I watched both the Blade Runner movies today. A few significant things I come across were that 90% of both of the movies' scenes are night scenes. Why did both the directors choose to direct so many ...