Questions tagged [blade-runner]

A 1982 science-fiction movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Harrison Ford. Loosely based on Philip K. Dick novel 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?'

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What does the origami represent in Blade Runner?

Throughout Blade Runner we see Gaff (Edward James Olmos) making origami figures at various points in the movie. He makes a chicken, matchstick men and at the end of the film there is a unicorn waiting ...
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What are the differences between the alternative versions of Blade Runner?

I may have lost count, but the last time I checked there were 4 different cuts of Blade Runner. The original cinema release (with the voice over and the spliced from another movie ending) followed by ...
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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 kind of Replicant is Deckard?

So, the end result of about 19 different versions of Blade Runner seems to be that all indicators point to Deckard being a Replicant himself. If you do indeed hold to this theory, what was the ...
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What is the meaning of showing the tapetum lucidum (eye glow) of the replicants?

I just saw Blade Runner on the big screen for the first time in twenty years. There were many details that I saw for the first time. One of these details happens whenever we see a replicant. They are ...
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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 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 ...