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Is it necessary to watch the Blade Runner short films before Blade Runner 2049 to understand the story?

No, it is not necessary, but will ultimately enhance your understanding and experience In order of importance, story-wise, I would say the short films are ranked as follows: Blade Runner: Black Out ...
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Early 90's short film made up entirely of "bullet time" camera work

The Wall, by Takashi Ito, 1987. Screened at the SFIFF in 1989 as Part of Shorts in a Feature Length World. I've never heard of this film before I read your post, but I love short films and problem ...
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Short 198x/199x where a man builds a threatening mechanism to prepare breakfast to a sleeping woman

You may be looking for the short film Surprise from 1995, directed by Veit Helmer. It's about a man who sets up an elaborate and dangerous Rube Goldberg machine for his girlfriend/wife. At one point ...
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Claymation with real eyes

Sounds like the Oscar-nominated short Madame Tutli-Putli from 2007. Madame Tutli-Putli boards the Night Train, weighed down with all her earthly possessions and the ghosts of her past. She travels ...
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Woman trapped in her house by dead alien's forcefield

The Bellero Shield (Season One, Episode 20 of the original "The Outer Limits" series) Quote from tv.com: "Sure enough, he soon reveals that he has an impenetrable shield. Judith, who wants to ...
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Caligula Malayalam Short Film: Why did they choose 'caligula' as the title?

Caligula is Malayalam satire experiment movie based on caste separations in society. Caligula was a Roman emperor. He attempted to instate his favorite horse, Incitatus (“Galloper”), as a priest and ...
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What's the medical ankle bracelet used for?

From my niece, an actual patch you up in the back of the ambulance fully-qualified [actually over-qualified] Paramedic You can tell she found it somewhat amusingly mis-applied… 🤣🤣 it appears to be ...
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Can I copy the narrative structure of a movie?

Yes, you can. But I am not a lawyer, and very powerful lawyers may think otherwise, and while you may win a lawsuit over it, it will be expensive. From an educational lawyer copyright blog https://...
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Chef is eaten and used in his dishes

It was a tv series on Crackle.com called The Unknown, main actor Dominic Monaghan. I put the Amazon link here. Crackle put it all on once disk and turned it into a sort of movie, that Redbox rented ...
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Animated short film about an alley cat visiting his former home

That is one one of the scenes in Allegro Non Troppo, (1976), a parody of Walt Disney's Fantasia. Like Fantasia, it features classical pieces set to color animation. The one with the cat is ...
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