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Blade Runner 2049 – “Every leap of civilization was built off the backs of slaves.”

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1982’s Sci-Fi blade runner is set for a sequel in Oct 2017, Starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling &  Jared Leto.
We are super excited for Blade Runner 2049 because it is a sequel to Original Blade Runner, The Blade Runner of 1982 and Tron Legacy were two movies that introduced us to the fascinating world of Science Fiction and Computer Science.
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Blade Runner 2049 is set for worldwide premiere on 6th Oct 2017, Starring Ryan Gosling as LAPD Officer K and Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard. It’s been directed by Denis Villeneuve and produced by Ridley Scott.
82’s Blade Runner is known for its epic music which was composed by The musical legend Vangelis, and he is said to have taken some participation in music composition in the sequel. Most music is given by another Icelandic legend  Jóhann Jóhannsson. In the director’s cut the movie’s length was 2 hours 32 minutes which is longer than 81’s Blade Runner.

Background – for the 90’s kids

Blade Runner is set in a Dystopian future, city New York 2019 AD, where human civilization is advanced that it has made colonies off the planet Earth. Our species invented a bio mechanical form of life called “The Replicants”, the replicants are Androids who are capable of exhibiting human like characteristics.
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  The replicants are sent off to newer colonies to assist humans in colonizing the off worlds, because of their para physical abilities. In later stages of development, these replicants developed self-awareness and strong emotions, which later become a desire to self-preservation.

A mutiny takes places in off world colonies and The replicants were deemed illegal on Earth, and humans started eliminating them. Some replicants become very good in being human that they have to be hunt down. The Blade Runner is the name of the profession in which a person locates and emphasizes the Replicant.

Harrison Ford plays the role of Officer Deckard who is a retired police officer and a Blade Runner, Deckard hates The Replicants and in his quest for hunting the replicants, he started questioning his hate toward AI, questioning if his own existence is real or not.

Plot Blade Runner 2049


The Saga of Blade Runner continues in Blade Runner 2049. Thirty years later after ending of last Blade Runner, the society is in its worst shape, cities are crumbled to dust, civilization is a thing of past. 

Whatever left of humanity is not good either, there is a sharp contrast between the establishments of authorities and outside world. Ryan Gosling is new Blade Runner and he learns “something” that will pummel the society. He finds Deckard and asks for help, and this was just only the trailer, for rest, we have to watch the movie.

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