When Blade Runner opened 23 years ago this month, nobody expected it to be the phenomenon it’s become. Especially after its disappointing performance at the box office.
Yet here we are, anxiously awaiting a sequel to the sci-fi masterpiece with Harrison Ford returning, possibly opposite Ryan Gosling, with original director Ridley Scott producing and one of today’s most exciting filmmakers, Denis Villeneuve… Continue reading Watch a Version of 'Blade Runner' Made Up of Deleted Scenes and Alternate Takes
Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Here are two variant covers for the new issue of Empire Magazine, one with the heroes and one with a close-up on the villain of Avengers: Age of Ultron (via First Showing):
Now let’s revisit the first Avengers with a trailer in the style of the one… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: 'Avengers,' 'The Empire Strikes Back,' 'Blade Runner,' 'Interstellar' and More
Pitch Perfect 2: Under the direction of Elizabeth Banks, rehearsals for Pitch Perfect 2 are underway, and co-star Rebel Wilson has shared the first photo of the Barden Bellas. The cast includes the returning Anna Kendrick and Brittany Snow, as well as newcomer Hailee Steinfeld. The movie is scheduled for release on May 15, 2015. [Twitter via Collider]
… Continue reading Movie News: First 'Pitch Perfect 2' Photo; Harrison Ford Offered 'Blade Runner 2;' First 'Cinderella' Teaser
There’s an old and tired joke/observation that we’re all guilty of having made at least once. It goes something like “In the ’50s, we were promised teleportation and hovercars and robot butlers! Why hasn’t that happened yet?” This vision of a sprawling, urban science fiction world filled with flying cars and androids has been our go-to vision of the future for going on 70 years. Even… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: 'Her' Stands Toe-to-Toe with 'Blade Runner,' 'Minority Report' and Other Sci-fi Classics
Everyone is nostalgic for the old, low-res video games of yesteryear, right? Well, all of us that can remember a time when gaming systems were known by how many bits they could compute, at least. And everyone loves movies, right? Why not combine the two? This is the Internet, after all. If it can be done, someone out there is doing it.
A group called CineFix… Continue reading 'Blade Runner' Joins 'Drive,' 'Anchorman' and 'Zardoz' As Latest Movie Remade as a Fake Video Game