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Blade Runner 2049 Reviews

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November 17, 2018
Denis Villeneuve flawlessly builds on the surrealism, mystery, and intrigue that made the original Blade Runner a cult classic.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 14, 2018
In the end, Villeneuve's allusion to Nabokov confesses the derivative status of his sequel...
November 8, 2018
Convincingly well-structured, profound, purposeful and without a prosaic bone in its bountiful body 'Blade Runner 2049′ is stunningly sumptuous Science Fiction theater for the thinking man and for the progressive machinery master-blasters as well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 7, 2018
Luckily, thanks to Denis Villeneuve's deft direction and an intelligent story, Blade Runner 2049 is not only a worthy sequel, it's an expansion and evolution of the mythology and themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
November 6, 2018
Blade Runner 2049 is a movie drenched in frills, crafted with a discerning eye and a work of art that will be long debated years from now.
November 2, 2018
With a style so simultaneously reverent of the past and boundary pushing today, the genius of craft behind Blade Runner 2049 truly is its greatest asset.
November 1, 2018
Villeneuve has undeniably achieved something grand, making a sequel with insurmountable worth in its own right.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 31, 2018
Villeneuve's masterpiece is an impeccably realised, extraordinary sci-fi neo-noir that will be noted as one of the greatest ever blockbusters.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 31, 2018
Blade Runner 2049 is a worthy successor to the original film, avoiding the mistakes of other recent revivals and bringing just enough new to the table.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
October 31, 2018
...lays out entirely new waves of questions that will be chewed on and puzzled over in the years and decades to come, assuring that it doesn't just fade away like tears in the rain.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
October 31, 2018
I don't know that it's a "masterpiece" on par with the first one, but it's an entirely solid science fiction feature in its own right with a lot of intriguing ideas at its core.
Full Review | Original Score: 3
October 30, 2018
Though thematically ambitious and visually unmatched, Blade Runner 2049 isn't the kind of crowd-pleasing blockbuster filmmaking that routinely packs the multiplexes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 30, 2018
Captivating visuals, a haunting score, and a cast that's uniformly at the top of their game make it more of an experience than a film. It's nothing short of an electric dream.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 25, 2018
Much like the 1982 original, this is a visual marvel - with director Denis Villeneuve meticulously crafting this futuristic world in great detail - although the narrative lacks the same spark.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 10, 2018
A perfect sequel and, arguably, film in recent memory.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
October 5, 2018
The world-building here is so intricate, so propulsive. It is almost entirely introspective, the film at times seeming to bob and undulate like an ice floe at sea.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
September 10, 2018
It's a stunning movie, it's epic, with an epic soundtrack.
September 10, 2018
Villeneuve is easily up there with my favorite directors now.
August 28, 2018
It's a movie with large spaces that gives us room, both physically and temporally, to let experiences sink in, to enjoy character moments, to worry about danger, and to appreciate nods (large and small) to the earlier film.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 27, 2018
... it's great to see a director and his crew being given the freedom to be eccentric, contemplative, and create a film that doesn't leave you when you exit the dark hall.
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