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Why Didn’t People Like BLADE RUNNER 2049?

For many fans of the original movie, it’s come across as a bit of a surprise. Most people do not understand why Blade Runner 2049 only made $32,753,122 during its open weekend domestically. Even with the additional $49,233,908 made internationally, adding up to a total $81,987,030 globally for the film’s opening weekend, the film failed to make back its budget of $150 million. It’s a strange thing to think that the film, which currently boasts an 88 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, would not resonate with audiences given its cast including Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, and Jared Leto. The...

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BLADE RUNNER 2049 Skids to Tepid $31.5 Million Weekend at Box Office

The highly-anticipated sequel to the 1982 cult classic Blade Runner, Blade Runner 2049, throttled its way into the domestic box office with a tepid $31.5 million opening weekend that was well below most industry expectations.  Although the opening was enough for first place in the weekend, most analysts had expected an opening in the $50 million range, a number that would make Warner come close to breaking even after it spent $150 million in production. But it was not to be, as the neo-noir, dystopian movie starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling received OK reviews from critics but apparently...

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FILM REVIEW: BLADE RUNNER 2049 Visualizes Nostalgia and Anxiety

Could it be that we have turned the corner from the anxiety about technology that defined the 1980s, to completely longing for that time gone by? Could it be that in worrying so much about the future and what bleakness it may bring, as seen through the Terminators, the Total Recalls, the Blade Runners of the world, we forgot to live the present, giving way to a gaggle of reboots and revisits from the Reagan era? The long-awaited arrival of Blade Runner: 2049 suggests that this may be so. And though the movie mostly delivers on the promise of...

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Are There Two Cuts of Blade Runner 2049 Out There?

Blade Runner 2049 is set to hit theaters next week, and there is a lot of anticipation for this movie. Not only is Harrison Ford returning as the once infamous blade runner, Rick Deckard, after there was thought he may not come back, but it also hosts a great cast outside of that. You have Ryan Gosling joining the cast in the role of Agent K alongside Jared Leto, Edward James Olmos, Dave Bautista, and Robin Wright. This is one of the best casts assembled and builds up more anticipation to see these great actors explore the world of...

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New TV Spot for BLADE RUNNER 2049

Splashingtons, Warner Bros. just released a new TV spot for BLADE RUNNER 2049, and it is 100% bad-ass. Sure, most of it is footage we’ve seen already, but the film’s release is right around the corner. Who else can taste the excitement? Just me? Okay, I’ll relax. Go on, have a look at the new spot: Ryan Gosling in that action scene though! I’m sold, bring on October 6th! Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left...

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