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Video: Every Frame Is A Gorgeous Painting In 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer
Even when his films don't necessarily make sense (see: Prometheus), Ridley Scott can produce a gorgeous looking movie with fully-realized worlds. Director Denis Villeneuve has been on both a commercial and artistic hot streak in recent years with the likes of Sicario and Arrival. And cinematographer Roger Deakins is just the absolute best in the business at this point in time. When all three combine forces on Blade Runner 2049, the long-awaited sequel to the sci-fi classic, you get a movie where every single frame deserves to be paused, admired, and screenshot. Just watch the trailer below and try not to kiss your computer screen!!!
Here's the log line for the film, which will be released 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 of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years. From executive producer Ridley Scott and director Denis Villeneuve, #BladeRunner2049 stars Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana De Armas, MacKenzie Davis, Sylvia Hoeks, Lennie James, Carla Juri, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista and Jared Leto.
We have some questions: When was the last time Harrison Ford appeared to enjoy being in a movie? Why are Jared Leto's eyes so Leto-y? How likely is it that MacKenzie Davis' character is a replicant? Is Dave Bautista, aka Drax from Guardians Of The Galaxy, a total nerd here? Why do modern trailers insist on showing bits of the trailer you're about to see before the trailer begins? And most importantly, WHO'S A GOOD DOG YES YOU ARE YES YOU ARE:
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