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Australian Box Office Report: Blade Runner 2049 cuts through to top spot

While its numbers weren’t quite as strong in the US as was expected, Blade Runner 2049, the follow-up to Ridley Scott‘s 1982 film, sits comfortably in  its opening week in Australia at no. 1, earning $4.52m, with a screen average of $9,093 across 498 screens.  It’s a fan favourite for both cinema-goers and critics alike – we’ve already deemed it an “instant classic“.... Continue Reading

Feature: Blade Runner 2049‘s prophetic nature and win for neo-noir film

Blade Runner 2049 has arrived at an odd time. Back when the original was released, 2019 seemed eons away, and the ravaged, rain-soaked cyberpunk Los Angeles seemed entirely within reach. The Cold War was at its height, and the Three Mile Island incident had highlighted just how easy it would be for America to succumb to environmental devastation. And what’s more, Ronald Reagan, a goddamned actor, had stepped up as president. Absurdity and impending disaster made Blade Runner damn near plausible.... Continue Reading

The Blade Runner sequel gets a name, release date and an Oculus VR experience

We finally know what the sequel to the 1982 cult sci-fi film Blade Runner is going to be called, with the release date, title and an Oculus VR experience all confirmed today. We also got a picture of Ridley Scott, Denis Villeneuve, Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling all together during the film’s production – which you can see above.... Continue Reading