A worthy review. I disagree the film was boring. It was certainly slow paced. It gave me time to think, take it in.

I didn’t expect it to live up to my hopes and expectations. It almost did.

The original Blade Runner is simply must see. It really is a movie everyone should see regardless of its cinematic characteristics. BR2049 was worth the wait and mostly lived up to the legacy.

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Summary: This review of Blade Runner 2049 is unlike the ones you see on Rotten Tomatoes. The film, and the critics’ reviews, reveals much about us — perhaps the real value of this boring film and its lavish cinematography.

Blade Runner 2049

A review of Blade Runner 2049.

I watch indie science fiction shorts on YouTube. The key is to skim to find the good ones, since most are terrible. Most are done by people in love with their cameras and little interest in plot and character. I start at the two minute mark, since nothing happens at the opening — just endless boring establishing shots. Blade Runner 2049 (BR2049) is just like those, but spun out to 164 minutes.

BR2049 is dull. Despite the gushing praise in most reviews, the visuals are not just dull but inferior to those in the original Blade Runner (which were not only…

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