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Blade Runner 2049 / sequel (starting page 2)

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As I mentioned before my first viewing was the laser IMAX screening at the Scotiabank Theatre. My friend and I already have tickets booked on Cheap Tuesday for our second viewing at an UltraAVX with Doly Atmos surround. I really don't think I can wait that long for my 2nd. viewing. LOL I'm going away for the Thanksgiving long weekend to my friend's farm outside of Belleville. I'm going to try to convince them to see it in one of the crappy theatres tomorrow in "boonieville".

BTW, I don't know if it was because of script's predictability, but I guessed almost all the major plot points correctly without reading any reviews with spoilers. Guess I should play the lottery this weekend since I'm getting everything right! Smiling Face With Sunglasses
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I started watching the original yesterday but had to give up after 30 min. I was very tired already and this movie is complex to understand it seems.
Will try again over the weekend when I have some more energy.
Is it must to watch the first before second?
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Asker123 wrote:
Oct 6th, 2017 11:58 am
I started watching the original yesterday but had to give up after 30 min. I was very tired already and this movie is complex to understand it seems.
Will try again over the weekend when I have some more energy.
Is it must to watch the first before second?
it helps, but it's not totally necessary.
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Well, about to go see a afternoon showing with my daughter, hope she enjoys it as much as I enjoyed the original when I was her age.
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Oct 6th, 2017 2:22 pm
Well, about to go see a afternoon showing with my daughter, hope she enjoys it as much as I enjoyed the original when I was her age.
Did she enjoy it?
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I saw it here in Bangkok 2 days ago.

It really isn't that great as many critics are portraying it to be and it's starting to show on Rotten Tomatoes.

Really..... some scenes are just too long and unlike the first movie everything is literally being explained to you.

I told my Thai wife that this is a "deep think" movie, but now I feel embarrassed by this statement.

5 outta 10
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Oct 6th, 2017 9:12 pm
Did she enjoy it?
Yup, she loved it!

I really do need to see it again, it was fantastic and paid homage to the original with it's style, music and direction, but there were a few things not explored or explained better, is there going to be a sequel?
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MrDisco wrote:
Oct 6th, 2017 12:43 pm
it helps, but it's not totally necessary.
I disagree with this, you need to know why this world exists, and why the humans are doing what they are doing
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i don't get how you guys watch the same movie twice in theaters...
the original blade runner wasn't even that good. i know... blasphemy...

I heard some circle jerkers going nuts about how the original blade runner was so amazing and the scenes... and cinematography makes a grown man cry.

the only thing good to come out of Blade Runner was that edward james olmos got his time to shine, which later made him the late great Captain Adama- and later the Admiral Adama.
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watched the movie saturday in the imax theater across from sq1, i personally thought it was amazing.....i heard the movie only made 31 million in NA and underperformed.
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Haven't seen it yet, but every thing that I've seen online is focusing on how it only made about $30M for opening weekend.
Sad mentality we're in when the quality of a film is dependant on how much money it makes.

Rrecommend listening to this about the 'implosion' of Hollywood

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I watched the movie today and honestly I don't know what to think. I am literally indifferent and without words. It wasn't bad but it wasn't amazing either. The mood, the score, the set and a great universe is all there from the first movie but I have a hard time seeing this movie appeal to a wider audience which is a shame because I am a huge fan of Denis Villeneuve and love all of his previous movies.

What I am most looking forward to is the recognition this movie gets. Many have said this is the film that finally lands Harrison Ford an Oscar. I don't see it but will be interesting to see if it happens.

Again I don't mean this to be overly negative, just don't think that it's for everyone.
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Word on the street is that this movie is going to bankrupt Alcon.
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I will be mildly discouraged if this movie fails to go above and beyond financially.
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Well $81m for the opening weekend isn't dreadful. A bit to go to recoup its $150m budget but I'm fairly sure it'll manage that.

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