One of the most beloved movies of recent years is available in the Netflix catalog. It is the acclaimed sequel to the classic “Blade Runner”, titled “Blade Runner 2049”.
Reaching an astonishing 90% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, “Blade Runner 2049” has captured the hearts of critics, who have not spared praise for the new work from already acclaimed filmmaker Denis Villeneuve.
The sci-fi has become one of the most acclaimed in history, despite a timid run at the global box office, where it only grossed $ 260.5 million worldwide. Now the film is finding new life on Netflix and is a hit with streaming subscribers.
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Among the most exalted attributes is the production’s black aesthetic, which, despite a wide array of special effects, managed to maintain the realism of its concept. Another aspect highlighted is the storytelling, which is considered to be extremely rich, to the point where its quality is compared to another movie classic, ‘The Powerful Godfather II’.
Check out what critics have to say about the film:
Criticism | Blade Runner 2049 – Super Designer Production (rating: 9.0)
“It’s hard to argue against the long-awaited reboots and sequels when an exception to the rule, like ‘Blade Runner 2049” hits us. Without pretentious cynicism or repetition of data, this footage manages to delve into the ideas of the former. film. – Alonso Duralde, TheWrap
“Will 13-time Oscar nominee cinematographer Roger Deakins finally get a damn statuette? Yes I hope. It should be “yes”. – Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune
“Villeneuve’s spellbinding sequel alone walks towards the status of a legend of cinema. Gosling and Ford is a double dynamite, in a fascinating chain that asks new questions in an attempt to torment us, tease us and keep us awake all night long. And would you like it to be otherwise? “- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone
“Even when your emotions may follow as cool as the color palette, ‘2049’ seeks and finds something memorable: the elevation of conventional cinema to the highest level of art.” – Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly
“Like ‘The Godfather II’, it’s a sequel to a very famous movie that may, in fact, surpass the original.” – Geoffrey Macnab, independent
“A voluptuous bath of humor that is impressively sustained from start to finish.” – Todd McCarthy, Hollywood journalist
Super stylized and deeply human – even with androids and holograms everywhere – the spectacular sequel takes the detective story from the first film and turns it into a grand mythology of identity, memory, creation and revolution. ” – Brian Truitt, USA Today
“It looks great and delivers a solid performance from an underused cast, but (like in the original) it’s a style triumph that goes beyond substance.” – Scott Mendelson, Forbes
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