According to Ridley Scott’s 34-year-old (!!!) scifi classic Blade Runner, January 8th, 2016, is the day the replicant designated N6MAA10816 was first incepted. But you may know him better as Roy Batty, the philosophical, sociopathic antagonist played by Rutger Hauer in the film.
Screen Rant has a new video up that explains just why a number of film locations look like you might have seen them before: they’ve been reused from film to film.
Speaking at the AFI festival, Ridley Scott gave a very detailed description of what the opening of Blade Runner 2 will look like. It involves stew, a creepy tree, and Harrison Ford.
Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre? We broke down the 50 must-watch science fiction films.
There’s nothing more fun than looking at paintings and other artworks showing our favorite characters from science fiction. Except maybe... when they’re paintings on black velvet? Meet Bruce White, who depicts your favorite characters with the vibrance and luster of velvet Elvises.
The A.V. Club has unearthed this summer movie preview piece from Entertainment Tonight. In addition to containing some fairly absurd descriptions of classics, it also makes a pretty strong case for 1982 being the best year for science fiction film.
Actors may be front and center but, sometimes, the location is the star of a movie. Hogwarts in Harry Potter, Bag End in Lord of the Rings, the firehouse in Ghostbusters, places like these have become as iconic — if not more so — than the movies they’re in.
There are already multiple official versions of Ridley Scott’s classic film Blade Runner, but Charles de Lauzirika and his production team managed to make a completely different cut using just the B-roll from the film and takes that ended up on the cutting room floor. Check out their 45-minute version of Rick…
Writing about the world to come is a scary proposition, because nothing becomes obsolete faster than futuristic visions. Especially if you're writing about a decade or two from now, your story risks looking ridiculous within a few years. So here are 10 tips to keep your near-future setting from looking too dated.
It might not be the biggest Harrison Ford-related news of the day, but I thought you guys would still probably like to know that actor/heartthrob/baby goose Ryan Gosling is in talks to join Blade Runner 2 in an unspecified role.
The Instagram account bladerunnerreality is dedicated to taking photos of the world that look like they could be straight out of Blade Runner. Is the knowledge that we are sort of living in Blade Runner comforting or distressing?
A massive gallery of behind-the-scenes Blade Runner slides has been uploaded to the internet, revealing a teeny, tiny world of space blimps and flying cars, all crafted with special care and beautiful attention to detail.
Sir Ridley Scott has made some of the greatest genre movies of all time, but in the last several years, he's also made some horrible mistakes. But his misfires and missed opportunities pale before the grievous error he's about to make: creating a sequel to Blade Runner.
Well, now we know who may replace Ridley Scott in the director's chair for the Blade Runner sequel: Denis Villeneuve, director of the Academy Award-nominated Prisoners.
What if your city elected a Replicant as mayor and you didn't know it? There's only way to guard against this situation, and that's by administering the Voight-Kampff test to every single candidate during the mayoral election. One newspaper in San Francisco did that back in 2003, and the results were amazing.
Second-year students at the Animation Workshop in Denmark were tasked with creating 30-second CG trailers inspired by classic movies. The group that was assigned Alien decided not to do a straight tribute, but instead mixed a bit of Jules Verne in with their scifi horror.
The above trio of pop culture heroes aren't publicity stills from their respective franchises - they're actually incredibly skillful portraits by an artist known as Euclase. I, err... bu-wah?
One of the things that makes Blade Runner so great is its cyberpunk vision of Los Angeles, a mishmash of architecture, language, and culture. This fascinating video essay takes us through the various components that make up this futuristic noir city and what they suggest about the history of Blade Runner's world.
Sometimes our favorite movies and TV shows feature some hideously ridiculous dialogue. And this nonsensical and melodramatic speech is part of why some movies are such a guilty pleasure. Here are the 10 awesomest lines of unintentionally funny dialogue from science fiction and fantasy movies and television.