John Nelson, the Oscar-winning VFX supervisor on 'Blade Runner 2049' talks us through the most difficult VFX sequences on Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi sequel.
The year 2017 saw some gains for comic book fans, as well as some sleeper hits that took many movie-goers by surprise. DC won big with “Wonder Woman”, but “Justice League” drew mixed reactions, while Marvel scored with “Thor: Ragnarok”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2”, not forgetting the formerly Fox-owned “Logan”. “Baby Driver” was a surprise hit, while “Blade Runner 2049” brought the franchise back for a new generation in a way that many others failed to do the year before.
What will you choose? Gladiator? Blade Runner? Alien? Black Hawk Down? Or something else entirely? Ridley Scott has got an amazing back catalogue to choose from.
'Blade Runner 2049' has failed to turn its dazzling crop of five-star reviews into cold hard cash on its opening weekend at the box office.
“Blade Runner 2049” is an American science-fiction film in English that’s a sequel to 1982’s “Blade Runner”, itself based loosely on the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?”. A replicant-hunter, known as a blade runner (who is also a newer-model replicant himself), stumbles across a horrifying secret that could change the fate of the world, and seeks out a former blade runner in his quest for answers. “Blade Runner 2049” is directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Hampton Francher, with additional screenplay credits for Michael Green.
Critics weren't kind to Ridley Scott's sci-fi opus on release in 1982, so when did the tables turn, and how exactly did 'Blade Runner' cement its place in movie history?
Director Denis Villeneuve has collaborated with Johnnie Walker to create a brand new limited edition whisky that'll also appear in 'Blade Runner 2049'.
Watch Ryan Gosling’s Officer K stumble upon a dystopian labor camp with hundreds of children.
Director of the 1982 original promises the sequel will answer the long-debated question "one way or the other."
A live-action adaptation of the iconic manga comic (also filmed as a seminal 1988 anime) has been in Hollywood development hell for decades with many huge names including Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Evans, Keanu Reeves, and Christopher Nolan all linked with the project at various stages. 1982-1990 – Katsuhiro Otomo launches his original manga. Set in Neo-Tokyo, 2019 after the nuclear apocalypse, it tells the epic story of youngsters Kaneda, Tetsuo against the backdrop of gang violence, psychic kids and motorbike chases.