Produced for old sci-fi and fantasy conventions--back when the nerdy convention circuit was less corporate and even less frequently bathed--this 16mm, 13-minute Blade Runner featurette takes a look behind the scenes of the now-classic, and includes interviews with three of the lead geniuses in making the film as enduring as it is: director Ridley Scott, visual effects designer Douglas Trumbull, and production designer/futurist Syd Mead. It also for some reason provides examples of what it would be like to replace the film's iconic Vangelis score with a funky '70s porn track. Highly informative at several levels.
If you still haven't gotten around to Prometheus, you should stop reading this now. Okay? But if you have watched the film, you probably recall that when David translates Weyland's message to the revived Engineer, the Engineer's reply comes swiftly and silently in the form of b... / Continue →
Well, may yet see Harrison Ford as an aged replicant clinging to his youth with an earring.
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Earlier this year, when Alcon Entertainment bought the rights to Blade Runner--a crown jewel to place alongside such lesser trophies as their Dude, Where's My Car?, Chasing Liberty, Racing Stripes, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, the Wicker Man remake, P.S. I Love You, O... / Continue →