Mark Kermode on Blade Runner 2049

Reviewing Blade Runner 2049 for the Observer in October 2017, Mark Kermode remarked of Denis Villeneuve’s sequel to the Ridley Scott classic that it was

as good as the hype suggests, spectacular enough to win over new generations of viewers, yet deep enough to reassure diehard fans that their cherished memories haven’t been reduced to tradable synthetic implants.

As the UK’s premiere film critic, Kermode’s judgement carries substantial weight among cinephiles and casual film-goers alike and his Observer review is available in its entirety here.

Join us next Monday 4th December at the School of Optometry for our own discussion of the new Blade Runner film, its predecessor, and the Philip K. Dick novel from which both films draw their inspiration.

Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

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