Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuve Is Still Wrapping His Head Around Why Blade Runner 2049 Underperformed

<i>Blade Runner 2049</i> was a critical darling, getting a largely raving reception, but audiences didn’t seem to reciprocate. The movie had lackluster …

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Denis Villeneuve on why Blade Runner 2049 tanked at the box office

<b>Blade Runner 2049</b> was by far this fall’s biggest box-office upset. A film that was almost unanimously praised by critics, but was a complete failure …

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What the box office failure of Blade Runner 2049 tells us about the state of cinema

Posted on November 16, 2017<p><i>Despite being visually stunning with an all-star cast and cult following, Blade Runner 2049 is a loss-making epic in a</i> …

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Why All Designers Should Read Cyberpunk

<i>As Silicon Valley bigwigs develop cyberpunk-inspired tech, our reality looks a lot more like science fiction.</i><p>Molly Millions is cool. Her augmented …

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'Blade Runner 2049' production designer finds the beauty in the bleak

Oscar-winning production designer Dennis Gassner is the veteran of nearly 30 films by many of the most respected directors in the world — the Coen brothers, Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Weir, Sam Mendes and Stephen Frears among them. Four decades into a film career, Gassner has a virtually unrivaled …

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Virtual Reality: Still Loading

The Facebook Oculus LA party showed VR is stuck between novelty and full-formed technology<p>Virtual reality — with a few notable exceptions — is still …

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Vicon Helps Framestore Create Crowds for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

<b>OXFORD, U.K. --</b> A crash landing, a bruised hero, a crowd about to swarm. For Framestore, <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>’s thrilling Trash Mesa attack sequence had …

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Blade Runner 2049 And The 'Inherent Flaws' Of Practical Effects

Practical effects have become boutique. Often we hear about them far in advance, as a key component of a film’s marketing, as was the case with <i>Mad</i> …

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Has Blade Runner 2049's failure killed off the smart sci-fi blockbuster?

Despite fantastic reviews, Denis Villeneuve’s brainy, big-budget sequel has not made enough money to launch a new universe at the multiplex • WARNING: This article contains plot spoilers for Blade Runner 2049<p>If there was ever a movie to leave you wanting more, it is Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner …

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Blade Runner 2049 Used Amazingly Detailed Miniature Sets to Bring Its Cities to Life

Despite 35 years of technological advancements separating <i>Blade Runner</i> and its sequel, the visual effects wizards who helped create the tired and worn …

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Weta’s BLADE RUNNER 2049 Miniatures Are Mind-Bogglingly Detailed

As you watched K aerially coast across the bleak cityscape of Los Angeles in the year 2049 in <i>Blade Runner 2049</i>, you may have experienced a sense of …

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Blade Runner 2049 loses big, Wonder Woman 2 in trouble, Black Widow movie will happen and more – Weekend News Roundup

Sometimes a movie can get the best reviews and great word of mouth, but it doesn’t connect with an audience. That was the story of 2017’s <b>Blade Runner</b> …

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Weta Workshop Making Blade Runner 2049 Miniatures Is Just The Best

This is beyond cool. Our mates over the ditch, Weta Workshop in New Zealand's "Wellywood" - Wellington - making incredible miniatures.<p>Weta's High …

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Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 wins over critics, loses at the box office

Big budget sequel hasn't even dented the top 10 highest-grossing films in Quebec<p>Quebec filmmaker ​Denis Villeneuve's latest project, <i>Blade Runner …

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How Weta Workshop Brought Blade Runner 2049 To Life

Having a job at Weta Workshop must be the actual best.<p>The New Zealand production studio creates all sorts of effects, CGI, prosthetics and …

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Denis Villeneuve Preps First Love ‘Dune’ as ‘Bond 25’ Beckons

The director of "Blade Runner 2049" embraces female empowerment in "Dune" and remains fascinated with Daniel Craig's Bond.<p>“Blade Runner 2049” …

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Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve has been in talks for Bond 25

"I would love to work with Daniel and a Bond movie for me would be a treat."<p><i>Blade Runner 2049</i> director Denis Villeneuve has responded to the rumours …

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Behind the Art Direction & Brand Identity of Blade Runner 2049

Seriously bummed that the movie Blade Runner 2049 didn't perform well as expected. With a settlement of a high score from most well-known movie blogs …

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Blade Runner 2049's box office failure could cost its producers $80 million

Whether Deckard is a replicant suddenly doesn't seem so important.<p>Despite all the anticipation, acclaim and A-list stars, it seems that <i>Blade Runner</i> …

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A visual journey through the screen graphics of ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Territory Studio is behind some of the coolest UI and screen graphics you’ve seen in recent films, from <i>Prometheus</i> to <i>Ghost in the Shell</i> and now <i>Blade</i> …

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Blade Runner bummer: sequel headed toward $80 million loss despite high expectations

It's quite an experience to live in fear — especially when your ultra-expensive sci-fi spectacle is bombing at the box office. While it was one of …

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Blade Runner 2049 - Territory

CLOSE<p>Clients: Alcon Entertainment<br>Categories: Sci-Fi<p>Tapped to create screen graphics for the sequel to Ridley Scott’s iconic film, Territory joined …

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The Big Reasons 'Blade Runner 2049' And 'Ghostbusters' Both Bombed

In the final tally, <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> will earn around $250 million worldwide on a $150m budget. That’s what we used to call “a disappointment in relation to cost.” As I’ve noted before, a $250m worldwide gross for a long, R-rated, adult-skewing, relatively dry and action-lite sci-fi tone poem is …

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How Are Blade Runner and Alien Connected?

With the release of Blade Runner 2049, fans finally got the chance to return to the distinctive world introduced in the original film. As it happens, …

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'Blade Runner 2049' Losses Could Hit $80 Million for Producer Alcon

The sequel to the 1982 cult classic will earn far less than its $400 million goal.<p>Alcon Entertainment and Sony's <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> had everything …

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The theological brilliance of Blade Runner 2049

Before Denis Villeneuve's <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> was released in theaters a little more than a month ago, Hollywood insiders speculated that the movie …

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Blade Runner 2049 Box Office Failure Might Cost Producers $80 Million

This just in from the This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Department: <b>Blade Runner 2049</b>, the existential sci-fi tone poem sequel from <b>Denis …

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Movies and TV choose to tell us different stories about the cities of today

The way cities are portrayed reveals and shapes public perceptions of the city. For young people, in particular, the media inform and disseminate the …

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Blade Runner 2049 Could Lose $80 Million

<b>Blade Runner 2049</b> is reportedly facing about $80 million in loses for its production company by the time the film ends its theatrical run. The …

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Box Office: Thor holds at #1 as it speeds past $20m in 11 days

Share Email Comments<p>Box office takings eased just 7% across the four-day weekend, meaning the total for the top 20 movies held above $13m. Three new …

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