As a direct sequel set decades after the events of the first Blade Runner film, 2049 builds off of many plot points from the original and makes mentions of events that already transpired.
Note: Contains minor spoilers and tear-jerking imagery.
We are all going to experience pain and die, we do not even know why we are here, we did not ask for this life.
So it seems interesting enough to ask: Is art interpreted as a whole or of its parts and within its specific context?
Made in a time of extreme political unrest and disenfranchisement, Z remains distinct among a sea of other political films dealing with similar topics, and its interesting style continues to generate new audiences for the film.
This movie is over the top, but in a way that it’s so bad that it’s good. When you think they’re going to make an awful joke they make the awful joke.
Some quick background: I am the self-proclaimed Star Wars expert of WIUX. I think my peers would back me up on this, albeit with some eye-rolling. I know the backstories. I know the names of starships. I know the best order to watch the franchise in (4, 5, 2, 3, 6), and I’ll go on…