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Tag: Blade Runner 2049

An Exploration of the Human and Non-Human in ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Introduction It has been said that humanity is in a flourishing “age of technology.” While some praise the innovations taken in the name of furthering technology, others worry about the negative impacts that may occur when altering the fabric of nature. This is a conflict most notably seen in the field of artificial intelligence. As ...

‘Blade Runner’ Anime Series in the Works at Adult Swim

The Blade Runner universe is expanding once more with an anime series that will air on Adult Swim in the United States. The cable channel has partnered with Alcon Television Group and anime streaming outlet Crunchyroll to produce Blade Runner — Black Lotus, a 13-episode series inspired by Blade Runner 2049, the sequel to Ridley Scott's 1982 ...

Academy Awards 2018: A Small but Meaningful Win for the Horror, Sci-Fi & Superhero Genres

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Every year, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences honour some of the best films of the year. Every year however, aside from an incredibly small number of films, the horror, sci-fi, superhero and action genres are often subjected to snubs by the Academy. While these films strike a chord ...

Academy Award Nominations 2018: The Complete List of Nominees

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos Today, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences revealed the nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards. Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis made the announcement alongside Academy president John Bailey, beginning at 8:22 a.m. ET, live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Jimmy Kimmel is returning as host of the Oscars, which ...

2018 Academy Award Predictions

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos As 2017 draws to a close, many film sites (including this one) have begun releasing their annual end-of-year lists commemorating cinema's best of the best. With everything from sci-fi classics to animated marvels to Oscar-contender films having all been shown, many are now looking towards January 23, 2018 aka. the night ...

Top 10 Best Movies of 2017

2017 has been a rather interesting year for cinema. Looking back at all the titles released since Janurary 1st, you really get a full grasp at the abundance of films viewers were actually offered this year. Superhero classics graced the screen like Logan and Wonder Woman while the horror genre had yet another stellar year ...

The Ten Best Film Scenes of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we here at Talkies Network have decided to release several top ten’s commemorating the best and worst moments in film this year. This will be the first. 2017 has been in a stellar year for cinema and this list will highlight ten of the best scenes seen on the ...

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Co-Writer Says the Film was Partially Inspired by the MCU

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes The Marvel Cinematic Universe sent out a frenzy through modern cinema as many studios are now jumping on the world building bandwagon. One film that has expanded an age old world was Blade Runner 2049, the long awaited sequel to Ridley Scott's Blade Runner. By why am I talking about two vastly ...

Blade Runner 2049 Review

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos & Mathew ‘JJ’ Simoes 1982’s Blade Runner is a sci-fi cult classic. A film that, upon premiering, received mixed reviews and was quickly dismissed by moviegoers. Fast forward several years, and it is now looked at as a landmark in filmmaking thanks to its incredible visuals, existential themes and a phenomenal ...

Jared Leto on Why He’s Never Watched ‘Suicide Squad’

Written By: Mathew 'JJ' Simoes Suicide Squad is a film that has many problems. The cast however was not one of them as, for the most part, the Squad themselves seemed to have great chemistry on screen. One casting however that has left fans divided was Jared Leto as The Joker. Some hate his incarnation while ...

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Review Round-Up: Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Written By: Artur Galvao We've waited 35 years but now, the sequel to the critically acclaimed sci-fi classic is here. Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, picks up 30 years after the original film and brings in a fresh cast which includes Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, and Robin Wright along with a returning Harrison Ford who ...

No One Can Outrun the Truth in the Newest ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Trailer

Written By: Nick Poulimenakos A new trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2039 has debuted online and, similar to the first trailer, it shows off the story but still keeps the film shrouded in mystery. The trailer officially debuted on ABC's Good Morning America and reveals new details on the sci-fi thriller. Rick Dekard (Harrison ...

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