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Blade Runner (1982) - Harrison Ford as Deckard

BLADE RUNNER – Review by Michael Dempsey [Film Quarterly]

by Michael Dempsey In director Ridley Scott’s $30-million noir thriller, Blade Runner, set in Los Angeles 36 years from now, sophisticated new robots known as...
Blade Runner (1982) Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard

BLADE RUNNER’S MOVING STILL – Essay by Elissa Marder

by Elissa Marder In the decade that has elapsed since Blade Runner's first commercial release, Ridley Scott’s 1982 science-fiction film has been retroactively hailed as...
Blade Runner - Roy Batty and Pris

BLADE RUNNER: SCIENCE FICTION & TRANSCENDENCE

A discussion of the film's atmosphere relating BLADE RUNNER to Film Noir and of the significance of the Christian symbolism of the film
Blade Runner (1982) - Harrison Ford as Deckard

IDEOLOGY AS DYSTOPIA: AN INTERPRETATION OF ‘BLADE RUNNER’

Unlike the vast majority of films in the science fiction genre, 'Blade Runner' refuses to neutralize the most abhorrent tendencies of our age and casts serious doubt on a host of the cliches about where we should locate their causes
Blade Runner (1982) Director Ridley Scott and Harrison Ford on the set

BLADE RUNNER: 21ST CENTURY NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. INTERVIEW WITH RIDLEY SCOTT

by Harlan Kennedy Do Androids dream of electric sheep? Do Northumbrians dream of eclectic myths? Every so often the British cinema hatches a mold-busting filmmaker, and the...
Blade Runner (1982) - Roy chases Deckard through the building

FUTURISTIC ‘BLADE RUNNER’ – Review by Janet Maslin

The view of the future offered by Ridley Scott's muddled yet mesmerizing 'Blade Runner' is as intricately detailed as anything a science-fiction film has yet envisioned
Blade Runner (1982) - As Deckard's grip loosens, Roy hoists him onto the roof, saving him

BLADE RUNNER AND SARTRE: THE BOUNDARIES OF HUMANITY

Blade Runner (Ridley Scott, 1982) combines film noir and science fiction to tell a story that questions what it means to be human
Alien (1979) - Ian Holm, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt and John Hurt

ALIEN (1979) – Review by Brian McFarlane for ‘Cinema Papers’

Brian McFarlane reviews Ridley Scott's sci-fi movie 'Alien'. Published in 'Cinema Papers' magazine, December 1979 - January 1980 issue
H.R. Giger on the set of Alien (1979) by Ridley Scott

H.R. GIGER: BEHIND THE ALIEN FORMS

Interview with Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger, designer of the monsters in Ridley Scott's sci-fi movie 'Alien'
Alien (1979) - Sigourney Weaver on set with director Ridley Scott

RIDLEY SCOTT: DIRECTING ‘ALIEN’ THROUGH AN ARTIST’S EYES

The Making of "Alien". Interview with director Ridley Scott. Published in 'Starlog' n. 26, September 1979
Alien (1979) - Ripley (Sigourney Weaver)

ALIEN (1979): A GOTHIC SET IN SPACE – Review by Vincent...

Vincent Canby reviews Ridley Scott Si-Fi movie 'Alien' (1979). Published in The New York Times, May 25, 19
Alien (1979) by Ridley Scott

ALIEN (1979): INTERVIEW WITH SCREEWRITER DAN O’BANNON

by Bob Martin Vistas of unearthly beauty. . . A creature of inescapable terror. . . It’s SF cinema’s first outer space gothic thriller In some...
Callie Khouri and a scene from Ridley Scott's 'Thelma & Louise'

CALLIE KHOURI: SCRIPTING THELMA & LOUISE

Interview by Ana Maria Bahiana. In a town like LA, where everybody from your valet parker to your dentist seems to be writing a screenplay with dreams of wealth and glory on their minds, Callie Khouri is a strange, notable exception.
Blade Runner, Deckard (Harrison Ford) pursues Replicant, Zhora (Joanna Cassidy) through the crowded streets of a hellishly dystopian future Los Angeles

BLADE RUNNER: RECENSIONE DI GIOVANNI GRAZZINI

Uno dei più clamorosi film di fantascienza che si siano visti negli ultimi anni, una delle più sgomentevoli profezie sull'imminente medioevo, uno dei frutti più maturi del cinema spettacolare.
Deckard (Harrison Ford) and Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) in the Ridley Scott film Blade Runner

BLADE RUNNER: BABY, THE RAIN MUST FALL – Review by Pauline...

Blade Runner doesn’t engage you directly; it forces passivity on you. It sets you down in this lopsided maze of a city, with its post-human feeling, and keeps you persuaded that something bad is about to happen.
Philip K. Dick

PHILIP K. DICK ON ‘BLADE RUNNER’

With unflinching honesty, the author of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" discusses its cinematic adaptation and the shock of reading the original screenplay, which made him think that he had died and been condemned to eternal torture.
Blade Runner - Harrison Ford

BLADE RUNNER – Recensione di Fernaldo Di Giammatteo

Analisi di Blade Runner a cura di Fernaldo Di Giammatteo, pubblicata nel volume Milestones