Blade Runner

Blade Runner, Deckard (Harrison Ford) pursues Replicant, Zhora (Joanna Cassidy) through the crowded streets of a hellishly dystopian future Los Angeles

Blade Runner’s Moving Still

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 one of the most powerful and influential examples of cinematic postmodernism.

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 (1982) | Review by Pauline Kael

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 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.