Blade Runner: Final Cut (Premium Collection) (Blu-ray)
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Jason, Bellville. 13 September 2010
Believe it or not, but this is the first time I've ever seen this title. And being that this was the Final Cut version, I have no way of saying whether or not it is an improvement over the previous versions. What I can say is that it was good, good enough to warrant a second viewing some time in the future. Technically it is astounding, and that is before I even get to the Blu-Ray enhancements. The dark, sci-fi meets urbain noir setting convinces to the point that I almost forgot the actors where on a set, though the occasional matte painting did stand out to ruin my immersion ever so slightly.
Let me add that the Blu-Ray treatment can be considered reference quality. Again, I can't speak of the magnitude of any improvements but I loved what I saw and what I heard. I'm not sure that the creators intended from the start to create a seminal piece of filmmaking, but that is exactly what happened here. At its core it's quite a simple tale; the fun comes in how one interprets what is conveyed. In that regard, repeated viewing is a must. Who knows, maybe I'll be able to make sense of the unicorn.
Andries, South Africa. 20 January 2014
A Sci-Fi classic. Moody and atmospheric. Has also not really aged. BD does it justice.
Daniel, South Africa. 22 July 2016
Timeless classic. Need I say more
Ansie, South Africa. 11 January 2017
A timeless classic and simply one of the greatest films ever made, to this day Ridley Scott's magnum opus still manages to blow away with some of the best visuals and characters ever put to film.
A must see for fans of science fiction and cinema everywhere.
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