Director Denis Villeneuve takes a swing at continuing the sad, dirty, lonely, futuristic hell first brought to the screen by Ridley Scott more than 30 years ago in Blade Runner. Ryan Gosling stars and Harrison Ford returns for Blade Runner 2049.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens has arrived. It has been built up to nearly impossible expectations from legions of fans from around the world. After rebooting and nearly destroying the Star Trek franchise, the bar was set extremely high for JJ Abrams and his crew. How JJ Abrams pulled it off will be debated for years to come.
Listen to this episode to hear the guys discussed:
What they liked:
- The new cast and characters
- The commitment to physical sets, props, and a fully-realized universe
What they did not like:
- The plot is nearly a remake of Episode IV