Blade Runner 2049 (2017) – Denis Villeneuve

Villeneuve’s stunningly beautiful sequel to the seminal, and iconic, 1982 Ridley Scott film is released to blu-ray and DVD today from Warner Brothers. With Scott serving as executive producer, and a story by original film scribe Hampton Fancher (joined by Michael Green), Villeneuve working with cinematographer Roger Deakins brings us another tale set in the…

Blade Runner (1982) – Ridley Scott

Between Alien and Blade Runner, Ridley Scott has created to genre defining classics, both of which close in on the holy grail of cinematic perfection for me. The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings me a chance to revisit this wonderfully dark sci-fi thriller. I read the book by Philip K. Dick, I bought the Marvel comics…

Alphaville (1965) – Jean-Luc Godard

A year before Gene Roddenberry’s stalwart Captain Kirk would take on ultimate computers and artificial intelligences controlling the lives of its subjects, a grizzled, film-noir detective/secret agent Lemmy Caution (Eddie Constantine) who is undoubtedly kin to Blade Runner Rick Deckard, travelled the interdimensional roads (in a car) from the Outlands to the planet (?)/city(?)/dimension(?) of Alphaville on…