Clocking in at just under three hours, Blade Runner 2049 had plenty of room to reference both its previous film and Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, which inspired both movies in the first place. The line between human and android has continued to opaque between the two films, but if subtlety isn’t to your liking, don’t worry: this sequel manages to be even bleaker than its source material.

At the same time, 2049 mixes in winks and nods while also elaborating on the franchise’s world. Product placement, foreign policy, and umbrellas are just the beginning of the ...

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