Deckard Joi K and Rachael from Blade Runner 2049

Major spoilers for Blade Runner 2049.

Blade Runner 2049 doesn’t just continue the story of Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic; it changes the very meaning of the original Blade Runner.

2049 deserves to sit alongside the likes of The Godfather Part II and The Empire Strikes Back as worthy and great sequels to already revered movies; against all the odds, this belated entry expands the world and themes to provide something at once faithful and new. And, like how Godfather reveals Vito Corleone’s origins or Empire a shocking truth about Luke Skywalker’s past, Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up shifts how you’re going to watch ...

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