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How film noir influenced the seminal fashion of Blade Runner

Less than a month since the release of Blade Runner 2049, and thirty-five years after the premiere of Blade Runner, I am still celebrating the original. Set in a dystopian 2019, Ridley Scott’s film envisioned a decaying Los Angeles, bleak and neon-lit, with overpopulated streets and striking cityscapes of dark buildings soaring up into smog-covered […]

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Brand X – Time magazine interview with Eldon Tyrell

Few figures in North American industry today can be said to be true giants in their field. Long-established names have suffered gradual collapse or found themselves targets for amalgamation or overseas take-over, leaving just a handful of firms standing. The genetics sector especially has seen often fierce consolidation since its beginnings in the early 1980s, […]

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Wallpaper Wednesday | Blade Runner

Continuing our tie-in to The Big Picture issue 10 ‘Rebellious Loners‘ theme, this week’s selection of downloadable film stills come from Ridley Scott’s dystopian future-noir – Blade Runner. Simply Right click>Save as on your preferred screen size to download each wallpaper. Images ©Warner Bros. Screen Size: 1280×1024 |   1280×800 |   1024×768 Screen Size: 1280×1024 |   […]

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Spotlight: Gods and Monsters – Why the heroes and villains of the screen can’t be like us

There’s a good chance that a rebellious loner gave you your first taste of cinematic adrenalin, because above all, we’re looking for someone to root for. Someone who, whether real or fictional, seems larger than life. There’s troubled teenybopper idols Brando, Dean and Clift, Jimmy Cagney shooting his way to the top of the world, […]