At first, I was enthusiastic about Blade Runner 2049.
Then, for reasons that I’m still not quite sure that I understand, I became rather less enthusiastic. I thought about all the disappointing sequels and reboots that I’ve seen and, for whatever reason, I failed to take into account all of the recent sequels — Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Logan, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 –– that I’ve seen that actually did work. I thought about how tremendous hype often leads to disturbing results. I considered that, after a countless number of brilliant films, Denis Villeneuve is due for disappointment. These were my concerns and I started to lower my expectations.
But then, earlier today, I saw the trailer and it looks totally badass!
Seriously, I love that trailer.
And here it is!