Blade Runner 2049, 2017 - ★★★½

I wanted to love this as much as the original, but I didn’t. Visually and conceptually, it is stunning. I love everything about the cinematography, the soundtrack and so on. However, I just found Ryan Gosling’s K curiously unengaging. The problem was that I couldn’t work out if his character was supposed to be so blank, which would be reasonable, given who/what he is, or whether he was giving a very understated performance.

I think that coloured the rest of the film for me: I cared much more about his holographic girlfriend than I did about any of the other characters (including Deckard).

Maybe I need to watch it again.

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