Los Angeles, 2019. Bounty hunter Rick Deckard (Ford) is told to terminate four dangerous synthetic beings, or ‘replicants’, led by Roy Batty (Hauer). As the pursuit becomes increasingly brutal, the line between human and machine is blurred.
Scott has said, “Why watch a film seven times? Because someone’s done it right and transported you to its world.” This retooling makes the film worth an eighth trip, and more. Not a case of Blade Runner Redux, but Blade Runner Deluxe.
Reviewed by Adam Smith
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