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Pilipino Star
The essence of existenceAll those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.” So w
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain. Time to die.” So went the final soliloquy of the replicant Roy Batty (played by Rutger Hauer), in the original Blade Runner, a dark and richly poetic groundbreaking work of science... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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WA Today
Humanity, you're fired: The obsession with obsolescence at the heart of Blade Runner 2049upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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Manning River Times
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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The Courier
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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The North West Star
Humanity, you're fired: The bleak future of Blade Runnerupon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the h
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
upon, their creator. But in finally accepting his mortality and extending the hand of empathy to Deckard, lead Replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) came to seem more human than any human. Blade Runner 2049 similarly opens with a crawl of... Read more
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/Film
Blade Runner 2049 Spoiler Review: More Human than Humanand unlikable humanity can be, and how easy it can be to sympathize with the sy
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
and unlikable humanity can be, and how easy it can be to sympathize with the synthetic. In Blade Runner, Rutger Hauer’s Roy Batty was the villain, but he was also easy to root for. We felt bad for him, and we understood his needs – he wanted... Read more
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International Business Times
Revealed: How Ridley Scott and Harrison Ford's decade-long feud started you done to me?" As a joke, Hauer had dressed in candy pink trousers and Elton
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
you done to me?" As a joke, Hauer had dressed in candy pink trousers and Elton John sunglasses. Hauer, who played killer Roy Batty in the film based on Phillip K Dick's novel Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? had a close work relationship... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Blade Runner stuns with ambiguity, American Made entertainson Earth. A group of combat-trained replicants make it to Earth and Deckard is
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 11 days ago
on Earth. A group of combat-trained replicants make it to Earth and Deckard is tasked with finding them. Their leader, Roy Batty, played by Rutger Hauer, wants to know why he was created and how to extend his life. During his investigation,... Read more
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CNET
How real technology measures up to the 'Blade Runner' future"Blade Runner," we take our worst tendencies with us. War breaks out among the
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
"Blade Runner," we take our worst tendencies with us. War breaks out among the stars, as poetically described by replicant Roy Batty in the film. And the book makes it explicit that everyone opting to blast off from Earth gets their very own... Read more
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CNET
Before you see 'Blade Runner 2049,' check out this new cyberpunk game starring Rutger Hauerof its protagonist, police investigator Daniel Lazarski. That's the familiar-l
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
of its protagonist, police investigator Daniel Lazarski. That's the familiar-looking face of "Blade Runner" replicant Roy Batty. Aspyr/Screenshot by Gamespot staff Lazarski is no ordinary beat cop (just as Rick Deckard wasn't). He lives and... Read more
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/Film
Interview: Blade Runner 2049 Director Denis Villeneuvehow the replicants are done, there’s a lot of things that are suggested ideas,
/Film / Posted 12 days ago
how the replicants are done, there’s a lot of things that are suggested ideas, but the camera stays behind Rick Deckard or Roy Batty, and really at the human level, and that concern of his I felt. Ridley didn’t give me total freedom, but I felt... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Blade Runner 2049' delivers a visually dazzling follow-up 35 years after the originalcompelling enough to get lost in. "I've seen some things you people wouldn't be
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
compelling enough to get lost in. "I've seen some things you people wouldn't believe," Rutger Hauer's renegade replicant Roy Batty famously says in the first film, and viewers of this one will feel just the same. ------------ 'Blade Runner... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Blade Runner' went from Harrison Ford's 'miserable' production to Ridley Scott's unicorn scene, ending as a cult classicreflective skin," had exactly the look Scott wanted; she was signed as Rachal.
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
reflective skin," had exactly the look Scott wanted; she was signed as Rachal. International star Rutger Hauer became Roy Batty, the leader of the replicant band Deckard was to track down. Shooting was scheduled to begin on March 9, 1981, and... Read more
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The Forward
The Secret Jewish History of Blade Runnergiven to a gene-splicer named Sebastian. In both the novel and the film, Decka
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
given to a gene-splicer named Sebastian. In both the novel and the film, Deckard’s final battle is with an android named Roy Batty. In the film, the role was memorably played by Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, whom no less an authority than Dick... Read more
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New York Post
You’ll love the new ‘Blade Runner’ — unless you’re a womanarchitecture of Scott’s futuristic world but fails to conjure its wonderful str
New York Post / Posted 13 days ago
architecture of Scott’s futuristic world but fails to conjure its wonderful strangeness: Recall Rutger Hauer’s replicant, Roy Batty, howling like a wolf as he chases Harrison Ford’s detective Rick Deckard, or the humble genetic designer (William... Read more
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IGN
Blade Runner Explained: Breaking Down the History and World of the Sci-Fi Classichim when one of his favorite “sons” finds his way home, a platinum blond Replic
IGN / Posted 13 days ago
him when one of his favorite “sons” finds his way home, a platinum blond Replicant with a chip on his shoulder called… Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer), one of a handful of Replicants that have escaped into LA determined to find answers about their... Read more
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The Register
Hollywood has savaged enough sci-fi classics – let's hope Dick would dig Blade Runner 2049rejected by audiences, has shown insistent longevity. This must be partly due t
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
rejected by audiences, has shown insistent longevity. This must be partly due to the closing monologue of Rutger Hauer's Roy Batty in his final moments struggling with an emergent consciousness. "I've watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the... Read more
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IGN
Blade Runner 2049: Harrison Ford on Why It Matters If Deckard Is a Replicantalso costars in Blade Runner 2049 as Sapper Morton, and he takes a pretty sympa
IGN / Posted 14 days ago
also costars in Blade Runner 2049 as Sapper Morton, and he takes a pretty sympathetic approach to the Replicants and, as Roy Batty once put it, what it means to be a slave… “A lot of people may have missed in the first one, but … the more I... Read more
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/Film
Blade Runner 2049 Reviewboth Gosling and Ford are stellar. In the original Blade Runner, Deckard is as
/Film / Posted 14 days ago
both Gosling and Ford are stellar. In the original Blade Runner, Deckard is as much of a protagonist as his replicant prey, Roy Batty. Here, Gosling’s K is very much the lead, appearing in nearly every scene. K is a very introverted character, in... Read more
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Games Radar
Movies to watch this week at the cinema: Blade Runner 2049, The Glass Castle, and moreand harbour their own epochal secrets (naturally). The lack of an antagonist as
Games Radar / Posted 15 days ago
and harbour their own epochal secrets (naturally). The lack of an antagonist as impactful as Rutger Hauer’s poetic Roy Batty is the only significant shortcoming that can be mentioned without deep diving into a handful of questionable plot... Read more
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Philly.com
'Blade Runner 2049': How director Denis Villeneuve approached a sci-fi classicWhen he was offered the job to direct the sequel to Blade Runner, Denis Villene
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
When he was offered the job to direct the sequel to Blade Runner, Denis Villeneuve went a little Batty. As in Roy Batty, the synthesized human “replicant,” played by Rutger Hauer, who makes a pilgrimage to confront his visionary maker in the... Read more
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Mashable
The week's geekiest question: Which version of 'Blade Runner' to watch?far. But to many minds, the most egregious tweak is in the movie's dialogue it
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
far. But to many minds, the most egregious tweak is in the movie's dialogue itself. In most previous versions, replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) screams at his creator "I want more life, fucker." The Final Cut changed this to "I want more life,... Read more
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Games Radar
Blade Runner 2049 review: 'Stands shoulder to shoulder with one of the greatest films ever made'and harbour their own epochal secrets (naturally). The lack of an antagonist as
Games Radar / Posted 18 days ago
and harbour their own epochal secrets (naturally). The lack of an antagonist as impactful as Rutger Hauer’s poetic Roy Batty is the only significant shortcoming that can be mentioned without deep diving into a handful of questionable plot... Read more
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IGN
Blade Runner 2049 Reviewhas evolved and changed in meaningful ways since Deckard was first seen slurpin
IGN / Posted 18 days ago
has evolved and changed in meaningful ways since Deckard was first seen slurping noodles and bitching about his ex-wife. Roy Batty’s violent escapades on Earth did not mean the end of Replicant kind; no, the Replicants and the humans around them... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Film club screens final cut of the original Blade Runner Fridaywho hunt down and assassinate rogue replicants. His assignment now is to find
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
who hunt down and assassinate rogue replicants. His assignment now is to find and eliminate a quartet of replicants led by Roy Batty, unforgettably played by Rutger Hauer. Batty has escaped his colony and is on his way back to earth. You realize... Read more
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SKY News
Blade Runner 2049: What are the critics saying?Villeneuve is the most exciting director working right now But fear is a linge
SKY News / Posted 20 days ago
Villeneuve is the most exciting director working right now But fear is a lingering topic in the first film, with replicant Roy Batty asking Harrison Ford's Rick Deckard: "Quite an experience to live in fear, isn't it?". And Collider's Steven... Read more
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