Blade Runner

5.7.19

How the Devs Behind 'Sable' Found Inspiration in the Enigmatic

Beyond every mysterious horizon is research, writing, and careful planning.

8.15.18

This Game Lets You Yell ‘Enhance!’ at Your Screen Like a Cheesy Crime Drama Trope

Developer Nicole He made ENHANCE.COMPUTER to riff off an old, ridiculous movie and TV cliché.

7.6.18

Where are the Radical Politics of Cyberpunk?

The aesthetics and politics of the genre shadow a harsh reality: there might not have been all that much “punk” there to begin with.

1.31.18

How the Fake but Really Cool Computers in Movies Get Made

Whether it's a DNA database in 'Blade Runner 2049' or the heads up display in Iron Man's suit, real world user interface designers are hard at work making sure characters have a way to operate their fictional tech.

1.5.18

You Need to Watch the Golden Globes This Weekend

If only it didn't require having cable.

11.30.17

Liquor Up Your Loved Ones with These Boozy Gifts

Surely someone in your life needs a Campari crystal ring.

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11.1.17

We Talk 'Blade Runner 2049,' Identity, and Choice on the New Waypoint 101

You wanted a spoilercast for the new cyberpunk spectacular? You got one.

10.27.17

Taylor Swift's "...Ready for It?" Might Be the Geekiest Video of All Time

But let's investigate just how nerdy it gets.

10.10.17

Cyberpunk Cities Fetishize Asian Culture But Have No Asians

The "Blade Runner" universe is visually Asian, so where are the Asian people?

10.9.17

Is 'Blade Runner: 2049' GOOD or BAD?

Masterful cyberpunk or boring slog? A debate.

10.9.17

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Isn't the Movie Denis Villeneuve Wanted to Make

Villeneuve is stuck in the gilded prison of the blockbuster filmmaker: You can make whatever you want, as long as it's forged from someone else’s memories.

10.6.17
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