'Blade Runner 2049' Review: A Classic Renewed With Soulful Beauty

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'Blade Runner 2049' Review: A Classic Renewed With Soulful Beauty

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The big question in “Blade Runner 2049” continues to be the one posed by Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi masterpiece. Who is human, made of flesh and blood, and who is a replicant, built in a factory but able to pass for human in most respects? For those who’ve cherished the original all these years, the larger question has been whether the new film itself would be a kind of replicant, a soulless simulacrum of a visionary work of art that dared to combine a film-noir plot with startling images of a bleak urban future. The very good and surprising news is that Denis Villeneuve’s sequel is anything but soulless, let alone exploitative,…

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