The Hourchive

A conversation about everything, one hour at a time

The Hourchive is a conversation about everything, one hour at a time.

Blade Runner | Ep #40

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We've seen things you people wouldn't believe... For the third installment of our retrospectacle on the films of 1982, we chastise nerds for over-analyzing Ridley Scott's masterpiece Blade Runner, and then over-analyze Ridley Scott's masterpiece Blade Runner. Do you like our owl?   

Show Notes: 

03:01 Blade Runner: have it your way
03:40 Original ending w/Deckard's voice-over
05:45 The Final Cut
06:57 Ridley Scott: A likeable weirdo
07:50 Video Hound's Complete Guide to Cult Flicks & Trash Pics
10:01 Putting the cult in cult
12:10 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
16:00 The Deckard/Batty dance
16:23 Interlude: Vangelis: "Blade Runner End Titles"
17:50 Vangelis' score: "just gross"
24:28 So much style
25:30 The deal with Deckard
32:45 Interlude: "Tears in Rain"
35:10 Prometheus: Blade Runner in space
36:45 The Jesus Engineer 
41:55 An awkward, drowsy love scene
45:20 Interlude: White Zombie: "More Human Than Human"
46:05 The value of repeat viewings
49:35 The Ulysses effect
52:01 Another Runner?
56:35 Red Dwarf: Back to Earth

 


Blade Runner | #40