Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

Curated knowledge, trenchant insights & witty bon mots

Happy incept date, Roy

Roy Batty, the alpha android in the classic dystopian sci-fi film Blade Runner, became activated on Jan. 8, 2016: #RoysBirthday #BladeRunner — Joel McHale (@joelmchale) January 8, 2016 Mashable rounded up some Twitter reaction to the milestone. Here is the Blade Runner scene in which Roy meets his maker as his ‘life’ is winding […]

more... »

Thu, January 7 2016 » Film, Main Page, Minutiae, photos » Comments Off on Happy incept date, Roy

‘Blade Runner’, final cut

A coverage/review round-up of the sci-fi masterpiece by director Ridley Scott, first released in 1982, a pseudo-director’s (but still good!) cut in 1992 and now the “final cut,” which has opened for a limited run in Toronto at the Regent Theatre.

more... »

Sat, November 10 2007 » Film, Main Page » Comments Off on ‘Blade Runner’, final cut

Blade Runner – The Final Cut

The back story on how the third version of director Ridley Scott’s classic sci-fi film came to be. Hint: commerce trumped art!

more... »

Sun, September 30 2007 » Film, Main Page » Comments Off on Blade Runner – The Final Cut