This film did not disappoint. Justice was beautifully done to the original. It’s a visually stunning piece of work by director Denis Villeneuve and cinematographer Roger Deakins.
Here’s a collection of really cool Blade Runner 2049 videos. Warning: spoilers to be found after the ‘Official Prequel Shorts’ section! If you’ve not seen the film yet, I recommend you save this page and watch the Prequel Shorts afterwards.
Official Prequel Shorts
BLADE RUNNER 2049 - "2036: Nexus Dawn"
This beautifully scripted short film features Niander Wallace introducing his new line of replicants. This little prequel makes much more sense after seeing the feature. Directed by Luke Scott. 06:30
BLADE RUNNER 2049 - "2048: Nowhere to Run" Short
A nice backstory giving more depth to one of the first characters from the feature. While serving as a feel for some of the film’s aesthetic, this makes more sense to watch after. Directed by Luke Scott. 05:47
BLADE RUNNER 2049 - "Black Out 2022" Anime Short
This lovely Anime short takes place three years after Blade Runner, focussing on the electricity blackout that causes problems for civilisation. Directed by Shinichiro Watanabe. 15:44
Behind the Scenes
Weta Workshop - Blade Runner 2049 Miniatures
An insightful peak into some of the model making process. 04:35
Inside the Making of 'Blade Runner 2049'
Featuring behind the scenes footage of a few sets and locations. With some short interviews with; Denis Villeneuve (Director), Dennis Gassner (Production Designer), Harrison Ford (Rick Deckard), Paul Inglis (Supervising Art Director), Andrew A. Kosove (Producer), Doug Harlocker (Property Master), Broderick Johnson (Producer), Ryan Gosling (Officer K), Ana De Armas (Joi). Presented by Kim Taylor Bennett. 11:49
Blade Runner 2049 and the VFX behind Rachael
Added: Feb 2018. A nice feature by BBC Click on the VFX used to, rather successfully, recreate Rachael. Featuring Assets Supervisor Axel Akesson of MPC. 03:29
How the world of Blade Runner 2049 was created
This is an extremely good reaction video by CinemaTyler. 19:42
BLADE RUNNER 2049 - Official Trailer
BLADE RUNNER 2049 – Trailer 2
Ridley Scott Breaks Down His Favorite Scene from Blade Runner
Ridley Scott dissects the scene when replicant Rachel meets Deckard in the original feature. A great insight into a pre-digital practical lighting trick. 04:59
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