Robert’s Reviews: Blade Runner 2049

Hello Clever People! Welcome to my review for Ridley Scott’s game changing sci-fi film, this one directed by Oscar nominee Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049. This Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling led flick follows Officer K, a replicant deeply troubled by a memory he feels is extremely vivid, and as he discovers it, he is lead down a rabbit hole changing his life and his society forever. Click below to watch the review for one of this years greatest films!

Robert Burke
Robert Burke is a 14-year-old film critic currently attending Shasta High School. His love for film started when he was very young, and grows as he learns more and more about it. Robert expresses his love for film through reviews, which can be found on this website every Saturday. Film is not his only passion, as he also loves to act in local productions with Cascade Theater, Shasta College and Riverfront Playhouse. He currently lives in Redding, CA, and hopes to one day be a film director. To view all of Robert’s reviews go to
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5 Responses

  1. Matthew Grigsby says:

    I love that you pointed out how artistic this film is, and it’s a rare blockbuster that can also be art. It was truly beautiful, with long scenes of primary colors. I was hypnotized by the movie and it needs to be seen on a big screen.
    Great review, keep them coming!

  2. Tim says:

    I thought it had an intriguing storyline, but was about an hour too long. I literally checked my watch during the climatic action finale and thought “oh come on, die already” before wondering why everybody looked so warm splashing around in water when it was cold enough to snow.

    Harrison Ford was a bit of disappointment too, though he wasn’t given a lot to work with. At 75, he would be a lot more credible pitching term life insurance or Metamucil than trading punches with someone half his age. On the other hand, a robot was the perfect culmination of Ryan Gosling’s years of playing emotionally distant, quiet, monotone characters.

  3. Beverly Stafford says:

    Nice to see a review of a film that you enjoyed so much. Looking forward to seeing it.

  4. dodie says:

    So glad you liked this movie! I am going to have to see it now… just convinced my husband to see it also based on your review.

  5. Stephanie Luke says:

    I think it is one of the best, if not the best, SF movies ever made. It surpasses the original in most ways, and Ryan Gosling is superb. It is “thinky” and beautiful and spends enough time on ideas instead of blasting the viewer’s eyes and ears with constant car/air/running/whatever sequences of mayhem and destruction.

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