Holding Out Your Hand

Since I’m feeling in a poem-y kind of mood, here’s a reblog of a Blade Runner 2049 inspired poem I found.

Smoke words every day.

A monochromatic answer to my
neon glow query
A laugh that distils rebuke
to my naive little worry
Nothing really happened
according to you
while I was battling with gigantic spacecrafts
filled with aliens from the galaxy of assumptions
and suddenly
The surroundings turned orange
I walked passively beyond your magnetic repulsion
and found myself free of all that you are
A black hole that sucks in my brightest day
A tsunami that drowns what I’ve built for myself

You realise that something did happen
and walked with a purpose towards me
while I lost mine
The dust-storm turned from orange to grey
and the momentary peace turned into a lasting anomaly
of me turning back towards you,
Watching you make the effort I’d always wanted you to

We walk towards each other
The centre of which has a broken Roman statue
That held its hand towards nothingness
still hoping…

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More Human than Human – The Symbology of Replicants and the Identity of Deckard in ‘Blade Runner’

Don’t have time to write a post right now. Here’s a great post about blade runner that I encourage you to read.

Take 2 Films

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With the release of Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner: 2049 just days away, I thought it apt to return to the masterful original to (hopefully) uncover one of its deepest mysteries: what is the identity of Rick Deckard? The overall aim of this analysis is to show how Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner establishes Replicants as symbols for the human race, and throws our preconception of Deckard’s identity into question.

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