Welcome to KIWIreviews - product reviews
•  click here to return to the homepage  •
Welcome visitor.Join us or log in

Product reviews on kiwireviews.nz : Friday 29th May 2020 - 10:04:38

QuickSearch for:    What is QuickSearch?
QuickJump to:    What is QuickJump?
logon name: p/w:  
I want to:

You Are Here...

Home > Categories > Movies > Sci-Fi > Blade Runner review

« Bewitched reviewBewitchedBorat reviewBorat »

Score: 5.6/10  [2 reviews]
2 out of 5
ProdID: 5014 - Blade Runner
Directed by Ridley Scott

Blade Runner
Price:
$14.95
Available:
Yes

Blade Runner product reviews

Man Has Made His Match... Now It's His Problem.

Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a "blade runner" stalking genetically made criminal replicants.

    •  Their crime: wanting to be human.
    •  His assignment: kill them.



Tags:
clones   cloning   daryl hannah   dvd   edward james olmos   future   harrison ford   m emmet walsh   ridley scott   rutger hauer   scifi   sean young   william sanderson
Other listings you may be interested in:
Aliens in the AtticAliens in the Attic
Rating: 8.3
Deadly ImpactDeadly Impact
Rating: 9.0
TedTed
Rating: 4.3
Men in BlackMen in Black
Rating: 8.8
American DreamzAmerican Dreamz
Rating: 8.3
21 and Over21 and Over
Rating: 6.3
Indiana Jones and the Last CrusadeIndiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Rating: 9.1
P.S I Love You P.S I Love You 
Rating: 9.8
Two Night StandTwo Night Stand
Rating: 9.8
The RewriteThe Rewrite
Rating: 10.0
CootiesCooties
Rating: 6.0
UnsaneUnsane
Rating: 7.0
Hellboy (2019)Hellboy (2019)
Rating: 5.3

Product reviews...

Everyone is welcome to post a review. You will need to Join up or log in to post yours.

Click here to read the profile of alexmoulton

Review by: alexmoulton (Alex)
Dated: 29th of August, 2014

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 4.5/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 3 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 6 out of 10
Believeability:
Score 2 out of 10
Special Effects:
Score 7 out of 10

I had heard many people referencing Blade Runner, and heard people describing movies as Blade Runner-esque, or Blade Runner-ish, so it seemed like a film that I needed to see. Having seen it now, I have no idea why this is a classic movie.

Perhaps it is because of its age; perhaps it predates all other "cloning", or "genetic modification" films, but this film failed to truly engage me. The overarching premise did pique my interest, but it lacked the creativity to make it believable. For the Nexus 6 clones, it was just a series of unfortunate events. Harrison Ford did one true act of detective work, which then led to him finding one of the clones, and then the other, and then the other, etc. The film flowed on pure coincidences that the protagonists and antagonists always seem to be within earshot of one another, and interact with the same people.

The idea of clones being created superior to humans, and being subsequently outlawed due to fear, is a relevant plot line that follows a lot of fears that still exists now. But from that initial premise, the plot lost all direction, and failed to sufficiently explain itself.

This film fell well below my expectations, and I found myself cringing throughout.
22 years after its inception, it is safe to say that this film has not aged well.

Click here to read the profile of mizim

Review by: mizim (Miriam)
Dated: 12th of January, 2014

Link to this review Report this review

 

This Review: 6.8/10
Pay to see it again:
Score 7 out of 10
Attention Span:
Score 6 out of 10
Believeability:
Score 7 out of 10
Special Effects:
Score 7 out of 10

Blade Runner is one of those movies that is very strange but is a classic. I had never seen it but my husband had vague memories of it (and after watching it I knew I had watched it years ago) and so we grabbed a copy of it on DVD.

We've owned our copy of this for just over five years and only watched it two times. The first time was because we were watching our movies alphabetically and the second time was because my mum had never seen it. I still find it a very confusing movie and found it hard to understand at least half of what was meant to be going on. The acting is good though, I'm pretty sure. LOL Icon

The imagery is pretty stunning despite it being very dark and dull. This is a very slow film though, so if you are after a lot of action this isn't the film for you as it doesn't really speed up until the last half hour. The special effects are well done, but a with any movie set in the future I wish they didn't give a date, otherwise we should expect flying cars toi happen in less thn ten years (although you never know...)

A classic movie, one that needs a few times of watching to understand but worth the title of 'classic film'.

Guest comments...

Random listing from 'Movies'...

Score: 8.8
Product reviews for listing 7054: Captain America 3: Civil War -  Directed by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo

Product image for Captain America 3: Civil WarPolitical pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.

Go to the listing

General Disclaimer...

Protected by Copyscape Plagiarism Checker - Do not copy content from this page. Creative Commons Licence All trademarks, images and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective companies.
KIWIreviews is an independent entity, part of the Knock Out News Group. This is a free public forum presenting user opinions on selected products, and as such the views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinion of kiwireviews.nz and are protected under New Zealand law by the "Honest Opinion" clause of the Defamation Act of 1992. KIWIreviews accepts no liability for statements made on this site, on the premise that they have been submitted as the true and honest opinions of the individual posters. In most cases, prices and dates stated are approximate and should be considered as only guidelines.

"Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund."
F. J. Raymond

KIWIreviews Help GuideClick here for the Help Guide Subscribe to our Twitter streamVisit our
Twitter feed
Visit our Facebook pageVisit our
Facebook page
Visit our YouTube ChannelVisit our
YouTube channel
Follow us on instagramVisit our
Instagram album
Visit our Google+ pageVisit our
Google+ page
Visit our Flickr photostreamVisit our
Flickr photostream