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Stuff We Love: Fold your own Blade Runner origami unicorn

Bringing your geek loves into your everyday life can be expensive, if your tastes run toward a full-sized Terminator; impractical, if your tastes run toward a full-sized LEGO X-Wing; or impossible, if your tastes run toward a working TARDIS.

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First reactions from Blade Runner 2049 screening are pretty great

Blade Runner 2049 will be released on October 6, 2017, but a few lucky critics have seen it in advance. Good news for us fans who have been waiting for an on-screen sequel since 1982: The buzz is extremely positive.
These reviewers have seen things you…

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Syfy Wire 2017-09-15 11:52:05

Blade Runner 2049 opens Oct. 6, 2017, and Warner Bros. isn’t holding back on drumming up buzz. To that end, it’s releasing a trio of shorts, two of which have already dropped. But now, it’s thinking outside the trilogy.

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Celebrate this Blade Runner birthday with the Voight-Kampff scene

Birthday gift suggestions for Leon Kowalski: a pet tortoise.

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Edward James Olmos to appear in Blade Runner 2049

Do policemen dream of origami unicorns?

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Forget the Super Bowl. We have sci-fi's 19 best fake commercials

Commercials are a slightly monotonous, very real slice of life. When creating a fantastical universe, that’s kind of the point.

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Joanna Cassidy Discusses Her Dancing Video and the ‘Blade Runner’ Scene That Never Was

Thirty years ago, actress Joanna Cassidy, who played the replicant Zhora in Blade Runner, was supposed to have had a dancing scene with an artificial snake, but the scene was never shot. Recently, she made up for it by producing her own version of that snake dance, made with director and producer Tamela D’Amico. (Previously they had collaborated on a web series called Sex Ed.)

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Blade Runner Actress Films Her Missing Scene after 30 Years

As fans of the 1982 movie Blade Runner know, Joanna Cassidy played Zhora, one of the Nexus-6 models who thinks that seeing the C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate isn’t nearly as important as extending her life beyond its four-year expiration date. Zhora was retired quickly. Too quickly. It seems that Zhora had one scene that, “due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control,” went unfilmed. So Cassidy, righting that dreadful wrong, has filmed it herself.

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Fan Renders 13 Minutes of ‘Blade Runner’ in 3285 Paintings

Even after 30 years, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner still inspires fans like artist Anders Ramsell from Östersund, Sweden. Ramsell has paid tribute to the science fiction classic by reconstructing part of the film…using 3285 “aquarelle” (transparent watercolor) paintings.

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‘Blade Runner’ Sequel May Bring Back the Old Magic with Original Screenwriter Hampton Fancher

For its many fans, Blade Runner is sacrosanct among science fiction films. When news of a sequel first surfaced, many of us screamed internally, “Do not mess with our holy text!” When Scott’s name was attached, our nerd rage was soothed. But if the latest rumor is true, our former nerd rage energy will be converted to nerd glee: Scott may be teaming up with the original screenwriter of Blade Runner, Hampton Fancher.

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