How Blade Runner 2049 can fix what the original got wrong
Loosely based on Philip K. Dick's 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, the 1982 neo-noir movie Blade Runner has haunted sci-fi fans for decades—and not always for the right reasons. Have you seen the studio's original cut—the one with the monotone voiceover, clunky editing, slipshod continuity, and Hollywood happy ending? Here's hoping the unexpected sequel does right by the source material…or at least The Final Cut.
Here are our suggestions for not screwing this up.