Tag Archives: Ridley Scott

Supercontext: Blade Runner 2049

Does this film change the way we look at the world the same way its 1982 predecessor and Phillip K. Dick’s original 1968 story did? We look at the aesthetics of this brutal dystopian vision and how it portrays women, fertility, power and agency… all while its financiers struggle with creative accounting to justify another sequel.

Interested in the media we discussed this episode? Please support the show by purchasing it through our affiliate store:

Additional Resources:

 

Check out this episode!

Super context: Ridley Scott, Alien and Prometheus

For our one-year anniversary, we look at Sir Ridley Scott’s thematic threads with Alien, Prometheus and the upcoming Alien: Covenant. Is it all about commercial appeal? Or is Scott reflecting on old age, legacy and death?

Check out this episode!