Blade runner

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British Film Institute, Sep 26, 1997 - Performing Arts - 96 pages
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'Blade Runner' has proved to be one of the most enduring and influential films of the 1980s. In his innovative reading, Scott Bukatman details the making of the film and its steadily improving fortunes after its initial release. He situates the film in terms of the debates about post modernism that have informed the large body of criticism devoted to it. Although 'Blade Runner' explores the tensions fundamental to a postmodern era of bewildering technological change, Bukatman argues, it derives from the quintessentially twentieth-century, modernist experience of the city-the experience of a space both imprisoning and liberating.

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

A thin tome, more academic but an excellent academic, with Bukatman's exercise of the new theory yet insightfully applied to describe the Human Condition, which Terminal Identity trumps as less the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Charlie Pilc - Goodreads

I think this was a good book but, it could have been better. I watched the movie and loved it. I read the book and I was a little bit disappointed but, I still liked it.I liked the setting and the ... Read full review

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Scott Bukatman is Professor of Media Arts at the University of New Mexico.

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