This is Blade Runner: The Final Cut Ridley Scott's definitive new version of his science-fiction masterpiece. Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a ""blade runner"" stalking geneticaly made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human.
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K [Ryan Gosling], unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard [Harrison Ford], a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
When Ridley Scott's cut of Blade Runner was finally released in 1993, one had to wonder why the studio hadn't done it right the first time--11 years earlier. This version is so much better, mostly because of what's been eliminated (the ludicrous and redundant voice-over narration and the phoney happy ending) rather than what's been added (a bit more character development and a brief unicorn dream). Star Harrison Ford originally recorded the narration under duress at the insistence of Warner Bros. executives who thought the story needed further "explanation"; he later confessed that he thought if he did it badly they wouldn't use it. (Moral: Never overestimate the taste of movie executives.) The movie's spectacular futuristic vision of Los Angeles--a perpetually dark and rainy metropolis that's the nightmare antithesis of "Sunny Southern California"--is still its most seductive feature, another worldly atmosphere in which you can immerse yourself. The movie's shadowy visual style, along with its classic private-detective/murder-mystery plot line (with Ford on the trail of a murderous android, or "replicant"), makes Blade Runner one of the few science fiction pictures to legitimately claim a place in the film noir tradition. And, as in the best noir, the sleuth discovers a whole lot more (about himself and the people he encounters) than he anticipates. The cast also includes Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, Daryl Hannah Rutger Hauer and M. Emmet Walsh. --Jim Emerson
Blu-ray Disc Special Features: Designing the World of Blade Runner (Exclusive to Blu-ray) Blade Runner 101 Prologues 2036: Nexus Dawn Blade Runner 101 Prologues 2048: Nowhere to Run Blade Runner 101 Prologues 2022: Blackout
""47 875 survivors in search of a home called Earth."" ""The cylons were created by man. They evolved. They rebelled. There are many copies. And they have a plan."" The Sci-fi Channel's hottest TV series returns as Battlestar Galactica 2.0 blasts onto DVD. As the epic second season begins the fight to save humanity rages on - even as civil war looms within the fleet between the followers of President Roslin and Commander Adama. Relive all the intensity and exciteme
The complete set of all five series of the TV smash hit Battlestar Galactica. Following a devastating attack on their homeworlds the only surviving humans of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol cross the galaxy in a space convoy headed by the Battleship Galactica. In hot pursuit are the ruthless Cylons powerful robots who turned on their human creators and brought about the near annihilation of mankind. The voyagers' last hope is to find the fabled 13th colony: Earth. But with their nemeses in hot pursuit and the revelation that the artificial machines now have the ability to take human form it's going to be very far from an easy quest.
Visually spectacular, intensely action-packed and powerfully prophetic since its debut, Blade Runner dazzles in Ridley Scott's definitive Final Cut, including extended scenes and special effects. In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul. SPECIAL FEATURES Introduction by Director Ridley Scott Three Filmmaker Commentaries
Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series (25 Discs)
All 111 episodes of the American crime television drama, starring Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas as Detectives Sonny Crocket and Rico Tubbs of the Miami Metro-Dade police 'Vice' department. Episodes are: 'Brother's Keeper (1&2)', 'Heart of Darkness', 'Cool Runnin', 'Calderone's Return (1)', 'Calderone's Return (2)', 'One-Eyed Jack', 'No Exit', 'The Great McCarthy', 'Glades', 'Give a Little, Take a Little', 'Little Prince', 'The Milk Run', 'Golden Triangle (1)', 'Golden Triangle (2)', 'Smuggler's Blues', 'Rites of Passage', 'The Maze', 'Made for Each Other', 'The Home Invaders', 'Nobody Lives Forever', 'Evan', 'Lombard', 'The Prodigal Son (Part 1)'; 'The Prodigal Son (Part 2)'; 'Whatever Works'; 'Out Where the Buses Don't Run'; 'The Dutch Oven'; Buddies'; 'Junk Love'; 'Tale of the Goat'; 'Bushido'; 'Bought and Paid For'; 'Back in the World'; 'Phil the Shill'; 'Definitely Miami'; 'Yankee Dollar'; 'One Way Ticket'; 'Little Miss Dangerous'; 'Florence Italy'; 'French Twist'; 'The Fix'; 'Payback'; 'Free Verse'; 'Trust Fund Pirates'; 'Son and Lovers', 'When Irish Eyes Are Crying', 'Stone's War', 'Kill Shot', 'Walk-Alone', 'The Good Collar', 'Shadow in the Dark', 'El Viejo', 'Better Living Through Chemistry', 'Baby Blues', 'Streetwise', 'Forgive Us Our Debts', 'Down for the Count (Part 1)', 'Down for the Count (Part 2)', 'Cuba Libre', 'Savage', 'Theresa', 'The Afternoon Plane', 'Lend Me an Ear', 'Red Tape', 'By Hooker by Crook', 'Knock, Knock, Who's There?', 'Viking Bikers from Hell', 'Everybody's in Showbiz...', 'Heroes of the Revolution', ''Contempt of Court', 'Amen... Send Money', 'Death and the Lady', 'The Big Thaw', 'Child's Play', 'God's Work', 'Missing Hours', 'Like a Hurricane', 'Rising Sun of Death', 'Love at First Sight', 'A Rock and a Hard Place', 'The Cows of October', 'Vote of Confidence', 'Baseballs of Death', 'Indian Wars', 'Honor Among Thieves', 'Hell Hath No Fury...', 'Badge of Dishonor', 'Blood and Roses', 'A Bullet for Crockett', 'Deliver Us from Evil (1)', 'Mirror Image (2)', 'Hostile Takeover', 'Redemption In Blood', 'Heart Of Night', 'Bad Timing', 'Borrasca', 'Line Of Fire', 'Asian Cut' 'Hard Knocks', 'Fruit Of The Poison Tree', 'To Have and To Hold', 'Miami Squeeze', 'Jack Of All Trades', 'The Cell Within', 'The Lost Madonna', 'Over The Line', 'Victims Of Circumstance', 'Freefall', 'World Of Trouble', 'Miracle Man', 'Leap Of Faith' and 'Too Much,Too Late'.
Despite voluminous protest and nitpicking criticism from loyal fans of the original TV series (1978-80), the 2003 version of Battlestar Galactica turned out surprisingly well for viewers with a tolerance for change. Originally broadcast on the Sci-Fi Channel in December 2003 and conceived by Star Trek: The Next Generation alumnus Ronald D Moore as the pilot episode for a "reimagined" TV series, this four-hour mini series reprises the basic premise of the original show while giving a major overhaul to several characters and plot elements. Gone are the flowing robes, disco-era hairstyles, and mock-Egyptian fighter helmets, and thankfully there's not a fluffy "Daggit" in sight... at least, not yet. Also missing are the "chrome toaster" Cylons, replaced by new, more formidable varieties of the invading Cylon enemy, including "Number Six" in hot red skirts and ample cleavage, who tricks the human genius Baltar! into a scenario that nearly annihilates the human inhabitants of 12 colonial worlds. Thus begins the epic battle and eventual retreat of a "ragtag fleet" of humans, searching for the mythical planet Earth under the military command of Adama (Edward James Olmos) and the political leadership of Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell), a former secretary of education, 43rd in line of succession and rising to the occasion of her unexpected Presidency. As directed by Michael Rymer (Queen of the Damned), Moore's ambitious teleplay also includes newfangled CGI space battles (featuring "handheld" camera moves and subdued sound effects for "enhanced realism"), a dysfunctional Col. Tigh (Michael Hogan) who's provoked into action by the insubordinate Starbuck (Katee Sackhoff), and a father-son reunion steeped in familial tragedy. To fans of the original BG series, many of these changes are blasphemous, but for the most part they work--including an ominous cliffhanger ending. The remade Galactica is brimming with smart, well-drawn characters ripe with dramati! c potential, and it readily qualifies as serious-minded science fiction, even as it gives BG loyalists ample fuel for lively debate. --Jeff Shannon
A two-hour Battlestar Galactica special that tells the story of the Battlestar Pegasus several months prior to it finding the Galactica.
This is Blade Runner: The Final Cut Ridley Scott's definitive new version of his science-fiction masterpiece. This multi-disc Special Edition release will also contain three alternate versions of Blade Runner: the Original U.S. Theatrical Cut (never before available in the UK); the Expanded International Theatrical Cut; and the 1992 Director's Cut. Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) prowls the steel-and-microchip jungle of 21st-century Los Angeles. He's a ""blade runner"" stalking geneticaly made criminal replicants. His assignment: kill them. Their crime: wanting to be human.
Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a longburied secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.
The Cylons began as humanity's robot servants. They rebelled and evolved and now they look like us. Their plan is simple: destroy the race that enslaved them. But when their devastating attack leaves human survivors, the Cylons have to improvise. Battlestar Galactica: The Plan tells the story of two powerful Cylon leaders, working separately, and their determination to finish the task. Special Features: Deleted Scenes Audio Commentary Featurettes
Mayans M.C. is the next chapter in Kurt Sutter's award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga. In a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel EZ Reyes (JD Pardo) is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Californian/Mexican border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American dream in his grasp.
The pulse and the rhythm of a glamorous resort are juxtaposed against the steamy haunts of the drug underworld in this groundbreaking action series. Two cops from different backgrounds - street - smart New Yorker 'Rico Tubbs' (Philip Michael Thomas) and stubble - faced southerner 'Sonny Crockett'(Don Johnson) team up to take on Miami's underworld. Special Features: The Vibe of Vice Building The Perfect Price The Music of Vice Miami After Vice
Kenneth Brannagh and Kevin Kline supply the voices for the two young spaniards in search of the legengary city of gold - El Dorado
They can hear a cloud pass overhead the rhythm of your blood. They can track you by yesterday's shadow. They can tear the scream from your throat. A real estate tycoon his coke-binging wife and a slum wino have something grisly in common: they're the latest victims in a series of random murders. A veteran NYPD detective soon suspects the killings may be supernatural and deliberate: ages-old beings of cunning intelligence and incredible power defending their turf from the encroac
A tale of courage and sisterhood set in the Dominican Republic during the rise of the Trujillo dictatorship 'In the Time of the Butterflies' is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who took part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.
Sci Fi's greatest TV series blasts onto Blu-Ray with Battlestar Galactica Season 3 in Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound! The season opens with the stranded Colonials struggling to survive under the heavy handed Cylon rule on New Caprica. Follow Tigh Tyrol and Anders as they lead the Resistance with increasing and shocking violence towards the Cylons and Admiral Adama's personal struggles while leading Galactica to save the survivors and resume its quest to find Earth. Featuring a bonus disc with The Story So Far this Season will leave you clinging to the edge of your seat. Will Number Six formulate a truce between the Humans and the Cylons? Who are the Final Five and where will they place their loyalties? Who will find Earth first? Where will you stand?
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