**SPOILERS** Blade Runner 2049 and Twin Peaks: The Return - a study in their similarities

"The future is old, it’s not new" - Rutger Hauer, in the Channel 4 (UK) documentary On The Edge of Blade Runner

"What year is this?"

New lives breathed into their respective legends, which stand on their own yet makes what came before shine even brighter. For David Lynch, it was perhaps a matter of unfinished business of something he'd long previously felt was in fact done. Whatever compelled him to change his mind, is something to be thankful for, especially the gift of something so incredibly rewarding in an otherwise punishing year. For Denis Villeuneve, such an emotionally herculean effort to even consider was made easier by the love of cinema and of Ridley Scott's original. The vision of…

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Blade Runner 2049