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Blade Runner (BFI Film Classics)



Ridley Scott’s dystopian classic Blade Runner, an adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, combines noir with science fiction to create a groundbreaking cyberpunk vision of urban life in the twenty-first century. With replicants on the run, the rain-drenched Los Angeles which Blade Runner imagines is a city of oppression and enclosure, but a city in which transgression and disorder can always erupt. Graced by stunning sets, lighting, effects, costumes and…


Blade Runner

Pub Date : 1997-09-26 | Author : Scott Bukatman | Publisher : British Film Inst

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015040576400
ISBN 13 :

'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 steadi..


Blade Runner

Pub Date : 2012-07-31 | Author : Scott Bukatman | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781844577132
ISBN 13 : 1844577139

Ridley Scott's dystopian classic Blade Runner, an adaptation of Philip K. Dick's novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, combines noir with science fiction to create a groundb..


Blade Runner

Pub Date : 2012-09-04 | Author : Scott Bukatman | Publisher : British Film Institute

ISBN 10 : 1844575225
ISBN 13 : 9781844575220

Ridley Scott's dystopian classic Blade Runner, an adaptation of Philip K. Dick's novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, combines noir with science fiction to create a groundb..


Alien

Pub Date : 2014-10-31 | Author : Roger Luckhurst | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781844577903
ISBN 13 : 1844577902

A legendary fusion of science fiction and horror, Alien (1979) is one of the most enduring modern myths of cinema – its famously visceral scenes acting like a traumatic wound we ..


Vertigo

Pub Date : 2012-07-31 | Author : Charles Barr | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781844577163
ISBN 13 : 1844577163

Vertigo (1958) is widely regarded as not only one of Hitchcock's best films, but one of the greatest films of world cinema. Made at the time when the old studio system was breaking..


Taxi Driver

Pub Date : 2000-03-28 | Author : Amy Taubin | Publisher : British Film Institute

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015042951528
ISBN 13 :

Paul Schrader was in meltdown in 1972. Drinking heavily, living in his car, he was hospitalized with a gastric ulcer. There he read about Arthur Bremer's attempt to assassinate Ala..


Back To The Future

Pub Date : 2010-08-17 | Author : Andrew Shail | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781844572939
ISBN 13 : 1844572935

Back to the Future was the top-grossing film of 1985 and winner of the 1986 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Motion Picture. This fascinating study places the film in the histo..


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