Blade Runner Film Summary & Analysis

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Style and Cinematography

Much has already been said about the futuristic world created in Blade Runner. The world created by the director and his crew is definitely part of the style represented in the film. David Hutchinson of Film Magic (Schuster, 1987) described the director's use of 65mm on miniature sets effectively makes scenes that look life in size: "Some of the most beautiful miniature sequences ever filmed, depicting a heavily polluted Los Angeles of the future. A masterpiece in visual art." The Photographic Effects Supervisor, Doug Tremble, was a pioneer in scaled atmospheric effects. For Blade Runner, he fogged an entire miniature set; magnifying the effect and making it look sixteen times dirtier. This made the film grittier than any other science fiction films of its time. This gritty texture along with Ridley Scott's use of a blue filter, which he then used in some of his other...

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