Blade Runner 2049: K's Hero's Journey [SPOILER]

Blade Runner 2049 takes the core ideas of Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic and builds upon its world and themes. In this video essay, Filmbolism discusses K (Ryan Gosling), the hero of Dennis Villeneuve’s sequel and how, by subverting the classic hero’s journey, he becomes a tragic but heroic character we can all look up to.

 

 

 

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Harrison Ford


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Blade Runner 2049