Blade Runner 2049 — Why Great Movies Fail | Anatomy Of A Failure

2017’s Denis Villeneueve cyberpunk film Blade Runner 2049 is a remarkable experience… but still ended up flopping in the box office and losing a big bunch of money. We’ve been talking about bad and mediocre box office flops recently like John Carter and The Lone Ranger, but today let’s look at the same topic from the other side of the fence — why a great movie ended up losing money. It’s not the biggest box office flop of all time but still. They have Villeneuve making Dune for Warner Bros now, so here’s a few things to keep in mind for that.


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Audience Reception

Denis Villeneuve: Style & Technique

Film Analysis

Film Analysis


Story Analysis: Case Studies

Technique Analysis: Visual Storytelling


Denis Villeneuve

Blade Runner 2049