leocorte:

Very good review of Blade Runner.

Originally posted on Fogs' Movie Reviews:

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Early in the 21st Century, THE TYRELL CORPORATION advanced Robot evolution into the NEXUS phase – a being virtually identical to a human – known as a Replicant.

The NEXUS 6 Replicants were superior in strength and agility, and at least equal in intelligence, to the genetic engineers who created them.

Replicants were used Off-world as slave labor, in the hazardous exploration and colonization of other planets.

After a bloody mutiny by a NEXUS 6 combat team in an Off-world colony, Replicants were declared illegal on earth – under penalty of death.

Special police squads – BLADE RUNNER UNITS – had orders to shoot to kill, upon detection, any trespassing Replicant.

This was not called execution.

It was called retirement.

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About leocorte

B.Sc. in physics in 2010. M.Sc in complex systems in 2012. Currently working at NPL in London on nanomaterial devices. Great science fiction fan, film addicted, programmer and seeker of fun and new things.

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