Though the records within seem to be digital—and damaged by the blackout—they still have a material presence unlike most data that we produce today.This production choice serves to remind us that every future has a past of its own.In one scene, Harrison Ford’s Rick Deckard uses a bulky scanner to zoom in on the details of one such picture.The device may be electronic, but once he’s found what he’s looking for, he prints the detail out, creating another artifact that he can carry with him through his grittily analog world.
These two threads intertwine as director Denis Villeneuve and his collaborators build out the world of their story.
Recently, Ryan’s new flame is none other than co-star Eva Mendes.
Over the weekend, the two actors were spotted on a whirlwind Parisian getaway — complete with a sightseeing tour, a candlelit dinner at the Eiffel Tower, and a hand-in-hand stroll to the airport.
Though it has been printed on photographic paper, this still is anything but.
As in an animated GIF, the image appears to be alive: Snow (or something like it) falls and the camera moves subtly.