Film School: Blade Runner (1982)

Rutger Hauer on Harrison Ford’s “dumb character”: “He gets a gun put to his head and then he fucks a dishwasher.”

Film critic Mark Kermode‘s 2000 documentary On The Edge of Blade Runner also features the infamous moment Ridley Scott finally admitted his truth about Deckard (Rutger Hauer’s brutal takedown begins at 31:27):

Kermode’s insights make On The Edge… a great companion / follow-up to Warners official behind-the-scenes featurette, Dangerous Days: Making ‘Blade Runner’, a DVD bonus (and occasionally available on YouTube):

“Director’s Cut”? “Final Cut”? “Cut and Paste”? For a detailed look at the different versions of the film, and exactly what work went into them, check out Blade Runner: All Our Variant Futures, From Workprint To Final Cut:

Further Viewing

Nerdwriter‘s video essay, Blade Runner: The Other Side of Modernity:

Alternative poster art (via Eyes on Cinema):

Sean Young‘s polaroids from on the set of Blade Runner (via NeoGAF and ScreenRant):