‘Blade Runner 2049’ is a lesson in how to continue a classic

The year is 2049. Los Angeles, a megacity suffering from overpopulation, ecological upheaval and an ever increasing reliance on technology, finds itself confronted with greater issues regarding the android slave laborers, or replicants. Renowned replicant hunter, or blade runner, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) has vanished. Shortly after 2019, the Tyrell Corporation dissolved due to replicant insurrection. In […]


Sci-Fi Film Fest celebrates 40th anniversary at Somerville Theatre

The Boston Science Fiction Film Festival and Marathon kicks off this Friday at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square, marking the 40th anniversary of the iconic local showcase. Boston SciFi, held from Feb. 6 to 16, is the oldest official genre fest in America. The event, which features both feature-length and short films, has attracted hundreds of […]


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