Okay, that’ll hold me for at least another month.
Also: In my mind, the holy trinity of sci-fi films is Planet of the Apes, Blade Runner and Escape from New York. Tim Burton re-made POA into a horrible mess of gruesome masks, special effects and Markie-Mark Wahlberg. Then someone somewhere decided to re-do Escape with Gerard Butler as Snake Plissken. So far, though, the only person who’s messed with Blade Runner is Ridley Scott, the original director, himself. He’s just released the Final Cut — at my count is the fourth or fifth version of the film floating around — which is currently at the Coolidge Corner theatre and scheduled for DVD release next month. If you haven’t seen it on the big screen, you owe it to yourself. Here’s the trailer: