Blade Runner: The Analogue Cut by 15MaF – This edit includes various visual and audio elements from all released versions of Blade Runner in an attempt to make it the best available presentation with a few narrative edits for personal preference. Most notable inclusions are the technical updates from The Final Cut, with the visual elements re-graded to match the legacy colour tones of the previous releases – and particular attention being paid to literally preserving the original portions of the legacy frames as well as grading the changes where masking was appropriate. The film’s narrative follows more closely the Workprint and tacitly rejects Ridley Scott’s attempts to render the human/replicant philosophical analogue as effectively superficial. This version takes out any connection to references made by Scott in interviews and indeed the Director’s Cut relating to Deckard’s origins. Instead this film is content to literally study/contrast the philosophical state of all the humanity on display or lack thereof from all participants.
Doctor Who: World Enough & Time by Zarius – It’s 2017, and Peter Capaldi’s time as The Doctor is up. Determined to perform one last defiant act of kindness, the good man makes his journey into night battling the forces of the Mondassian Cybermen, a battle which brings him to death’s door. On the brink of death he is saved by his loyal companion Bill Potts and brought to the safety of the TARDIS. Bill heads off on her own journey, leaving The Doctor to experience the miracle of the time lords…
…Or rather would have if Chris Chibnall hadn’t been a sodding diva and opted not to start his run with a christmas special, forcing Steven Moffat to helm one more special which just about disgraced and sullied the memory of William Hartnell, undermined the conclusion to Bill’s story and dragged out a regeneration with a speech that seemingly went on forever before Capaldi let the part go.
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