Blade Runner 2049 2.0 stars

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Synopsis

Director Denis Villeneuve’s gorgeous, gargantuan sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 neon-noir about what happens when humanity creates its own superior. People are notoriously fragile, fickle things; if we go giving intelligence to something more durable and dependable, what do we have left to brag about? The answer, this time around: the “animal” part of “man is a rational animal.” For all their virtue and verisimilitude, it seems that replicants can’t replicate — or can they? Tough yet tender cop Ryan Gosling gets put on the trail of a supposed miracle baby, and while his boss just wants to preserve order by keeping a clear distinction between Us and Them, the people behind Them seem to think that gestation is somehow a more efficient form of production than manufacture. It ain’t much of a premise, but it’s enough to frame a detective story with multiple interested parties, one that takes Gosling from one stunning landscape or interior to another, and puts him through the wringer in most of them. (At least he has a digital girlfriend for company and consolation.) It’s great to look at, a little less great to listen to, and a lot less great to think about, in matters both big and small. (Why should birth be the essential mark of personal dignity? Why keep your interrogation tools off-world? Why leave your rival alive when you’ve already killed his boss? Why do things created without freedom stop obeying? As one replicant notes, “I wasn’t aware that was an option.” Etc.) These sorts of things occur during a 163-minute movie that might have fit into 130. Still, there’s a frisson in seeing fecundity exalted in a world bent on selling pleasure-sex.

Matthew Lickona

Length: 2 hours, 43 minutes

Rated: R

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Showtimes

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AMC Classic Mission Marketplace 13

431 College Boulevard, Oceanside. 760-631-5700

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    4 p.m., 7:35 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:20 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:35 p.m., 9:50 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:20 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:50 p.m.

AMC Classic River Village 6

5256 Mission Road, Bonsall. 760-945-1365

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    6:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    3:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    6:45 p.m.

AMC Fashion Valley

7037 Friars Road, San Diego. 888-262-4386

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    7:35 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:15 p.m., 7:35 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:15 p.m., 7:35 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    noon, 7:35 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    noon, 7:35 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    noon, 12:30 p.m., 7:35 p.m.

AMC La Jolla

8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, San Diego. 888-262-4386

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 6:25 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    12:45 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 6:25 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    12:25 p.m., 4 p.m.

AMC Mission Valley

1640 Camino del Rio North, San Diego. 888-262-4386

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    4:15 p.m., 8 p.m., 9:15 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m., 9:15 p.m.

AMC Palm Promenade

770 Dennery Road, Chula Vista. 888-262-4386

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:45 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    noon, 3:45 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    noon, 3:45 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    2:15 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    2:15 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    2:15 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

AMC Plaza Bonita

3050 Plaza Bonita Road, National City. 888-262-4386

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:10 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:40 a.m., 3:10 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:40 a.m., 3:10 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 9 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    1:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 8:45 p.m.

AMC Poway 10

13475 Poway Road, Poway. 858-646-9423

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:35 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:35 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

AMC Temecula 10

27531 Ynez Road, Temecula, CA. 951-699-4970

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    6:15 p.m., 9:55 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:20 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    noon, 3:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    12:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    12:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    12:30 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

Angelika Film Center

11620 Carmel Mountain Road, San Diego. 858-207-2606

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

ArcLight La Jolla

4425 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite H60, San Diego. 858-768-7770

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    2:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:55 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:35 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:55 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:35 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:35 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:35 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    11:35 a.m., 2:40 p.m., 5:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11:35 a.m., 2:40 p.m.

Cinépolis Del Mar

12905 El Camino Real, Del Mar. 858-794-4045

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    2:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:15 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 8:15 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    1 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    1 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    1 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m.

Cinépolis La Costa

6941 El Camino Real, Carlsbad. 760-603-8638

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    2:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    12:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    12:15 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    12:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 10 p.m.

Cinépolis Vista

25 Main Street, Vista. 760-945-7469

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:35 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:10 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:10 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:55 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:55 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    11:55 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 6:45 p.m., 9:40 p.m.

Edwards Mira Mesa

10733 Westview Parkway, San Diego. 858-635-7716

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    7 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    noon, 7 p.m.

The LOT

7611 Fay Avenue, La Jolla, CA. 858-777-0069

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    6 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 11 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 11 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    10:55 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

The LOT: Liberty Station

2620 Truxton Road, San Diego. 619-566-0069

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    noon, 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Reading Cinemas Town Square

4665 Clairemont Drive, San Diego. 800-326-3264

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:40 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:40 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:40 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:40 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    11:40 a.m., 3:05 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 10:05 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11:40 a.m., 3:05 p.m.

Reading Grossmont Center

5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa. 800-326-3264

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:50 a.m., 3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:50 a.m., 3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:50 a.m., 3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:50 a.m., 3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    11:50 a.m., 3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11:50 a.m., 3:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:20 p.m.

Regal Carlsbad 12

2501 El Camino Real, Carlsbad. 844-462-7342

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    12:30 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 8 p.m.

Regal Escondido

350 West Valley Parkway, Escondido. 760-291-0119

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    7 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    noon, 7 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    noon, 7 p.m.

Regal Oceanside

401 Mission Avenue, Oceanside. 760-439-1327

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    4:25 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:55 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 6:55 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:55 p.m., 4:25 p.m., 6:55 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8:10 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8:10 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8:10 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    1:05 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 8:10 p.m.

Regal Parkway Plaza

405 Parkway Plaza, El Cajon. 619-401-3456

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:35 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:35 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:35 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:35 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    11:35 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11:35 a.m., 2:25 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

Regal Rancho del Rey

1025 Tierra del Rey, Chula Vista. 619-216-4707

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    12:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    12:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    12:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    12:50 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Regal Rancho San Diego

2951 Jamacha Road, El Cajon. 619-660-3483

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:20 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:20 a.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 9:10 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    2:10 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    2:10 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    2:10 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    2:10 p.m., 6:10 p.m., 9 p.m.

Regal San Marcos

1180 W. San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos. 760-471-3734

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:10 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:25 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:30 a.m., 3:10 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 10:25 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:55 a.m., 3:50 p.m., 7:45 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    1:10 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    1:10 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    1:10 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    1:10 p.m., 4:50 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center

7510 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego. 619-685-2841

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 10:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7 p.m.

United Artists Horton Plaza

475 Horton Plaza, San Diego. 800-326-3264

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    6:40 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    12:55 p.m., 6:40 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    12:55 p.m., 6:40 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    12:55 p.m., 6:40 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    12:55 p.m., 6:40 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 25

    12:55 p.m., 6:40 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    12:55 p.m., 6:40 p.m.

Vintage Village Theatre

820 Orange Avenue, Coronado. 619-437-6161

  • Friday, Oct. 20

    2:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 21

    2:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 22

    2:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23

    2:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 24

    2:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26

    2:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

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