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Genre Hybridity In 'Blade Runner' movie.
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Genre hybridity is a mixture of different genres and defining differences between individual genres such as science fiction, romance, comedy, action etc. The following context will explain what genre hybridity is, the notion of genre hybridity with regard to Blade Runner (Scott, 1982), a brief summary of the film Blade Runner, what science fiction is and the extent of how the films blend of different genres damage its initial box office appeal.
And thus begins Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's high-tech blend of a forties-style detective thriller with twenty-first century science fiction.
Paul Sammon introduces Blade Runner from the book The Making of Blade Runner. The quote above describes the genre and style of the film. The film is based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip. K. Dick. Blade Runner is a 'detective thriller' where Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) is a film noir style policeman. He has been called out of retirement and his job is to terminate four of the NEXUS-6 replicants. The replicants led by Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer) are banned from Earth and are hiding in Los Angeles. Deckard has feelings for Rachael and refuses to terminate her
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