Warner and Sony trying to avoid any kind of spoilers leak, the movie was not sent neither to the Venice Film Festival nor to Toronto, even though it was expected to. The American press signed the embargo so there will be no critical reviews till the release date. However, there are some reviews already on the net, so we gathered some of them for you.
Jordan Hoffman, who writes for Vanity Fair, NY Daily News and the Guardian, is twitting: "Good news! BLADE RUNNER 2049 is a terrific continuation and expansion of the orig. Wasn't hoping for much, ended up LOVING it. (Even Leto!)"
Jimmy0 from JoBlo.com considers new Blade Runner "Astonishing... More than just a visual wonder, it's a groundbreaking science fiction masterpiece."
The chief editor of the We Live Entertainment, Scott Menzel, says: "Blade Runner 2049 is a rare sequel that actually improves on the original. Great Performances & Visually Breathtaking. Villeneuve nails it."
The Cinema Blend website editor Eric Eisenberg leaves several comments: "Blade Runner 2049 is phenomenal. Visually mind-blowing sci-fi w/noir roots shining through in a tight, twisty mystery. Best of 2017 so far".
"Denis Villeneuve is unquestionably one of the elite working directors & there's no excuse if Deakins doesn't win the Oscar".
The Colliders' Steven Weintraub: "Everyone bow down to Denis Villeneuve. He’s done the impossible and delivered a huge home run with 'Blade Runner 2049'. Loved it".
One of the leading British movie critics, Peter Bradshaw, writes for the Guardian: "Blade Runner 2049 really is next-level staggering. I'm still processing how good it is".
The correspondent from Yahoo Entertainment Kevin Polowy was brief: "I've seen Blade Runner 2049 and it's FUCKING INCREDIBLE."
Critics mentions, that Villeneuve "nailed the aesthetic" of the movie: "Like they traveled back there to film it".
Well, let's see what this 3 hours long creation will bring us, in theaters starting from October 5th.