It was science fiction set in a world uncomfortably close to our own, yet canted just enough to hide in shadow.
In film noir, the powers that be are not to be trusted, and killers aren't always the bad guys, and it's at this new crossroads where we can locate the “mortal struggle inherent in all film noir.” FIlm noir is, to be sure, a pessimistic genre, full of double crosses, false hope, and sordid imitations of a moral world.
, the future is not made from shiny new parts, but cobbled together from the rusting hulls of infinite former presents.
And so, fittingly, in 2017, the future that seems to us the most true, the most representative of our collective mood, seems to be the one we find in the world of , must be the worlds we secretly believe we inhabit.
Science Fiction films with futuristic concepts provide the base for the story, but do not dominate the more universal themes like what is humanity?
What s the difference between humans and replicants? A replicant is controversially a robot, which thinks, moves and to a degree feels like a human.The idea of the future culture clashed with Scott s, but there is something about the rain soaked Los Angeles that suggested more truth.Scott s views of the future fit in with the expected contexts science fiction displays, and therefore half of the narrative comes from our own ideology as readers.v=Sqoxk3Sr ZRw It's almost impossible to imagine a world without the aesthetic of , and just as inconceivable that no one thought to combine the two essential American genres, noir and science-fiction, before Philip K. Furthermore, it is probably worth meditating on the fact that for most adults, 2017 seemed at one time not so long ago like a distant vista, full of impossible promises.And yet, here in that 'future,' we find the world to be not only oddly similar to the one we remember, but different in ways that are strange and disorienting.It was hinted that this test was not completely fool proof.This was explained during the conversation between Deckard and Tyrll, and how it took over one hundred questions to determine that Racheal was not human.The main question Scott poses, is how could we call some brain dead drug addict who spends ninety percent of the time without human consciousness a human, and decide that a replicant is not.The only way you can tell replicants apart from humans is the Kemp -Voigt test, this is a process of multiple questions which determines replicants by their lack of feelings and emotions to events, comparing it to the ideal feelings which humans should feel.If the Japanese take over the world the movie suggests it won t be a pleasant place.This creates racial tension because it was written by white westernised Americans.