Saturday, June 30, 2012


Welcome to another edition of the OFF-WORLD NEWS Digest.

Blade Runner 2 Wishlist

Wishlist is a regular feature ran in the mag SFX magazine where they get its readers to tell them – via the SFX forum – what they want to see in some in-development project. The subject of this month’s Wishlist  (in SFX 223, on sale now) was Blade Runner 2, and as a special treat they're posting it online as well. HERE'S the link.

In the news ...

  • BLADE RUNNER 30TH ANNIVERSARY PANEL AT 2012 COMIC-CON | July 13, 2012, 7-8pm
Filmmaker, BR expert, and acclaimed author Paul M. Sammon (Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner) hosts a 30th anniversary celebration of this influential masterpiece. Sammon (who was present throughout BR’s filming and met Philip K. Dick) will interview numerous BR cast and crewmembers, including BR art director David Snyder and BR: The Final Cut producer Charles de Lauzirika. Be there to meet these and other very special BR guests. Room 6BCF

  • Blade Runner screening August 16, 2012, 7:PM at the University of Missouri. More details HERE.

  • Blade Runner :: Night :: - Monterotondo (Rome) - Friday 'July 6, 2012, 20h. In Piazza del Popolo also known as the Piazza dei Leoni.
Italian guests will be the main voice actors. Come talk with them, and listen as they tell their stories and feelings about the dubbing, (following the screening of "International Theatrical" with the original version with the voice-over).

The tribute poster was created by Daniele Moretti.

  • BladeZone launches new Twitter page. The official Twitter Page for, the online Blade Runner fan club and museum. @BladeZone2019

Blade Runner debuted 30 years ago this month. What would PKD have thought?

For the anniversary, comic artist John Bonner visualizes what PKD might have thought about Blade Runner had he gotten the chance to see it. I took the liberty of correcting a typo and have included the revised version below. The original article appears HERE.

Now for some articles, podcasts, art, music and videos!






Some work on the upcoming White Dragon Cut -- Version 5.0

This animation is made of 3285 aquarelle paintings.


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Have a better one!

~ Kipple

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