The hidden meaning of Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 creates arguably the most intricate and fascinating allegory in contemporary cinema.

But despite thousands of essays, fan theories and YouTube videos interpreting the meaning of Blade Runner 2049, most of the audience is blind to the movie’s hidden allegorical meaning.

An allegory that, from the threads of science fiction, weaves an intensely religious meaning.

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Damien Walter writes on technology, culture and scifi for The Guardian, BBC, Wired, Oxford University Press, IO9, Tor.com and elsewhere. He’s a graduate of the Clarion scifi writers workshop, and teaches Advanced Scifi & Fantasy : writing the 21st century myth

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Writing the 21st century myth

Damien Walter, writer on sci-fi and geek culture for The Guardian, BBC, WIRED and graduate of the Clarion writers workshop, leads a journey into scifi and fantasy storytelling.

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Published by Damien Walter

Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Director of creative writing at UoL, published with OUP and Cambridge. Currently travelling the world and writing a book.

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