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Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast is the premiere Blade Runner saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, roundtable discussions, and in-depth journalistic segments, Shoulder of Orion seeks to bring the global fan community closer than ever before. Produced by the creative team behind the groundbreaking Perfect Organism podcast, Shoulder of Orion is available on all popular podcast platforms. More at www.perfectorganism.com.

Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast is the premiere Blade Runner saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, roundtable discussions, and in-depth journalistic segments, Shoulder of Orion seeks to bring the global fan community closer than ever before. Produced by the creative team behind the groundbreaking Perfect Organism podcast, Shoulder of Orion is available on all popular podcast platforms. More at www.perfectorganism.com.
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Shoulder of Orion: The Blade Runner Podcast is the premiere Blade Runner saga podcast on the internet. With exclusive interviews, roundtable discussions, and in-depth journalistic segments, Shoulder of Orion seeks to bring the global fan community closer than ever before. Produced by the creative team behind the groundbreaking Perfect Organism podcast, Shoulder of Orion is available on all popular podcast platforms. More at www.perfectorganism.com.

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Episodes

22 // Her Eyes Were Green: Interviewing Rachael 2049 Actor Loren Peta

2/16/2018
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For so many of us, Blade Runner 2049 continues to cast a spell. As we here at Shoulder of Orion move forward, we are committed to bringing you exclusive content which includes behind the scenes interviews with many of the filmmakers, actors and writers involved with the film. In this interview, JM had the pleasure of speaking with Loren Peta, the actor hired to play Rachael 2.0 on the set of Blade Runner 2049. Enjoy.

Duration:01:51:30

20 // I Am the Business : 2049 Oscar Nominations

1/24/2018
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Dan, Patrick, and Jaime convene for an impromptu minisode to discuss the 90th Oscar nominations, and the five categories that Denis Villeneuve’s masterpiece, Blade Runner 2049 is nominated for.

Duration:00:30:19

19 // An Angel Made Again: Rachael and the Legacy of Memory

1/23/2018
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In this episode JM sits down to interview Richard Clegg, Visual Effects Supervisor for The Motion Picture Company, and recent Academy Award nominee for visual effects, for Blade Runner 2049. Before that interview, JM, Patrick, and our new cohost, Dan, discuss the character of Rachael from 2019, and what it was like to see her again in 2049. // For more on this and our other projects, please visit www.perfectorganism.com. // If you’d like to join the conversation, find us on our closed...

Duration:01:31:20

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT // Philosophy and Blade Runner

1/18/2018
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To get your exclusive 20% discount: go to bit.ly/philosophyandbladerunner and enter PM18TWENTY at checkout. Offer expires February 20, 2018. Palgrave Macmillan, publisher of Timothy Shanahan’s amazing Philosophy and Blade Runner, have kindly arranged for our listeners to get an exclusive 20% discount off the cover price of the book (both the physical edition and the e-book). We want to make it as convenient as possible to get this book into your hands, as we’ve got some related episodes...

Duration:00:02:29

18 // Don’t You Know What I Am? The Replicant In Us All

1/5/2018
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A couple of weeks ago, a new listener named Evie wrote in and opened up to us about how she experiences the world of Blade Runner. All of the staff at Shoulder of Orion were collectively heartened and blown away by the contents of her letter, so much so that we invited her as a guest on the podcast. At that point, Evie hadn’t seen 2049. Please join us as we discuss the importance of stories featured in both Blade Runner films, what it means to fit in, to be validated as a human, and live...

Duration:01:48:45

17 // Sapper’s Tree: Unicorn Totems & The Importance of Memory

12/11/2017
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Patrick and Jaime are joined by special guest, Dan Ferlito as they dive into the significance of memory, unicorn totems, and what it means to be human. This episode continues the deeper exploration of Blade Runner 2049, and how it continues to sit with us as the film leaves theaters and awaits a home video release.

Duration:01:20:08

16 // I’m Here for Mr. Wallace: Interviews with Dr. Robin Bunce

12/4/2017
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Dr. Robin Bunce, a historian of political ideas at the University of Cambridge, published a thought-provoking article in the New Statesman in October on how Blade Runner 2049’s dystopian setting feels unsettlingly close to our own current cultural-political moment. We reached out to him for an interview, and it was so fascinating we called him back for a follow-up! In the first half, Patrick talks to Robin about geopolitics, architecture, slaves, distribution of wealth, and more; in the...

Duration:01:31:23

15 // A Dangerous Day: Interviewing Director Charles de Lauzirika: The Man Behind The Final Cut

11/21/2017
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I am pleased to bring you an exclusive interview with Charles de Lauzirika, the director behind Blade Runner: The Final Cut, and director of Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner. Charles spends a good amount of time, discussing his love for Blade Runner, and his involvement with the restoration of what is now widely known as Ridley Scott’s definitive edit of his 1982 masterpiece, Blade Runner. It’s important to note that without Charles, there would be no Final Cut. We talk about all of...

Duration:00:39:08

14 // Building A Physical World: The Miniature Team of Blade Runner: 2049

11/13/2017
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In this exclusive interview episode, Jaime sits down with the minature artists of Blade Runner: 2049 Steven Saunders, Chris Menges, and Joaquin Loyzaga, of Weta Workshop. In this episode, the team behind the expansive worlds of Trash Mesa, and that incredible and amazing cityscape we have loved since our affair with the original film. This conversation was informative and surreal. Thanks to Steven, Chris and Joaquin for their time and efforts, and lifting the veil for all of us fans. //...

Duration:01:18:19

12 // The Controversy of Blade Runner 2049

11/1/2017
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In what is our longest episode yet, clocking in at around two hours, Jaime and Patrick are joined by Micah Greene, fan of Blade Runner, and coincidentally, Patrick’s spouse and partner. Hold on to your hats, this episode is intense, as Jaime, Patrick and Micah breakdown the role and portrayal of women in Blade Runner 2049, while briefly discussing the visibility of people of color. The best science fiction asks hard questions, it shows us a mirror of ourselves, pushing us to explore,...

Duration:01:48:15

11 // Home Again, Home Again: 2049 Spoiler Roundtable Part 2

10/26/2017
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It’s been a few weeks since Blade Runner 2049 had its wide theatrical release, and the reverberations of this amazing film have been felt in all corners of Blade Runner fandom. JM, Ryan, and Patrick decided it was time to gather together for another freewheeling roundtable discussion episode to unpack what’s on our minds. What are the images, ideas, sound cues, etc. we can’t stop thinking about? What are fans delving into on social media? How has our relationship with this film and its...

Duration:01:20:02

Episode Ten: Exclusive Behind the Scenes Info of Blade Runner 2049

10/18/2017
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In this episode, Patrick, Ryan, and Jaime each take a segment to discuss portions from behind the scenes of Blade Runner: 2049 starting with a small breakdown of the music, as hosted by Patrick, followed by a behind the scenes interview of 2049 with director Denis Villeneuve as conducted by The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson, broken down by Ryan Zeid. In the last segment, Jaime interviewes Matt Hemenway about a special Q&A event held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, featuring...

Duration:01:09:05

Episode Nine: A Spoiler Reaction to 2049

10/9/2017
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In this episode, Jaime and Patrick are joined by Peter Haight, an original co-founder of Perfect Organism: The ALIEN Saga Podcast. Peter is a huge fan of the Blade Runner universe and sits down to discuss specific details from the film. This was our first attempt to lightly unpack much of what we saw in 2049. If you’re cool with spoilers, give this a listen. You won’t be disappointed.

Duration:00:58:55

Episode Eight: Reacting to Blade Runner 2049

10/7/2017
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JM, and Patrick sit down to discuss their spoiler-free reactions to Blade Runner 2049. This is a brief episode, offering a glimpse into how this new sequel is sitting with us. Enjoy.

Duration:00:21:14

Episode Seven : Blush Response

10/5/2017
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This is a very special episode, as Patrick, Ryan, and Jaime talk about what Blade Runner means to them. Blade Runner isn’t your ordinary science fiction film, it’s a very personal journey for all who adore the film. We are in a very special time, awaiting what we hope to be an incredible follow up film, as it releases tonight around the world. Join us as we ruminate about the spell only Blade Runner can cast.

Duration:00:41:03

Episode Six: Burning With The Fires of Orc

9/28/2017
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Ryan, Patrick and Jaime sit down together (at last) to talk about Black Out, the third and final installment in the short in-universe Blade Runner films before the release of 2049. We go on to discuss the first impressions of 2049 as posted on Twitter, and a substantial and spoiler free rundown of the film, as posted by a Reddit user. This was an exciting episode. Thank you all for listening.

Duration:00:46:09

Episode Five: Break The World

9/27/2017
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In this episode, Patrick and Jaime disucss the featured piece by Wired Magazine which is thus far, the most in-depth article surrounding the making of Blade Runner 2049. The second segment of the show details an interview that Denis Villeneuve conducted with the press in Moscow. Some very interesting things are mentioned. Kick back and enjoy as we discuss these things and so much more.

Duration:00:43:29

Episode Four : Indulge Me

9/20/2017
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In this episode, Patrick and Jaime discuss the latest short film, Nowhere to Run, featuring Dave Bautista as Sapper. We continue to discuss the news of Hans Zimmer taking over as composer for Blade Runner 2049, and what that could mean for the score. Last but not least, we discuss the revelation that Sean Young quietly filmed for three days to reprise her role as Rachael. All this, and so much more. Enjoy!

Duration:00:53:17

Episode Three: Do You Like Our Owl?

8/31/2017
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On this episode, JM, Patrick, and Ryan discuss the first official entry into the Blade Runner visual universe since 1982. 2036: Nexus : Dawn is a six minute short film, directed by Luke Scott, and serves to give the audience a peak into the happenings between the end of 2019’s Blade Runner and the events in 2049. This is a deep and complex discussion about the set, the mood, the implications of a perceived villain, and so much more. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed...

Duration:00:58:49

Episode Two: Fiery the Angels Fell

8/17/2017
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For our second episode, JM, Ryan and Patrick sit down to discuss the latest news surrounding Blade Runner 2049, which includes the announcement of Hans Zimmer’s involvement with the score. We go on to discuss the development of 2049 over the past 18 years, and so much more. We hope you enjoy.

Duration:01:05:23

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