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Ridley Scott's dystopian film noir

Ridley Scott's dystopian film noir "Blade Runner" (1982) stars Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard. Credit: USA Networks

THE MOVIE "Blade Runner: The Final Cut"
THE DEAL The 2007 version of Ridley Scott's sci-fi masterpiece will be re-released in cinemas throughout the United Kingdom beginning April 3.

Scott has given his approval to a new trailer, saying it "captures the essence of the film," according to

"The Final Cut" is one of at least seven different versions of Scott's 1982 film, which stars Harrison Ford as a cop who tracks down humanoid "replicants," and is the only version to feature the entirety of the famous "unicorn dream sequence," which was omitted from the original release. Whether "The Final Cut" will come to American theaters hasn't been announced, but the U.K. screenings should do well as anticipation builds for Ford's return in the 2016 sequel.

WHO Dan Aykroyd
THE MOVIE “Ghostbusters”
THE DEAL The 1984 supernatural comedy just keeps on giving. Aykroyd and original director Ivan Reitman have formed Ghost Corps, a production company based on the Sony lot, to develop a new spinoff, reports. The movie will be set in the “Ghostbusters” universe and will be aimed toward male audiences as a counterpart to the upcoming female-led film starring Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig. The starring role looks set to go to Channing Tatum. Also involved in the project are directors Joe and Anthony Russo (“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”) and writer Drew Pearce (“Iron Man 3”).

THE MOVIE “The Case of the Three Sided Dream”
THE DEAL Adam Kahan’s documentary on musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk, who lost his sight as an infant but grew into one of the legends of avant-garde jazz during the 1960s and ’70s, screens this weekend as part of the seventh annual ReelAbilities festival, which promotes awareness of people with disabilities. Kahan will attend the screening in person.
INFO Sunday at 1 p.m. at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. Tickets are $15; 631-423-7611,




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