New video: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ demands a lot from audiences, but the rewards are rich

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New on Blu-ray

“Blade Runner 2049” (Warner Bros. DVD/Blu-ray combo, $35.99; 4K, $44.95; also available on VOD)

It’s apt in a way that this movie never became a runaway hit last year, because like the original 1982 film, director Denis Villeneuve’s sequel is built to appeal to connoisseurs of science-fiction...