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Blade Runner: The Delusional Cut

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Sometimes, desperately clinging on to that 25+ year-old franchise you were part of works out. If you’re Richard Hatch, it gets you a role on the new Battlestar Galactica. If you’re Ridley Scott, it gets you a chance to find a whole new series of ways to piss off Alien fans who thought they couldn’t get have bigger hissy-fits than when they were watching AVP:R.

And if you’re 67 year-old Joanna Cassidy, still hung up on your full snake-dance number being cut from Blade Runner, it leads to this…

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I refuse to embed the video in full, because if you want to watch five straight minutes of this woman slowly twirling in place and waving her hands in front of a smoke machine to the strains of R. Kelly, that’s on you. I won’t stop you clicking this link. But I defy you to tell me this would somehow make Blade Runner better.

Cassidy apparently set up a Youtube account solely for the purposes of creating this – her only other upload is a Blade Runner trailer. Maybe she’s hoping Ridley Scott will see it and appreciate her dedication.

Who knows what Ridley Scott likes these days. I suppose it’s possible.

h/t Da Bearon

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist