Inside Blade Runner’s model shop

By on March 26, 2015

It’s always a trip to take yourself out of the rapture of some of the best 20th century sci-fi scenes to think, “Hey, that AT-AT isn’t 10 stories high.” It’s more like a foot. That was the world behind the special effects for so many of our favorite space battles; hand-built model spaceships. This group of photos popped up recently on reddit and we had to share. It’s a behind the scenes look at the models of Blade Runner and their builders, revealing small scale peeks into some of the most iconic scenes from the film.

In other Night Flight Blade Runner news, did you know that Grace Jones was actually offered a part in the classic film? Visit our exclusive interview to find out why she turned it down.

 

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