‘Blade Runner: The Final Cut’ – the definitive version of a visionary film on HBO Max

Ridley Scott’s visionary reworking of Philip K. Dick’s novel may have flopped when it was released but it has become a science fiction touchstone and has colonized the imaginations of writers, directors, and die-hard fans of science fiction.

‘Time Bandits’ – Terry Gilliam’s fractured fairy tale on HBO Max and Criterion Channel

Gilliam’s fantastical second feature is a a strange and weird and wonderful mix of boy’s own adventure, Python-esque humor, and grim irony, all wrapped in tall tales, ancient myths, and historical figures.