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Movie Review Monday: Total Recall

Welcome to another awesome edition of Movie Review Monday!

This week’s movie is Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 sci-fi action classic, Total Recall, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. 230 more words


'Black Book': an analysis of the party sequence

Black Book (d. Verhoeven, 2006) is a Dutch foreign film, revolving around a Dutch Jew who, after witnessing the brutal murder of her family, joins up with the Dutch Resistance, with an ultimate goal of seeking revenge against the Nazis. 907 more words



1995, Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Starring: Elizabeth Berkley, Gina Gershon, Kyle MacLachlan

A young drifter, named Nomi, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls. 433 more words


RoboCop: The Definitive History Review

As a kid growing up in the late 80′s and early 90′s, I distinctly remember religiously watching the original RoboCop film, recorded off of Showtime on an old VHS cassette. 793 more words


65. Total Recall (1990)

Another entry from the Arnold canon, but not just another; as Commando is perfectly quintessential, it’s because of this film: this is pure Arnold, but with the added bonus of Verhoeven ultraviolence. 644 more words

BBPX Top 100

Die 100 besten Filme aller Zeiten - Die Plätze 70 - 61

Platz 70

Funny Games

Österreich 1997. Regie: Michael Haneke. Darsteller: Ulrich Mühe, Susanne Lothar, Arno Frisch. 104 Minuten. FSK 18

Eindringliche Gewaltstudie gepaart mit scharfer Kritik am Medienkonsum. 594 more words

Die 100 Besten Filme Aller Zeiten

'RoboCop: The Definitive History': See exclusive images from the book

A new compendium about the cyborg film franchise “RoboCop” is out this week, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive sneak peek at some images from the book. 403 more words