RoboCop (2014) Decent Remake Sans the Quirky Humor

Perhaps the most noticeable thing missing in the RoboCop 2014 remake, directed by José Padilha (Elite Squad, Elite Squad: The Enemy Within) are the quirky commercials, “I’d buy that for a dollar,” and the sunscreen that gives the user skin cancer are just a few of the adverts that made the first 1987 version, the Peter Weller starring Paul Verhoeven directed tongue in cheek thriller so beloved by its fans, that little bit special. 428 more words



Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

MPAA Rating: R for Strong Violence and Language, and for Sexuality

Directed by: Stuart Gordon… 813 more words

Science Fiction

Robocop - The Wiz Retro Rewind

Some things are great forever…some have an expiration date. For this fact alone, some “All-Time Greats” need a serious reality check to see if they still stand up or can still be considered great at this present time. 1,837 more words


1001 Movies: Robocop

From the bed of Captain Spazzmataz:

I have very mixed feelings about Robocop. First off, it is a really great idea. The plot was actually enjoyable which made for an entertaining movie, and some of the scenes were really cool. 449 more words

Captain Spazzmataz

RoboCop (the original) or: The Less Desirables Movie of the Week


The Less Desirables Movie of the Week, brought to you by The Official Movie Sponsor of The Less Desirables, a/perture Cinema, was RoboCop… 312 more words

The Less Desirables

The X-Files, S3E14: "Grotesque"

Grotesque (3X14)

Original Air Date: February 2nd, 1996

Writer: Howard Gordon

Director: Kim Manners

Notable Guest Stars: Kurtwood Smith guest stars on this episode; coincidentally, his future TV daughter (from… 717 more words

90s Nostalgia