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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

Entertainment

New Paul Verhoeven Film, "Elle" Looks Promising

It was announced in a Variety Exclusive today that Paul Verhoeven’s new film Elle will be distributed by Said Ben Said’s production company BSB Productions. This is the same production company that had a hand in films by other visionary directors like Roman Polanski’ … 356 more words

Movie News

Cannes: Paul Verhoeven Sees 'Elle' as Nuanced Thriller (EXCLUSIVE)

Having produced films by Roman Polanski (“Carnage”) and Brian De Palma (“Passion”) and co-produced David Cronenberg’s “Map to the Stars”), Said Ben Said’s Paris-based SBS Prods. 266 more words

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005) Review: The Problem is Time

Everything in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is perfect.

  • Costumes

The Vogons appearance with their nose being the tallest part of their faces; their slobbery jowls; coming from the… 1,215 more words

Reviews

Total Recall

"Sorry Quaid. Your whole life is just a dream.”

Movierob wrote to me a while back, honouring me with the opportunity to choose this month’s Genre Grandeur. 843 more words

Film Reviews

Remakes and Reboots Redux: Part 2

I remember always being behind the times as a kid. I never saw the Rambo or Indiana Jones movies when they were new. I didn’t get the newest pop music or know anything beyond what showed up in “Weird” Al Yankovic or… 1,246 more words

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

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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

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