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Paul Verhoeven, best known for Hollywood action films, seems an unlikely director for this French arthouse movie. He excels, not just because of his manifest skills, but because of the real… 1,225 more words

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Directed by Paul Verhoeven

France, 2016

HOME, 16 March 2017

It may sound paradoxical to say it, but this black comedy has a, well, a light touch. 98 more words

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Movie Review: Elle (2016)

Elle (2016)

Starring- Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte de la Comedie Francaise, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling, Virginie Efira, Judith Magre, Christian Berkel, Jonas Bloquet, Alice Isaaz, Vimala Pons, Raphael Lenglet, Arthur Mazet, Lucas Prisor… 969 more words

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Robocop (1987) – Dir. Paul Verhoeven.

I was in the mood for an easy watch this evening and figured I’d revisit this cyberpunk classic, starring Peter Weller in the title role and Nancy Allen as his partner, Anne Lewis. 788 more words


Elle (Paul Verhoeven, 2016)

“Confrontational and often corrosively funny, Paul Verhoeven’s Elle gets a suitably subdued transfer from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.”

I reviewed the technical specs on Sony’s Blu-ray release. 7 more words


Review - Elle

Elle, directed by Paul Verhoeven, is a very honest, twisted film. The lead character in the film might be one of the most compelling and fascinating characters I’ve watched in quite some time. 1,349 more words


'Starship Troopers' May Be A Satirical Anti-Fascist Movie...But It's Still Horrible

I have tremendous respect for Paul Verhoeven.  The man made two of the best science-fiction films ever:  Robocop and Total Recall.  Those films helped define my childhood*.  1,360 more words

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