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Favourite films of 2017

Before I start to publish some longer texts (yes, you have been warned!), here’s another list of my favourites with short explanations of my choices. I decided to choose and depict only 10 titles, but I couldn’t help myself and also added 5 more that I enjoyed a lot last year. 1,659 more words

Favourites List

RoboCop (1987)

Are you a fan of HBO’s Westworld or a Nolanite (fan name for both Christopher & Jonathan Nolan) Allow me to introduce you newcomers about a slain police officer, who is miraculously resurrected as an unstoppable cybernetic one man army known as “RoboCop.” It is directed by Paul Verhoeven. 893 more words


Review: Ready Player One (2018)

A thought kept occurring to me while watching Steven Spielberg’s READY PLAYER ONE: what would a director like Paul Verhoeven have done with this material? The movie would certainly have had more bite. 657 more words


Notes on a Prophetic Film: Robocop (1987)

Having seen the 2014 remake before the original Robocop (1987), I was anxious to find out why some reviewers are so adamant that the earlier version is vastly superior. 2,196 more words

Lethal Creep

XL Popcorn - Turks Fruit

List Item: Watch all of the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die”
Progress: 634/1007
Title: Turks Fruit
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Year: 1973
Country: … 517 more words

In Progress

Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers” is way more subtle that may seem during the first viewing. I’ve watched it multiple times… the first time was at the tender age of 7, and I am still under its spell. 277 more words


Remembering Robocop

Carl Roberts reveals the facts behind Paul Verhoeven’s ultra-violent American satire 4,425 more words