Starship Troopers is a movie that manages to be both subtle and in-your-face at the same time. It has a satirical core that goes through the entire movie, but even though it gets close sometimes (like the Verhoeven signature cutaways) it never fully winks at the audience. 1,251 more words
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(directed by Paul Verhoeven, 2016)
****+ (out of 5)
> Before he made big Hollywood blockbusters like STARSHIP TROOPERS and TOTAL RECALL, filmmaker Paul Verhoeven made singularly provocative dramas on a much smaller scale in his native Dutch language. 306 more words
One word comes to mind when describing Philip K. Dick – visionary.
Before Black Mirror became a buzzword, Philip K. Dick’s exploratory novels covered the wide spectrum of science fiction. 571 more words