Time hasn’t been kind to Showgirls. Decried on release as one of the worst films of its year (and subsequently, its decade) at the Golden Raspberry… 1,033 more words
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And now we’ll take a short look at Dutch madman Paul Verhoeven’s 90’s American pictures, for during the 1990s Verhoeven was one of the few mainstream directors consistently operating at heightened level of mania and adventure in the film world, ever-pursuing and challenging his particular brand of satire until it became almost indistinguishable from truly making the bad movies he was satirizing. 1,315 more words
Director Paul Verhoeven once said that RoboCop is the American Jesus.
What does that mean? Verhoeven’s RoboCop is an ultra-violent sci-fi action movie that’s surprisingly funny—but does the film’s anti-corporate, anti-capitalist satire hit its mark? 55 more words