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RoboCop (2014, José Padilha)

When a director decides to remake a beloved film like Paul Verhoeven’s ultra-violent satire, RoboCop, that remake is born immediately on the offensive because the inevitable question is ‘why?’ Other than to make money, of course. 346 mots de plus


Robocop 2014: underwhelming cybotic behaviour

 Robocop  ★★☆☆☆   dir.  José Padilha

This grim-faced mechanical reboot of the 1987 sci-fi classic stomps through the motions with all human interest surgically removed.

The action sequences are incoherent, dull and lacking in tension. 304 mots de plus


Thoughts on Films - Episode 46: Discussing Slum Porn Films, Apparently

We waited up and got down with Ms Ezzah Mahmud, who joins us from the other side of the world (literally!). Now based in Wales, a recent review by Ezzah about a Brazilian film revealed a deep love for the Elite Squad film series. 200 mots de plus


Postmortem: Robocop (2014)

I caught the reboot of Robocop in theaters, and recall at the time thinking that it was a bit weak, especially compared to the original film. 432 mots de plus


RoboCop (2014)

There’s no denying how great Verhoeven’s original RoboCop is and how in no way is it in need of a remake. That being said, my interest in this movie was peaked when I saw the trailers and realised it seemed to be going in it’s own direction with the material. 544 mots de plus

Media Diet

RoboCop (2014): An Unloved Gem

I adore the original RoboCop film. It is one of a handful of films that I feel gets better with age and you always discover something new with every watch. 625 mots de plus

'RoboCop: The Definitive History': See exclusive images from the book

A new compendium about the cyborg film franchise « RoboCop » is out this week, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive sneak peek at some images from the book. 444 mots de plus