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‘Starship Troopers’ Is the ‘RoboCop 2’ We Deserved

‘Starship Troopers’ Is the ‘RoboCop 2’ We Deserved

Starship Troopers is exploding onto Netflix this month, and it’s a film that I believe should be required viewing for all Americans. I’m not kidding. They should show this movie in school and have SAT

7 Essential Invisible Men (and One Invisible Woman)

H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man was published in 1897, giving sci-fi one of its most intriguing and enduring characters. Thankfully, that Dark Universe version with Johnny Depp never came to fruition,
The 25 Best Action Movies of the 1980s

The 25 Best Action Movies of the 1980s

Among the many gifts the 1980s gave to western civilization was the action film. As the cinematic landscape evolved, aging out of the grim, nihilistic stories from ‘70s filmmakers impacted by
RoboCop Returns Has a New Director Who Knows a Thing or Two About Bringing People Back From the Dead

RoboCop Returns Has a New Director Who Knows a Thing or Two About Bringing People Back From the Dead

Terminator: Dark Fate didn’t exactly set the box office on fire, but its tactic of ignoring certain franchise entries and calling itself a direct sequel (see also: 2018's Halloween) still holds tons
Rebelión (de culto y en directo) en Marte

Rebelión (de culto y en directo) en Marte

La experiencia inmersiva ‘Desafío Total. Mueve tu culo a Marte’ recrea en vivo la icónica película de los noventa protagonizada por Arnold Schwarzenegger
JoJo Rabbit’s Satire Fail

JoJo Rabbit’s Satire Fail

Paul Verhoeven’s 1997 military sci-fi film Starship Troopers—about an interstellar war between a league of human soldiers from Earth and an extraterrestrial race of arachnid-like invaders—ends on a
La bofetada de Sharon Stone al director y otros secretos de ‘Instinto Básico’

La bofetada de Sharon Stone al director y otros secretos de ‘Instinto Básico’

La falta de conexión entre Michael Douglas y Sharon Stone o que Brad Pitt y Tom Cruise no consiguieran el papel principal son algunas curiosidades de la cinta de Paul Verhoeven
Rutger Hauer: Five of the ‘Blade Runner’ Star’s Essential Performances

Rutger Hauer: Five of the ‘Blade Runner’ Star’s Essential Performances

In a perfect world, the versatile and hard-working (172 acting credits on imdb!) Dutch actor Rutger Hauer, who has died in the Netherlands from cancer, would have had a film or even a franchise that
A Small Update on the New RoboCop Movie, Which Is Apparently Still Happening

A Small Update on the New RoboCop Movie, Which Is Apparently Still Happening

Last year, we got news that Neil Blomkamp, possibly as penance from the universe for not getting to make that Alien movie he was really hype for, was working on RoboCop Returns, a direct followup to
A Small Update on the New RoboCop Movie, Which Is Apparently Still Happening

A Small Update on the New RoboCop Movie, Which Is Apparently Still Happening

Last year, we got news that Neil Blomkamp, possibly as penance from the universe for not getting to make that Alien movie he was really hype for, was working on RoboCop Returns, a direct followup to
This Short Documentary Digs Deep Into Some of Total Recall's Most Memorable Visual Effects

This Short Documentary Digs Deep Into Some of Total Recall's Most Memorable Visual Effects

When Paul Verhoeven’s 1990 film Total Recall was released, some of the people who worked on the film’s visual effects didn’t even get their names in the credits. That’s how little even the people

RoboCop is KFC's new Colonel and he'll kill you if you ask about the secret recipe

Secret recipe thieves, beware! There's a new protector of KFC's 11 herbs and spices and his name is RoboCop. No, you're not losing your marbles, dear reader.
This Video Explores Starship Troopers’ Messy Satirical Relationship With Fascism

This Video Explores Starship Troopers’ Messy Satirical Relationship With Fascism

Starship Troopers is a seductive satire. Let’s dig into why, and how. Read more...
This Video Explores Starship Troopers’ Messy Satirical Relationship With Fascism

This Video Explores Starship Troopers’ Messy Satirical Relationship With Fascism

Starship Troopers is a seductive satire. Let’s dig into why, and how. Read more...

Neill Blomkamp promises to 'emulate' Paul Verhoeven for RoboCop Returns film

Last July, it was announced that Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Chappie) would helm a RoboCop sequel, titled RoboCop Returns, for MGM with the character's original creators, Ed Neumeier and Michael

Report: Starship Troopers could be revived for TV with original movie cast

While the announced movie reboot of Starship Troopers won’t be reassembling the team involved in making director Paul Verhoeven’s 1997 cult classic, a new TV refresh could pick up the franchise with

More blood! RoboDoc trailer shows off the wild making of RoboCop

A feature-length documentary on the creation of the classic film RoboCop is on the way, and the first trailer is almost as gruesome as the movie itself.The doc is called RoboDoc: The Creation of

Here's who Neill Blomkamp wants to play RoboCop in his sequel

Someone asked director Neill Blomkamp who he'd like to see as RoboCop in his upcoming sequel, and his answer was both surprising and kind of awesome.

What is the point of RoboCop?

Four years after the live-action RoboCop reboot, Detroit’s finest police cyborg is heading back to the big screen. Earlier this week, Neill Blomkamp signed on to direct RoboCop Returns, from a script

RoboCop is returning and Neill Blomkamp is directing his comeback

RoboCop is being switched on again and filmmaker Neill Blomkamp will be his commanding officer. Deadline reports that Blomkamp has been tapped by MGM to direct RoboCop Returns, a new installment in