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Furious 7 (2015)

With seven entries under its belt, no one could accuse the Fast and Furious franchise of reaching the finish line prematurely. Everyone was ready to…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Robocop (2014)

In light of the original 1987 Robocop’s predictions about Detroit’s financial collapse, mechanical drones, and lawless corporatism all coming true, a lot of critics have…

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Robocop Retrospective

If someone told me the creative minds behind Robocop (1987) had opened a time portal and put together their screenplay from future headlines, I think…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Escape Plan (2013)

A couple of years ago, when it was announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger would appear in Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables (2010), I imagined something akin to…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

White House Down (2013)

Roland Emmerich has been making over-the-top disaster movies for so long, I’d almost forgotten he could direct anything else. Two years ago, Anonymous demonstrated that…

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Don’t F with the Original: The Fast and the Furious

To gear themselves for the release of Fast and Furious 6, Nick and Dimitri review Rob Cohen’s surprise hit of 2001, The Fast and the Furious. Then Dimitri walks

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 0.5

Robocop 3 (1993)

I’m always a bit shocked when reminded that Robocop 3 was released in theatres. The second perfunctory follow-up to Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop (1987) has got…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Robocop 2 (1990)

I’m always a bit shocked when I hear American liberals mock their conservative brethren for lacking in self-criticism. To me, that’s a bit like the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Robocop (1987)

I’m always a bit shocked when I see Robocop classified as a straight action thriller. I mean, the flick’s called “Robocop” of all things, and…

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