Tag: Robot

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Chappie (2015)

In the age of cookie-cutter fantasy blockbusters and house-style super-hero crossovers, so few genuine auteurs are emerging of pulp cinema that one can’t help but…

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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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Posted in Don't F with the Original

Don’t F with the Original: Robocop

We’ll buy that for a dollar! To commemorate the upcoming release of the new Robocop flick, Nick and Dimitri lavish praise on Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 original. Then Chris and Frank join

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Posted in Movie Franchise Review

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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Contributor Picks: Giant Robots

If you were to look up the definition of “awesome” in the dictionary, you’d find a picture of Optimus Prime punching Megatron in his metallic…

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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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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

Some motion pictures challenge their viewers. Others comfort them. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen does neither, assaulting the audience with its empty characterisation, raucous incoherence,…

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