Paul Verhoeven
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Paul Verhoeven's Authenticity Came to Light at Chicago's Logan Arcade
5 Jul 2015 // 10:04 PM

Some works by Paul Verhoeven, a director known for satire, were shown in an ironic setting this summer. The result was an earnestness soaked in blood.

"The Only Good Bug Is a Dead Bug": 'Starship Troopers' and the Politics of Science Fiction
27 Apr 2015 // 9:09 PM

There's little a remake of Starship Troopers could add to the original's deceptively deep insights into the nature of social organization.


Cannes 2016: 'The Salesman' + 'Elle'
2 Jun 2016 // 4:45 AM

These two films suggest possible ways for women's self-expression in the midst of oppression.

Verhoeven Had a Lot to Learn After 'Flesh + Blood'
8 Oct 2014 // 9:10 PM

Flesh + Blood has at least this to its credit: it's not as bad as Howard the Duck.


ReFramed No. 15: Paul Verhoeven's 'Showgirls' (1995)
29 Nov 2011 // 2:00 AM

This week, the ReFramed crew attempts to redeem Paul Verhoeven’s universally misunderstood cult classic, Showgirls

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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