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Paul Verhoeven's Authenticity Came to Light at Chicago's Logan Arcade
5 Jul 2015 // 9:04 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 // 8:09 PM
There's little a remake of Starship Troopers could add to the original's deceptively deep insights into the nature of social organization.
Verhoeven Had a Lot to Learn After 'Flesh + Blood'
8 Oct 2014 // 8:10 PM
Flesh + Blood has at least this to its credit: it's not as bad as Howard the Duck.
Showgirls: Cheesecake, With Emphasis on the Cheese
21 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM
Is Showgirls truly one of the worst movies ever made? Not quite, but it may be the most unintentionally funny.
ReFramed No. 15: Paul Verhoeven's 'Showgirls' (1995)
29 Nov 2011 // 1:00 AM
This week, the ReFramed crew attempts to redeem Paul Verhoeven’s universally misunderstood cult classic, Showgirls