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Wednesday, June 27 2012

I, RoboCop: Paul Verhoeven's Prescient Classic 25 Years Later

One of RoboCop’s greatest strengths is how the movie so comfortably and carefully straddles the space between smart satire and popcorn thrills, a special talent of Paul Verhoeven’s.

Monday, November 8 2010

Go Robo! - Robocop: A Reappraisal

Though it often seems like nothing more than a schlock b-movie, Robocop is actually one of the most savage satires of '80s America the decade produced.


Thursday, February 20 2014

Drones and Robots and 'Robocop'

Scenes inside Murphy's dreaming brain give way to a real-life nightmare, and for a few brief moments, Robocop hums with disturbing sci-fi possibilities.

Sunday, November 7 2010

'RoboCop Trilogy': Life in Dystopian Future Detroit

The RoboCop Trilogy is comprised of one amazing film, one disappointing yet enjoyable film, and one very bad film.

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