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Paul Verhoeven reveals what he thinks of the remake of Robocop

For a good decade, Dutch director Paul Verhoeven busted out a series of over the top and highly entertaining movies in America before heading back to the Netherlands. He's been missed, but remakes of his movies have kept those properties alive...somewhat. While promoting ELLE at the Toronto International Film Festival , Paul Verhoeven discussed several of those remakes with...
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Top 10 Most Gruesome Movie Deaths of All Time

Death is no laughing matter, unless a filmmaker wants it to be. Killing a character can either be a grave and serious moment or it could be absolutely insanely violent and over the top. Or, it could just be fricking hilarious. In the course of film history, death scenes have been one of the most lingering moments from numerous films. Here is our ranking of the ten most gruesome movie death...
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Cell

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** I love a good serial killer movie but they are often...
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Exclusive: Top Ten Coolest Robots From Movies (Video)!

With ROBOCOP hitting theaters this week, we decided to take a look back at some of our other favorite movie robots, counting down our top 10 faves. There's a lot of cool 'bots out there, so it was no easy task, especially when you start getting into android and cyborg territory, but ultimately we boiled it down to some old-school and new-school favorites, including CGI, actors, and real...
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What did you think of...Robocop?

The latest addition to remake madness, ROBOCOP, is now in theaters after a whole lot of debate about its very existence. While the stalwart supporters of Paul Verhoeven's original contested the film from the get-go, the later generation seemed much more open to the idea of a newly revamped version of the sci-fi actioner. We've covered the marketing of the film extensively,...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview: RoboCop star Abbie Cornish!

Abbie Cornish is absolutely lovely. And by that I mean she is a stunning beauty, a talented actress and a terrific person to talk with. As the love interest in the ROBOCOP remake, she plays off her co-star Joel Kinnaman extremely well. The two have very nice chemistry and had it been a lesser actress it may not have worked nearly as well. Thankfully, we have Abbie and she is terrific....
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Joel Kinnaman filmed a 17 page monologue for Terence Malick's Knight of Cups

Working on a Terence Malick movie means a lot of things. Firstly, it means you get to work with one of the most unique directors in the world. Secondly, it means your part may never be seen. Malick is notorious for excising entire performances from his films, some major characters played by talented A-list actors. You rarely see a director's cut of these scenes, either, as what Malick...
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Review: RoboCop

PLOT: After an attempt on his life, a critically-wounded Detroit policeman, Alex Murphy ( Joel Kinnaman ), is revived by Omnicorp, a multi-national conglomerate, that turns him into a $2.7 billion cyborg cop. Once he's back on the streets of Detroit, Murphy tries to solve his own slaying, while his distraught wife ( Abbie Cornish ) and son try to figure out whether this new...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview: RoboCop star Gary Oldman!

No matter how many times Iíve had the opportunity to sit across from Gary Oldman it is always an incredible feeling. Arguably he is one of the most versatile and accomplished actors working today. From his early career with SID & NANCY all the way to such modern day blockbusters including the HARRY POTTER and DARK KNIGHT films this man can do it all. Once again this incredible talent...
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Cool Videos: Don't ever confuse Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne

If you can think of two badder motherf*ckers than Laurence Fishburne and Samuel L. Jackson , I would be surprised. Both are damn good actors who can deliver drama, comedy, and appear in superhero movies. Both men have recognizable voices that make them in demand for not only animated films, but also commercials. Still, if you saw either one of them, I am sure you would know who was...
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Exclusive 1:1 Interview: RoboCop star Joel Kinnaman!

While Joel Kinnaman has worked steadily over the past few years in Sweden, it was the series “The Killing” where I had first noticed his earlier work. Now, the talented actor has found himself taking on the leading role of Alex Murphy in the remake of ROBOCOP which is opening this Wednesday. Thankfully, he is up to the task and gives a layered performance as a...
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Joel Kinnaman talks about Jose Padilha's Robocop and how he landed the part

From the PG-13 rating to the black suit and human hand, it seems like every fan of the original ROBOCOP has a reason why they're not too high on the remake. Maybe you'll feel a little bit better after reading what star Joel Kinnaman has to say. The actor opened up about ROBOCOP in an interview with IGN , and revealed some details about the film, including how he got the part....
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