At Esquire, Simon Abrams shares an oral history of RoboCop (1987): “A little more than 25 years ago, Orion Pictures released RoboCop, a grimly hysterical, hyper-violent satire masquerading as an action film. And despite spawning two sequels, a television series, some anime, and now a remake, the film’s […]
Metro Times has a nice report on Detroit’s Robocop statue.
The Detroit Free Press has news about Robocop’s return to Detroit–in statue form.
Was Robocop the best and most subversive action movie of the action movie’s golden period? Is there also some nostalgia at play?
Irvin Kershner has died. He directed The Empire Strikes Back, Robocop 2, Eyes of Laura Mars and The Raid on Entebbe. Vanity Fair recently posted an interview with him about working on Star Wars. Agence France-Presse has a report. Film School Rejects has 5 great Kershner films besides […]
Tomorrow (November 7, if I post this on time), Toronto’s Trash Palace is showing a print of Frank Perry’s The Swimmer. If you’re in the city, do yourself a favour: go see it. If you’re elsewhere (I understand the internets now extend beyond the GTA), do yourself a […]