ROBOCOP Adds Gary Oldman: Nice Try
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Gary Oldman Fails To Justify Existence Of ROBOCOP Remake
I truly hate this remakes trend movies are going through. Sure, there are exceptions, but for every The Fly or The Thing, there’s, oh, I dunno, every other fucking remake ever made! News that the RoboCop remake is moving forward makes me hope that stupid people are right, and the world ends this year.
Maybe I’m being a bit extreme, but I do find this news pretty sad. Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 film is both a hilarious satire on commercialisation and an awesome action film, moving with boundless energy. It has to be one of the most purely entertaining films I’ve ever seen. It was cool, it had gigantic space-hopper-sized balls, and is endlessly quotable.
The film feels as relevant as ever, and still looks sharp as hell, which in my book, are further reasons why a remake would be redundant. Apparently no one in Hollywood reads my book (even though I sent it with a nice fruit basket and homemade biscuits), because the logic is jus
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