So now two new trailers have arrived for the film which is fast becoming the bane of all pop culture fans everywhere. Yes you guessed it it’s the Robocop remake. Why do people hate this movie so much compared to other remakes? The lure of nostalgia is obviously strong and the fact the original movie … Continue reading New Robocop Trailer Arrives. Is the Film Still Worth Giving a Shot?
When news that a remake to Robocop was coming out, the internet almost imploded with the sheer volume of venom and bile that was unleashed. The original Robocop has always had a warm place in the hearts of fans. The clever mix of ultra violence, angst and social commentary meshed well to give us a … Continue reading Robocop Remake – Trailer Released and It’s Better Than You Think
We’re passionate about RoboCop here at GB. We’ve covered his news, a lot. Probably about 7 or 8 times since we first heard serious word of it. We’ve actually had multiple discussions on the film, and when those first pictures leaked of the new RoboCop suit, the majority of us were… unhappy. However, being ever the … Continue reading In Defense Of The New ‘RoboCop’ Suit.
Yeah, the banner isn’t what RoboCop will look like, sorry. I actually rather like the banner one. But we do know what Robocop will look like now and yeah, it’s pretty bad. The original film had a great deal of originality to its look, from the Robocop suit to the ED-209. Granted these needed to be updated … Continue reading First Look At The New RoboCop… And It’s Not Good
It’s no secret here at GB we’re fans of RoboCop. Something about the combination of humanity, steel, justice, and violence [in Detroit] that’s perfectly captured by RoboCop speaks to our heart of hearts. Which is what makes the following news pretty surprising, that unlike previously reported, Hugh Laurie will NOT be playing the villain of … Continue reading Another Take on the Robocop Updates…
‘OMNICORP, we’ve got the future under control’. That doesn’t sound suspicious at all. This viral campaign which is one of many I am sure to be coming out during this Comic-Con has given us the OMNICORP mission statement and the OMNICORP advert to protect your city, which is a great bit of Robocop style TV. … Continue reading ‘RoboCop’ New Viral Campaign – The ED-209 is back!
Well first we got the news of a fairly new star becoming RoboCop (Joel Kinnaman), and from that the opinion was that this was going to be a bit of a new cast for this remake. But since then we have had big star after big star being announced for the main roles, first we … Continue reading RoboCop Remake – Hugh Laurie Set to Play Villain
The new Robocop Remake, which is tentatively scheduled for summer 2013, has recently announced some casting news in addition to what we’ve already told you (here and here). Sadly we still have no teasers or trailers. So let’s recap what we know about the film and talk about who’s playing what… Gary Oldman Oldman will be … Continue reading ‘Robocop’ Remake: Sam Jackson Joins Cast and Peter Weller Speaks!
In 1987 Paul Verhoeven released one of the most awesomely violent movies ever made, so violent in fact that it initially received and ‘X Rating’ for it’s graphic nature. It told the story of Detroit cop Alex Murphy being brutally murdered by Red Foreman, before OCP (the company that owned the police) stole his body … Continue reading Robocop: Coming Back from the 80s in a Strong Way