Required Reading: ‘LEGO’ Moments and a History of ‘RoboCop’

By  · Published on February 13th, 2014

The best movie culture writing from around the internet-o-sphere.

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“9 Cool LEGO Movie Moments You Might Have Missed” – Eric Eisenberg watched the animated adventure a second time with a discerning eye to find some Easter Eggs and extended gags.

“Beyond the Bechdel Test: Why It’s Not Enough” – Tomris Laffly at IndieWire covers the Athena Film Festival’s Bechdel 2.0 Panel where Carrie Rickey, Linda Holmes and more advocate for using the test as a stepping stone while reaching for the next plateau.

“RoboCop writer Ed Neumeier discusses the film’s origins” – Scott Tobias at The Dissolve presents an interview that follows a spark on its way to becoming an explosive satirical icon.

“RoboCop: The Oral History” – Simon Abrams at Esquire completes the picture by speaking with the other major players. Seems like there are a lot more articles about the original than the new version…

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