By Meg Shields
What we’re watching: a video essay that suggests an alternative reading of ‘RoboCop’ as an exploitation revenge film
People being thrown out of windows is one of cinema’s most entertaining tropes.
Paul Verhoeven’s cult classic warned us about the future.
What can Hollywood learn from the success of the new ‘Halloween’ and the failure of so many franchise reboots?
Insert the obligatory “I’d buy that for a dollar” reference.
By John DiLillo
The writer of the original ‘RoboCop’ is working on a sequel that ignores the franchise’s checkered history.
30 years ago, Paul Verhoeven unleashed a violent social satire of the Reagan era, but is it still as relevant today as it was back then?