robocop 2014

nb-Movie-Review-RoboCop_2014

Don’t hate RoboCop because it’s a remake of a beloved sci-fi classic, hate it because it’s a tepid and blandish spin on the original film that thinks the best way to re-energize the concept it to go all the places that first one didn’t. Sometimes you do get it right the first time, and sometimes doing things because you can isn’t really a good enough reason for you to go through with it. Having said that, there are some interesting ideas in the new 2014 RoboCop, and some very interesting actors who try to realize them, but essentially this new Cop is a B-effort for a C-movie. (more…)

robocop 2014

Yesterday the folks at MGM brought us the first official trailer for the upcoming Robocop remake.  Unfortunately, it was little more than the titular character shooting things and, in my opinion, looked pretty mediocre.  Today, however, they’ve dropped the second TV spot, this one concentrating a bit more on what we can expect from the movie plot-wise.  And while much of it looks the same as the first flick, we do at least get more information and thus can make a more informed decision about whether to go see the damned thing or not.  Oh, and we actually get a look at the classic, grey Robocop design!  Check it out below. (more…)

robocop 2014

There are many out there with mixed feelings regarding the upcoming Robocop reboot.  And, of course, there are others that are screaming bloody murder about the whole affair.  But in order to judge a movie recipe, you must first have a taste of it.  So the powers-that-be have, with just a few short weeks before release, decided to grace us with a clip from the movie.  Check out Robo-Murphy shooting his guns at robot enemies during his field test in the video below. (more…)