If we’re (just for a moment) able to ignore the dystopian qualities of 1987’s “Robocop” we can see a telegraph of the future
The city wants 25 percent of its police force to be robots by 2030.
I got the chance to talk to filmmaker and futurist Jason Silva about these topics. He suggests that not only should we not be afraid of our bold new world, but we may all already be cyborgs.
Another former Batman has issued his support for the future Batman. “He’s going to be great," Keaton said. "I don’t follow
We've all had impossible loves. As RoboCop romped across the Valentine's weekend silver screen, I was reminded of an earlier android amour of my own. For years, I have kept his identity, like my unquenchable ardor for him, locked in my heart. He was my secret obsession, my guilty pleasure, but it's time I confessed.
Even as Boomers wallowed in the glories that were the films of the 1970s, we took all the wrong lessons from them.
I kick off this episode of the show by expounding on my reaction to Kevin Costner's spy flick 3 Days to Kill (read the full
If you saw RoboCop this weekend you probably walked away feeling like it was missing one crucial thing: a theme song explaining
We're much happier debating the degree of goodness of a truly good film than hashing over how much a misfire sucks rubber donkey lungs.
With a film so beloved, I guess it's inevitable that there would be a remake. But instead of being a toothless, needless, sanitized imitation, I'm happy to report that the new RoboCop is willing to make significant changes and swing even harder at its political commentary.