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    Before 'Guardians Of The Galaxy': 26 Gonzo, Offbeat Space Movies

    "Guardians Of The Galaxy" has been in theaters for a whole week now, and finding enormous success everywhere it goes. Marvel's first attempt at the space opera, it keeps, as we discussed in our review, a little too close to the studio's playbook at times, but is positively refreshing in the way that...

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    Happy Birthday 'Robocop'! Listen To Paul Verhoeven's DVD Commentary Plus Watch 'Siskel & Ebert' Review

    Earlier this year, MGM admirably tried to reboot their "RoboCop" franchise to middling results. It wasn't terrible exactly, but it missed the edge and black humor of Paul Verhoeven's original. And it says something that 27 years later — the film was released today in 1987 — Verhoeven's movie still s...

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    Watch: Highlights From The 'Digital Bra'-Aided TV Edit Of 'Showgirls'

    Nearly twenty years on from its release, and the legend of "Showgirls" show little sign of abating: Paul Verhoeven's semi-inadvertant cult classic still remains a byword for sheer campy badness of a kind that's never quite been matched. Something of a box-office disaster on release, it's continued t...

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    Coming to Cannes From Wild Bunch: 'Spring Breakers 2' and Gaspar Noe's Sex Celebration 'Love'

    Heads will turn. Wild Bunch just announced their Cannes slate, packing new thrillers including a rape revenge thriller, "Maniac Cop" remake, Gaspard Noe's latest, and the "Spring Breakers" sort-of sequel.

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    'Spring Breakers' Sequel 'The Second Coming' In The Works, Gaspar Noé & Paul Verhoeven Line Up Next Projects & More

    There are really two different Cannes Film Festivals. There's the Cannes we know and love, the place where the filmmakers walk the red carpet and some of the biggest films of the year make their world premiere. And then there's the Cannes marketplace, where producers, distributors, investors and mor...

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    10 Reasons Why The Original 'RoboCop' Can't Be Beaten By The Remake

    With the remake of Paul Verhoeven's "RoboCop" lumbering mechanically into theaters nationwide this week, there has been a lot of talk, online and elsewhere, about how the remake simply cannot live up to the 1987 original. But what there's been precious little of is a discussion of why the original f...

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    Paul Verhoeven Says It Was "Fun" Watching The 'Total Recall' Reboot Fail

    From “Starship Troopers” to “Showgirls,” director Paul Verhoeven has always enjoyed mystifying audiences with his satirical intentions, but with his newest film “Tricked” (which screened recently at Tribeca), he let the viewers contribute to the end result. Featuring a crowd-sourced script from over...

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    Watch: Alex Cox's 1999 Documentary 'Kurosawa: The Last Emperor' With Francis Ford Coppola, Paul Verhoeven & More

    When you're one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, your life is likely to be thoroughly documented by others, and that's certainly the case for Akira Kurosawa. The director behind "Seven Samurai," "Rashomon," "Ran" and many, many more seminal works has been boxed, written about, discussed at an...

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