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    Films Misunderstood: Hollywood’s Best Retroactively Redeemed Failures

    People love, in general, to talk about failure, especially as it applies to the movies: stories of bombs or flops or unmitigated disasters of any kind are the industry equivalent of celebrity gossip, and they usually run about as deep.

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    New Films By James Franco, Paul Verhoeven, Peter Greenaway & Mike Figgis Added To The Rome Film Festival

    Even though Rome Film Festival head Marco Mueller had been promising two surprise additions to his line-up -- strongly hinting toward Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" being one of them -- we're not sure any of these latest additions qualify as left field shockers. But for cinema buffs, they do...

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    5 Things You Might Not Know About Paul Verhoeven's 'Robocop,' Released 25 Years Ago Today

    We're just over a year away from seeing "Robocop" back on screens, in a remake/reboot with "Elite Squad" director Jose Padilha making his English-language debut on the film, and an impressive cast featuring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Abbie Cornish, Samuel L. Jackson and Hugh Laurie . A viral video ...

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    CRUEL SUMMER: ROBOCOP (1987)

    "RoboCop"’s most lasting legacy is RoboCop itself. This film marks the first time moviegoers were made to identify with a machine.

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    Producer Of Unwanted 'Starship Troopers' Remake Says New Film Will Be Less Violent, More Patriotic Than Original

    "Starship Troopers" just might have been Paul Verhoeven's masterpiece. The Dutch helmer has several films that might run it close; "Flesh & Blood," "Soldier Of Orange," "Black Book" and his Hollywood debut "Robocop." But it's his epic, slyly satirical adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's sci-fi novel ...

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    Roger Avary To Write Paul Verhoeven's 'Jesus Of Nazareth' As Financing Comes Together

    Biblical movies are all the rage in Hollywood right now, with Darren Aronofsky currently casting his "Noah" for a summer shoot,  Ridley Scott looking to tackle Moses for Fox while Steven Spielberg also has a Moses movie brewing for Warner Bros. Meanwhile, "Robocop"...

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    Logo Will Celebrate April Fool's Day With a 24-Hour 'Showgirls' Marathon

    The Paul Verhoeven drama will be given an ironic showcase in a "24 Hour Salute to Great American Cinema."

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    'Black Butterflies' Star Carice van Houten: 'I'm not a Bond girl...I'm a nerd man!'

    The gorgeous and talented Dutch actres Carice van Houten, best known for her acclaimed lead turn in "Black Book" from bad boy auteur Paul Verhoeven ("Basic Instinct"), turns in another searing dramatic performance as doomed real life South African poet Ingrid Jonker, in "Black Butterlies." The diffe...

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    Paul Verhoeven Trying To Get An Adaptation Of His Book 'Jesus Of Nazareth' Off The Ground

    It's been a few years since Paul Verhoeven's WWII drama "Black Book," a marked departure from the director's usual fare, and while he's yet to get his followup underway, he hasn't been lacking options. Over the past little while he's been attached to a handful of projects, including the Islam and ps...

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