Paul Verhoeven

The top 25 underappreciated films of 2006

Ryan Lambie Simon Brew Odd List Jan 23, 2014

Our series of lists devoted to underappreciated films brings us to the year 2006, and a further 25 overlooked gems...

RoboCop: where are they now?

Simon Brew Feature Oct 22, 2013

Ever wondered what the cast and crew of 1987's RoboCop got up to after filming wrapped? Well, wonder no more...

Editing the original RoboCop for a PG-13

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 25, 2013

Is it possible to tame the infamously violent RoboCop for a PG-13 rating, like next year's remake? And if so, what would be left of it?

Paul Verhoeven on remakes, RoboCop and crowdsourced movies

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 24, 2013

Master director Paul Verhoeven's been talking about the remakes of his movies, including RoboCop, and his crowdsourced film, Tricked...

In defence of the RoboCop remake (with vegetables)

Ryan Lambie Feature Sep 18, 2012

With the redesigned suit from the RoboCop remake causing a stir, Ryan mounts a defence of next year's remake...

TV and advertising in RoboCop, Total Recall and Starship Troopers

Ryan Lambie Feature Aug 21, 2012

As RoboCop reaches its 25th birthday, we look back at how director Paul Verhoeven used adverts and TV in his trilogy of sci-fi classics...

Lobotomising Schwarzenegger: Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 31, 2012

Paul Verhoeven’s Total Recall is widely regarded as an action classic. And with the film out now on Blu-ray, Ryan looks closer at its bleak subtext…

The James Clayton Column: Things we don’t want to see in the Total Recall remake

James Clayton Feature Jul 13, 2012

With the release of Len Wiseman's Total Recall just around the corner, James shares his hopes and fears for the sci-fi remake...

Total Recall: a comparison of old versus new

Ryan Lambie News Apr 2, 2012

We take a closer look at what the new Total Recall trailer can tell us about the remake, and how it compares to the 1990 original…

Total Recall: when is a remake not a remake?

Ryan Lambie News Mar 28, 2012

With a teaser trailer and banner poster arriving for Total Recall over the last couple of days, we wonder just how different Len Wiseman’s film is from the 1990 version...