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Review: ROBODOC: THE CREATION OF ROBOCOP

RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop leaves absolutely no stone unturned when it comes to the making of Paul Verhoeven’s seminal sci-fi classic. Directed by Eastwood Allen and Christopher Griffiths, this 4-part documentary is a serious deep-dive into [...]

September 24, 2023

Michael Keaton’s Best Performances

The mighty Michael Keaton was born Michael John Douglas on born September 5, 1951. The performer had to change his surname to Keaton because there were two other actors registered at the Screen Actors Guild with that name. Throughout his [...]

September 5, 2021

Amazon Set To Buy MGM For $8.45 Billion

It’s been speculated for quite some time, but now it’s official – Amazon is set to buy the famed film studio, Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) for $8.45 Billion. MGM is a big purchase by Amazon, and it will give the company a major [...]

May 26, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Astron-6’s MANBORG

I’ve seen a lot of films in my time; big budget, low budget and no budget efforts – but I’ve never seen anything quite like the 2011 film, Manborg. Steven Kostanski’s science fiction film falls into the latter category, it was shot on a [...]

July 24, 2020

DVD Review: ROBOCOP Is A Smart And Entertaining Remake

I was totally against the idea of remaking RoboCop. Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 movie was pretty perfect in its violent presentation of a dystopian future and a modern update seemed highly unnecessary. The sequels were dire, but the first movie was a [...]

June 8, 2014

Top 10 Big-Screen Robots

Robots have been a part of cinema since its creation and still make for intriguing on-screen presences. With RoboCop set for  release on 9 June 2014, Movies in Focus counts down the most memorable movie cyborgs to have graced our screens. Evil [...]

June 4, 2014

DVD Review: Crazy Low Budget Sci-Fi MANBORG

I’ve seen a lot of films in my time; big budget, low budget and no budget efforts – but I’ve never seen anything quite like Manborg. Steven Kostanski’s science fiction film falls into the latter category, it was shot on a shoe-string budget [...]

December 19, 2012

Sony Moves Release Date For ROBOCOP; Is It In Trouble?

Sony Pictures has moved Neill Blomkamp’s Matt Damon starrer Elysium from March 2013 to an August 9th release. This shows that Sony believes the science fiction thriller has the potential to hit it big during the summer season. However, the studio [...]

October 17, 2012