All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘robocop’

RoboCop Gets A Crowdsourced Movie Remake

Are you disappointed in the new RoboCop movie? Don’t like how they managed to ruin your childhood with a PG-13 rating and a very unfamiliar and overtly “modern” looking Robocop and unfaithful storyline? How about something more absurd? Our RoboCop Remake  is a crowdsourced remake of the original 1987 version of RoboCop that smushes the work of 60 scenes made …

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Samuel L. Jackson is Not Laurence Fishburne

Samuel L. Jackson is not Laurence Fishburne and he wants to make sure everyone knows it–especially a news reporter who interviewed him and confused him with the Matrix star. The interview was taking place via satellite and was intended to promote Jackson’s role in the upcoming RoboCop remake. Reporter Sam Rubin’s mistake came when he asked the actor about his …

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Samuel L. Jackson Furious At News Anchor’s Mistake

Samuel L. Jackson has been a Jedi Knight named Mace Windu, he’s been comic book hero and spy Nick Fury, and he’s been…well Samuel L. Jackson. But there is one role that he has not taken on and it’s left one news anchor’s ears ringing and face quite red. KTLA’s Sam Rubin found himself “in the dog house” after an …

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RoboCop Gets an Honest Trailer (The Original, Not the Unnecessary Remake)

The only remake that’s more unnecessary than Spike Lee’s completely pointless box-office-bomb rehash of Oldboy is the upcoming remake of Paul Verhoeven’s violent classic RoboCop. Nothing against the new RoboCop’s director José Padilha, but he’s basically opening up a collector’s edition RoboCop DVD (you know, that cool metal one), pooping directly on the disc, closing it back up, and mailing …

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Robocop Statue Looking For A Home In Detroit

Just in time for the remake’s release, a group of artists are creating an homage to “Robocop” that will stand 10-feet tall, and they want to try and find a home for it in Detroit. The city, which is reportedly in dire financial straits and considered selling off works from its Institute of Arts in order to raise money to …

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The “RoboCop” (2014) Official Trailer

It seems to be a Hollywood trend now-a-days to resurrect and remake 80’s movies. Heck, even Judge Dredd and Total Recall were remade no more than a year ago. Now RoboCop is the one that’s going to get the modern-era Hollywood makeover, and will be hitting theaters on February 7, 2014. The story follows Alex Murphy, a Detroit police officer …

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“RoboCop” Reboot: Trailer Gets Very Mixed Reviews

“RoboCop” was a marvel when it came out; for those of us who were kids when it was released, it was the movie we snuck to watch on HBO because it was gory and full of violence and, of course, ED209. A cop who was part tragic human, part robot who rescued ladies in distress and delivered great one-liners? There …

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‘Sons of Anarchy': Robocop Joins For Sixth Ride

Sons of Anarchy is one of those television shows you just can’t look away from. Writer, producer, and creator Kurt Sutter was a writer for FX’s hit cop drama The Shield, which effectively cleaned house each year at the Emmy’s, so it was hardly surprising when the retiring of Michael Chiklis’ anti-cop Vic Mackey brought a new series of twisted …

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Scarface Actor Who Died Was Also The Anchor In Robocop [Video]

Mario Machado, a broadcast news reporter, who also played the part of a reporter in Scarface, Robocop, Rocky III, and Brian’s song, died on Saturday at a convalescent facility in West Hills, Los Angeles. Machado was an eight-time Emmy award winner, and in 1970, became the first Chinese-American on-air TV news reporter and anchor in LA, an possibly in the …

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Scarface Actor Dies; Mario Machado Was 78

Mario Machado, a Los Angeles TV reporter famous for portraying reporters in movies, has died at the age of 78. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Machado died at a convalescent facility in the West Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. His daughter stated that he had died from complications of pneumonia, and that he had been suffering from Parkinson’s …

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Taser Aims To Create Robocop With Google Glass

Taser has been accepted into the Google Glass Explorer program, TheNextWeb reports, which could help it make devices for police officers that build on technology the company is already using. Check out this video for Taser’s AXON Flex: And this one from TheVerge: TheNextWeb spoke with Taser CEO Rick Smith: Talking to us earlier this week, Smith suggested that automated …

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Robocop Remake: Fans Find Robo’s Suit A Little Too Batman-Like

New set photos from the Robocop remake have emerged, showing off the titular character’s new suit. Fans have obviously taken to Twitter to share their reactions, and from what I’ve seen, they tend to lean toward the negative, or at least skeptical. Many are finding a striking similarity to Batman’s suit from the Christopher Nolan Dark Knight films. That may …

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