January 9, 2014

In response to his friend's complaining over the ROBOCOP remake...


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  1. Initially I was pleasantly surprised by what an open minded statement the guy was making. And then I saw the "Sarcasm" tag and I got depressed.

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    1. You couldn't tell that by the very words he was using?

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  2. lupinthebastard1/09/2014 3:10 PM

    "And that's when I shot him, your honor..."

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  3. What is the best remake ever made?

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    1. "Sorceror", William Friedkin's remake of the classic "The Wages of Fear". Blu-ray release April 22.

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    2. They are rare but there's a couple of good ones. "The thing" (Carpenter's, I mean), "A fistful of dollars", "Night of the living dead" (colour), "Scarface", "The departed", "The fly", "The magnificent seven", "Nosferatu", various dracula, various body snatchers, "Never say never again", "Outland", and, uh, and...

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    3. Fright Night.

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    4. The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart?

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  4. The Wages of Fear is a masterpiece, I'd have picked Sorceror as a particularly bad example.

    Can't think of anything to beat Carpenter's The Thing.

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    1. Well, does 12 Monkeys qualify as a remake ?

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  5. This Robocop remake looks completely soulless. All the commentary that was below the surface of the first one is completely missing here.

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    1. Wow! You've seen the movie already?!

      Don't get me wrong, I'd don't exactly have high hopes, but you're making these claims based on a TRAILER.

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    2. Do you realize how much they give away with trailers these days?

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    3. Not much.

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    4. Turns out it wasn't very good.

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  6. Didn't we say everything we needed to say about a cyborg policeman in the original Robocop trilogy?

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