The original Robocop wowed moviegoers back in 1987 with its heady blend of hardcore violence, state-of-the-art special effects, and cutting social satire, all wrapped in the hugely entertaining tale of a police officer who is fatally wounded in the line-of-duty and reborn “part-man, part machine, all cop.”

The film was so far ahead of its time that it's never felt like it needed a reboot, but this is 21st century Hollywood, and the remake has inevitably arrived, directed by Jose Padilha and starring up-and-comer Joel Kinnaman as Alex Murphy, the policeman-turned-tin man.  Read More....


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