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Old May 11 2012, 07:28 PM   #592
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Re: Movies Seen in 2012

64. Starship Troopers (A)

Starship Troopers: Attended the 15th Anniversary screening of this film last night; several members of the cast and crew were in attendance, including Jake Busey, who I ended up sitting next to. I had a blast. It's not hard to see why it wasn't a blockbuster hit (the film trashes Heinlein's novel, the advertising campaign played things straight, the message "war makes fascists of us all" certainly doesn't sit well with conservatives, the pastiche of World War II era combat melodramas might just seem like soap opera to an audience in '97). Of course, for most of those same reasons, it's not hard to see why the film has a cult following and could fill a theatre fifteen years later.

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