ROBOCOP remake finds its director and star

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Dream, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. Horta_Jr.

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    Not too keen on those suit designs, but I have high hopes for the film. It might end up a hollow, cg mess, but I'm so fond of the original that I'm eager to give it a go.
    (Really enjoyed the sequel in all its cheesy glory, as well, though the third film was sort of rubbish.)

    95% of HollyWood's remakes/reboots are just painful, though I do enjoy Dawn of the Dead, Planet of the Apes, and several others.
    (The recent Apes, NOT the Burton version. Love ya, Tim, your film Ed Wood is among my favourites, but I nearly cried in the theatre watching your version of POTA.)
     
  2. davejames

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    Yeah, I get that. But it still feels like a cheap, unnecessary gimmick.

    Much like in the Knight Rider remake when they had KITT changing colors and transforming into a truck for no good reason.

    The original movie got across the idea that Robo was a product with no rights perfectly well. We didn't need to see him in a series of different colored armors to make that clear.
     
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  4. JoeZhang

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    And it makes perfect sense within a story where he's marketed as a product.

    The crying and wailing about this is pretty silly.
     
  5. JarodRussell

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  6. JoeZhang

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    All my lectures finish that way - I simply say "Bitches leave".
     
  7. Samurai8472

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    New set photos

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    Still no sign of the other modes for Robocop.

    The right hand remains exposed. Some people assumed it was so the actor could smoke.


    As mentioned before, the exposed hand could be for Omnicorps public relations purposes


    Nobody wants a cold robotic hand to protect a kid. So the hand is meant to assure people when Robocop is protecting them.
     
  8. Mr. Adventure

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    Yeah, yeah, Robocop whatever, I'm Batman.

    If only OmniCorp had left my junk organic this hand would be useful.
     
  9. Brikar99

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    Yes. My batsuit has nipples in the shape of company logos. I'm not happy about it, either. See my face? Not happy. *sigh*
     
  10. Samurai8472

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    It's funny to remember Miguel ferrer(1987 robocop)and micheal Keaton(batman 89) having full heads of hair. Now they're practically bald
     
  11. Dream

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    It must be awesome being ageless like Patrick Stewart.:lol:
     
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  13. Enterprise is Great

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    Robo looks kind of Borgish.
     
  14. Captaindemotion

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    Actually, I remember reading around the time that Batman was released that Keaton had worn a hairpiece. Don't know if that's true or not, but he always seems to have had a receding hairline without ever going fully bald, a bit like Jack Nicholson.
     
  15. RAMA

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    Love the new suit, so far so good.
     
  16. Samurai8472

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    "Come quietly or there will be...trouble"


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  17. Dream

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    Ok, I'll admit the helmet looks pretty cool. The armor still reminds me way too much of Iron Man though! :lol:
     
  18. StarTrek1701

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    The red visorline looks incredible on the helmet. The suit is still iffy, but reserving judgement till seeing in movie motions.
     
  19. JarodRussell

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    And it does look like rubber. Maybe they should have spiced it up a bit with a chipped paint effect here and there, so that we see that it's metal underneath the coating.
     
  20. Captain Craig

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    Don't they enhance the metallic look of Iron Man in post? Sometimes adding entire portions of the suit? Thought I read that before. If so, maybe a similar f/x will be done on the shooting suit here as well.