Author Topic: Robocop  (Read 772 times)

fdbryant3

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Robocop
« on: February 23, 2014, 10:56:32 PM »
Just saw this today and really enjoyed it.  It might be better than the original (although it has been so long since I've seen the original my impression could be a little shaky).  The action was good and raised quite a few social/humanity/sci-fi type  questions.

I recommend going to see it.

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Re: Robocop
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2014, 11:55:32 PM »
It's not bad but not quite as good as the original either.
Part of what made the original great was Murphy re-learning to be human - in the remake, that motive doesn't really exist.
I don't like the way they replaced Old Man and Lewis either.

Decent new take on the same basic premise, not quite a good enough remake.
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Re: Robocop
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2014, 03:44:28 PM »
Decent new take on the same basic premise, not quite a good enough remake.

It seems like whenever they make a "remake" like this you can pretty much count on two things, A) the CGI/graphics/FX will look awesome and be miles better than the original and B) the story/plot/acting will be horrible and be miles suckier than the original.

Still not convinced that better CGI attached to an otherwise crappy movie ever justifies the value of a "remake". *shrugs*
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Re: Robocop
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2014, 09:50:40 AM »
I really liked the remake... and the new ED-209 looks just awesome in action.
Which is something I clearly didn't expect.
Part of what made the original great was Murphy re-learning to be human - in the remake, that motive doesn't really exist.
yeah, it's kind of the exact opposite with them strapping his humanity away piece by piece.
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