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Is this the future of American justice?

20 November 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: StudioCanal

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When you put a man in a machine, does one control the other? And how will our complicated relationship with technology evolve in the future? Those are just two of the questions asked by the new take on RoboCop, which has just put a new trailer online. 

With this latest promo, Team RoboCop is focusing at least initially on the emotional side of Joel Kinnaman’s Alex Murphy. We get to hear the former undercover cop’s initial confusion at waking up after nearly dying in a car bombing. It turns out he’s not paralysed: he’s been turned into a cyborg by monolithic, profit-hungry company OmniCorp.

Looking for a way to get its military / law enforcement droids onto American soil, the executives decide to turn Murphy’s misfortune into an robo-tunity, and create RoboCop, described by Samuel L. Jackson’s media mogul Pat Novak as “the future of American justice…” Of course, it’s not that simple. 

Naturally, there are the usual action set pieces and moments of Murphy confronting his humanity, but the big question that still remains is whether this remake can overcome the naysayers. We’ll find out when RoboCop hits on February 7.


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Your Comments

RE: the Robocop trailers: crap to good to crap again
You make an excelent point. More than one. The one thing I disagree with you is on this one: L: jobloffski The new film very obviously links in to the notion of drones on the streets and as such it probably 'braver' than the original because it asks people to look not too far into the future into a world that is actually coming soon, if everybody decides to let it. For Hollywood, this practically constitutes a political campaign. ote] The original Robocop was highly critical of co More

Posted by Gouken at 22:17 on 10 January 2014 | Report This Post

A walking dildo? Stop Motion til I die!
I'm trying to be optimistic, really I am. I mean big guns like Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton would make you think there must be a half decent script, right?. And Kinnaman, well, acting dynamite (hint of slight sarcasm). Was Timothy Olyphant busy?? I won't lie, I'm a lover of the original, so I'm hopin for more Dredd than Total Recall on the reboot front on this one. I'm not feeling any humour, any in your face shocks, the suit is from Fifty Shades Of grey. The hand, what's with the hand? The bi More

Posted by Driver78 at 02:48 on 23 December 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Dead or alive?
If we close our ears for the names, ignore the title and realy realy convince ourselfes that this movie is called ... ..... .... ... .... " COP BOT " This might work :) More

Posted by Overmind at 16:22 on 21 November 2013 | Report This Post

RE: Dead or alive?
I loved the the original Robocop back in the day. Recently there were a bunch of renweals that REALLY sucked (take Total Recall as an example) and were by far inferior to the originals. Hopefully the new robocop will not ruin my childhood classic. More

Posted by sethmiller at 13:54 on 21 November 2013 | Report This Post

RE: the Robocop trailers: crap to good to crap again
L: jobloffski Like the trailer. Not so hot on the jumping, However, will watch the film because it looks like it will be a good movie. I like the original movie. I don't expect the new film to be the same film. The original film still exists. The new film very obviously links in to the notion of drones on the streets and as such it probably 'braver' than the original because it asks people to look not too far into the future into a world that is actually coming soon, if everybody More

Posted by NicholiB at 11:54 on 21 November 2013 | Report This Post

RE: the Robocop trailers: crap to good to crap again
Like the trailer. Not so hot on the jumping, However, will watch the film because it looks like it will be a good movie. I like the original movie. I don't expect the new film to be the same film. The original film still exists. The new film very obviously links in to the notion of drones on the streets and as such it probably 'braver' than the original because it asks people to look not too far into the future into a world that is actually coming soon, if everybody decides to let it. For More

Posted by jobloffski at 11:07 on 21 November 2013 | Report This Post

RE: the Robocop trailers: crap to good to crap again
L: Jonny24 WTF is up with all that jumping? Why does he need to jump? How the fuck could he jump? He's a walking Ol' Painless, not a fucking CGI video game ninja. Fuck off. men to that More

Posted by ED-209 at 07:58 on 21 November 2013 | Report This Post

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