Well, MGM might want to bone up on their RoboCop security. Following a fair share of leaks — none of which give fantastic impressions in the first place — José Padilha‘s forthcoming remake, an affair which only just began to start moving, had its hand tipped in a big way.
Thanks to ComingSoon, we have two shots of Joel Kinnaman in the big suit; though very raw and lacking any sort of necessary context — if such a thing is even possible — a passerby gets the idea of this “upgraded” armor right then and there. As it were? The thing’s fine, I guess. We can definitely understand how the screenplay described the character’s appearance — “cop on steroids painted metallic blue” — yet I am still curious (as curious as one can reasonably be) how he’ll transform from “social mode” to “combat mode.”
But, having just seen The Master in 70mm less than 24 hours ago, RoboCop is not something I’ll be putting a lot of thought into for the moment. Or the rest of time.
They can be seen below:
Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, Michael Kenneth Williams, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste also fill out RoboCop, which will open on August 9th, 2013.
The suit: Yay? Nay? Who really cares?
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of […]
Today we have a special episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. In honor of James Gray‘s The Immigrant arriving on Netflix this week, we have an audio version of our full interview with the director, published in text form on the site during the film’s theatrical release. Conducted by co-host Nick Newman […]
Latest posts from Beats Per Minute