If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(IGN)   First footage of the PG-13 Robocop reboot shown at SDCC. I'd buy that for a dollar... at Redbox   (ign.com) divider line 72
    More: Asinine, san diego comic con, robocop, Abbie Cornish, Michael Keaton, Paul Verhoeven, battle droids, Samuel L Jackson, footage  
•       •       •

5152 clicks; posted to Entertainment » on 20 Jul 2013 at 6:09 PM (39 weeks ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



72 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all
 
2013-07-20 01:52:45 PM
You know, the suit looks cool, but the rest of it? Ugh. I wish Hollywood could just leave well enough alone sometimes.
 
2013-07-20 02:02:37 PM
PG-13 ?

These guys didn't get the point of the first movie or why it was successful at all
 
2013-07-20 02:03:29 PM
I wanna feel sorry for the actors that agreed to this but hell with it, they bought their tickets. They knew what they were getting into, I say let the movie crash.

/Watched Robocop more times than I can count.
 
2013-07-20 02:06:20 PM
That sounds like the shiattiest idea ever.
 
2013-07-20 02:14:25 PM

Hoban Washburne: That sounds like the shiattiest idea ever.


But is it worse than juggling geese?
 
2013-07-20 02:17:27 PM

Mrbogey: Hoban Washburne: That sounds like the shiattiest idea ever.

But is it worse than juggling geese?


Goslings!
 
2013-07-20 02:25:11 PM

One Bad Apple: PG-13 ?

These guys didn't get the point of the first movie or why it was successful at all


The original cut was rated X.  That's how over-the-top the violence was.
 
2013-07-20 02:55:52 PM

One Bad Apple: PG-13 ?

These guys didn't get the point of the first movie or why it was successful at all


This.  PG-13 didn't work for Die Hard, it won't work for Robocop.
 
2013-07-20 03:01:34 PM

TuteTibiImperes: One Bad Apple: PG-13 ?

These guys didn't get the point of the first movie or why it was successful at all

This.  PG-13 didn't work for Die Hard, it won't work for Robocop.


Aliens Vs. Predator managed to ruin two hard-R franchises with a PG-13 rating.
 
2013-07-20 03:37:51 PM

Sgt Otter: TuteTibiImperes: One Bad Apple: PG-13 ?

These guys didn't get the point of the first movie or why it was successful at all

This.  PG-13 didn't work for Die Hard, it won't work for Robocop.

Aliens Vs. Predator managed to ruin two hard-R franchises with a PG-13 rating.


AVP didn't ruin sh*t.

Alien 3 and 4 ruined the Alien franchise and the Predator franchise was effectively killed by Predator 2.

All AVP did was f*ck the corpses.
 
2013-07-20 03:42:22 PM

Sgt Otter: TuteTibiImperes: One Bad Apple: PG-13 ?

These guys didn't get the point of the first movie or why it was successful at all

This.  PG-13 didn't work for Die Hard, it won't work for Robocop.

Aliens Vs. Predator managed to ruin two hard-R franchises with a PG-13 rating.


I dissent.

It wasn't the rating that ruined it. It was the plodding weak story that did it. A movie may have a PG-13 rating and still be good. However, they did not do a good job. You could possibly cut off a bit from the original films to get a PG-13 rating and still have a decent film. In fact, I'd argue that the older films were barely R rated by the standards we use today.
 
2013-07-20 04:34:07 PM
Is there a video? All I see are two interviews with the lead actor looking really uncomfortable.
 
2013-07-20 04:47:54 PM
all you need to know about how bad this is going to be is answered with this: release date, Feb 7.
 
2013-07-20 05:37:00 PM

calbert: all you need to know about how bad this is going to be is answered with this: release date, Feb 7.


You might find something a little quirky or so different that the studio has no idea where to slot it in February.  However, if you are putting out a sequel or a reboot and it's coming out then, simply assume it's shiat.
 
2013-07-20 06:26:36 PM

calbert: all you need to know about how bad this is going to be is answered with this: release date, Feb 7.


I don't know what you think you're implying, early February is pretty much considered the modern pre- 'Summer Blockbuster' release time.

You realize 'Drive Angry' and 'Big Momma's: Like Father Like Son' were released in February, right?
 
2013-07-20 06:29:25 PM
PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.
 
2013-07-20 06:29:55 PM
A PG-13 remake worked so well for Total Recall. I can't imagine what would go wrong.
 
2013-07-20 06:30:57 PM
The only "Robocop" reboot I want to see is two hours of that "I'll buy that for a dollar!" guy.
 
2013-07-20 06:32:52 PM

you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.


This.
 
2013-07-20 06:38:29 PM

you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.


Or given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.
 
2013-07-20 06:39:13 PM
any links to the actual footage?
 
2013-07-20 06:44:31 PM

Ed Grubermann: you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.

Or given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.


They had a 50 million dollar production budget and it only made 13 back in the US. I don't think a larger budget would have solved their problems since the movie itself was pretty good.
 
2013-07-20 07:06:31 PM

Ed Grubermann: you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.

Or given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.


It may have had a "limited" budget, the type of budget more films should shoot for IMHO, but it looked excellent in both 2D and 3D.  I can only imagine what you'd think of "The Raid".
 
2013-07-20 07:16:16 PM

Ed Grubermann: r given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.


That's what I loved about it. It had that old 80's violent movie feel.

As for the rating, a good PG-13 film can rule. It's the script that can't suffer.
Problem is, you need someone intelligent to write it. R is easy. Throw in some violence, whatever. Like bloody dog biscuits to the wolves, but PG-13 requires a brain to out think the public and make them think they see things they really don't like off panel violence.
 
2013-07-20 07:27:26 PM
biatches, leave
 
2013-07-20 07:32:36 PM

vrax: Ed Grubermann: you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.

Or given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.

It may have had a "limited" budget, the type of budget more films should shoot for IMHO, but it looked excellent in both 2D and 3D.  I can only imagine what you'd think of "The Raid".


What, with great dime-a-dozen CG shots and shiat physical sets? I'm a huge 2000 AD / Judge Dredd fan from way back, and I really wanted to like this movie, but I couldn't. I'm glad Dredd never took off his mask (blow ne, Stalone!), but I kept getting thrown out of the movie by the obvious "let's pretend South Africa is the USA" external shots and the "well, we paid too much for Carl so we had to make due with shiat sets" interior shots.
 
2013-07-20 07:33:33 PM
Did they seriously not learn from Robocop 3?  If you make an adult oriented action movie, and you cut 90 percent of the adult oriented action, what the frak do you think will happen?
 
2013-07-20 07:34:37 PM

buntz: biatches, leave


1987 R-rated: "biatches leave".

2014 PG-13: "YOLO".
 
2013-07-20 07:49:26 PM
Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.
 
2013-07-20 07:52:39 PM

Ed Grubermann: vrax: Ed Grubermann: you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.

Or given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.

It may have had a "limited" budget, the type of budget more films should shoot for IMHO, but it looked excellent in both 2D and 3D.  I can only imagine what you'd think of "The Raid".

What, with great dime-a-dozen CG shots and shiat physical sets? I'm a huge 2000 AD / Judge Dredd fan from way back, and I really wanted to like this movie, but I couldn't. I'm glad Dredd never took off his mask (blow ne, Stalone!), but I kept getting thrown out of the movie by the obvious "let's pretend South Africa is the USA" external shots and the "well, we paid too much for Carl so we had to make due with shiat sets" interior shots.


They were all plenty good enough.  I cannot believe that you were "thrown out of the movie" by either the sets (a massive amount of concrete and steel) or shots of the city scapes.  You did know that it's set in a fictional future where giant, monolithic city structures are the norm, right?  Not really seeing the problem here.


i39.tinypic.com
 
2013-07-20 08:01:39 PM

vrax: Ed Grubermann: vrax: Ed Grubermann: you are a puppet: PG 13? Ew.

The new Dredd did it right. Just wish they would have marketed it correctly.

Or given it a freaking budget. It looked like a student film.

It may have had a "limited" budget, the type of budget more films should shoot for IMHO, but it looked excellent in both 2D and 3D.  I can only imagine what you'd think of "The Raid".

What, with great dime-a-dozen CG shots and shiat physical sets? I'm a huge 2000 AD / Judge Dredd fan from way back, and I really wanted to like this movie, but I couldn't. I'm glad Dredd never took off his mask (blow ne, Stalone!), but I kept getting thrown out of the movie by the obvious "let's pretend South Africa is the USA" external shots and the "well, we paid too much for Carl so we had to make due with shiat sets" interior shots.

They were all plenty good enough.  I cannot believe that you were "thrown out of the movie" by either the sets (a massive amount of concrete and steel) or shots of the city scapes.  You did know that it's set in a fictional future where giant, monolithic city structures are the norm, right?  Not really seeing the problem here.


[i39.tinypic.com image 640x480]


THIS! Well said.
 
2013-07-20 08:06:23 PM
RoboCop is one of my favorite movies of all time, helped by the fact that I grew up in the Detroit area in the early 80's.

This is shaping up to be the most terrifying thing I've ever seen unfold and did I mention I grew up in the actual Detroit area?  Fark this movie if it's not rated R.  Dredd was a way better RoboCop-style film.
 
2013-07-20 08:10:02 PM

KhamanV: RoboCop is one of my favorite movies of all time, helped by the fact that I grew up in the Detroit area in the early 80's.

This is shaping up to be the most terrifying thing I've ever seen unfold and did I mention I grew up in the actual Detroit area?  Fark this movie if it's not rated R.  Dredd was a way better RoboCop-style film.


this!
 
2013-07-20 08:13:45 PM
They didn't answer the most important question: will Kinnaman wear the Holder hoodie?!

"Funyuns son, get your fiber!"
 
2013-07-20 08:14:08 PM

TheMatt: They didn't answer the most important question: will Kinnaman wear the Holder hoodie?!

"Funyuns son, get your fiber!"


ahajahah
 
2013-07-20 08:29:34 PM
PG-13

Pass
 
2013-07-20 08:52:28 PM
At least they won't need to add set pieces to make Detroit look like a wasteland
 
2013-07-20 09:10:14 PM

epoch_destroi: Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.


Go back to Stormfront.
 
2013-07-20 09:12:05 PM

anfrind: epoch_destroi: Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.

Go back to Stormfront.


fark you. I had never been there before and just googled it, and I'm not just disgusted but affronted and offended that you would compare me to them.
 
2013-07-20 09:16:12 PM

anfrind: epoch_destroi: Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.

Go back to Stormfront.


epoch_destroi: fark you. I had never been there before and just googled it, and I'm not just disgusted but affronted and offended that you would compare me to them.


Seriously dude. Even the users at Stormfront think he's nuts.
 
2013-07-20 09:21:15 PM
Hmm.  Around here Redbox costs more than a dollar.  And unless there are no sales tax on video rentals in your area, and the Redbox rentals are a dollar, then then you're probably not renting for a dollar.  Also, renting is not the same as buying a movie.  So overall, I hope a big mechanical law enforcement robot shoots you up with futuristic automatic machine gun bullets in stop-motion fashion, subby.
 
2013-07-20 09:21:27 PM

YodaBlues: anfrind: epoch_destroi: Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.

Go back to Stormfront.

epoch_destroi: fark you. I had never been there before and just googled it, and I'm not just disgusted but affronted and offended that you would compare me to them.

Seriously dude. Even the users at Stormfront think he's nuts.


Wait, you farking AGREE? with STORMFRONT? fark you, racist piece of shiat.
 
2013-07-20 09:33:39 PM
After having found out that disney made a sequel to "the hunchback of notre dame" in 2010, nothing is surprising on how low reboots can go to capitalize on the studio's fame from another decade..
 
2013-07-20 09:38:45 PM

epoch_destroi: Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.


Exactly.  Glad somebody understands.  If only the original California-based movie-making conglomerate could have control of this project, bootstraps freedom America and furthermore.

/Alt harder, dumbass
 
2013-07-20 09:50:40 PM
The issue is not the rating, it's that the original was a brilliant satire of 1980s urban decay and "greed is good" capitalism.
 
2013-07-20 09:53:44 PM

born_yesterday: epoch_destroi: Great. Because what robocop REALLY needed was to be churned into lib propaganda like ice cream.

Exactly.  Glad somebody understands.  If only the original California-based movie-making conglomerate could have control of this project, bootstraps freedom America and furthermore.

/Alt harder, dumbass


What is alting?
 
2013-07-20 10:07:19 PM
I've never been one to vehemently hate reboots/re-imaginings...but this one's just giving off bad vibes.

I'm somewhat interested in Murphy having more interactions with his wife...but these bits:

(They keep Alex's right hand as a humanizing element for when RoboCop shakes hands with people.)

There was no equivalent to a purely evil Clarence Boddicker villain in the footage we saw, but we did see plenty of video game-esque first person shooter night vision shots from the POV of different gunmen dumb enough to take on RoboCop.


...just scream "FAIL".  The suit already looks like something J.A.R.V.I.S. tossed out after locking a too-inebriated Tony Stark out of his drink cabinet AND his design software.  Now, he's going to be walking around in all-black, except for an unarmored, pasty-white hand.  Right.  The villain thing might be too early to comment on, but given the rest of this Category VI clusterfark, I'm not holding my breath.

Oh, and Subby, the article sucks.  JoBlo has a better description of things, although still no footage.
 
2013-07-20 10:31:47 PM
Peter Weller is the only Robocop, also WTF is with them changing the most important part of the story? Pass, pass, pass. Also, the original suit looks better.

In this RoboCop, police officer Alex Murphy (Kinnaman) isn't killed by a ruthless outlaw and his henchmen, In fact, he's not killed at all. He's gravely injured by a car bomb that leaves him massively burned all over his body. In order to "save " him -- and give OmniCorp their cyborg lawman they've been desiring -- Omni scientist Dr. Norton (Gary Oldman) essentially amputates Alex's body from the neck down and rebuilds him as, yes, RoboCop. (They keep Alex's right hand as a humanizing element for when RoboCop shakes hands with people.)

Another alteration from the original film is that this time Murphy's wife Clara is still with him since he's not dead. Her struggle to somehow recognize something human in what Alex has become -- and his own inevitable quest to do the same -- is what seems to drive the plot more than some big villains' plot.
 
2013-07-20 10:31:54 PM
I had my doubts about this movie until I heard Michael Keaton talking about it. It sounds like its going to be pretty subversive.
 
2013-07-20 10:33:28 PM
I'll agree with 99% of everybody, and echo the sentiment.  This will be awful.  Just like virtually every remake.

Why is it so difficult for studio execs, directors, producers et. al. to figure out what made the "originals" what they were?  I realize, in the short term, you could film an unknown actor taking a bloody, diseased shiat into an infant's mouth, slap the name "Honey I Poo'd on the Kid" on the cover and it would make you a half billion dollars.  But if you people would just realize that you could spend twice the budget and do some research, make a halfway decent movie you'd gross literally dozens of thousands of dollars AND make the movie critics happy.  It's not that hard.
 
Displayed 50 of 72 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »






Report