|release date||September 14 1990|
|starring||Dylan McDermott, Stacey Travis, John Lynch, and William Hootkins|
|tagline||It activates it exhilarates... it exterminates|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisIn the film a wandering soldier finds a robot head in the post-apocalyptic desert. He brings it back to his girlfriend for use in one of her sculptures. He investigates the origin of the head, and discovers it's from the Mark 13 project, canceled because of unreliability. His girlfriend, nay, society at large become endangered when the robot puts itself back together using the parts she has for her sculptures.
Hardware is what you might call a cyber-punk-rock-movie. But, when it was released in 1990 it was billed as more of a heavy metal horror movie. And despite the presence of Motorhead’s Lemmy in the film (in a brilliant scene where while driving a cab he informs his passengers that the band playing on the radio is great….it’s his band) Hardware is nowhere near the Shock ‘Em Dead, Rock ‘n Roll Nightmares of the late 80′s and much closer to the “fuck the world” esthetic of Johnny Rotten and the boys. …Read More