|release date||February 12 2014|
|writer||Nick Schenk, Josh Zetumer|
|starring||Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael Kenneth Williams, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Michael Keaton, Aimee Garcia|
|tagline||We've Got The Future Under Control.|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
|trailer 2||Trailer #2|
SynopsisIn RoboCop, the year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the centre of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilises their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex’s life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before.
Director Jose Padilha (Elite Squad) reimagines the tale of part man, part machine, all cop starring Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) as the title character, Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises) as the scientist who creates RoboCop, and Samuel L. Jackson (The Avengers) as media mogul Pat Novak. Peter Weller played the character in the original and the 1990 sequel.
The biggest sin of the new RoboCop is that it’s called RoboCop. Jose Padilha’s 2014 reboot happens to be a decent – good in many ways, actually – film faced with the highly unenviable task of updating an outright classic. There is no replacing Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 film, which continues to tower over any other property in this surprisingly enduring brand, but Padilha and screenwriter Joshua Zetumer score major points for putting their own thoughtful and occasionally brave stamp on the story. …Read More