Which Hollywood blockbuster has the heart of a cult movie?

We celebrate cult movies for their subversiveness and willingness to defy your expectations by throwing gonzo shit at the screen. But the line between cult films and mainstream Hollywood blockbusters is never solid, especially with so many directors going back and forth. Which huge Hollywood tentpole film is really a… » 3/07/14 3:00pm 3/07/14 3:00pm

The Original Robocop Was A Christ Allegory

The original Robocop, released in 1987 and directed by Paul Verhoeven, was not only one of the best science fiction films of the last three decades—"a brilliant comedy operating in the guise of an ultraviolent action movie," as Tom Scocca described it on Gawker—it was also a Christian allegory. At least according to… » 2/16/14 5:08pm 2/16/14 5:08pm

The Strange Creatures that Cronenberg's Total Recall Would Have Included

Last week, we brought you some exclusive concept art from David Cronenberg's unmade version of Total Recall. And now artist Ron Miller has dug up another amazing trove of unused Cronenberg Recall art — including a photo of makeup tests for Kuato. » 5/11/12 11:27am 5/11/12 11:27am

Kuato Test The Ganzi Bull Ganzi Bull Hotel Kuato's HQ …

Never-Before-Seen Concept Art from David Cronenberg's Total Recall!

You might have heard that body-horror mastermind David Cronenberg was originally in line to direct Total Recall, before he left the project and Paul Verhoeven took over. Now, for the first time ever, artist Ron Miller shares a ton of the concept art he created for Cronenberg's version... including a very… » 5/03/12 7:00am 5/03/12 7:00am

Why is Hollywood remaking Verhoeven's Starship Troopers?

Hollywood has plucked the next Paul Verhoeven classic for a remake. And this time it's our beloved bug killing classic Starship Troopers. But before you freak out, just wait until you hear who's writing the script. Could we be due for a grittier version that's closer to Robert A. Heinlein's original novel — including… » 12/02/11 11:29am 12/02/11 11:29am

Starship Troopers 3 Trailer Shows Superbugs In Action

Do you have what it takes to be a citizen? Watch the new trailer for Starship Troopers: Marauder and find out. The second direct-to-DVD sequel to Paul Verhoeven's classic satire lays on the mockery pretty thick this time around. "Let's go crack a planet" is already my new catchphrase. You can also see the new-style… » 2/26/08 5:30pm 2/26/08 5:30pm