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Tribeca Film Festival Review: Paul Verhoeven's Crowd Sourced Melodrama Tricked
This film began as four script pages penned by Kim van Kooten that introduced eight characters and the beginnings of conflicts, including a "whose baby is that" plot line. From there, Verhoeven gave this beginning over to any interested aspiring screenwriter to continue the narrative by penning the next four to five pages.
paul verhoeven Kristy Puchko 2013-04-28
Pulp Fiction Writer To Bring Paul Verhoeven's Version Of Jesus Christ To Theaters
I've always felt that Roger Avery never got his fair shake in Hollywood. Largely known for his work writing with Quentin Tarantino back in the early 1990s - remember when he won an Oscar for Pulp Fiction? - 2002 brought the vastly underrated Bret Easton Ellis adaptation The Rules of Attraction. As you can probably tell by the word "underrated," though, the movie never exactly took off at the box office and Avery's work has been limited since...
paul verhoeven Eric Eisenberg 2012-06-19
Starship Troopers Getting Rebooted
Paul Verhoeven's Starship Troopers is one of those movies that sounds completely, irredeemably dumb on the surface, but eventually comes to be revered precisely for that dumbness, because it turns out they knew what they were making after all. But it takes a special director to turn something truly ridiculous into an actual classic, and since Verhoeven was clearly the only guy who could pull off Starship Troopers
paul verhoeven Katey Rich 2011-12-02
A Robocop Statue Is Going To Detroit
Earlier this month fanboys across the internet sighed when Detroit Mayor David Bing took to his Twitter account to announce that there were no plans to erect a statue of Robocop. A pop culture icon closely associated with the Michigan city, those same fans were not going to take no for an answer. An artist named Jerry Paffendorf decided to set up a website where anybody could donate money to get a statue made. Guess what? They succeeded.
paul verhoeven Eric Eisenberg 2011-02-16
Paul Verhoeven Returns With Supernatural Thriller Eternal
What I am frankly amazed by is that the log line you read above isn't the entire film. Michael Bay makes three hours movies with less plot than that. Descriptions like that generally only cover 25-30% of the film
paul verhoeven Eric Eisenberg 2010-10-14
Showgirls Director Planning A Movie With Adultery, Islam, And Psychic Powers
Filmmaker Paul Verhoeven (Robocop, Total Recall, Showgirls) has never been one to shy away from a hairbrained scheme, so while if I were to tell you anyone
paul verhoeven Josh Tyler 2010-08-23
Len Wiseman Will Direct Sony's Total Recall Remake
They've hired Underworld director Len Wiseman to direct the film, which they're of course calling a new adaptation of the original Philip K. Dick story "We Can Remember It Wholesale" instead of a remake
paul verhoeven Katey Rich 2010-07-29
And Now A Reading From The Book Of Robocop
Are you one of those people who are playing with the idea of religion, but you're unsure about this Jesus guy? Well what if instead of Jesus, it was Robocop? That's enough to get any naysayer of the Catholic faith on board in full force behind the part man part machine messiah.
paul verhoeven Will LeBlanc 2010-04-15
Unknown German Director Planning A Showgirls Sequel
Usually when we report crazy rumors, they're coming from the British tabloids, which tend to make up crazy casting rumors about movies that don't exist yet and get all the American movie sites to work themselves into a tizzy over them. But today the German tabloids are stepping up
paul verhoeven Katey Rich 2009-10-05
Halle Berry Gets Scared By A Surrogate
In the movie, set up at 20th Century Fox, Berry will play one half of a couple that wants to have a baby through a surrogate, but then discovers the woman they've chosen is insane
paul verhoeven Katey Rich 2009-06-01
Paul Verhoeven Picks A Surrogate
So Paul Verhoeven, after making the Dutch-language Black Book in 2006, is returning to the States to make The Surrogate for 20th Century Fox
paul verhoeven Katey Rich 2009-05-29
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