5 posts tagged with paulverhoeven.
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Movie: Basic Instinct

A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved. Vertigo, it ain't. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 15, 2018 - 13 comments

Movie: RoboCop

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 16, 2016 - 23 comments

Movie: Showgirls

A young drifter, named Nomi, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 9, 2016 - 16 comments

Movie: Starship Troopers

You wanna live forever? Space bugs and space marines duke it out when Robert Heinlein's military sci-fi classic gets the Verhoeven treatment, marrying visually rich action set-pieces to a broader satire of a culture that worships its armed forces. (Trailer) [more inside]
posted by churl on Jun 15, 2015 - 47 comments

Movie: Total Recall

CRFC5: In 1990's Total Recall, Paul Verhoeven crafts a twisting and turning action thriller about a man named Quaid who wants to take a trip to Mars. Instead he decides to try out a new service that will implant memories of fantastic vacations into the minds of its customers: Rekall Incorporated. However, things become more complicated as the procedure goes wrong, and Quaid is chased by a past that he doesn't quite remember. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Nov 24, 2014 - 18 comments

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