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The Movies That Made Us Creator Brian Volk-Weiss On Learning To Love Horror [Interview]

“The Movies That Made Us” has a new third season now available on Netflix, releasing episodes on quite a few horror classics just in time for Halloween. As always, the mini-doc series promises to bring together the cast and crew behind your favorites to look at the origins, unknown tales, and interesting stories behind a number of […]

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‘Benedetta’ Review: Paul Verhoeven’s Erotic Lesbian Nun Drama Won’t Reward Your Faith

You probably won’t be shocked to hear that Paul Verhoeven’s erotic drama about the relationship between two horny nuns in a 17th century Italian convent — a sacrilegious affair that became one of modern Western civilization’s earliest documented instances of lesbianism after a parish scrivener wrote about it in his diary with curiously exacting detail […]

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Watch 3 Clips From Paul Verhoeven’s Erotic Lesbian Nun Thriller ‘Benedetta’ Premiering At Cannes

After gaining prominence with American studio films such as “RoboCop,” “Total Recall,” “Basic Instinct,” “Starship Troopers,” and “Hollow Man,” it’s clear Dutch director Paul Verhoeven has gone in a different direction with his later works. He made a big transition with the WWII Dutch resistance film “Black Book” led by future “Game of Thrones” and […]

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A ‘RoboCop’ Prequel With No RoboCop? MGM is Developing a Show About Ronny Cox’s Dick Jones

What does a RoboCop prequel look like without RoboCop in it? A similar question was posed when AMC’s Better Call Saul was first announced, and similar to how that show tracks Jimmy McGill’s transformation into scummy lawyer Saul Goodman, MGM’s new RoboCop prequel show aims to track the evolution of a younger Richard Jones into […]

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Paul Verhoeven to Adapt ‘Bel Ami’ into French-Language TV Series

Paul Verhoeven, the acclaimed director of “RoboCop” and “Starship Troopers,” is working on a French-language TV series based on Guy de Maupassant’s “Bel Ami” novel, which will be produced by Saïd Ben Saïd.Deadline reported that Verhoeven will serve as showrunner and direct all eight episodes of the series, which will offer a contemporary spin on […]

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Criterion: ‘Princess Bride,’ Hal Ashby’s ‘Shampoo,’ Brian De Palma & More Highlight October Releases

Inconceivable! A mainstream, populist romantic comedy fantasy adventure film by Rob Reiner in the Criterion Collection? It’s happening, 1985’s “The Princess Bride” is coming to the esteemed Criterion Collection in October. Granted not all Criterion releases are formalist, chin-scratching, slow cinema longreads (jk)—Criterion released, Michael Bay‘s “The Rock,” Kevin Smith‘s “Chasing Amy,” “RoboCop” and most […]

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