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Original RoboCop Gets Ongoing Boom! Studios Series!

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Boom! Studios is debuting a new RoboCop comic that will pick up where the original movie left off – ignoring the sequel works and featuring the original partnership of Officers Alex ‘RoboCop’ Murphy and Anne Lewis. They will face off against a charismatic criminal name Killian, who was behind bars when RoboCop was created, and upon his release sets out to take out Old Detroit’s toughest cop.

The new series is written by Joshua Williamson (Nailbiter, Ghosted) and drawn by Carlos Magno (Planet of the Apes, Deathmatch) and will be in comics shops on July 2nd. Follow the jump for series description, ordering info and more.

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RoboCop: Fun Action Flick Lacks Demented Genius of Original!

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You can tell RoboCop made by someone who understands how to make an action movie – the editing is superb and the camerawork both muscular and dextrous. Outside of Samuel L. Jackson’s tabloid television host, Pat Novak, there’s almost none of the demented genius of the original – though there are more than a few homages to it.

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The Best Films of 2013, February 2013 Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions, Batman/Superman Casting

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Lots of great material to cover on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News including our winners of the Best Films of 2013, February 2013 predictions, casting news for the Man of Steel sequel, and much, much more. Hit the jump for details or click play above!

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Sleek Trailer: MGM’s Robocop Reboot Looks Pretty Great!

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The first trailer for MGM’s Robocop reboot makes it clear that there is one big change at the most basic level of the story – from the moment he wakes up in his new form, Detective Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) knows exactly who he is. So the movie isn’t just a gussied up retread, it’s exploring some serious metaphysical ideas  – under the cool new Robocop armor and explosions and stuff. I guess we won’t know if it’s as much a lacerating satire as the original until it opens. Robocop also stars Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, and Abbie Cornish.

Check out the trailer after the jump. Robocop opens February 7, 2014.

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2013 SDCC Film Highlights Part 2: The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Riddick, RoboCop, and More!

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Greetings once again from the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International!

Friday has come and goneand the GeekScholars Movie News podcast has all of the highlights for you, including Friday’s film panels and press rooms, and of course the best cosplayers we ran into.

For Part Two of our series of special 2013 SDCC episodes, the GeekScholars report on:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 first footage! (INCLUDING ELECTRO’S ORIGINS!)
  • Riddick
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
  • The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
  • RoboCop

Eclipse Magazine presents GeekScholars Movie News 044 – Preview Reviews for Resident Evil: Retribution, Pitch Perfect; Remaking Movie-Musicals; Rock of Ages Reviewed

GeekScholars Movie NewsOn this episode of GeekScholars Movie News, we begin by taking a look two very different trailers, as we review the first previews for the 5th installment in the franchise that literally will not die, Resident Evil: Retribution, and a new Glee-like comedy about a collegiate a cappella group, Pitch Perfect.

If you were going to remake any movie musical, which one would you pick, and who would you cast? That’s the question posed to the GeekScholars in this week’s topical discussion. We would love to hear what you think of our picks, as well as what your choices might be!

After that, GeekScholars Fox and Jill took to the theaters to partake in the adaptation of the 80s-styled musical, Rock of Ages, so listen in to hear their thoughts on a film that received rather mixed reviews from their fellow critics.

Finally, the GeekScholars quickly tackle some of the news stories of the past week, including: even more Robocop casting, a Snow White and the Huntsman Sequel, and new information about the Henry Cavill-led movie, The Great Wall.

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