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Less Redemption, More Tears

New York Times - 11 Feb 2014
The existential battle that rages through “RoboCop,” a nicely cast, respectable remake of the wittily corrosive 1987 Paul Verhoeven film, is less the struggle between man and machine than between the original's pop nihilism and the bottom-line ...

Detroit's Robocop statue is coming along

Detroit Metro Times - 15 Aug 2017
The company's name should ring a bell as part of the team creating Detroit's long-awaited Robocop statue. Though company president Giorgio Gikas never went to school to learn his craft, Detroit's bronze restoration company is one of only a handful of ...

Peter Weller to attend RoboCop screening at OCP Headquarters

EW.com - 01 Aug 2017
It was announced Tuesday that Peter Weller will attend a 30th anniversary screening of RoboCop at City Hall in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 10. The exterior of the building doubled as the headquarters of the nefarious Omni Consumer Products (OCP) corporation ...

ROBOCOP! The Musical returns to City Theatre Aug. 17-26

WDIV Detroit - 17 Aug 2017
ROBOCOP! The Musical makes its explosive return to the City Theatre with a myriad of new material including a live house band to accompany the talented local cast from Thursday, August 17 through Saturday, August 26. Tickets ($20 and $25) are on sale ...

RoboCop Is 30 ... and No Longer Fiction

Paste Magazine - 31 Jul 2017
There are real arguments to be made that RoboCop is one of the best works both of excessive '80s action film and of nuanced sociopolitical satire. You've heard them from that same friend of yours who insists, with a maniacal grin on his face, that Die ...

Robot--not RoboCop--helps SD cops nab suspect

KELO AM-FM - 07 Aug 2017
South Dakota's version of "RoboCop" that helped law enforcement safely arrest a suspect. Photo from S.D. Attorney General's Office. LAKE COUNTY, S.D. (KELO-AM) -- It wasn't exactly RoboCop but it was "good night" for a criminal suspect from Sioux Falls.

The MovieFilm Commentary Track: RoboCop

HuffPost - 03 Aug 2017
For our latest commentary track, the MovieFilm Podcast celebrates the thirtieth anniversary of RoboCop! The sci-fi classic directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Peter Weller first hit theaters during summer of 1987, and its legacy is whirring and ...

First Robocop to Join Dubai Police Force

TechAcute (press release) (blog) - 03 Aug 2017
That's right, the time for the Robocop to leave the sci-fi land and enter reality… or sort of. A couple of years ago, Dubai's police promised that for 2017 they would have enlisted their first robot police officer, and they have delivered. Built by ...

Bizarro Briefs: Robocop Becomes Self-Terminator

Valley Advocate - 24 Jul 2017
The Knightscope security robot, an R2D2-shaped rolling bot, can turn, beep, and whistle while on patrol. It can also self-destruct, as one proved while working outside the Georgetown Waterfront in Washington, D.C. It rolled into a decorative fountain ...

11-year-old RoboCop wins Keep Midland Beautiful's Trashion Show

NewsWest9.com - 07 Aug 2017
Keep Midland Beautiful teamed with the Centennial Library for the Super Kids Save the World Trashion Show. It's a mix of a fashion show except kids made their own costumes using recycled material. The first place winner of the show was Evyn Juarez, 11.

Man 'acted like Robocop' before death - murder trial hears

South Wales Argus - 02 Aug 2017
A SHOP worker told a murder trial jury how a man who died after an incident in a Newport street had shortly beforehand acted like “Robocop” in going after people and being threatening. During an emotional and at times tearful testimony at Newport Crown ...

RoboCop Hits The Street and Takes To The Air

ThomasNet News (press release) (blog) - 01 Aug 2017
Granted, it's not as intimidating as Officer Murphy in RoboCop or Kit from Knight Rider, but OTSAW Electronics feels its self-driving police car with launchable drone could finally be the solution to automating police patrols. The OR-3 only stands ...

In Dubai wird "Robocop" Ende 2017 Wirklichkeit

DiePresse.com - 16 Aug 2017
Künftig patrouillieren Polizei-Sicherheitsroboter in Dubai. Dabei handelt es sich nicht um humanoide Roboter, sondern um unbemannte Polizei-Fahrzeuge. Sie werden zur Überwachung eingesetzt und verfügen über biometrische Funktionen, mit denen sie ...

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