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Blu-Ray Review: RoboCop 2 (Collector’s Edition)
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RoboCop 2
Blu-ray (Collector’s Edition)
Director: Irvin Kershner
Screenwriter: Frank Miller, Walon Green
Cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Daniel O’Herlihy, Tom Noonan, Belinda Bauer, Gabriel Damon
Distributor: Scream Factory
Rated R | 117 Minutes
Release Date: March 21, 2017

“They say he’s got a brain. I wanna see it.”

Written by Frank Miller (Sin City) and Walon Green (The Wild Bunch), and directed by Irvin Kershner (The Empire Strikes Back), 1990’s RoboCop 2 picks up after Paul Verhoeven’s classic 1987 film.

After the success of the RoboCop program, Omni Consumer Products (OCP) has their sights on privatizing Detroit. The mega-corporation plans to have the municipality default on its debt, then foreclose on the entire city, taking over its government. The crime-infested sprawl that is Old Detroit will be bulldozed and rebuilt as Delta City, a city center independent of the United States government.

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BOOM! Studios Comics Releases For February 17, 2016
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Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of BOOM! Studios comics titles that were released on February 17, 2016.

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Watch ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Re-Imagined As A 1980’s Cannon Movie
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A clever YouTube user going by the handle ChiefBrodyRules (yes, he does) has taken this year’s Marvel-ous superhero blockbuster Captain America: The Winter Soldier and reconfigured it into an awesome fan trailer done in the style of a video preview for a 1980’s Cannon Films action flick.

You can watch the trailer in all its fuzzy glory here below.

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Comic Review: RoboCop #2
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RoboCop #2
Written by Joshua Williamson
Art by Carlos Magno
Covers by Goni Montes
BOOM! Studios
Release Date: August 6, 2014
Cover Price: $3.99

If Superman was the quintessential idea of truth, justice, and the American way in the ’30s and ’40s, RoboCop was that for the ’80s and ’90s. Cold, analytical, machine processed justice. Truth that was incorruptible, and could be backed up and revised later if needed.

And, of course, there is nothing more American than megacorporations owning everything. It wasn’t a huge leap to assume they would someday own the police when the movie came out in 1987, and the sentiment hasn’t gone away in the last 30 years.

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Comic Review: RoboCop vs. The Terminator
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RoboCop vs. the Terminator
Script by Frank Miller
Art by Walter Simonson
Colors by Steve Oliff
Lettering by John Workman
Cover by Walter Simonson and Steve Oliff
Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: July 2, 2014
Cover Price: Standard edition $24.99; Gallery edition $125.00

The battle for the future between man and machine take place in the thrilling story of RoboCop vs. the Terminator.

In the first part, a lone resistance fighter goes back to the past to destroy RoboCop and save the human race, since his fusion of man and machine was the catalyst for Skynet gaining sentience. To defend itself, Skynet sends Terminators to stop the resistance fighter and protect RoboCop, and ensure its creation.

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