Daily Archives: February 12, 2014

What’s in a name? Easy Money: Hard to Kill, née Snabba Cash II, reviewed.

You messed with the wrong cyborg lawman, Mr. Pocket Square.

You messed with the wrong cyborg lawman, Mr. Pocket Square.

My review of Babak Najafi’Snabba Cash II, the middle chapter of a Swedish crime trilogy, is up today on The Dissolve.

The Big Engine That Couldn’t: Why RoboCop‘s Hopeless ED-209 is One of the All-Time Great Movie Robots

I saw José Padilha‘s new remake of Paul Verhoeven‘s classic sci-fi satire RoboCop the other night. It reminded me of what it feels like when someone with a pleasantly melodic voice covers a song by Leonard Cohen or Bob Dylan: It’s technically “better” in all the ways that don’t matter, and worse in all the ways that count.

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