This week we see the release of the RoboCop reboot, which I am really looking forward to. I didn’t always feel like this. When I first heard that Hollywood was rebooting one of my favourites movies I felt like going home, crawling under my bed and hiding from the pain that was coming. Then I heard Michael Fassbender might be playing Alex Murphy/Robocop which gave me a little bit of hope, then he dropped out and some guy (Joel Kinnaman) I had never heard of was cast. This time I was at home but I resisted the temptation to crawl under my bed. I told myself that this film had Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton (three of my favourite actors) in it and that had to count for a lot. Jackie Earl Haley is in it too and he’s pretty awesome, and Abbie Cornish is in the movie as well and she’s entertained me when I’ve seen her on screen.
So basically my despair at the thought of one of my favourite movies being destroyed was deeply ingrained into my soul……. But then I saw the first trailer……………..
It took all the despair away in one foul swoop. As that first trailer progressed I got more and more excited and then came the moment in the trailer that *literally made me jump out of my seat. One line did this….
“Dead or alive, you’re coming with me.”
The trailers I’ve seen since then have done their job and got me more and more excited for this movie. The action and effects look good, Kinnaman seems to have a bit of charm about him and the suit looks pretty cool.
I’m planning on seeing it next week….I hope my expectations are met because they are very high.
*Lots of people say this word and misuse it, here I am not doing that. I did jump out of the chair I was sitting on during my lunch break at work.