‘RoboCop’ Remake Trailer

By Will Ashton


The first trailer was just released for Jose Padilha’s remake of RoboCop, and it looks……well, let’s talk about it.

Padilha is certainly a director with a unique and engaging vision, as evidently seen in his Elite Squad movies. And there are certainly times in this trailer that you get a sense of his engaging vision. That said, however, there’s also something very watered down and run-of-the-mill about this trailer as well, and the result is sort of a mixed bag.

Joel Kinnaman looks like a fine enough RoboCop, and there are definitely sequences here that show some serious potential. But the satire and underlying allegories seem a little lost in this remake, and I’m not sure how well this is going to stand on its own. We’ll have to see, I suppose.

RoboCop is set to be released Feburary 7, 2014.

Check out the trailer below:


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