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Toronto: Win Tix to See “ROBOCOP” in TIFF’s Paul Verhoeven Series!

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Toronto’s main cinema institution at the TIFF Bell Lightbox has an unending supply of very cool stem to stern spotlights on cult cinema heroes and their latest, on Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, is no exception.

Running now until April 4th, FLESH + BLOOD: THE FILMS OF PAUL VERHOEVEN starts in the early days, with his Dutch masterpieces SPETTERS, TURKISH DELIGHT and THE FOURTH MAN through his first foray into Hollywood with FLESH + BLOOD through such revolutionary sci-fi gems as STARSHIP TROOPERS, erotic pulp like BASIC INSTINCT and of course, climaxing—literally—with his camp lap-dance legend SHOWGIRLS.

But of course, the mamma jamma of Verhoeven’s long resume is his super-violent 1987 dystopian sci-fi satire ROBOCOP, starring Peter Weller as a good cop Frankenstein-ed into a cyborg lawman against his will with darkly funny, shocking and thrilling results.

FANGORIA wants to give a pair of tix away to the already near-sold out show of ROBOCOP in 35mm on Friday, March 7th at 9:30pm. To win, send chris@fangoria.com and email with your favorite ROBOCOP line in the subject line. The winner will be chosen at random.

Good luck… creep!

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Chris Alexander
Author, film critic, teacher, musician and filmmaker (not to mention failed boxer) Chris Alexander is the editor-in-chief of FANGORIA Magazine. He got his first professional break as the “Schizoid Cinephile” in the pages of Canadian horror film magazine RUE MORGUE before making the move to FANGO in 2007. His words have appeared in The Toronto Star, Metro News, Wired, Montage, The Dark Side, Tenebre and many other notable publications and he appears regularly on international television and radio.
  • Manborg

    AWW YEAH!

  • sum1butno1

    I like your use of “Frankensteined,” my favourite part of Ender’s Game was when he RoboCop’d the one other kid into brain surgery!

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