Paul Verhoeven

Benedetta

‘Benedetta’ Takes a Brutal but Accurate Angle on Christian History

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Paul Verhoeven’s lifelong research on the Church culminates in a marvelously incisive nun thriller.

Basic Instinct

13 Movies to Watch if You Like Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Basic Instinct’

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A.k.a. “movies where people get off before they got offed.”

Showgirls Double Take

Double Take: ‘Showgirls’ at 25 and the Unlikely Legacy of Nomi Malone 

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One of the worst films of all time? We think not! For the film’s 25th anniversary, here’s our re-appraisal of ‘Showgirls.’

Hollow Man

What Critics Said About ‘Hollow Man’

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Were the dazzling state-of-the-art special effects of ‘Hollow Man’ enough to win over the hearts of critics?

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Time Directive: Why The ‘Robocop’ Remake Was Three Years Too Early

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An attempt to make the ‘Robocop’ remake work.

Total Recall

24 Things We Learned from Paul Verhoeven’s ‘Total Recall’ Commentary

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Paul Verhoeven and Arnold Schwarzenegger might not have the chemistry of a Carpenter/Russell, but this is still a very good commentary.