I’m illiterate. That’s right. Even this article was translated from doo-doo smears I left on paper for our co-editior, Madeleine. This is most likely why I didn’t know who Paul Verhoeven was. Why I haven’t seen Robocop, or Basic Instinct (let’s also pretend that illiteracy prevents the viewing of certain situationally convenient movies), or most of his other films. I may have seen Total Recall, but that idea is based off a vague memory of Schwarzenegger’s head exploding on mars. Was that in...Read Full Story
“Everyone can write but there are few good writers. Just because everyone can [write] doesn’t mean that there’s talent,” Paul Verhoeven told an audience at the Tribeca Film Festival after a screening of Tricked, his crowd-sourced film experiment. “I wouldn’t think that [crowdsourcing] is the ...Read MoreRead Full Story
“Sometimes in life you need to step into the unknown,” says Dutch director Paul Verhoeven (Robocop, Showgirls, Basic Instinct) in the beginning of Tricked, the half-documentary, half-movie that’s playing at the Tribeca Film Festival. He’s referring to his crowd-sourced script, for which he rifled through thousands of fan-submitted pages to assemble a cohesive, 50-minute narrative [...]Read Full Story
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