Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
In the distant future, Detroit Michigan has a massive crime overflow involving a drug lord. Then, when transferred police officer Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) gets killed on the job, the people of the Omni Consumer Products (OCP) uses his dead body to turn him into a 24/7 robot police officer: Robocop. Robocop then protects the citizens of Detroit against common thugs. Unfortunately, the people of OCP didn't completely get rid of his memories, so with the help of his previous partner Anne Lewis (Nancy Allen), the two try to find the culprits who killed Murphy and bring them to justice.
The acting in this movie is incredibly well done, especially Weller's performance for robocop and how he shows robocop's emotions even though we can only see his mouth. The action scenes are incredibly engaging to watch even if it mostly is usually one-sided to Robocop's favor. The special effects are dated, but that won't really distract you from the movie. The story was, while simple, did get me at a few points, such as the main villain.
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Directed by: Tony Scott
Two military students, Pete "Maverick" Mitchel (Tom Cruise) and Nick "Goose" Bradshaw (Anthony Edwards), earn the right to get into the Topgun program, reserved for the very best pilots. When they transferred, Goose bets Maverick to try and get a girl and he finds the girl, Charlotte "Charlie" Blackwood (Kelly McGillis) but fails to get a date with her. The next day he learns that he has other chances when he learns she will be his teacher in the Topgun program. Maverick and Goose try to graduate the Topgun program while learning things outside of the classroom.
The movie does a good job with it's tone of going from comedic to more serious with how the handle Goose's character arc. Goose supplies most of the good vibes and humor throughout the movie but when he dies, it does effect people in a very well done manner such as Maverick thinking of quitting the Topgun program altogether. This also applies to people's performances when Goose was alive where people were a lot more fun loving and happy and in the aftermath of his death where people were feeling sorrow and how Maverick felt guilty about Goose's death. The movie does show it's age, though, when a lot of references are just 80s things.
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