Starship Troopers: Satire Can Be Bad, Too

Time to settle this BS once and for all

The entire running time of “Call Me By Your Name” is roughly 20% as gay as this scene (MGM)
Just to be fair, here is one of the 300 frames of the entire film that is not a boring, tiresome, repetitive slog. (TriStar)
It’s a masterpiece in cutting around the near-total absence of bankable stars. The band Blur credits this trailer with ruining their chances of crossing over with American audiences, because this song is so unrepresentative of their sound, to which I would respond that this song kicks serious ass. (TriStar)
Here’s a match made in hell (IMDb)

“I stopped after two chapters because it was so boring,” says Verhoeven of his attempts to read Heinlein’s opus. “It is really quite a bad book. I asked Ed Neumeier to tell me the story because I just couldn’t read the thing. It’s a very right-wing book. And with the movie we tried, and I think at least partially succeeded, in commenting on that at the same time. It would be eat your cake and have it. All the way through we were fighting with the fascism, the ultra-militarism. All the way through I wanted the audience to be asking, ‘Are these people crazy?’”

Hugo Boss didn’t sell off-the-rack uniforms to the SS. This is just lazy. (TriStar)
I’ll admit it: I don’t care if they slaughter bugs en masse, and this movie made me proud to say it. Mammalia primates simiiformes hominidae, bitch. (Warner Bros)
If not for Rene Russo and Jake Gyllenhaal in “Nightcrawler” these two would be my favorite onscreen couple (Fu Works)
I’ve heard it said that mighty warrior exoskeletons would undercut the anti-war premise, but if nothing else, the man knows how to use a big, dumb robot to shit on the military-industrial complex. (MGM)
This photo immediately answered my own question. If he didn’t get this job because one of the producers jerked off to a print ad he did, you could color me fucking amazed. (TriStar)
Even with its internet-perv half-life fading fast in the rearview mirror, it feels so dirty to even post a screenshot from this movie. And this isn’t even the pool scene. (Sony)
When she died, I didn’t care. Did U? Also, if you were going to completely misjudge the casting like this, would it honestly have been that hard to get the real Charlize Theron in 1997? (TriStar)
Speaking of whom, the film “Starship Troopers” is less an adaptation of the novel “Starship Troopers” than it is inspired by a movie that was inspired by the novel “Starship Troopers.” Notably, this movie contains a robot exoskeleton. (Disney/Fox/who the fuck even knows anymore)
They declined to use CGI for spaceships, the thing that it’s best for, and all of the fleet stuff looks almost ambitiously lame. There’s a reason that no shot of these ships was onscreen for more than half a second of the trailer. (TriStar)
Why is there no relationship between the number of times you shoot these fucking things and the speed at which they die? Also, if you guys are going to use guns from 2 yards out like it’s Warhammer 40k, might I suggest that you do so in Space-Marine-style robot exoskeletons? (TriStar)
And I’ll always have you, Dalton. (MGM)

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