Even as it veers towards the extremes of its climax, Elle remains oddly, deeply, remarkably human
Paul Verhoeven made a brilliant trio of sci-fi films back in the 1980s and 90s – RoboCop, Total Recall and Starship Troopers.
It's certainly debatable, but for many of us, Verhoeven's Total Recall is probably the best science-fiction film that Big Arnie ever made.
Filmmaker Paul Verhoeven has made some absolute first-rate films in his long career – The Sensualist, Total Recall, Black Book and Starship Troopers are but four that spring to mind...
The film that spawned a wave of direct-to-DVD sex thrillers, Basic Instinct is still the best of the bunch — but that’s not really saying much.
A four-film box set starring action maestro Schwarzenegger — more recently better known as California's "Governator", but once superbly described by Clive James as "a condom full of walnuts".
It’s interesting that, with the exception of Saving Private Ryan, it’s been some years since Hollywood threw its weight behind a truly powerful war film.