Actually pretty good! The film showed a surprising amount of humanity, and the interplay between Murphy and his family once he has become RoboCop were handled with a deft touch.
I wasn't a big fan of the action, but other than this I thought the film was a worthy remake of the still superior original.
Rewatched on Blu-ray. The film definitely still packs a hell of a punch. Certain elements have dated, but overall it holds up even now. The special effects, which were state of the art at the time, are still impressive in their own way. Basically, this is one of the greatest action movies of all time and I'll always love it.
An utterly beautiful film. Visually, thematically and musically it is a joy to behold. The performances are heartbreaking and real. Jackman in particular is a revelation.
This is a very divisive film. In fact, look on most film review websites and you'll see positive and negative reviews are split almost right down the middle.
I can definitely see why people wouldn't like the movie. It's pretentious, confusing, and the basic story might be seen to be emotionally manipulative. On the…