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RoboCop
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Jan 23, 2014
RoboCop Press Conference- Jose Padilha, Gary Oldman, Joel Kinnaman, Abbie Cornish, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish
SLS Hotel Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, CA
2014/1/23
Interviewed by Izumi Hasegawa

Q1: One big difference from the original is that therefs none of the funny satirical commercials like in the first one. You have the great twist with the plots and Sam Jackson things. What was the decision not to do commercials this time around.
JP: The first RoboCop, Verhovenfs film, already it had a great idea in the way I see it, which is the connection between the automation of violence issues. You can think about this connection in several ways. One way is to consider Vietnam; America went to war with Vietnam because there was conflict at home due to the fact that soldiers were dying. If you take away the soldiers and put robots there, what happens? Same thing goes for Iraq. And for law enforcement, if you replace a soldier with a machine, you take away the possibility of the sol...

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