Hvězdná pěchota / Starship Troopers
|Type||Film eng friendly|
|Sections||Science in Popculture|
|Category||culture and art politics|
Since we were children, we have all been instilled to be good and presentable citizens of our hometown / state / planet. And should it be necessary to join the army, fight bloodthirsty Beetles and thus keep your girlfriend’s love, you needn’t think twice! The adaptation of the celebrated sci-fi book by Robert A. Heinlein has met with considerable incomprehension, as well as the novel it is based on. It is said to be militant, extremely violent, propagandistic and Fascist! However, you just need to know the director and you’ll understand. Paul Verhoeven makes this irresistible combination of Aliens, Top Guns and Beverly Hills 90210 a timeless parody of the above-mentioned tendencies and cultural texts. Do you want to know more?