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The Original: “Total Recall” With Arnold Schwarzenegger (1990)

posted by Nell Minow

The remake with Colin Farrell opens this week, so here is a quick look at the original, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rachel Ticotin, and Sharon Stone.

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment John

    I’ve never been a big Verhoeven fan, and although I have a soft spot for the 1990 Total Recall, I always thought the movie could have been much better with a strong actor in the leading role. So needless to say I was looking forward to seeing Colin Farrell as the protagonist. That is until today, when I noticed that–despite opening this week–there’s not a single critic review posted at Rotten Tomatoes. Isn’t the absence of advance screenings usually a sure indicator of a deeply flawed film?

    • Nell Minow

      John, you will be seeing some reviews on Rotten Tomatoes by tomorrow, I’m sure, including mine. I’ve seen it, and I liked it!

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