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The one true RoboCop helps Cult Classics mark 3 years of revival screenings

Posted by on August 7, 2014 – 7:00 am

Cult Classics will celebrate three years of monthly revival screenings in the Valley Aug. 16 when RoboCop — the original 1987 Paul Verhoeven “cult classic,” not the 2014 why-bother reboot — returns to stake out Pollack Tempe Cinemas for one night only.

Why the original RoboCop? Thefilm is one of Cult Classic founder Vincent Moreno’s favorites:

“When we started running events in the Valley in front of 40-60 patrons twice a night in Mesa, we were amazed that we tapped into this communal need here in Phoenix to re-experience their favorite films on the big screen where they belong and the need for people to introduce them to people who maybe werent alive when these films came out or wanted to experience them on the big screen with an audience that loves them genuinely. I think RoboCop is one of those movies that a bad remake can’t tarnish and is begging for a chance to be experienced again in front of a sold out house!”

There will be drawings for special prizes, including RoboCop figurines provided by Funko Pop and a copy of the classic on Blu-ray from event sponsor Zia Records, as well as gift cards, T-shirts (check out the commemorative duds!), prints and more. The screening starts at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Tickets are available at Zia Records locations or online from Brown Paper Tickets.