Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers by Simon BrewerOriginal poster design // Simon Brewer
Prints // buy

In a fascistic 23rd century society, military service is essential to qualifying as a ‘citizen’. Against a backdrop of conflict with an alien species known as the Arachnids (or ‘Bugs’), Johnny Rico (Casper Van Dien), high school sweetheart Carmen Ibanez (Denise Richards), and best friend Carl Jenkins (Neil Patrick Harris) all choose to do their duty and enlist in Federal Service. The Bug conflict soon turns to full-on interstellar war though, and the friends’ military careers progress and intertwine as the war with the Arachnids becomes increasingly desperate and bloody…

Paul Verhoeven, US 1997, 129mins

“It is pure Verhoeven – broad, brash and ultraviolent, and all up there on the screen”
Empire

“May just be the bug movie to end all bug movies”
Detroit News

“Repulsively thrilling and often downright hilarious”
Q Network Film Desk

Where: Duke of Wellington, 119 Balls Pond Road, N1 4BL
When: Wednesday 18th February 2015, 8pm
Tickets: £4 advance, £5 door
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