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‘Starship Troopers’: The Little But Important Details You Might Have Missed

Starship Troopers
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Stuck at home? So is ScreenCrush’s Matt Singer — which is why he’s watching things streaming on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, Disney+, YouTube, Criterion, Tubi, and elsewhere, and then writing about what he finds. If you want to suggest something for him to watch and write about, find him on Twitter. Previous installments of this column can be found here.

Today’s Film:
Starship Troopers (1997)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Writers: Edward Neumeier, Robert A. Heinlein
Stars: Casper Van Dien, Dina Meyer, Denise Richards
Box Office Total: $121.2 million
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 63 percent
Currently Streaming On: Crackle, IMDb TV
Suggested By: @daddyinterwebs

Why I Watched It: An empire in decline. Idealistic youths twisted into sadists by propaganda. Fake news. Rampant xenophobia. An obsession with citizenship, law and order, and gun culture. Yeah, I don’t know; why did I watch this? While I ponder that some more, here are some interesting details in Starship Troopers

Gallery — Little Details You Might Have Missed in Stop Making Sense:

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