The folks a Screen Junkies have amassed legions of followers for their snarky yet spot-on assessments of today’s biggest genre offerings in the form of “Honest Trailers”. The irony of “Honest Trailers” is that they arrive too late to give us a truly objective look at the films we spend our hard-earned dollars on… but it’s all in good fun.
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Their latest victim, er, subject is a blast from the past, part of their ongoing series highlighting Summer blockbusters of yesteryear: Starship Troopers! Released in 1997, Starship Troopers is directed by Paul Verhoeven; the film stars Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Dina Meyer, Jake Busey, and Neil Patrick Harris.
Give the “Honest Trailer” a spin below.
In the distant future, the Earth is at war with a race of giant alien insects. Little is known about the Bugs except that they are intent on the eradication of all human life. But there was a time before the war… A Mobile Infantry travels to distant alien planets to take the war to the Bugs. They are a ruthless enemy with only one mission: Survival of their species no matter what the cost…
What do you think of the “Honest trailer” for Starship Troopers? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! You can also carry on the convo with me personally on Twitter @josh_millican.