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Chappie (2015)
« on: July 18, 2015, 09:41:05 pm »
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I'm pretty sure you guys have alreadly seen Chappie and had some sort of discussion about it. As is always the case, I avoid getting involved in any kind of discussion until I can see a movie for myself. So, I have no idea what your thoughts are on this, but I absolutely hated this movie. This was garbage from start to finish. I don't know what was the worst part of the movie: The actors, the acting, the characters, the dialogue or the story. The premise was interesting, but not original. Robocop was clearly an inspiration and granted, they took it a step further here. But the construction of the story dynamics and everything else was poorly executed. I went into this movie expecting one thing and coming out completely baffled at how Neill Blomkamp is slowly turning into this generations M. Night Shyamalan. This movie is a Skip. One of the dullest movies I've seen in a long long time.

FYI, I now have zero faith in Blomkamp doing Alien 5 any kind of justice given his track record now. Just keepin' it real.........
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Re: Chappie (2015)
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2015, 11:01:15 pm »
I honestly thought that this movie was going to be a comedy, like a straight-up genre aware screwball affair.  How could it not be?  It's so obviously Short Circuit meets Robocop that they HAD to be making a comment on those types of movies and expectations.  But it wasn't!  I thought that Chappie was going to become this icon that the people rallied behind because he was a machine of a totalitarian state fighting back against the Man, and that the dumb gangsters were gonna take it upon themselves to be Chappie's representation.  Maybe I've just been watching a lot of dumb 80s movies, but that's where my head was.  A bit Encino Man, a bit Airheads, a bit Weekend At Bernies and a bit Bulworth with a hyper-violent edge to it.

I didn't even bother to write all this down before I saw the movie because I thought the execution was so obvious, I never thought the movie would be something different.

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Re: Chappie (2015)
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2015, 06:00:36 am »
Like Chip, I was expecting one thing and got another. I too was highly disappointed.

I did not envision this as some kind of comedy direction, but it certainly leaned that way.

Oh yea Chip, thanks for reminding me about Alien. Gahhhhhhhhhhhhh MF
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