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[Sci-Fi Cinema] Hugh Jackman In Neill Blomkamp‘s 'Chappie'

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  1. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

    Feb 27, 2012
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    Just watched it. Not great but not terrible, just okay. Blomkamp needs to branch out a little bit with his stuff. He's starting to look like a one hit wonder with District 9.
  2. tmac2k8

    tmac2k8 Member

    Oct 15, 2008
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    Only short coming with Elysium to me was that it looked like it had the potential to be an Epic movie, but it became more about a story of 1 guy and his dream of going to Elysium but still enjoyed it.

    On Chappie, I warmed up to the girl character after awhile. I did like Chappie, what was unlikable about him? He's a robot trying to learn the ways of life and was being manipulated into doing bad things that he did not know were bad. Yeah, I didn't care about the lanky gangster guy with the bad hair cut but I don't think he was meant to be likable.
  3. A_3PO

    A_3PO Member

    Apr 29, 2006
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    5.5/10. It wasn't terrible but feels like I wasted 2 hours.

    The emotional strings did not pull me. Completely missed the mark there.
  4. JunkyardDwg

    JunkyardDwg Member

    Oct 29, 2000
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    Agree with Elysium. It felt like it was trying to be something more than it actually turned out to be.

    Chappie the robot was just fine. He was about the only thing I could root for in that movie. Yolandi was ok I guess. But all the other humans were so completely selfish that I didn't care what happened to them. Yet the movie I felt was trying to establish some type of emotional connection to them.

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