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There are some light moments as Chappie, designed by Dev Patel (above), develops street-cred and staggers around swathed in gangsta bling but the film also features Hugh Jackman as a villain, a far cry from his Wolverine days.

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There are some light moments as Chappie, designed by Dev Patel, develops street-cred and staggers around swathed in gangsta bling but the film also features Hugh Jackman (above) as a villain, a far cry from his Wolverine days.

Gangsta robot in da 'hood

Mar 6, 2015 5:50 AM

IF you put RoboCop (the 1987 original and its 2014 remake) and A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) into a blender, the result might be something like CHAPPiE, a movie in which a decommissioned robot police officer is brought back to life with the ability to learn, think and love.

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