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We’ve Seen This All Before: ‘Chappie’ Blatantly Rips Off ‘RoboCop’ and Other Robot Movies

There are some good ideas at play in Chappie, the latest from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. Problem is, many of those ideas are unabashedly lifted from other movies. There’s nothing seriously original in this strange and goofy story of a sentient robot that loves his drug-dealer “parents.” Deon Wilson (Dev Patel, star of Slumdog […]