Chappie review — scrappy (but not too crappy) scifi

Directed by Neill Blomkamp, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell This picture is getting a lot of flack for its various issues, not the least of which is its considerable similarity—at least in the early going—to Robocop, and its considerable similarity—later on in the running time—to Short Circuit. But despite that, within its rough-around-the-edges construction,…Read More

In Cinemas. March 6, 2015 — Chappie, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, What We Do In The Shadows, Unfinished Business, Vessel, Crazy Beautiful You

Chappie Director Neill Blomkamp has been getting a lot of attention lately for his imaginings of the Alien movie he's always wanted to make—he posted concept art online, and now it looks like the studio has given him the green light. Funny how things work. What's a bit disappointing is Blomkamp's brand new movie, Chappie, hasn't been…Read More