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    What Went Wrong With Chappie

    Okay, let’s talk about Chappie. Since I saw its trailer, I’ve been through months of indecision about whether or not to put it on my Netflix Queue. I love robot movies, but reviews were terribly mixed – one YouTuber put it on his best of 2015 list and another put it on his worst list. When one critic called it a combination of “Short Circuit” and “Robocop”, I couldn’t say no anymore. Overall, it’s a highly flawed movie. The concept isn’t original, but it’s not a cliche. The story has peaks and valleys, like it should, but it’s overshadowed by hammy actors. I can’t help but see it as a…