‘Chappie’ Defines Identity | Review of ‘Chappie’

By: Cynthia Ayala

Chappie
Columbia Pictures

From the director of District 9 comes Chappie, a science fiction film about the first true artificial intelligence, A.I. Starring Dev Patel, Ninja, Yo-Landi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Brandon Auret, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman and Sharlto Copley as the voice of Chappie.

The movie follows the same aesthetic as District 9. However, with fewer interviews to propel the story forward. Dev Patel plays a genius scientist, creator of the S.C.O.U.T. bots, a robotic police force. This movie explores the human condition: what it means to be human and what it means to have an identity.
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