‘Chappie’ is a childish mess (Our grade: F)

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Chappie the robot is voiced by Sharlto Copley in “Chappie.”
Chappie the robot is voiced by Sharlto Copley in “Chappie.”

Chappie the robot is voiced by Sharlto Copley in “Chappie.”

By Roger Moore – Tribune News Service

Wrongheaded in conception, eye-rolling in execution, “Chappie” is a childish blend of the cute robot goofiness of “Short Circuit” and the bloody-minded mayhem of “RoboCop.” It never finds its sweet spot and never, for one moment, works.

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