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"Chappie" will not leave you happy

What looked like a movie dealing with artificial intelligence versus man-controlled machines also investigated themes such as parenting, big corporations, human morality and feelings of separation. There's a lot going on in writer/director Neill Blomkamp's ("District Nine," "Elysium") third feature film. Unfortunately, weak characters and plot holes prevent these ideas from making an impact.

Travel through time with action and intrigue

Some people enjoy movies with tons of action—they want explosions and combat galore, with bodies flying and virtually no time to rest. Others tend to prefer movies with more intrigue—they want characters who develop their interests throughout the story, and events that always leave them guessing. "X-Men Days of Future Past" promises to satisfy both kinds of moviegoers.

Couch Potato: The 2013 SAG whoa's and oh's

The 2013 SAG awards show on Sunday night featured surprises as often as it met expectations, making for a memorable night.

Method, not madness

Oscar buzz surrounding best-picture nominee "Les Miserables" has focused on the remarkable commitment of two of the production's stars, Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway. Jackman and Hathaway, who are nominated for best actor and best supporting actress respectively, draw attention for their performances as well as the method behind it.

"Les Miz" breaks the show biz

Just when you thought Les Miserables couldn't get more perfect in Blair drama teacher Kelly O' Connor's vision of the classical French novel, director Tom Hooper's version sets the bar even higher. Les Misérables, one of the most anticipated movies of 2012, exceeds all of its expectations.
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