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Chappie Lacks the Two Things It Pretends to Be About Columbia Pictures Writer/director Neill Blomkamp is only three features into what promises to be a long career, but he’s already developed some very clear patterns and themes. Basically, he pairs incredible CGI visuals with subtlety-free narratives centered on a main character who’s altered/enhanced in some life-altering way. District 9 tackled apartheid, Elysium blew the lid off wealth disparity and now his latest film explores yet another social injustice — the promise and danger of artificial intelligence.

Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Sharlto Copley talks Chappie! Sharlto Copley doesn't go into any gig anything less than full throttle. The actor, who first broke onto the scene in 2009's District 9, has in a few short years gained a reputation as an intense and fiercely committed performer; as Matt Damon told me a few years ago, "Sharlto has no governor." And though I doubt he went "method" for his latest role, as a... Read More...

While whoever decided to put Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart in a movie together probably got a promotion, but it's not rocket science: the latter is one of the biggest, hottest comedy names at the moment, while Ferrell just has to show up and a movie becomes 17% funnier (this is scientifically proven, so don't argue). And together they're bringing "Get Hard" to the masses and a new red-band trailer for the laffer has arrived. The premise is straightfoward: Ferrell plays a hedge fund manager convicted of fraud of headed to San Quentin.

Will Forte Says ‘MacGruber 2′ Is His Next Movie To say that films based on Saturday Night Live sketches have a spotty history would be a bit of an understatement. After all, for every Blues Brothers and Wayne’s World, there’s an It’s Pat or Superstar or Stuart Saves His Family (you get the idea). In the case of 2010 comedy MacGruber (based on the SNL MacGyver parody of the same name), the film earned a paltry $9 million worldwide and received mixed reviews. Yet, in the years since its release, the film has amassed a cult following that has kept rumors swirling around a sequel.

7 Last Man on Earth Movies Worth Checking Out Some spoilers follow. The end times, they are a-coming -- this Sunday, actually, when Will Forte’s great new FOX comedy The Last Man on Earth debuts. And that’s gotten us thinking about all the other last men out there… Will Forte’s The Last Man on Earth Reviewed It’s a genre many of us at IGN love, so let’s break down a few of the other Last Man on Earth movies that are worth checking out.

New 4D ‘Lego Movie’ Short Film Will Debut at Legoland The Lego Movie will be followed by several big screen sequels and spin-offs. The direct sequel just landed a director and will be out in 2018. A Ninjago spin-off will come out in 2016 and the Lego Batman spin-off will be out in 2017. But we now know that’s not all. We’re going to get a sort-of sequel later this year. Just not on the big screen. LEGO has announced later this year, their LEGOLAND theme parks and Discover Centers will debut a brand new 4D short film based on The Lego Movie, featuring Emmet and Wyldstyle.

Film Review: Hot Tub Time Machine 2 "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" is a sequel to the surprise 2010 comedy hit "Hot Tub Time Machine". Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson and Clark Duke return as Lou Dorchen, Nick Webber and Jacob Yates, respectively. Absent is John Cusack, but in his place Adam Scott joins the group as Cusack's character's son. In this installment, Lou, Nick and Jacob must use the time machine to prevent Lou's murder, as he is shot in I believe the medical term is "junk", in the beginning of the movie. Lou is an insufferable, drug addicted internet mogul/ rock star who has many an enemy.

“Not My Fault” – Clip From Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie Sony has released a clip from the upcoming film Chappie, directed by Neill Blomkamp. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman (with a mullet). Blomkamp is known for having directed District 9 and the other day he announced that he will be doing an Aliens film next via instagram.   Um… So I think it’s officially my next film.

Critics Hate ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2′: 11 Reasons to Skip This Dip Into Dirty Water Critics overwhelmingly agree that audiences should save their time and money instead of buying a ticket to see “Hot Tub Time Machine 2″ this weekend. Although trailers and clips for the comedy sequel starring Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke and Adam Scott promised giggles galore, only 13 percent of critics counted by Rotten Tomatoes could verify that.

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