- Composed by Hans Zimmer
- Varèse Sarabande / 2015 / 64m
Set in the near future, Chappie sees the Johannesburg police department deploying robots to help tackle the high crime rate. Since they couldn’t be called robo-cops due to copyright reasons, one of them – programmed to mimic human emotions – was named instead after a type of dog food. Pedigree Chum’s a bit of a mouthful (I am sure we can all agree on that, especially our canine friends) they settled on Chappie. Sentient robots fighting crime – it is hard to imagine anything going awry in that situation, but against all the odds there are indeed one or two glitches.