The story was told well enough, and the pace was well done. It’s a story about a boy who is not a boy, and meets all sorts of people while growing up to quickly.
Sounds like the story of Pinocchio. There’re lots of similarities.
But ultimately, it’s a story about good and evil, innocence and experience, intelligence and wisdom.
It’s a story about Chappie.
I give this story:
5 batteries out of 7 batteries