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Movie Review: The Lego Movie

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , , on 02/10/2014 by Taylor Holt


Stars: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Arnett, Charlie Day, Alison Brie, Liam Neeson, Will Ferrell

Rated PG for mild action and rude humor, Running time 100 minutes, Action/Comedy

Compare to: Toy Story (1995) meets The Matrix (1999)

Of all the movies made to help sell toys, The Lego Movie is the closest one to combining what sells their product and making something you’ll still actually want to watch.

I imagine many thinking of this movie solely as the former, much like Transformers and the upcoming Ninja Turtles movies are bound to do, but The Lego Movie doesn’t pretend to be more than it is while also playing up to that role of ridiculous kids movie that adults will enjoy too. Continue reading