This week we review “The Lego Movie”. This Amazing flick starring an amazing voice cast such as Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Charlie Day, Jonah Hill and Will Ferrell
Emmet (Chris Pratt) an ordinary, rules- following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.
This movie is one of the surprise movies out there. I expected it to be just an advertising ploy. While there is plenty of highlighting Legos, nothing in the movie feels cheap or contrived. Instead, at the heart of the movie is something a lot of movies lack: heart. The movie is laugh out loud funny (for adults and kids), and there wasn’t much in it that wasn’t extremely enjoyable. I was honestly blown away – its not often a movie sneaks out of nowhere like this, but this is one of those rare gems. The LEGO Movie does justice to the source material, and has a plot inseparably connected to Legos (obviously), but the story stands on its own. It reminds me a lot of Toy Story 3, although it is completely different from it. All I can say is: GO SEE THIS MOVIE!
5 templar crosses out of 5
Undeniably one of the best animations of 2014 yet, The Lego Movie uses Boasting beautiful animation, numerous plot twists, pop culture references, satirical jokes, and charming characters, it is the movie that can be tied with PIxar’s Toy Story. Every kid who plays Lego toys will surely enjoy this entertainment full length CGi movie, and it can also delight adults and older teenagers.
Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller
Produced by Dan Lin and Roy Lee
Screenplay by Phil Lord and Chris Miller
Story by Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord and Chris Miller
Starring Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman
Music by Mark Mothersbaugh
Cinematography by Pablo Plaisted
Editing by David Burrows and Chris McKay
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