The Lego Movie (2014)

logoDirector: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller

Writer: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller (Screenplay) Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Kevin Hageman, Dan Hagerman (Story)

 

Plot: An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

 

Verdict: Basic Animation

 

Story: The reluctant hero storyline gets a makeover with a full range of favourite characters from franchises including Batman, Superman, Star Wars and many more. It is designed to be pure fun much like what real Lego really is.in the end the story is really about letting people into your life so you can enjoy everything you have together. (8/10)

 

Character Review

 

Emmet: the over excited plan construction worker who ends up being the special one who needs to take down the evil Lord Business and save the day. (9/10)

 emmet

Lord Business: The villain who wants to take control of the whole Lego universe and destroy everyone who gets in his way. The name is just a metaphor for an absent parent. (8/10)

lord business

Wyld Style: The love interest for Emmet who has a wild side where she dreams of being the one to save the day along with her boyfriend Batman. (7/10)

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Director Review: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller – Create a good film that really focuses on the kids with clever references that adults will understand. (7/10)

 

Animation: Top level animation used throughout. (9/10)

Family: One that will appeal to the whole family. (9/10)

Settings: Each setting it brilliantly created to add to the story. (9/10)

Suggestion: This is one for the kids to enjoy, so take the family along to enjoy. (For the Kids)

 

Best Part: A nice twist to bring the story into reality.

Worst Part: Aimed at too younger audience.

Believability: The reality twist is very believable. (7/10)

Chances of Tears: No (0/10)

Chances of Sequel: Yes

Post Credits Scene: No

 

Oscar Chances: Could get an animation nod

Box Office: $468 Million

Budget: $60 Million

Runtime: 1 Hour 40 Minutes

Tagline: Assembling in 2014

 

Overall: Simple Animated Film

Rating 70

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