I’ve been thinking for a while now about what to write about this movie. I could talk about the fact that it is essentially a children’s movie but has a lot of things to keep adults interested, like nostalgic Lego sets and parodies of Batman. I could go on about how it essentially steals the plot of The Matrix and mixes it with aesthetic values from Adventure Time made out of Lego bricks. Then there’s the amazing effects design where every single thing you see on screen (allegedly) is created out of digital versions of actual Lego bricks. And the fact that I didn’t like the more smooth and glossy bits because they didn’t look like they were made out of bricks when they were.
But I realised that really all you need to know about this movie is… Continue reading