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MOVIE REVIEW: The Lego Movie

Emmet Brickowski is just a regular guy, a Lego construction worker in Bricksburg who is at his best when he has a set of instructions to follow. He does everything exactly the way that he’s supposed to, but never gets much notice from anyone. Everything changes when he stays for just a moment at the construction site after everyone has left and he meets a mysterious woman named WyldStyle. Emmet falls into a hole and discovers a strange artifact. He passes out, and wakes up in the custody of Good Cop/Bad Cop a dual personality policeman in the employ of the supreme ruler President Business. The artifact, called the Piece of Resistance, is stuck to Emmett’s back. Wyldstyle rescues him, and they escape Bricksburg together into the Wild West.

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The Teaser Trailer for The Lego Movie…is Actually Pretty Good

I thought this was a joke when I saw the headline in Variety. Turns out this is a real thing.

My verdict? Looks like lots of fun, even if it didn’t include cameos by Batman (voiced by Will Arnett!) and Superman. As he has shown on Parks & Rec, Chris Pratt plays the perfect clueless character. I will pay hard-earned money to see this when it comes out in February 2014.
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