The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part is a satisfying if safe sequel to the smash animated hit... But should you take your kids to see it?
The new mash-up is a ruthlessly commercial yet entertaining cross-fiction fever dream from an anarchic child's imagination.
Led by Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actress winner Boyhood, the Toronto Film Critics Association has announced their award winners for the best of film in 2014.
Our Film and Performing Arts Editor runs down the list of his top 25 films of 2014.
Time once again for our writers to look to their latest Blu-Ray, DVD, and VOD purchases with looks at new releases The Lego Movie, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Alan Partridge, Small Time, The Cold Lands, Tapped Out, and A Wife Alone, and re-releases for The Life Aquatic, Judex, Hearts and Minds, The Revengers, and Countess Dracula.
The video game tie-in for The Lego Movie is perfect for good-hearted co-operative play with the family. Read on to find out why.
Everything about The Lego Movie is awesome. An astoundingly smart, gut busting comedy with an anti-corporate message tied into the greatest virtues of one of the most beloved brands on Earth, Phil Lord and Chris Miller's exceptional film for people of all ages deserves to be talked about in the same breath as Monsters Inc. and Fantastic Mr. Fox when talking about the best animated comedies of the new millennium.
We catch up with one of the most beloved directorial duos working today, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, to talk about their work on The Lego Movie, why they have no interest in selling toys, the hardest part of animating a toy made out of building blocks, creating catchy earworms, and how their very terrible idea of a double decker couch was a very real thing.