The idea of a Lego movie seems so simple. There’s a world where Lego characters can talk, have adventures, and that’s it. Well, 2014's The Lego Movie blew that notion away by introducing both a Lego world and a human world. Now it seems, with The Lego Batman Movie, that’s just the start of an intricate Lego Cinematic…
Tegan and Sara’s Oscar-nominated track from The Lego Movie is cute, bubbly, and very upbeat. At least it was.
This seems like a great match: Jason Segel (The Muppets) and Drew Pearce (Iron Man 3) will be writing and directing a LEGO Movie spinoff called "The Billion Brick Race." That seems pretty perfect.
If you missed the epic performance of "Everything Is Awesome" by Tegan and Sara and the Lonely Island, then you also missed Will Arnett, who voices LEGO Batman, making an appearance as the very dour Batman. "Darkness. No parents," indeed.
One of the funniest bits in The LEGO Movie is when the Millennium Falcon shows up to come and get Batman. But that Star Wars cameo almost didn't happen — the makers of the film had to rush to finalize their deal with Lucasfilm before Disney bought the company.
This morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences—an institution that in March of 1995 declared Forrest Gump to be a superior film to Pulp Fiction, Shawshank Redemption, and Quiz Show (Quiz Show!)—has decided that The Lego Movie is not one of the five best animated movies of last year. This is not a snub.…
The 2015 Academy Award nominations are out, and they are actually pretty surprising. How the hell did The Lego Movie not get best animated feature? Meanwhile, Birdman is cleaning house with nine nominations, while it looks like Selma got the big snub.
The LEGO Movie certainly looks like it was created entirely with LEGO bricks in real life. In reality it wasnt, but the lengths the creators went to import finger smudges, cracked pieces and more still has us really impressed. Watch how The LEGO Movie was really built.
We're thrilled that LEGO Movie writers and directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller will be back to script the sequel, and it sounds like they've already got a basic plot for the second movie in mind. So how are they going to handle that big revelation at the end of the first movie? Spoilers ahead.
This was a weird year for movies. The box office was weak, but also, most films didn't deserve love or hate. They were just... okay. But the genre movies that did stand out were either brilliant experiments, or horrible misfires. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst science fiction and fantasy movies of 2014.
The LEGO Movie's version of Batman is not exactly the same guy that prowled the streets of Christopher Nolan's Gotham. So, according to producer Dan Lin, the production went to both Nolan and Warner Bros. to make sure Will Arnett's horrible boyfriend version of Batman was okay.
When Batman fights Superman, Batman uses his cunning to plan for Superman's every move and exploit his weaknesses. But The LEGO Movie's version of Batman isn't quite as clever as his comic and live-action counterparts, so when he battles LEGO Superman, things are a bit...sillier.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller sat down and talked with Al Moloney of the BBC about how they accomplished the filming of The Lego Movie. Though there were tons of Lego models and sets built for the movie, it is no surprise that most of it was done with CGI. The lengths they went to make sure it looked like the real…
LEGO Batman was always pretty secure in the fact that he was much cooler and darker than everyone else in The LEGO Movie, especially Emmet. But when Emmet turns into another character played by Chris Pratt—Guardians of the Galaxy's Star-Lord—Batman finally feels a twinge of jealousy.
The Lego Movie premieres Saturday, November 15th at 8:00 pm / 7:00 pm central on HBO and HBO Go. Here is the HBO Preview.
Cue up the Bat-metal! Will Arnett will be reprising his role as the self-important Batman from The LEGO Movie for his very own plastic adventure. And the script is being penned by the author of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.