Yes, everything IS awesome! The animation, the voice talent, the cameos, the story. All of it.
There is a big element to the story that they've either somehow kept under wraps or through blind luck I managed to avoid knowing about it before seeing the movie. But wow, the movie just sucker punches you in the final reel.
The LEGO Movie is solidly entertaining from start to finish and is absolutely something I think kids should share with their parents.…
Don't mistake this just under an hour video for the more adult-oriented fare that's been coming from the DC direct to video market. This is a much more family friendly story. If they were to reboot the classic SuperFriends today, this is probably what it would be like.
I'm not saying it's horrible, just don't expect anything beyond Saturday morning. There are a few winks to long time SuperFriends fans to keep an eye out for.
Thanks to the Cult Film Club podcast for introducing me to this piece of 80s awesomeness. I can't believe I'd never seen what is probably the only other movie to feature songs by Stan Bush and Lion. This is like a sci-fi, non-emo version of The Crow. Definitely a must see for fans of the 80s.