The Lego Movie is a fun, funny movie. It's a "family film," in the good sense of the term, it's a film which the entire family will actually enjoy. It's bright, colorful, and funny to hold the attention of children, but it's still smart enough with it's humor that you can enjoy it as an adult. I don't remember the last comedy I laughed as hard at.
The animation is great, the story is solid, I can't think of a joke that didn't land, I'm honestly not sure what there is to not like about the movie.
I went into Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol in a unique position; I had never seen a Mission Impossible film (or for that matter the series) before. I was only familiar with them in the vaguest sense, I knew that the films existed, were popular, and were action movies about spies, but outside of that, I was totally out of the loop.
So to be honest, I was actually surprised by just how much I liked MI4, as I shall call…
The Hunger Games is based on the novel by Suzanne Collins, and
depicts a world where a brutal government forces 24 kids from the ages of 12-18 to fight to the death each year on national television.
The books themselves were hugely popular, as one of the best selling series of the past several years. The movie manages to take a book series which is built largely upon a unique hook (that the entire book is written in present tense…