Although The Lego Movie is a highly acclaimed film, it is not one that you'll see on a lot of peoples best films list. This is an honest favorite of mine because it manages to have just about everything that I love in a movie and it uses those elements to great effect.
* Meta-commentary and social satire
* A meta-modernist aesthetic.
* Clever use of familiar tropes and character archetypes
* Combines various genres and styles to represent something…