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The Lego Batman Movie Is My Favourite Batman Movie To Date, And No I Don’t Mean That In Some Pseudo Hipster Ironic Fashion. It Just Is. The LEGO Batman Movie 9 Reviewer Users 6.5 (1 vote) BC Rating Summary It is remarkably different to The Lego Movie that featured the character. The Lego Movie was a clever piece of analysis of the human condition, emphasising the importance of not being bound by authority, of play, of empathy and understanding. Lego Batman movie has none of these things.

Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has revealed three new LEGO Dimensions expansion packs. But most importantly we get our first look at The Goonies Level Pack — that’s right, Goonies LEGO minifigs!

Ellen DeGeneres Denounces Trump's Immigration Ban with the Political Allegory of 'Finding Dory' Donald Trump incited widespread panic among his many detractors when he first elbowed his way into the American presidency back in November. But even as matters got bleaker and bleaker, some tried to find a silver lining in the notion that a slide into fascism would at least yield some good ‘n’ furious protest art. Little did we know that the most searing indictment of Trump and his policies had already been scripted, completed, and released months before the noted reality TV star took office. I am referring, of course, to the complex political allegory Finding Dory. Continue reading…

First Official Trailer for 'I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore' "So furious!" Netflix has unveiled the first trailer for the feature directorial debut of actor Macon Blair (seen in Green Room and Blue Ruin) titled I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore. The film just premiered last night at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to mostly rave reviews from many critics. It's a cathartic comedy-revenge-thriller about a woman played by Melanie Lynskey who goes after the people who broke into her house, but its gets extra violent and totally twisted at times.

I feel like a 4-year-old boy when I say it, but Monster Trucks is my #1 movie of 2017. Of course, this being only the second week of January, it's also my only movie for 2017 so far. But speaking of 4-year-old boys, I've heard tell that that's exactly who thought up the concept of this movie: a Paramount Studios exec's very young son. Monster Trucks = trucks with monsters in them!

POTD: Samuel L. Jackson Begins Recording Dialogue for ‘The Incredibles 2’ Fans of Pixar Animation’s family superhero movie The Incredibles have been waiting over a decade for a sequel to get off the ground. Many have been clamoring for The Incredibles 2 ever since the end of the first movie teased another outing for the super-powered family, albeit in a tongue-in-cheek fashion, and now the movie is finally in production. After development of The Incredibles 2 was finally confirmed back in 2014, Samuel L. Jackson has revealed by way of a post on Instagram that he’s back in the recording booth to record lines as the cool superhero Frozone.

Live-Action Animated Hybrid ‘Puff The Magic Dragon’ Movie Coming From ‘Trolls’ Director Fox Animation have acquired the rights to turn the Peter, Paul and Mary song Puff the Magic Dragon into a feature film. Trolls helmer Mike Mitchell has signed on to direct the hybrid live action/animated feature which will be produced by Safehouse partners Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold and Weed Road’s Akiva Goldsman. Hit the jump to learn more about the planned Puff the Magic Dragon movie. It’s probably no coincidence that this deal comes on the heels of Walt Disney Pictures’ release of the Pete’s Dragon reboot.

‘The Croods 2’ Now Extinct at DreamWorks Animation While I don’t think anyone was chomping at a bit to see The Croods 2, there will undoubtedly be some animation fans disappointed by the news that arrived over the weekend. DreamWorks Animation and their new parent comedy Universal Pictures have dropped an asteroid on the animated sequel to the 2013 prehistoric family comedy.

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