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The LEGO Batman Movie

United States
Animation. Comedy. Adventure | Lego. Superheroes. Based on a Comic. DC Comics. Spin-off
There are big changes brewing in Gotham City, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
Author Review
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Robbie Collin
"[It] is a thing of wonder (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Brian Truitt
USA Today
"While The Dark Knight won't be supplanted any time soon as tops among Bat-movies, the new film makes a strong argument for second-best simply by taking time to explore the core of Batman that others haven’t: "  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Owen Gleiberman
"It’s kicky, bedazzling, and super-fun (...) a kiddie flick that’s been made in a sophisticated spirit of lightning-fast, brain-bursting paradox."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
"The Lego Batman Movie is less awesome than its predecessor, but it’s a clever, well-paced, self-aware and completely satisfying kind of less awesome."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Michael Rechtshaffen
The Hollywood Reporter
"Although there is still much to enjoy here, this DC Comics-fueled Lego adventure fails to clear the creative bar so energetically raised by co-directors and writers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller back in 2014."  NEU
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Steve Rose
The Guardian
"[An] expressive, cinematic and subversive Gotham City satire (…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom Digital Spy "It's a refreshing kick up the Bat-side for a character who has, perhaps, been overused in cinema of late.(…) Rating: ★★★★ (out of 5)"  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Scott Mendelson
"[It] is polished, enjoyable and high-quality family entertainment (...) [but it] feels a touch disappointing considering the prior film's stunning artistic triumph."  NEU
United StatesUnited States M
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
"'The Lego Batman Movie', animated with love and lunacy, is the funniest Caped Crusader movie ever. (...) Rating: ★★★ (out of 4)"  POS
United StatesUnited States F
Manohla Dargis
The New York Times
"Toys and heroes, what’s not to like?"  POS
United KingdomUnited Kingdom M
Tim Grierson
"One walks away from the experience equally entertained and exhausted."  POS
United StatesUnited States M
Bilge Ebiri
LA Weekly
"It all feels so predictable … so conformist."  NEG
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