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The Lego Batman Movie

coverlbmAt the risk of oversaturating this site with Batman content, I popped in The Lego Batman Movie yesterday. I will now proceed to review it as detailed as possible, before the Batsaturation-alarm sounds. Here goes:

In The Lego Batman Movie, fans are reunited with Lego Batman from The Lego Movie. The overly confident, supermacho, metal-loving and beatboxing version of the caped crusader we all know and love. Batman must face off against The Joker who has a fiendish plan involving all supercriminals that are locked up inside the Phantom Zone. Luckily, Batman can count on his trusted allies for help: Alfred, newly adopted/Robin’ed Dick Grayson and freshly appointed Commissioner Barbara Gordon. Unfortunately, Lego Batman hates sharing the spotlight.

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From start to finish, I was glued to my screen.  I absolutely loved this zany film! There are tons of easter eggs, throwbacks to other franchises, digs at some of the more cringe-worthy phases of Bat-history and joke after joke after joke. Lego Batman had me in stitches for almost its entire runtime.

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The animation follows the tradition set in The Lego Movie. The entire film is 3D-animated, but it was done in such  a way that you get the impression you’re watching a stop motion with Lego’s. Simply brilliant.

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Same thing goes for the plot. Sure, it’s zany and funny and very well suited to the humorous tone of this Lego-fest, but with a few minor tweaks it would be just as suitable for a PG-13, dark and serious Bat-drama.
And that cast!  There’s no Kevin Conroy, nor Mark Hammil, but boy, what a star studded cast we get in return: Will Arnett! Michael Cera! Zack Galiafinakis! Rosaria Dawson! Ralph Fiennes! Seth green! Jonah Hill! Channing Tatum! Siri! Mariah Carrey!

Wait, did those last two?…
Really?
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Anyway, I can’t recommend The Lego Batman Movie enough. It’s fun for die-hard fans and beginners alike. It’s a fun filled watch for both old and young! It’s Ba-

*WARNING! PEAK BAT-SATURATION LEVEL REACHED! ABORTING POST!*