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Tribeca 2014: In 'Beyond the Brick,' Lego as cultural juggernaut
Tribeca 2014: In 'Beyond the Brick,' Lego as cultural juggernaut

NEW YORK -- “The Lego Movie” this winter reawakened many people to the colorful plastic bricks they hadn’t thought about since childhood. But a raft of people inside and outside the Danish company have been clued in to its pleasures for years, as a new movie gleefully and sometimes astonishingly documents. The film, "Beyond the Brick," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival several days ago, is a playful if decidedly soft-lensed look at all things Lego. Directed by Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson and narrated by Jason Bateman, “Brick” looks at the subculture of Lego — or perhaps, given how dominant it appears to have become, the culture of...

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