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Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun
Review: 'The Lego Movie' is a tall stack of subversive fun

"The Lego Movie" is a massive collision of subversive humor, hyper-kinetic energy, mind-jangling design, spinning colors and about 15 million Legos, no exaggeration. It is very tempting to use the movie's pounding pop anthem — "Everything Is Awesome" — to put this insane sensory experience into sound-bite perspective. But that is no doubt the piece de resistance of the filmmakers' master plan. Or in "Lego Movie" speak, the Piece of Resistance. So in solidarity with that sentiment, I'll resist. PHOTOS: Images from 'The Lego Movie' Instead let's consider why a film about the unassuming little plastic lock blocks that have captivated kids and bedeviled vacuum cleaners and bare feet...

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