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'The Lego Movie' is awesome
'The Lego Movie' is awesome

The Lego Movie Warner Bros., $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99/$59.98 Available on VOD June 17. It seemed like a cynical cash grab when it was announced, but it turned out to be one of 2014's best films. Writer-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller make the most of the idea of building with colorful little blocks, telling a story about an ordinary construction worker named Emmet (voiced by Chris Pratt), who discovers Lego worlds beyond the one he's always known, where "master builders" fight against the hyper-conformist Lord Business. Like Emmet, audiences may also be surprised by how many layers the movie has, as it pokes fun at blockbuster fantasy movies (using some of the...

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