The LEGO Batman Movie

30 Things 2017 Taught Cinephiles, Critics, and the Industry – Special Features #18

In true Jedi Master-fashion, every year in film provides us with lessons and guides that form trends and a changing landscape in the filmmaking industry. 2017 was a great year for film, and today I want to talk about the lessons that I will remember 2017 for. (more…)


REVIEW: The LEGO Batman Movie (2017)

Theatrical Release Poster – Warner Bros. Pictures

The following is a review of The LEGO Batman Movie – Directed by Chris McKay.

Everything, indeed, was awesome about Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s fantastic The LEGO Movie. It was one of the biggest surprise hits of 2014, and so, obviously, we were going to get more big LEGO films. The first of these is a spin-off from* The LEGO Movie, in which Will Arnett’s take on Batman was one of the highlights.

Now, with The LEGO Batman Movie, the Warner Bros. Animation Group has made sure that someone like me will be looking forward to each and every big LEGO film, because The LEGO Batman Movie is terrific. (more…)

Box Office Predictions – February 2017

Box Office Prediction


  • Rings – Paramount – February 3rd, 2017 – $11 million
  • Fifty Shades Darker – Universal – February 10th, 2017 – $45 million
  • John Wick: Chapter Two – Lionsgate / Summit – February 10th, 2017 – $22 million
  • The LEGO Batman Movie – Warner Bros. – February 10th, 2017 – $69 million