Following on the heels of the Lego movies, the Playmobil toy line arrives in August for its first feature film as Marla (Anya Taylor-Joy) is sucked into the world of Playmobil and travels across its many themed lands to try and find her missing little brother.
When everyone but him is abducted by mysterious Lego alien invaders, Emmett heads into space to rescue them, meeting fellow Chris Pratt voiced character Rex Dangervest, in next year’s The Lego Movie 2: The Second Piece.
The whole gang is back for The Lego Movie 2, as Emmett is forced to build a ship and head into space when a mysterious alien warrior kidnaps Wyldstyle and the rest of the Master Builders.
2014’s The Lego Movie is a hard act to follow but The Lego Batman Movie is just as hilarious as it’s predecessor, jam packed with references and homages to the entire history of the Caped Crusader.
At Alfred’s insistence, Lego Batman decides to take some more responsibility in his life, starting by actually acknowledging the orphan he adopted, who becomes Robin and helps Batman take down The Joker, whose latest plan threatens Lego Gotham City.
After stealing the show in The Lego Movie, Will Arnett’s Lego Batman is back next year for the spin-off, The Lego Batman Movie, where Lego Joker (Zach Galafinakis) unleashes his latest nefarious plot against Gotham.
A villain tearing rifts through the various Lego universes means that characters from The Lego Movie, DC Comics, Lord of the Rings, Back to the Future and more must team up in Lego entry into the Skylanders/Disney Infinity/Amiibo genre with Lego Dimensions.
Although it was widely thought to be deserving of many more nominations, Selma managed to get at least one win at the Oscars last night for it’s original song “Glory”, performed by John Legend and Common.
Our newest contributor Tony runs down his picks for the best films of 2014.
Chris presents his best movies of 2014 without comment.