The Lego Movie
Starring: Chris Pratt, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Liam Neeson
Directed by: Chris Miller and Phil Lord
Plot: Emmett, a normal every day construction worker, stumbles across an ancient relic that deems him “the special”, who will save the universe from the evil President Business.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 99%
Critic Consensus: “Boasting beautiful animation, a charming voice cast, laugh-a-minute gags, and a surprisingly thoughtful story, The Lego Movie is colorful fun for all ages”
The Monuments Men
Starring: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean DuJardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, Cate Blanchett
Directed by: George Clooney
Plot: During World War II, a special unit is assembled to steal back and protect the priceless art and artifacts that the Nazis are taking back to Berlin, and which they will destroy if Hitler dies.
RT Freshness: 30%
Critic Consensus: “Its intentions are noble and its cast is impressive, but neither can compensate for The Monuments Men’s stiffly nostalgic tone and curiously slack narrative”
Starring: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Sarah Hyland, Gabriel Byrne, Joely Richardson, Olga Kurylenko
Directed by: Mark Waters
Plot: At a special school, good vampires and their protectors learn how to defend themselves against the evil vampires called The Strigoi.
RT Freshness: N/A
Critic Consensus: N/A
I’m like the J. Jonah Jameson of Everything Action, writing and editing and constantly demanding pictures of Spider-Man.