Review: The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017)

In 2014, many feared the worse from The Lego Movie. They dreaded a corporate, cold, product-flogging animation, devoid of cinematic value and joy, and while we did actually receive such a film in this year’s lamentable The Emoji Movie, The Lego Movie was a huge – and welcome – surprise. Filled with innovative set pieces, anarchic action, bullet-like gags, references aplenty and an unexpectedly poignant punch that took the title product and applied it to a really human story. Then, the Lego Cinematic Universe continued to click (if you will), with this year’s incredibly fun and loving parody/homage The Lego Batman Movie. So is it three times lucky for the Lego team?

Well there may be some level of debate about that but make no mistake about it this new instalment in the Lego movie series is still fun, if a lot more inconsistent. The Lego Ninjago Movie is based

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