Fun follow-up, but far from awesome
avalanche of character cameos.
We’re also treated to a smorgasbord of sensational sights and sounds; the combination of sandy, post-apocalyptic and rainbow, day-glow visuals and knowing voice work from the likes of Jason Momoa (Aquaman).
But one of the finest things about the first film was its bravery in swiping the rug out from the audience’s feet during its final third.
There’s no such daring brilliance this time around and there’s an overreliance on Will Arnett’s Batman who, lets not forget, had his own movie.
The slight drop-off in quality is best summed up by the soundtrack’s Catchy Song; well named it may be, but it’s no instant classic ala the original’s Everything is Awesome.
Building blocks The gang are all back for The Lego Movie 2