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Teaser Trailer: The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie on Cinedraft.com

So I don’t normally post Trailers but I am BEYOND excited for this one!

This is the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO® movie, directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller,  and doesn’t open in theaters until February 7, 2014 but it can’t come soon enough!  It features the vocal talents of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman,  and Alison Brie , with Liam Neeson and (ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!) Morgan Freeman.

The 3D animated film follows Emmet, a perfectly ordinary LEGO minifigure who follows the rules and is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.

The trailer had me consistently laughing and I can’t wait for it to come out!

 








Rob’s Review: Girl Rising

Letter Grade:
(?)

B+
The Good:

Director(s) get good performances out of girls who are not actors.
Important message.
Visually interesting interstitials.


The Bad:

Heavy on the message, but not big on what the viewers can do about it.

Cast & Crew:

Writers: Loung Ung, Sooni Taraporevala, Manjushree Thapa, Mona Eltahawy, Marie Arana, Zarghuna Kargar, Maaza Mengiste, Edwidge Danticat, Aminatta Forna
Director: Richard Robbins
Stars: Amina, Azmera, Mariama, Ruksana, Senna, Sohka, Suma, Wadley, Yasmin
Narrators: Cate Blanchett, Priyanka Chopra, Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, Chloë Grace Moretz, Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, Liam Neeson

Rated PG-13 for thematic material including disturbing images

Girl Rising WadleyGirl Rising is a documentary, but not in the strictly traditional sense. It’s more along the lines of Rescue 911, where true stories are told through reenactments. Real girls from around the world are paired with a writer from their home country. The girls themselves then star in their scenes (except for two girls whose identities need to be protected) while the scenes are narrated by Hollywood celebrities. (Cate Blanchett, Priyanka Chopra, Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, Chloë Grace Moretz, Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep, Kerry Washington, and Liam Neeson)Several scenes mix in some animation, which helps to liven things up a bit.

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