LEGO Batman Movie Reviews


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LEGO 70921 Harley Quinn Cannonball featured 70921 Harley Quinn Cannonball AttackThe LEGO Batman Movie20204254Read here49.99LEGO.com70921314
Eggman Attack Cover 2 70920 Egghead Mech Food FightThe LEGO Batman Movie20202933Read here29.99LEGO.com70920344
The LEGO Batman Movie 70918 The Bat Dune Buggy review1 70918 The Bat-Dune BuggyThe LEGO Batman Movie20201982Read here19.99LEGO.com70918347
191017bricktoberfeatured4 5004939 Bricktober minifigure packThe LEGO Batman Movie2020274Read here35LEGO.com5004939386
66546 166546 The LEGO Batman Movie Super Pack 2-in-1The LEGO Batman Movie2017378AMAZON.com665465082
853651 1853651 The LEGO Batman Movie Accessory SetThe LEGO Batman Movie2017313AMAZON.com8536515108
71020 2171020 LEGO Minifigures - The LEGO Batman Movie Series 2 - CompleteCollectable Minifigures201813120AMAZON.com710206944
71017 071017 LEGO Minifigures - The LEGO Batman Movie Series {Random bag}Collectable Minifigures20170AMAZON.com710176980
5005222 15005222 THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE Batman™ Minifigure Alarm ClockGear20170AMAZON.com50052229142
5005223 15005223 THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE Robin™ Minifigure Alarm ClockGear20170AMAZON.com50052239143
5005226 15005226 THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE Batgirl™ Minifigure Alarm ClockGear20170AMAZON.com50052269145
5005228 15005228 THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE Harley Quinn™ Minifigure Alarm ClockGear20170AMAZON.com50052289147
5005229 15005229 THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE The Joker™ Minifigure Alarm ClockGear20170AMAZON.com50052299148
71264 171264 The LEGO Batman Movie: Play the Complete MovieDimensions20171562AMAZON.com7126413976

The LEGO Movie was a surprise hit in 2014, exceeding expectations when it came to the critical reaction and the box office. Multiple follow-up films were put into pre-production, as the notion of cinematic universes was very much in vogue at the time.   Chris McKay, who had served as Animation Director on the film, stepped up as the Director of The Batman Movie. This film would push Will Arnett’s LEGO Batman into the lead role and place him in Gotham City, while a direct sequel to The LEGO Movie would be developed separately.   Released in 2016, The LEGO Batman Movie managed to capture some of the original film’s charm while keeping the gags coming thick and fast. Fans of Batman lore were rewarded by plenty of deep cut characters and easter eggs, with the movie rattling through its plot at a breakneck pace. A talented cast, including Michael Cera as Robin and Zach Galifianakis as the Joker, helped bring the material to life. Critics liked the film and audiences turned out in slightly lower numbers than they had for The LEGO Movie.   As for the tie-in LEGO sets, there was a huge assortment to choose from. Many villain vehicles that barely appeared in the movie for just seconds were released as detailed models, as were many bat-vehicles. The original vehicle 70908 The Scuttler was successfully translated from the screen, while 70916 The Batwing remains the best LEGO version of the vehicle yet.   70904 Clayface Splat Attack also deserves an honourable mention, as a set that recreates a character who is entirely brick-built, managing to give him plenty of form and personality. More characters were made available in a Collectible Minifigures series, delving deep into the Rogues’ Gallery for inspiration.    Almost all of the sets in the theme offered detailed models that are far beyond what usually comes along in the regular LEGO DC theme, although the 3,444 piece 70922 The Joker Manor was an odd choice for the high price-tag release.    For fans of Batman, The LEGO Batman Movie is perhaps the ultimate love-letter to the character. 
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