WRITTEN BY: Adam Diaz
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part hit theaters this past weekend following it’s first film The Lego Movie which hit theaters 5 years ago in 2014. The sequel seems to retain what made the original a cross-generational hit seeing as it has an overall 92% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
The story continues following the main protagonist Emmett, played by Chris Pratt, who now finds himself a resident of Apocalypseburg and facing a new host of challenges. Chris is not the only bricksburgeean Phil Lord and Christopher Miller wrote back into the sequel; returning cast include the reprised roles of Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Charlie Day, Nick Offerman and others along with new members to the already star studded line-up including Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz who all work together to remind us why everything is awesome!
Additionally the films sound track makes this movie a standout over the other openers this weekend. With artistically savvy Beck leading the billet alongside returning groups that helped make the originals soundtrack, such as The Lonely Island, we’re sure to be given another catchy and whimsical score that is sure to leave everyone humming days later!