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Before The Lego Batman Movie, Chris McKay (of Moral Orel, Robot Chicken) was best known as the animation co-director and editor of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s 2014 film, The Lego Movie. His work on the critically acclaimed film earned him the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film, Animation, as well as an Annie Award nomination for Best Edited Animation Feature Film. Now, McKay will forever be known as the guy who saved Gotham City’s Caped Crusader from a dark and gritty existence with The Lego Batman Movie, perhaps the best film based on a DC Comics property since 2008’s The Dark Knight, and maybe the best pure Batman movie since Nolan's Batman Begins (2005). The story opens with The Joker, voiced by Zach Galifianakis, leading a full-scale attack on Gotham City with Batman's vast Rogues Gallery of bad guys, including heavy hitters Bane (Doug »
- Adam Frazier
We are, at the time of writing, exactly one month away from the theatrical release of The Lego Batman Movie – and we couldn’t be more excited.
Chris McKay’s feature-film debut, one produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of The Lego Movie, heralds the return of Will Arnett’s Caped Crusader, a lonely old vigilante who spends his spare time flaunting his skills in the Batcave – much to the bemusement of Ralph Fiennes’ Alfred. Gotham City is under siege once again, though, and it is Zach Galifianakis’ Clown Prince of Crime that hopes to invoke full-blown anarchy.
He won’t do so alone, however, as The Lego Batman Movie also features many of the iconic villains from Batman’s Rogues Gallery, including the Riddler, Catwoman, Penguin, Bane, Scarecrow, Gentleman Ghost, Calendar Man, the Condiment King and Billy Dee Williams as Two-Face. Rounding out that enviable lineup of pint-sized »
- Michael Briers
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