The Lego Movie

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{5/5} “‘It’s a highly sophisticated interlocking brick system.’” The Lego Movie, released in 2014 Emmett is a regular guy. He likes to be a part of a team, he likes following instructions, and he likes to watch the show “Where Are My Pants?” When he accidentally stumbles into a deep hole at a construction site […]

Love, Death & Robots (season 1)

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{5/5} “You’ve seen one postapocalyptic city, you’ve seen them all.” Love, Death & Robots season 1, aired in 2019 In “Three Robots” 3 robots are on tour learning about extinct humans. In “Suits” some farmers have mechanized suits because they occasionally have to battle giant insects that break through their perimeter. In “Beyond the Aquila […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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{4.5/5} “I just need to destroy this big machine real quick before the space-time continuum collapses. Don’t move.” Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, released in 2018 Miles Morales is having normal teenager problems when he’s bit by a spider and gains the power of Spider-Man. But there’s already a Spider-Man, so who does that make him? […]

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

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{4.5/5} “That’s what I want to see, a nice big smile.” Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, released in 1993 The Phantasm is killing off bad guys and making it look like it was Batman. Some in the police force are ready to bring Batman down, but Jim Gordon knows it’s not him. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne’s […]

Batman: Under the Red Hood

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{4.5/5} “I gotta say, I miss watching you work.” Batman: Under the Red Hood, released in 2010 Batman and Nightwing are concerned about a new masked man in town who goes by the name the Red Hood. He’s got all the drug lords working for him, but he has his own code of honour. But […]

Ralph Breaks the Internet

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{4/5} “Do people assume all your problems got solved because a big strong man showed up?” Ralph Breaks the Internet, released in 2018 Vanellope has been a racer every day of her life. When her game gets unplugged she doesn’t know what she’s going to do. Her friend Ralph thinks it’s great — she can […]

Smallfoot

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{4/5} “A life that’s full of wonder is a wonderful life.” Smallfoot, released in 2018 The yeti live happily on top of the mountain. Until Migo runs into a smallfoot. He tells everyone in the village but the Stonekeeper banishes him because according to the stones the smallfoot don’t exist. Migo then runs into a […]

Monsters, Inc.

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{5/5} “Your stunned silence is very reassuring.” Monsters, Inc., released in 2001 In the monster world, monsters scare kids in order to captures their screams — the screams are what they use for power. But it’s dangerous work because kids are toxic to monsters. When Sully accidentally brings a kid back to the monster world, […]

Antz

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{4.5/5} “When you’re the middle child in a family of 5 million you don’t get any attention.” Antz, released in 1998 Z is a worker ant. Unlike his fellow ants, he doesn’t really like digging. He feels like there should be more to life, but he’s not sure what that could be until he meets […]

Next Gen

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{4/5} “What a team we make. A broken robot and a broken little girl.” Next Gen, released in 2018 Mai is a teenager who is always angry. Her mom pays more attention to her robot than to her, and her dad is gone. She comes across a robot that’s different than others — it seems […]