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I won’t argue with anyone who liked the new Star Wars movie; I liked it too. But it also infuriated me in a way that no film has since J.J. Abrams took over the direction of another beloved SF franchise—Star Trek. The Force Awakens turns out to be a movie with no soul and little intelligence that fails to…

Spoiler Alert: The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie is a nearly perfect piece of entertainment, combining conventional action, absurdist comedy, and a bit of family drama while subverting some narrative clichés. The message of the film changes: from there shall be a hero, to anyone can be a hero, to everyone can be a hero. For exposing both prophecy and villainy as BS, The Lego Movie gets an A+ in the moral-of-the-story department.