3D Lego movie coming in Feb. 2014

Discussion in 'The toonzone - General Animation Discussion' started by Space Cadet, Apr 25, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Space Cadet

    Space Cadet I'M SWEATING
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2002
    Messages:
    33,589
    Likes Received:
    2
  2. Astrolupine

    Astrolupine Man on the wing.

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2010
    Messages:
    2,571
    Likes Received:
    0
    Let's see... should I update a year-old thread or just start a new one? Whichever may be appropriate, feel free to change it, please.
    Anyway, since the announcement there's been casting, a new title and today- a new trailer and poster.
    UPDATE: First Trailer & Poster For Warner Bros.' THE LEGO MOVIE Released

    This will sound odd, but I kinda dig the stop-motionesque movements of the characters, appropriate since they're self-aware Lego(s), unlike the TV series and specials. I didn't laugh much, but it looks fun and somehow not like a 90-minute commercial.

    Also: Batman, Ninja Turtles, Neeson and Morgan Freeman all in the same film? Who's been browsing my fanfiction?
     
  3. Dudley

    Dudley Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2003
    Messages:
    26,688
    Likes Received:
    142
    The movie looks like it'll be a lot of fun. I love playing with Legos growing up, so I'm definitely looking forward to this!
     
  4. I.R. Shokew

    I.R. Shokew DISGRACED and Rooting ONLY for Underdogs

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2011
    Messages:
    8,601
    Likes Received:
    161
    As much as I love model making with LEGOs growing up (and still do, even today - because when I'm not busy, I need a decent enough hobby, hence why I still have a ton of them in a supply closet...), even if this movie turns out good, I can't see myself going anywhere near it sadly - just not my cup of tea to see LEGOs in cartoon form. I personally feel this might be pushing it, given these shows unpopularity in most parts, too, so this isn't just me trying to vent or discourage anyone...
     
  5. MDawg

    MDawg Nerfariously planning

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2001
    Messages:
    15,934
    Likes Received:
    97
    I loved the trailer and am extremely pelased to see it seems to be strictly animation with no live-action humans to ruin it with their horrible, reactionary acting. If the movie stays this course I could actually imagine seeing it when it hits theaters next year.

    Edit: The international trailer is also out now, it's a bit shorter, but more action-heavy.

    [video=youtube_share;gKD2vIOA_EM]http://youtu.be/gKD2vIOA_EM[/video]
     
    #5 MDawg, Jun 19, 2013
    Last edited by a moderator: Jun 19, 2013
  6. Mandouga

    Mandouga Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2007
    Messages:
    8,149
    Likes Received:
    8
    Yeah, I just saw both trailers, and I'm pretty sure this is just going to be another "family" movie meant more for the parents that relies more on sarcasm, as well as pop culture references that only they'll get (with some "easily recognizable" ones [like Batman and TMNT] thrown in there for the sake of the rest of the family). Furthermore, I wouldn't be surprised if (spoilers just in case):


    Pass.

    OTOH, I didn't expect them to use stop-motion animation. I guess they thought CGI would have been too obvious?...
     
  7. Dudley

    Dudley Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2003
    Messages:
    26,688
    Likes Received:
    142
    Actually it is in CGI. it's just animated to look like stop motion.
     
  8. Philmister978

    Philmister978 Alvight, you vin

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2009
    Messages:
    2,109
    Likes Received:
    0
    Want to know what else is shocking? It's the exact same studio that worked on the first Happy Feet and the upcoming Walking With Dinosaurs movie.
     
  9. Dudley

    Dudley Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2003
    Messages:
    26,688
    Likes Received:
    142
    Well, being a visual effects movie, they strive to make characters look as realistic as possible. And they achieved this by making them all look like real Lego pieces and how they move as opposed to how they move in shows like Ninjago or Chima.
     
  10. AlgeaX

    AlgeaX Oh, hello?

    Joined:
    May 17, 2008
    Messages:
    4,632
    Likes Received:
    0
    How weird is it that this may be the first time Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman have ever appeared together in a theatrical film?
     
  11. Dr.Pepper

    Dr.Pepper Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2006
    Messages:
    15,205
    Likes Received:
    54
    I think that I am going to pass. It doesn't look that bad, but I am not into legos at all.
     
  12. Tommypezmaster

    Tommypezmaster Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    1,424
    Likes Received:
    1
    Wreck-It Ralph with past Lego line?, Looks like we got are selves a winner for next year. Dose anyone know how any Lego lines are goinig to be the movie? It looks like DC comics, TMNT and some Lego originals are confirmed in the trailer.
     
  13. Sketch

    Sketch not like those other old guys

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2002
    Messages:
    66,867
    Likes Received:
    9
    That thought crossed my mind as well. It's the first DC hero team up on the big screen and the Ninja Turtles (not the least bit associated with DC) are there as well.

    So the closest thing to a Justice League movie and the best depiction of Ninja Turtles we're gonna see on the big screen in 2014 and it's a movie about Legos. Pretty funny.

    Hopefully it's as entertaining as it looks.
     
  14. Dantheman

    Dantheman Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2005
    Messages:
    1,501
    Likes Received:
    5
    I loved seeing the classic blue spaceman Lego figure in the trailer, since I had that figure in some Lego sets I had as a kid.
     
  15. dth1971

    dth1971 Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 19, 2003
    Messages:
    8,073
    Likes Received:
    5
    The Lego Movie? I wish there was a Lego biopic about the founder and creator of Lego set in Denmark!
     
  16. MDawg

    MDawg Nerfariously planning

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2001
    Messages:
    15,934
    Likes Received:
    97
    New trailer debuts in 2 days, but there's 3 character profiles released in the meantime.

    [video=youtube_share;dsnq0_QNeSQ]http://youtu.be/dsnq0_QNeSQ[/video]

    Meet Wyldstyle

    Meet Emmet
     
    #16 MDawg, Oct 29, 2013
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 30, 2013
  17. MDawg

    MDawg Nerfariously planning

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2001
    Messages:
    15,934
    Likes Received:
    97
    More character profiles. this time we get the caped crusader himself, Batman as well as one more character.

    [video=youtube;AKaga3COY24]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKaga3COY24[/video]

    Meet Metal Beard
     
  18. Dudley

    Dudley Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2003
    Messages:
    26,688
    Likes Received:
    142
    There is actually.
    [video=youtube;NdDU_BBJW9Y]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdDU_BBJW9Y[/video]
     
  19. Dudley

    Dudley Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 10, 2003
    Messages:
    26,688
    Likes Received:
    142
    Don't mean to double post, but the second trailer is out!

    [video=youtube;Yj4GeCk5SBk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj4GeCk5SBk[/video]
     
  20. TheVileOne

    TheVileOne Peace Loving Shinobi
    Reporter

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2008
    Messages:
    15,153
    Likes Received:
    145
    Looks like Green Ninja from Ninjago is in it in the background
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

  • Find Toonzone on Facebook

  • Toonzone News

  • Site Updates

    Upcoming Premieres

  • Toonzone Fan Sites