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The Lego Movie 2 brings the house down

As of February 8th, the much-anticipated sequel to the cinematic masterpiece, The Lego Movie, was finally released. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. 

I understand that I am a 17-year-old, who probably shouldn’t be seeing children’s movies, but Legos were a gigantic part of my childhood, and I’ve been so fond of the other three Lego brand movies that have been released, that I had to go see it.

I’ll admit, I went in with extremely low expectations. From previous movie franchises, it’s not uncommon for the sequel to suck compared to the first movie.

I was so wrong.

The sequel, while not quite the same as it’s predecessor, was still everything I wanted it to be. It had a catchy soundtrack, funny and relatable characters and Chris Pratt.  In this movie, the main character, Emmet, is voiced by Chris Pratt, as he was in the last one. Emmet then meets someone from a different universe, whose name is Rex. Rex is also voiced by Chris Pratt.

It took me a couple of scenes to realize that they were being voiced by the same person, but when I finally did realize it, I couldn’t stop laughing, which I think is what really made the movie so great for me. Chris Pratt talking to himself is just one of those things that really can’t be compared to anything else. It’s hilarious.

I have loved every single Lego movie that’s been released, and this one was no exception. I laughed, I nearly cried and I laughed some more. I’d recommend this movie to anyone. Whether it’s a kid, a teenager or the parent of a kid, it’s enjoyable and funny. Go see The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, you won’t regret it.

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