I was recently invited to watch a special screening for A LEGO Brickumentary which will be hitting theaters on July 31, 2015. I won’t talk too much about it but if you’re a fan of LEGO, this documentary is a definite must watch movie. Without spoiling too much, it takes you through the company’s history and its impact on the worldwide culture. Jason Bateman did a great job in narrating it which includes some humor as well. There are also plenty of interviews and stories about different AFOLs whom you may heard of like Jamie Berard, Alice Finch, Nathan Sawaya, and many more. It’s was cool to see some personal friends in the movie as well like Joe Meno and Tommy Williamson.
A LEGO Brickumentary was initially shown at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014 and it was well received by critics and the movie was eventually picked up by RADiUS-TWC. I’d like to thank Liza from MPRM for reaching out and allowing me to watch the advance screening of the movie. Again, A LEGO Brickumentary will be in theaters on July 31. Check out the trailer below if you haven’t seen it yet.
Oscar winning Director Daniel Junge and Oscar Nominated Director Kief Davidson take us on a journey through the LEGO universe…like you have never seen before. They explore the brick that has captured imaginations for generations and look at the fundamental question…is it a toy or something more? A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY delves into the extraordinary impact of the LEGO brick and the innovative uses of for it that has sprung up all over the world. The narrative will take us to art galleries full of LEGO creations, introduce us to Master Builders making movies, into the world of LEGO therapy, and bring us along to meet AFOLS (Adult Fans of LEGO), each with amazing stories to tell. A LEGO® BRICKUMENTARY explores the essential nature of human creativity and the ways we seek to build and understand our world.
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