There was no lack of fun had all around, and a lot to talk about. The trio delve into a several aspects of the film that demanded closer inspection, including:
- How the film subverts the archetypical “Hero’s Journey,” in its leading man, Emmett
- Whether or not the film does right by its female characters and its female audience
- If the film’s worldview reveal toward the end was a satisfying one
- Where The LEGO Movie falls in relation to other respected and well-received animated films for children
Of course, there will be spoilers for the plot of the film, so be warned! We hope you enjoy the episode!
Rocket Talk: Episode 1 – The LEGO Movie (39:14)
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Check back with us next Tuesday, April 1st at 10 AM EST for episode 2, where we’ll be discussing sci-fi/fantasy awards with Anne Perry and Jared Shurin of PornoKitsch!
Also! If you have an idea for an episode of Rocket Talk or would like to come on as a guest, reach out to Justin Landon at [email protected]. Obviously, we can’t accommodate everyone, but we’re always looking for new ideas and fresh perspectives.
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