The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
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A pallid gloss of a work that teems with deception, disguise and mistaken identity, not to mention humor.
The movie may appeal to theater aficionados and Juilliard undergrads, but to the average moviegoer, it's a trudge.
It's hard to explain why every character in 1st Night behaves like an adolescent in a sitcom.
The whole thing descends into oo-er bedroom farce when life begins to mimic the antics of Mozart's opera.
First Night feels like a missed opportunity.
The music of Mozart seems too big for the "book" of this minor-key romantic roundelay, which nevertheless manages to be increasingly, albeit mildly, engaging.
The political dynamic that underpins The Rules of the Game is nonexistent in 1st Night, which is fixated entirely on the zany sexcapades of its characters.
Proceedings swiftly descend into sub-Richard Curtis territory with little of the wit.
Its structure aims for Shakespeare, but is little more than shaky, its dialogue is dire and there is enough ham and wood in the performances to make a perfectly good barbecue.
There are two things in this film's favour: Mozart on the soundtrack and the location, within the grounds of a splendid country house.
Bring out the fat lady and let's be done with this.
Like Dorian Gray with opera, Big Brother with class, The Apprentice with singers or The X Factor with sex, this is a surprisingly heady treat...
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