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A LEGO Brickumentary

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If you thought you knew the world of LEGO you don't know brick. Step into the amazing real-life world of the global phenomenon that will captivate fans of all ages.

  • DirectorKief Davidson,Daniel Junge
  • Runtime: 1 hr 32 min
  • StudioRadius
  • QualityHD

Reviews about A LEGO Brickumentary

Chicago Sun-Times
Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

The documentary is so relentlessly upbeat and told with such cheerleading verve, the style and tone detract from the undeniably interesting material.

Chicago Reader
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

I'm sure the [LEGO] board of directors loved this.

Globe and Mail
Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

Documentary? Please. This glorified infomercial from directors Kief Davidson and Daniel Junge is indoctrination.

Variety
Peter Debruge
Variety

The film exhibits an oddly promotional tone that might rub audiences wrong if it were hyping any another product.

RogerEbert.com
Peter Sobczynski
RogerEbert.com

Most of this is interesting enough, although a little too self-congratulatory at times, but "A LEGO Brickumentary" never really goes much deeper than that ...

Detroit News
Tom Long
Detroit News

True, "A LEGO Brickumentary" is a barely disguised hour-and-a-half commercial. But as hour-and-a-half commercials go, it's somewhat interesting.

The Film Stage
Nick Allen
The Film Stage

A LEGO Brickumentary is a business move, not a movie.

SF Weekly
Jonathan Kiefer
SF Weekly

Davidson and Junge's film spends its slightly drawn-out duration tracking and cheering on the splendidly various subcultures of Lego enthusiasts. They make some amazing stuff.

Paste Magazine
Brent Simon
Paste Magazine

A Lego Brickumentary is pretty much Exhibit A in empty cinematic calories -- a peppy, eager-to-please offering whose primary audience should be self-selecting.

Common Sense Media
Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

Diehard Lego fans will enjoy docu about the popular toys.

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Josh Terry
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's a good documentary, and it should be a perfect choice when it shows up on your Netflix menu, but it's nowhere near a great one.

Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Probably fine if you're a fan of the toy, and is undoubtedly the bee's knees if you're a shareholder in the company. If not...well, that's another load of bricks altogether.

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