One thing, a Brickumentary falls apart in, is it's a lack of focus. While I enjoyed TheLego Movie, I never bought my kids Lego and don't collect the toy. Confession: I am documentary junkie. At that point well, I waskinda led to take this documentary a little more seriously. Legos have even been used in city planning and intherapy for autistic children.
But that's okay the universal appeal of the toymade me happy to learn more about it. The documentary does a very good job with the history but italso gives you a good idea of what they plan on doing in the futureincluding how they got fans involved with what they come up with. We'd just pick uppieces and see what happened. With very humble beginnings, itmanaged to grow the second highest grossing toy company in the world! It's just not told in a very entertaining way; and if you're nota huge fan of Lego, it's not that interesting either. A Lego Brickumentary, also known as Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary is a very interestingly done documentary that looks at the global culture, appeal, and history of the Lego Company and its building block toys. Both examples are crazily creative. .
Even Jason Bateman narrating, as the voice of a Lego figurine, couldn'tsave it for me; and I love Jason Bateman. The film has plenty of great, informative, info on the subject , Iguess. If you are interested and everyone probably would be ifthey give the film a chance , it's out this week on Netflix and is wellworth your time. He begins with talking about thehistory of the Lego company, which was started by a wood carver, OleKistiansen, in Billund, Denmark. This film covers the history of this product of Denmark and how it arose from a toy company with an owning family that refused to let either hard times or multiple fiery disasters get them down.
The documentary shows us how Legos have beenused in modern art and to build a full-sized replica of a Star WarsX-Wing Fighter. It must have taken the filmmakers hours just to make one sequence. In spite of all of the praise I've given this film, I can't say it's perfect. A few scenes even brought tears tomy eyes but don't tell my wife. Looking forward to watching it again soon.
I feel like Lego does not get enough credit that it deserves, I'mhoping this doc changes that. Thespace one was considered a Big Deal around my house. It's important to note that visuals are a key factor in some of the breathtaking creations of the brand's most committed devotees. The documentary borders on mockumentary at times, and it features some rather confusing scenes, but overall, it's worth a watch, especially if you're a huge fan of the popular brick company. The documentaryshowcases how Kids teens and Adults use Legos literally as a tool forthe imagination, similar to a pen and a pad and this is what I lovemost about the toys.
If I sound rhapsodic, then so be it, for I am good withfollowing the instructions when my grandson Toby and I put a themedmodel together. Creative use of Legos included a person who built an entire house out of Lego bricks, and another person who built an actual car using Legos. Lego is a plastic construction toy; that began in Denmark, in 1949. While all the various Lego stories are interesting, much of the material that happens at the actual Lego studios left me uninterested. And thatwas only the beginning. It's a remarkable business case study, and an equally remarkable study in social impact.
The movie even contains scenes showing how Legos are improving the world, with some psychiatrist using Legos to help their patients, and one boy, named Adrian Pitt, who is using Legos to help with his speech problem. What follows is discussion of the love of the toy. As dope as The Lego Movie. But if not this film fits like, uh, two interlockingbricks, or something. And there were all kinds of pieces you could useto build a wacky spaceship, directions be darned. That major flaw aside, A Lego Brickumentary is a fairly well-made, well-done documentary that serves as a good look at the history and success of one of the world's biggest toy companies, who got popular simply off one product, and not many companies can say that.
The filmmakers due an amazingjob of impressing me with how far beyond the bricks have come frombeing just a toy. This film covers the history of this product of Denmark and how it arose from a toy company with an owning family that refused to let either hard times or multiple fiery disasters get them down. The story of Lego is reminiscent of many titans of business; big ideasgrowing out of a small shop, and so forth. The movie opened justthis weekend at my local art-house theater here in Cincinnati. It also shows the growing cult phenomenon thatgoes outside of the Lego company with people who are able to make aliving off of Legos without the company's permission and how Legoencourages this, not something you expect from the 2 biggest toycompany in the world. If you're looking for a tell-all,keep walking. The juggernaut has spawned multiple cartoons, video games, movies andsix amusement parks as well.
If you are interested and everyone probably would be if they give the film a chance , it's out this week on Netflix and is well worth your time. When the film begins, you see the narrator. This Brickumentary is a fine film. While I enjoyed The Lego Movie, I never bought my kids Lego and don't collect the toy. But the movie documents how Legos are more awesome than the Star Warsmovies except Star Wars geeks have better nicknames.