Tue 13 Jun 2017, 11:27
Will Arnett’s party boy Batman makes a leap into BoxOffice this June. He was a supporting character in the awesome Lego Movie (2014) and now leads his own spin-off.
The movie features a formidable lineup of A-listers like Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Mariah Carey and Channing Tatum who hilariously take on infantilized comic book roles.
The kids will have a blast because the movie is visually colourful, contains plenty of child’s play humour, and brings together a lot of their beloved cartoon characters.
Older audiences will appreciate all those things. But they will be taken more by the fun story and the way it’s told. In many respects, this is a love story (however absurd) between Batman and The Joker. You’ll get some laughs from the veiled adult references; like when Batman puts down a forthcoming Joker with some serious break-up talk: “I’m fighting a few different people. I like to fight around. There is no ‘us’. Never will be.” Ouchy!
Every frame of The Lego Batman Movie is filled with snappy visuals and pithy quotable that will appeal differently to all ages. It might even take a second and third watching to catch some of the cleverer jokes. This is perfect because it is now conveniently on BoxOffice for your viewing pleasure.
Get the DStv Explora and rent The Batman Movie. Remember the first rental is on us.
(by Tim Mworia)