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JoBlo Movie Show Podcast - Oscars talk, PatStew quits X-men, Bill Paxton

Select your listening preference below: *The following podcast is Rated F for Foul Language* Welcome to The JoBlo Movie Show Podcast ! Join hosts Paul Shirey (Editor-in-Chief,, Chris Bumbray ( film critic), and Sean Wist ( news/video editor) as they discuss all the latest and greatest (and not so greatest) things about film and...
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Lego Movie 2 will apparently be a musical set in SPAAACE!

THE LEGO MOVIE and THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE were huge surprises to me, because I had written both of them off after initially hearing about them. While they are each corporate ploys to make money off of any recognizable IP available, that doesn't mean that the writers and artists behind them haven't worked hard to make good, fun films regardless. And they have! So even though that...
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Cast This: Nightwing

Lately, the DC Extended Universe has been very cooperative in providing material for this column -- we've recently fielded suggestions for Hal Jordan and John Stewart in GREEN LANTERN CORPS , a director for THE FLASH , and Poison Ivy and Catwoman for GOTHAM CITY SIRENS (and narrowly missed a chance to cast the director for THE BATMAN when Matt Reeves discussed, departed...
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Chris McKay on what makes Nightwing an interesting character

I was a little surprised last week when it was revealed that not only would we be getting a standalone NIGHTWING movie, but that Chris McKay , director of the recently released THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, was in talks to direct. Although the news was unexpected, I'm certainly curious to see how McKay plans on tackling Batman's former sidekick. While chatting on the Shanlian on...
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Check out the catchy end credit sequence from The Lego Batman Movie

Although it's not quite the ear-worm that "Everything is Awesome" from THE LEGO MOVIE was, "Friends are Family" from THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE may still manage to get your toe tappin' as we slide into Oscar weekend . Warner Bros. was kind enough to release the end credit sequence from the recent LEGO film for our viewing pleasure, so why not check out...
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Weekend Box Office Report: February 17-19, 2017

LEGO Batman is still on top! For a second weekend, the brick-form Dark Knight ruled the box office to keep THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE at #1 with an estimated $34.2 million ! Will Arnett 's crescent-fisted superhero dipped only 35% from the solo movie's opening last weekend, gliding to a ten-day domestic total of $98.7 million. The animated...
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Weekend Box Office Report: February 10-12, 2017

LEGO Batman swings into first! The combination of popular toys, comic characters and a previous box office hit resulted in a first place debut this weekend as THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE opened on top with an estimated $55.6 million ! Taking the spotlight for his first solo movie, the brick version of the Dark Knight (voiced by Will Arnett ) came in a bit below...
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Review: The Lego Batman Movie

PLOT: When the independent Barbara Gordon ( Rosario Dawson ) is appointed Gotham City’s new commissioner, the egotistical Batman’s ( Will Arnett ) place as a lone avenger is threatened, especially when the caped crusader inadvertently adopts a very eager orphan named Dick Grayson ( Michael Cera ). REVIEW: When I heard Warner Bros., was doing a LEGO BATMAN MOVIE,...
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We interview Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis & more for The LEGO Batman Movie

As much as I loved THE LEGO MOVIE, I was a little skeptical about the follow-up. Thankfully, everything IS awesome about THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE. Starring Will Arnett as Batman, Michael Cera as Robin, Rosario Dawson as Barbara Gordon and Zach Galifianakis as The Joker, the film manages to pay tribute to all things Batman in the best of ways. Directed by Chris McKay ,...
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Bruce Wayne takes us on a Cribs-style tour of LEGO Wayne Manor

Warner Bros. have certainly been knocking it out of the park when it comes to the marketing of THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, and, on this final push towards the movie's release next week, the latest video from the LEGO universe takes the form of a Cribs-style tour of Wayne Manor which is hosted by both Bruce Wayne and Batman? Before you think you've suddenly solved the mystery of...
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Batman trains Robin in these Lego Batman Movie clips

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE will follow Bruce Wayne ( Will Arnett ) as he not only deals with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy. Director Chris McKay has flexed his animation muscle on shows like Robot Chicken and Moral Orel, and it looks like he's bringing some of the same irreverent humor to this picture. The following movie clips give us a glimpse...
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Stylish Lego Brickheadz figures featuring DC and Marvel heroes are coming

“ Brickheadz, Brickheadz, roly-poly Brickheadz. Brickheadz, Brickheadz, eat them up, yum!” Okay, so maybe the song doesn’t particularly work in this case, but dammit, I’m going to sing it anyway. Also, eating LEGOs is definitely a choking hazard. So, you know, don't do it. During last year’s San Diego Comic Con, LEGO revealed a batch of new...
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