12 Beloved Movies That Were Originally About Something Very Different

Our favorite science fiction and fantasy films seem to have burst into existence fully formed, already perfect. So it's weird when you realize that a lot of the best movies had the biggest false starts and dead ends. Here are 12 much-loved movies that had very different storylines early on in their creation. » 4/24/14 11:00am 4/24/14 11:00am

All The "Cry Scenes" That Prove Animated Films Are Anguish Porn

I've been crying a lot lately. Frozen, The Lego Movie — even the Mr. Peabody & Sherman screening had weeping into my hat. And then it became clear: all of these animated movies for kids contain at least one hard-hitting "cry scene." Because it's a cartoon, and they can kill all the animated animals they want, without… » 3/05/14 12:30pm 3/05/14 12:30pm

Lego Movie concept art reveals the hidden secrets of LEGO LAND!

Wyldstyle was one of the most memorable new characters in The Lego Movie — and she went thorugh a lot of changes on her way to the screen. Check out official concept art that reveals the many, many different versions of Wyldstyle. Plus more concept art that reveals major spoilers for the film's ending. » 2/19/14 7:00pm 2/19/14 7:00pm

Lego movie posters for Best Picture nominees are actually kind of great

Had enough of Lego-fied movies? Too bad! The Lego Movie being the unmitigated success that it is, the folks at Yahoo! Movies decided to commission Graphic designer Old Red Jalopy to create a series of LEGO-themed movie posters for the 86th Academy Awards' Best Picture nominees. Not that we're complaining – they're… » 2/15/14 8:00am 2/15/14 8:00am

Lego Movie is a great spoof of summer movies. And a great summer movie.

Galaxy Quest is a brilliant spoof of Star Trek. It's also one of the two or three best Star Trek movies. That's how I feel about The Lego Movie, which is both a perfect satire of noisy toy-driven summer action movies, and also an absolutely perfect summer movie in its own right. A few months early. » 2/07/14 9:00am 2/07/14 9:00am

The makers of The LEGO Movie take apart their creation brick by brick

Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Chris McKay pulled off a miracle: They turned what could have been a massive commercial for LEGO toys and turned it into a vast, beautiful science fiction world that channels The Matrix, Time Bandits and whole lot of heart. In our exclusive interview, the directors explain how they pulled… » 2/05/14 10:40am 2/05/14 10:40am