The Lego Movie 2: Building on enduring themes

Team behind The Lego Movie 2 says the film's message about learning to get along is suitable for the young and old

Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pratt and other stars of The Lego Movie 2 rate their chances in an apocalypse and tell us what they would do to survive.
Actor Chris Pratt (above with co-star Tiffany Haddish) reprises his role as Emmet in The Lego Movie 2 (top).
Actor Chris Pratt reprises his role as Emmet in The Lego Movie 2 (above).PHOTO: WARNER BROS
Actor Chris Pratt (above with co-star Tiffany Haddish) reprises his role as Emmet in The Lego Movie 2 (top).
Actor Chris Pratt (above with co-star Tiffany Haddish) reprises his role as Emmet in The Lego Movie 2.PHOTO: REUTERS

Everything Is Awesome - that was the semi-ironic title of the catchy, borderline annoying and Oscar-nominated theme tune from The Lego Movie (2014).

It also happened to sum up the glass-half-full worldview of Emmet, the irrepressible Lego hero voiced by Chris Pratt.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 07, 2019, with the headline 'Building on enduring themes'. Subscribe