On a technical level, the film's animation is stellar. The pacing is swift, the action is thick, and the lines are incredibly funny. I read a headline the other day that LEGO Batman has the best plot of any Batman movie ever, and I'm inclined to agree.
But let me tell you, I was in for a treat -- The Secret Life of Pets isn't half-bad or slightly bad. It's actually pretty good -- especially if you're owned by a pet or two.
"I'm going to wreck it!" That's the catchy battle cry that Wreck-It Ralph (John C. Reilly) shouts before he starts pounding down on an 8-bit video game roof of an apartment complex. In reality -- or the complex reality of a movie about video game characters whose lives outside of their arcade cabinets don't necessarily... Continue Reading →