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The LEGO Batman Movie

A send-up of the Caped Crusader that masquerades as a clever and hilarious parody of story structure.

Structure: 5/5 | Entertainment: 4/5

The LEGO Batman Movie is an homage to the Dramatica theory of story’s concept of the Influence Character. Instead of one player presenting an alternative approach to solving problems that challenge the Main Character, this film gives us four. Robin, Alfred, Barbara Gordon, and the Joker all influence Batman/Bruce Wayne to grow by acting as an obstacle to his current justifications. This deference to Dramatica is so prevalent...

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