Liberty in Legoland: a Movie Review

The Lego Movie

Movies are funny things. They can mean different things to different people and different things to the same person depending on the moment. At this moment, to me, “The Lego Movie” stands as an allegory regarding religious liberty. Its necessity. Its repression. Its enemies. Its ultimate triumph. It doesn’t hurt that the movie is also exceedingly funny and visually engaging (every scene could actually be built in Legos, if you had bundles of Legos), but that’s ephemeral stuff compared to its underlying message. The movie begins and ends with Emmet…