In “The Lego Movie,” out Friday, the click-and-lock bricks come to life, the better to position themselves in a darkened room right under your bare foot. If they joined these other movie toys, they could have the ultimate play date.
Woody, Buzz and Co. delighted us in 1995; when their story wrapped up 15 years later, we loved them enough to sob over their impending doom. Not to worry — that blue, blue sky always holds the promise of a new kid to love.
Many people have their childhood lovey stashed somewhere secret. In this 2012 comedy, Mark Wahlberg’s teddy bear grows up along with him, acquiring a taste for ladies and weed.
Adoption laws may not have been as strict in 1940 as they are today, but Geppetto still chose to cut out the middleman and build his own son.
‘The Indian in the Cupboard’
“It’s totally fine to give a boy a cupboard for his birthday” is the first lesson from this 1995 film. The second is “as long as the child never realizes it can essentially turn him into a god by bringing his toys to life.”
“It’s totally fine to give a boy a doll for his birthday” is the first lesson from this 1988 film. The second is “keep your receipt, because said doll might be possessed by a serial killer and Target has a strict return policy.”