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‘The LEGO Movie’ director had the perfect response to his Academy Awards snub

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“The LEGO Movie” got skunked when the Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday.

Sure, its signature song, “Everything Is Awesome,” received a nomination for original song. But the movie itself got … nada.

“The big surprise here is that ‘The LEGO Movie’ wasn’t nominated,” The Washington Post’s Stephanie Merry wrote after surveying the animated feature film category. (The Post gave the film a three-and-a-half star review.)

The non-nomination prompted Phil Lord, who co-wrote and co-directed “The Lego Movie” with Christopher Miller, to tweet this perfect response:

He then added (more or less) that everything is, in fact, awesome.

For his part, Miller had a slightly less enthusiastic take.

"The LEGO Movie," the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO adventure, directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, opened in theaters February 7, 2014. (Video: Warner Bros. Pictures)

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