The Red Turtle | Chicago Reader

The Red Turtle

80 minutes 2016

Last weekend brought the nationwide opening of The Lego Batman Movie, a computer-animated whizbang that uses the Lego brand's spark-plug characters and interlocking construction bricks to spoof the Batman/Superman/DC Comics universe. Like many children's animations, the movie is a pinball machine of gags, wisecracks, and knowing pop-culture references, designed to feed the attention deficit disorder of kids and adults alike. Everything is foregrounded, everything is in your face, and your eyes dart around in the darkness of the theater like a caged bird. The Lego Batman Movie is an exercise in media overload, the density that is the void, the endless endlessness of modern entertainment. Continue reading >>

Donald Crafton of the University of Notre Dame lectures at the Tuesday screening. Sat 11/25, 6:45 PM, and Tue, 11/28, 6 PM.


The Red Turtle

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Sorry there are no showtimes for The Red Turtle on Saturday, November 18.

The next date The Red Turtle is playing is Saturday, November 25 .

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