Review: ‘The LEGO Batman Movie,’ clever humor but sappy morals

February 21, 2017 12:30am

The first few minutes of “The LEGO Batman Movie” are some of its funniest. As the audience stares at an empty screen waiting for the film to start, Batman (Will Arnett) informs us in a voice-over that all great movies start with a black screen and edgy music that makes parents and studio executives feel uncomfortable.