The Guys Who Turn Terrible Ideas Into Good Movies

“Discerning parents still speak glowingly about the pair’s debut feature, the 2009 film Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs. And the predecessor of 22 Jump Street, 21 Jump Street, based on the ’80s TV show, roundly surprised critics for having a heart while being clever. This year, [there was] adulatory chatter around The Lego Movie, which the pair wrote and directed – and made into one of the biggest movie moneymakers of the year.”