Since this morning's announcement of the Academy Award nominations, many have pointed out the glaring oversight that is "The LEGO Movie" being left out of the Best Animated Film category. Clearly the Academy was aware of it, since its hit ear worm "Everything is Awesome" is up for Best Song, so what gives? While fans and critics were busy crying foul, though, the film's co-director, Phil Lord, was taking the high road — and keeping busy with the famous building toys:

 

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