LEGO DeLorean Time Machine

The way I see it, if you’re going to build a time machine, why not make it out of tens of thousands of building blocks?

That’s exactly what master builders Russell Søren-Larsen and Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught did when they were got permission from Universal Pictures to create a massive replica of the Back to the Future DeLorean time machine out of thousands of LEGO bricks. More specifically, this LEGO DeLorean time machine is made up of 65,143 pieces and it took the duo (and a team of five other dedicated builders) 290 hours to put it all together. See their incredible work below. Read More »

Harry Potter LEGO Sets

It’s been years since any Harry Potter themed LEGO sets were manufactured. There were a variety of sets available when the original film franchise was at the height of its popularity, but ever since the original franchise came to an end in 2011, the creation of any new sets has been stagnant. But that’s about to change.

A new line of Harry Potter LEGO sets will be released starting in the second half of 2018 with the Hogwarts Great Hall playset. The new sets will bring to life scenes and characters from both the original Harry Potter franchise and the more recent Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise. Get a first look at the first of the new Harry Potter LEGO sets below. Read More »

Solo toys Lando

Solo: A Star Wars Story is no longer holding anything back. The marketing blitz is in full effect for the new Star Wars film, and some new toys give us yet another look at the characters. Below, check out new toys, including Han, Qi’ra, an Imperial Range Trooper, and your new boyfriend Lando.

Plus: get a look at the gigantic Lego Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story Character Names

After images of LEGO sets tied to this year’s release of Solo: A Star Wars Story confirmed some key details about what we can expect from the Han Solo origin spin-off, a slew of new details have been confirmed from those same sets.

Though the original images of the LEGO box art featured the included minifigures, the low quality of the images didn’t allow us to read the names of all the featured characters. However, a follow-up about the same images has confirmed the names of the characters and who is playing them in the movie. Find out all the Solo: A Star Wars Story character names below.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story LEGO Sets

Even though Solo: A Star Wars Story is only five months away from release, we’ve yet to see a teaser trailer or even an official still from the movie. However, last week a piece of official-looking promotional art surfaced online, even though it wasn’t created by either Disney or Lucasfilm. But today, we found out where that art came from, and we have even more interesting details.

The golden artwork in question for Solo: A Star Wars Story is merchandise artwork, and one of the images is specifically being used by LEGO. A handful of leaked images from LEGO sets tied to the movie have been released online, and the box art featured one of the layouts that appeared online before the end of 2017. The LEGO sets in question also reveal a little bit more about what we can expect from the Star Wars origin story as well. Find out what we learned from the Solo: A Star Wars Story LEGO sets below. Read More »

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The Alternativity - Morning Watch

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, famed street artist Banksy teams up with Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle for a satirical nativity play. Plus, see how LEGO fan films from years before influenced The LEGO Movie, and hear the Rick and Morty theme get a jazzy new post-modern jukebox cover. Read More »

TRON Legacy LEGO Light Cycle

Over the years, there have been several awesome custom LEGO sets that have made it to the LEGO Ideas project approval stage, but many of them haven’t been approved by the board who decides which one becomes official LEGO sets. We’ve missed out on seeing possible sets for Shaun of the Dead, Jurassic Park and The Golden Girls come to fruition, but we’ve also been blessed with sets for Back to the Future, Ghostbusters and WALL-E. Now one more fantastic LEGO set that movie fans will love has been approved for production.

LEGO has officially approved a TRON Legacy inspired light cycle playset that will be released sometime next year. You can see what the custom design looked like in the approved LEGO Ideas submission below. Read More »

Palpatine hologram

Rumors are stubborn things. The internet has made rumor a type of religion; something spread far and wide with staunch believers who refuse to accept anything but their own patented version of the truth. “It has to be true,” they might argue. “I saw it on the internet.” If there’s one film franchise the generates rumors left and right, it’s Star Wars.

With the production on the new films notoriously kept secret, the internet has no other recourse than to speculate wildly. They’ll take any source they can find and try to make it fit into a theory, even if that source just happens to be from something as innocuous a toy. Such wild speculation and rumor are now swirling around a hologram spotted within a LEGO First Order Star Destroyer set – a hologram purported to be of Emperor Palpatine. Does this hint at a return of a long-dead Star Wars character, or are we all getting excited over something with a much more germane answer? How true is this The Last Jedi Palpatine rumor? The only way for you to know for sure is to keep reading.

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Star Wars LEGO UCS Millennium Falcon

Along with today’s slew of Star Wars: The Last Jedi merchandise revealed in honor of Force Friday II, there was another major announcement when it comes to to collectibles from a galaxy far, far away.

After teasing the arrival of some kind of huge Star Wars LEGO set, today the building brick company announced the forthcoming arrival of a new Millennium Falcon LEGO set as part of their Ultimate Collector’s Series line of huge, extremely detailed building sets. It’s officially the largest and most expensive LEGO set that has ever been produced, and you don’t even want to know how much it’s going to cost.

Find out more about the LEGO UCS Millennium Falcon below. Read More »

Voltron LEGO

We’ve featured plenty of custom LEGO sets here, but only a handful of them get a legitimate shot at being turned into real sets that end up on the shelves of toy stores around the world. Thanks to the creation of LEGO Ideas, master builders have a chance at having LEGO fans vote on which custom sets they’d like to see go in front of the board that decides which of the sets get turned into official LEGO products. One of those sets has been given the greenlight.

Soon LEGO builders will be able to assemble five lion robots to form the giant robot known as Voltron: The Defender of the Universe. That’s right, an official LEGO Voltron set has been approved, and if you missed it the first time around when we featured it as a custom creation last spring, you can check out images below. Read More »