We’re champions of plenty of projects that pop up over at the LEGO Ideas website. For those who don’t know, it’s a community of LEGO builders who create custom sets that they hope will be supported by community and eventually make it in front of the official LEGO board for approval to become a legitimate set sold in stores. A set needs 10,000 votes to make it in front of the board, but that’s no guarantee of production since the company still has to determine whether they can get the rights to make the set and if there’s even a viable market for it to be sold in.
Thankfully, it has been determined that an Adventure Time LEGO set is a good idea, and it will be put into production. That’s pretty mathematical. Check out the set below! Read More »
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If you keep up regularly with /Film, then you know we’re pretty big LEGO fans, especially when it comes to sets that are inspired by our favorite movies and TV shows. Whether it’s official sets like the forthcoming Echo Base playset from The Empire Strikes Back or custom sets like this transforming Optimus Prime set. But have you ever wondered how many bricks it would take to make lifesize LEGO versions of some of the most iconic sci-fi weapons and vehicles?
Well, even if you haven’t wondered how many LEGO bricks it would take to make a full size Millennium Falcon or Ecto-1, someone took the time to figure it out, and they laid out their results in a cool infographic. Read More »
Even though hope for Pacific Rim 2 was thought to be lost, back in January we learned that the film isn’t exactly dead yet, and Guillermo del Toro may still yet get around to the next phase of the fight between humanity and the massive inter-dimensional monsters known as kaiju. And while waiting for the sequel, one fan decided to spend his time building a Jaeger of his own, in LEGO form. No, it’s not big enough to take down any kaiju, but it’s impressive nonetheless.
Check out the Pacific Rim LEGO creation after the jump. Read More »
There are a slew of incredible LEGO Star Wars sets out there, but for some reason The Empire Strikes Back hasn’t really properly been given its due diligence in building brick form. Specifically, with the exception of a Snowspeeder and AT-AT, the playsets recreating scenes from the opening battle on Hoth have been lackluster at best. But that changes this spring with a new Echo Base LEGO set that is nearly everything you ever wanted from a LEGO Hoth playset. See more photos below. Read More »
The LEGO Star Wars video games have been some of the most fun you can have on a gaming console for people of all ages. And now that we’re entering a new era of Star Wars, it’s time for The Force Awakens to get the LEGO video game treatment. Today, the release of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens was announced by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm, and they did so with a trailer that is a goofy, shot-for-shot remake of the original teaser trailer. Watch it below. Read More »
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Down in Melbourne, Australia last week, they had quite the celebration of LEGO with the Brickvention 2016 convention. The two-day event featured a huge collection of LEGO models including trains, castles, pirate ships, space ships, planes, buildings, sculptures and many more. And one of the models on display was this fantastic custom LEGO Arkham Asylum which took three months and 18,000 LEGO pieces to build. It’s a truly fantastic piece of work. Read More »
Next year will mark the 10th anniversary of Pixar’s delicious Ratatouille, and one fan wants to get a head start on celebrating by getting a custom LEGO set for the Pixar Animation movie to become official.
LEGO Ideas user Carlierti has created a LEGO version of the Bistrot chez Remy, the French restaurant from the end of Ratatouille that gives the brilliant little rodent chef the perfect outlet for his wonderful culinary skills. And he even has the perfect minifigures to go along with it. Check out more pictures of the Ratatouille LEGO set after the jump! Read More »
We’ve already done plenty of looking back at the year in film that was 2015. We’ve featured a variety of retrospective trailer mash-ups. Plus, Angie Han, Jacob Hall, Jack Giroux and myself all counted down our favorite movies of the year. And now we’re looking forward to what’s coming in 2016. But it couldn’t hurt to take one more look back at last year, especially if it’s with a video that takes the biggest blockbusters of 2015 and recreates them all in LEGO form. Read More »
Lately, LEGO has been putting together some pretty awesome sets that are just as cool for adult collectors as for kids. In fact, some of them are probably geared towards those older master builders, such as the massive Ghostbusters firehouse and the recently revealed 1966 Batman series Batcave. But when it comes to Star Wars, most of their sets are still geared towards kids, and some builders just want their LEGO Star Wars vehicles bigger and better.
That’s where master builder Peter Brookdale comes into play with his custom LEGO AT-AT from The Empire Strikes Back that was created with over 6,000 pieces, making it six times bigger than the official LEGO set. Check it out below! Read More »