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 »
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 »
Which former Marvel movie director will be at the helm of an episode of Supergirl? Which Marvel Comics movie received five nominations at the Razzies this year? Does Robin Wright still have a role in Wonder Woman? Why is someone petitioning for a PG-13 cut of Deadpool? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Read More »
If you’re good with numbers and you’re a fan of Batman, then you’ve probably realized that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 Batman series that starred Adam West and Burt Ward as The Caped Crusader and The Boy Wonder. And in honor of the milestone anniversary, LEGO has just unveiled one hell of a playset for the Batcave, one that includes not only some of the signature villains but also the iconic vehicles as well. See pictures of the awesome set below! Read More »
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Fans of Star Wars and LEGO must be some of the most dedicated and patient people. Star Wars fans have waited 10 years for the franchise to return on the big screen and LEGO fans spend hours putting together building brick sets. And now one fan of both has built another impressive custom set that is massive and cool.
KW Vauban has built an Ewok village from Return of the Jedi that is no less than three feet tall, which is pretty much as tall as Wicket and the rest of the Ewoks from the forest moon of Endor. Check it out! Read More »
There have been a few different LEGO versions of the iconic Millennium Falcon from Star Wars over the years. There have been two minifigure scale versions of the ship, from the original trilogy and The Force Awakens, and then there’s a more impressive Ultimate Collector’s Series version that usually costs upwards of $5,000 nowadays. But one fan decided to make his own LEGO Millennium Falcon, and it’s bigger and better than any version we’ve seen before. Check it out below! Read More »