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, watch the first animated shorts from the new LEGO Star Wars: All Stars web and TV series from Disney XD. Plus, director Jason Reitman breaks down a key scene from his new movie The Front Runner, and Kevin Costner looks back at his long career on the big screen, from Field of Dreams to The Bodyguard and more. Read More »
Just in case Jurassic Park and the two sequels that followed weren’t enough of a prequel to set the stage for Jurassic World, the folks at Universal and NBC created a Jurassic World prequel in the form of a LEGO animated special airing on TV the week after Thanksgiving.
LEGO Jurassic World: The Secret Exhibit is an animated special that will recount the events that led up to Jurassic World, including giving us some background on the tension between Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard) and Owen Grady (Chris Pratt), though neither of the stars are voicing their characters. It all sounds…strange. Anyway, check out the LEGO Jurassic World special trailer below. Read More »
Star Wars Resistance debuted on The Disney Channel not too long ago, but it’s not the only new animated series coming to TV from a galaxy far, far away.
Disney XD has announced a new animated series called LEGO Star Wars All-Stars, a combination of online shorts and half-hour series episodes that will give us adventures with the building block versions of our favorite Star Wars characters from all eras of the saga. The first LEGO Star Wars All Stars trailer has just arrived, and you can watch below. Read More »
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story surprised fans by revealing Darth Vader’s foreboding castle on Mustafar, and now you can build the residence of the Dark Lord of the Sith from the comfort of your own home.
LEGO has announced a new playset of Darth Vader’s castle, a building that looks quite menacing from the outside, especially with the lava flowing right through the middle of it. Plus, the set comes with some cool minifigures and LEGO accessories that Darth Vader fans will love. See photos of the Darth Vader Castle LEGO set below. Read More »
There are plenty of Star Wars LEGO sets out there, but there has never been one as adorable as this.
LEGO is bringing a life-size, building brick version of the flightless bird known as a Porg to shelves this fall, and there’s no way Chewbacca is going to be eating this thing. Read More »
The LEGO Harry Potter video games have been around for years. The entire franchise was split into two parts with the first game release in 2010 cover The Sorcerer’s Stone through The Goblet of Fire while the second game that came out in 2011 covers The Order of the Phoenix through The Deathly Hallows. They’ve been available on the older generation of video game consoles, but now they’re coming to the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch for the first time, remastered into one single game. Read More »
Back in February, we told you that a bunch of new Harry Potter LEGO sets were on the way. Several of the new sets are already on sale, but LEGO just revealed what will undoubtedly be the crown jewel of their new Harry Potter LEGO sets.
A new Harry Potter LEGO Hogwarts Castle set has been revealed, and with 6,020 pieces, it will be the second largest LEGO set ever created by the building block company, just behind the Ultimate Collector’s Series Millennium Falcon. This is the most accurate LEGO recreation of Hogwarts. However, there is one major difference between this version and the previous editions of LEGO Hogwarts, and it might disappoint some collectors and fans. Read More »
Over two years ago, we featured a LEGO Ideas project that recreated the combining super robot Voltron in building block form. The project got enough votes to be considered by the official LEGO Group for production as an official playset, and fans will soon be able to get their hands on the robot formed by five smaller lion robots.
Voltron: Legendary Defender has proven to be a popular series from Netlfix and DreamWorks Animation, making the official Voltron LEGO set a no-brainer to produce for fans of the mecha animated series. But this Voltron LEGO set is based on the original 1984 animated series, making it a must-have for those nostalgic fans out there. Check out the Voltron LEGO set below. Read More »
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DC Comics fans are still hoping that the DC Extended Universe will be able to repair itself after Justice League didn’t really deliver the goods they were hoping for. Their next chance will be James Wan’s first solo big screen outing for Aquaman, but that won’t arrive until December. Thankfully, there’s some DC Comics fun coming this fall that should help keep fans occupied.
Warner Bros. Games has announced LEGO DC Super-Villains, a new video game following in the footsteps of their LEGO games featuring Marvel and DC Comics superheroes in large open world environments. Except this time, in case you couldn’t tell, the focus is on the villains of the DC Comics universe, and they’re facing a different kind of threat than the usual Justice League line-up. Read More »
When the Harry Potter franchise was at the height of popularity, there were plenty of LEGO sets taking advantage of the merchandising opportunity of millions of kids looking for every piece of wizarding world memorabilia they could get their hands on. However, the quality of LEGO sets has increased since then, and it’s time for new Harry Potter LEGO sets that are better than the old ones in every way, including a new LEGO Hogwarts Express. Read More »