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 »
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 »
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LEGO has really hit their stride over the past decade when it comes to making incredible building block sets that are cleverly designed. That’s especially true when it comes to bringing characters, vehicles and settings from our favorite movies to life. They’ve gotten some help from LEGO Ideas with the likes of the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 and the DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future. Now they have their own creations for these franchises and more that you can now build and collect yourself.
Rather than stick with the traditional LEGO sets, the building block company has a more recent BrickHeadz line that has taken off. They’re stylized versions of characters from movies, TV and comics that you build with LEGO pieces and can display on your shelf. Think of them as the Funko POP versions of LEGO characters. And recently, they’ve delivered some new editions for Ghostbusters, The Incredibles, Jurassic World, Back to the Future, Harry Potter and more. Read More »
Netflix has an endless amount of great documentary programming in their streaming library and you really have to go our of your way to find much of it. But one documentary series that has really entertained audiences taps right into the sweet nostalgia spot by chronicling the history of the popular toys that we all love so much.
The Toys That Made Us debuted last winter and had four episodes focusing on the toylines for Star Wars, Barbie, G.I. Joe and He-Man. Now the series is coming back for a second season, and this time the show will be taking a close look at LEGO, Star Trek, Transformers and Hello Kitty. There are some fascinating insights into the creation of these toy lines, and even the most die hard collector might learn a thing or two. Read More »
Since the Jurassic Park franchise was reinvigorated with the legacy-quel Jurassic World in 2015, the merchandise for the action adventure film series featuring hungry dinosaurs has been ramped up to its full potential. There are plenty of action figures, t-shirts, stuffed dinosaurs, video games and much more to cash in on the Jurassic Park name. However, not much attention has been paid to bringing the original Jurassic Park to life in merchandise form again, but LEGO is about to change that.
A new Jurassic Park LEGO set will be available for purchase next week, and it allows fans to recreate several iconic scenes fro Steven Spielberg’s original movie. More specifically, it brings to life the third act chase sequence with a pack of velociraptors chasing down Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Dr. Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), and John Hammond’s grandchildren Lex (Ariana Richards) and Tim (Joseph Mazzello). Read More »
While most toy collectors are satisfied with your average LEGO sets, there are the more serious aficionados who would prefer sets of a little more quality with greater detail and a higher degree of difficulty when it comes to building. That’s where the LEGO Ultimate Collector’s Series comes into play, and a new addition has been announced that will make Star Wars fans very happy.
There’s a brand new Star Wars LEGO Y-Wing coming to the Ultimate Collector’s Series, joining previous ships like Luke Skywalker’s X-Wing, an Imperial TIE Fighter and the most recent Millennium Falcon that became the most expensive set ever manufactured. Get a look at the new Star Wars LEGO Y-Wing below. Read More »
The best thing to happen to the world of LEGO is the user-driven website LEGO Ideas. Custom creations using the trademark building blocks are voted on by fans, and if one gets enough votes, it has the chance of becoming an official LEGO set. That’s how we got the Back to the Future DeLorean time machine LEGO set as well as the Ghostbusters Ecto-1 vehicle LEGO set. And now another movie-inspired LEGO set is coming to shelves at the end of the month.
TRON Legacy may not have been the most critically acclaimed revival of a classic Disney property, but it was a visual feast with one of the best soundtracks of the decade. And now the signature lightcycles from TRON Legacy have been turned into a LEGO set for you to build and display. Check out the TRON Legacy lightcycle LEGO set below. Read More »
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 »