Nineteen Eighty Something Spaceguy Demands that you Watch the ‘LEGO Movie’ Trailer

Posted 6 years ago by Movies

The LEGO Movie

I’ve been looking forward to The LEGO Movie ever since it was announced, but I wasn’t prepared for how awesome this trailer was going to be. Chris Pratt was perfect casting as the everyman LEGO guy Emmet, who gets mistaken for a Master Builder when a threat looms over the LEGO Universe.

Morgan Freeman’s character looks great, and that role call scene is hilarious. I love seeing Superman, Wonder Woman, a Ninja Turtle, and the 2002 NBA All-Star team all in one room. It definitely has me looking forward to all the LEGO in-jokes that are sure to be in this movie. And 1980-something Spaceguy? Brilliant.
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This LEGO Star Wars Ewok Village Will Make You Say Yub Nub!

Posted 6 years ago by Toys

legoewoks

Confession: I’ve never bought a LEGO Star Wars set. Yes, I’m a huge LEGO fan and yes, I’m a huge Star Wars geek. For some reason I’ve just never felt the need to start collecting them, mainly because I know I wouldn’t be able to stop at a few sets, I’d need to have a shit-ton.

That being said, this upcoming $250 LEGO Ewok Village is amazing and looks like a lot of fun. I could see myself getting a set like this to satisfy my LEGO Star Wars urges. The 1990 piece set was just unveiled by LEGO and will be a Shop@Home exclusive release in September. It has 16 minifigures and would probably take me a couple weeks to build, but it would look awesome on a shelf being stormed by LEGO Orcs or with some LEGO Avengers hanging out amongst the Ewoks.
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Let’s Talk About This Crazy Life-Sized LEGO X-Wing

Posted 6 years ago by Stuff

LEGO X-Wing

I was going to just add this to the next Missing Links post, but I think it’s awesome enough to warrant it’s own. How crazy is this life-sized X-Wing model that LEGO unveiled today in Time’s Square?

The thing uses 5,335,200 LEGO bricks, which I’m sure would cost a pretty penny on Bricklink or eBay. LEGO is showing the model off today to promote The Yoda Chronicles, a new animated LEGO Star Wars show that premieres next Wednesday. In other news, there’s a LEGO Yoda show coming soon? Nobody tells me nothin.

Head over to Gizmodo to see a ton of awesome images, videos, and more details about this crazy LEGO model. What would you like to see LEGO make life-sized next? Personally I’d like to walk through a life-sized Millenium Falcon. Hey Internet, get on it!

Update: THS friend and blogger Amy Kraft got to check it out first hand, go read about it on Geek Mom!

Missing Links: Trailers, X-Men, and Steampunk LEGO

Posted 6 years ago by Missing Links

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The Top Hat Sasquatch team reads a lot of blog posts every day, and some slip through the crack or just don’t warrant their own post. That’s where Missing Links comes in. Every few days we collect the best links we’ve come across and pass them on to you.

‘Gravity’ Teaser Trailer: Alfonso Cuarón Strands Sandra Bullock and George Clooney In Space
I've been hearing about this movie for ages now and from the awesome poster and trailer, it looks like it's going to be one of the most unique movies of 2013.

United | We Love Fine
The winning T-Shirt design in We Love Fine's X-Men contest. An awesome shirt.

‘The World’s End’ International Teaser Trailer: A Sci-Fi Conclusion to the Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy
'The World's End' is my most-hyped movie of 2013 by a long shot. Edgar Wright is one of my favorite directors and I can’t wait to see the final chapter in his Cornetto Trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End).

‘Ender’s Game’ Teaser Trailer: A Landmark Sci-Fi Novel Finally Comes to Theaters | /Film
I'm such a bad geek, I still need to read this book.

LEGO Master Builder Academy Level 4 coming!
Even though Steampunk is kind of lame and outdated now, these LEGO Master Builder sets look really cool.

Missing Links: LEGO, Simpsons, Star Wars, and Iron Man

Posted 6 years ago by Missing Links

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The Top Hat Sasquatch team reads a lot of blog posts every day, and some slip through the crack or just don’t warrant their own post. That’s where Missing Links comes in. Every few days we collect the best links we’ve come across and pass them on to you.

2013 Lone Ranger Sets – Page 23 – LEGO Licensed – Eurobricks Forums
I don't plan on seeing this movie, but some of these LEGO sets actually look pretty cool.

LEGO negotiating Simpsons license with Fox [News] | The Brothers Brick | LEGO Blog
Wait, what? I've always thought LEGO sets based on The Simpsons would be amazing, but I never thought it would be possible due to the more…adult tone of the show. I don't think the minifigures would looke that great overall (Homer especially) but you have to admit, Marge's hair piece would be pretty sweet.

Doozers Construct Video from Their New Series « Muppet Fans Who Grew Up – ToughPigs
A Doozer cartoon for kids is such a great idea. This looks pretty cute.

LEGO Super Heroes Marvel Comics News: Iron Man 3 Sets Now on LEGO Shop@Home | From Bricks To Bothans
Iron Man 3 LEGO sets are out already? Yikes, my backlog of things to buy is getting out of hand. I don't even have the LOTR or TMNT sets yet.

How Disney Bought Lucasfilm—and Its Plans for ‘Star Wars’ – Businessweek
A very interesting read about the Disney/Lucasfilm acquisition.

TIE Fighter illustration | Signalnoise.com
Signalnoise (James White) has been killing it with these illustrations lately, and this TIE Fighter is just simply awesome.

‘Iron Man 3′ Theatrical Trailer: Lots of New Armors, and Problems For Tony Stark | /Film
HULKBUSTER armor. Awesome. I doubt that means we'll see the Hulk, but still.