70708 Hive Crawler is the largest insect vehicle from the Galaxy Squad line. It will be released in June of this year and contains 560 pieces priced at $59.99. Here is my summary of the highlights of the set, which are elaborated in the review videos of the parts and the model. Pros: The crawling Continue reading →
LEGO Videos on The Brothers Brick
If you prefer your pictures moving — whether it’s a funny story told with stop-motion animation, video review of a new LEGO set, or showcase for a custom LEGO model’s working features — we have your LEGO videos right here.
Beyond the Brick would like your support on Kickstarter to fund a DVD compiling a series of interviews to take place at this year’s Brickworld in Chicago. You can pledge $20 for a DVD or give more for unique incentives such as a custom creation by Tyler (Legohaulic). Check out the details on Kickstarter.
ZCerberus built this LEGO Castle scene for the Guilds of Historica challenge over on Eurobricks. Orcs defend their home against a marauding human army (or something like that). ZCerberus built quite a few motorized elements into his diorama, including a whirlwind, battering ram, and catapults. Check out the video for the action.
79110 Silver Mine Shootout is the second-largest set from the newly released LEGO Lone Ranger theme. It contains 644 pieces and costs $69.99. Here is my summary of the highlights of the set, which are elaborated in the review video below. Pros: Includes lots of tan and dark tan bricks and slopes useful for landscape Continue reading →
Hamster Productions made this short little video that mashes up PSY’s “Gangnam Style” (which is so 2012) with The Hobbit. We think you’ll like it.
Antonio Toscano has created a stop-motion animation LEGO version of the trailer for the upcoming J.J. Abrams sequel to his Star Trek reboot. Thanks to reader Andrea via our Facebook page.
Watch the latest video from BrotherhoodWorkshop for another funny installment of life in Middle Earth beyond the books and movies. In this video, the Goblin King from The Hobbit takes on one of those nasty cave trolls from Lord of the Rings. You get to decide who wins this epic battle. Be sure to watch Continue reading →
Unless you’ve been living deep in the Forbidden Forest, you’ve already seen the awesome pictures of Alice’s LEGO Hogwarts here on The Brothers Brick. Several thousand more of you got to see it in person this past weekend at Emerald City Comicon here in Seattle. But I suspect many of you wonder how Alice Finch Continue reading →
Daniele Benedettelli was inspired by The Invention of Hugo Cabret to build a working automata that draws portraits. His Legonardo is powered by MINDSTORMS and custom software Daniele wrote himself. Watch the video of Legonardo in action here: Via MAKE.
Harlem Shake. Apparently, it’s a thing. I suspect this will amuse many of you.
It wouldn’t be a holiday without a stop-motion LEGO Lord of the Rings video from BrotherhoodWorkshop. Check out “An Elvish Valentine.”
The latest video from BrotherhoodWorkshop is short, so there’s not a whole lot to say about it. Just watch it. And laugh.
Unsatisfied with your LEGO Wii? Kooberz has the answer. (Pssst… All you need is a bunch more LEGO and an iPad. Easy!)
Will Chapman over at BrickArms was featured on yesterday’s episode of Evening Magazine here in Seattle. Thanks to the magic of the Internet, everyone else in the world can now watch the segment, in which Will talks about the origins of his business and his creative process, and shows off some of the equipment he Continue reading →
Alex Kobbs of Kooberz Studios posted his LEGO Portal video back in December, but it looks like we only featured the behind-the scenes video. I recently finished Portal 2 again, and Alex posted about the video on Flickr, so now seems as good a time as any to highlight the main video. Since this is Continue reading →