In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the fourth week of December 2017.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: We’re diving deep into Star Wars: The Last Jedi, reviewing a new set and analyzing everything we now know about the movie. Spoilers, dead ahead!
- Review of LEGO Star Wars: The Last Jedi – 75202 Defense of Crait – Let’s kick up some dirt and jump right into this set that is arriving soon with 746 pieces for $84.99.
- SPOILERS! Fun facts we learn about LEGO Star Wars sets in The Last Jedi – Based on the movie and Lucasfilm-approved reference books, what have we learned about the LEGO sets? What did LEGO get right? What errors are in the LEGO sets?
- The LEGO Ninjago Movie now available on Blu-Ray, DVD & Digital – Arriving just in time for the holidays, The LEGO Ninjago Movie is now available so dust off those dragons!
TBB 2017 YEAR IN REVIEW ARTICLES & INSTRUCTIONS: What are some of the most life-like builds we saw this year? Also, we have a few seasonal instructions too, just for you.
- Top 10 unbelievably life-like objects made out of LEGO – We’ve rounded up ten of the best real-life objects that made us do a double take in 2017.
- Instructions to build a BrickHeadz Santa – Now you can build your own blocky Santa to slip down your chimney.
- Instructions to build a white reindeer – What is Santa without his trusty friends to lead his sleigh? Now you can build your own brilliant white reindeer to lead the way.
- Instructions to build a SHIELD Helicarrier with less than a hundred pieces – This microscale version of the S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier is just begging to be built!
OTHER NEWS: There were a few other LEGO news articles from varying places around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- These photos of ‘Star Wars’ scenes made with LEGO are incredible, Business Insider – Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimäki’s “Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy” is back in the news and making minifigs feel like cinematic heroes of the big screen.
- LEGO Porgs take over London, Inverse – As part of a promotion for The Last Jedi, LEGO, Bright Bricks and Lucasfilm placed ten giant LEGO porgs in London’s best tourist destinations.
- LEGO donates $2.1 million worth of building sets to TODAY Toy Drive [VIDEO], Today – The sets will be distributed to needy children for the holidays.
- LEGO Finn interviews actor John Boyega [VIDEO], StarWarsUK Twitter– If you could have a LEGO minifigure of yourself interview you, what would you ask? Now we know!
Making the LEGO Millennium Falcon fly [VIDEO], Good Mythical Morning – We’ve linked to the best part, so click play then tell us what happened. We are afraid to look!