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 third week of November 2019.
LEGO Star Wars miniland displays at LEGOLAND parks all over the world are in their last days. Read on to find out when they will be removed and what caused the change.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: This week we reviewed an iconic vehicle from the Caped Crusader and took a look at the new Disney+ Mandalorian set.
- Review of LEGO 1989 Batmobile 76139 – Batman is back behind the wheel of one of his most famous vehicles as seen in Tim Burton’s film. Is it worth the hype?
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75254 AT-ST Raider from The Mandalorian – Disney+ is now here, but is this set more than a recolored chicken walker from Rogue One?
- Six new LEGO Hidden Side sets for 2020 include a haunted lighthouse and fairgrounds – Get your first look at six brand new sets from LEGO’s Hidden Side theme, including a haunted Lighthouse of Darkness, spooky fairgrounds, and more.
TBB FEATURES & MORE NEWS: We also took a deep dive into the origins of LEGO wooden toys and got a look at some more stunning photography of a handful of truly unique LEGO bricks.
- Feature: The beginner’s guide to collecting LEGO wooden toys, the original LEGO Originals – Do you want to own a piece of LEGO’s wooden past? If so, don’t miss out on this informative, introductory guide to collecting LEGO’s wooden toys from 1932 through 1960.
- Feature: These LEGO test bricks are fantastically photogenic – Collector Beryll Roehl is back again with welcome additions to her series of artfully photographed LEGO test bricks.
- Just two months to Bricks LA 2020 – LEGO fans will gather at the Pasadena Convention Center to showcase thousands of cool creations from Jan. 10-12, and tickets are available now.
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO Star Wars Miniland display leaving Legoland parks, Theme Park Insider – LEGO Star Wars fans only have two months before the popular miniland leaves LEGOLAND parks.
- LEGO Big Builds At Disney’s Frozen II Premiere, BricksFanz – Elsa, Anna and Olaf made their LEGO appearances on the red carpet premiere for the anticipated sequel to Frozen.
- 2020 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Award Finalists Unveiled, Toy Awards – LEGO has been nominated for quite a few Toy of the Year awards, and public voting is available now.
- LEGO Escape Room Debuts, Forbes – The Twin Cities previewed an interactive LEGO escape room that is coming to LA which challenges on their knowledge of LEGO themes.
- Please enjoy this satisfying video of a pizza created from Lego in stop motion, Mashable – YouTube channel Bebop used 3,300 photos to make the sequence, which shows the process of making a pizza brick-by-brick.