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 last week of December 2020 and the kick off of January 2021.
We’re keeping track of all the new sets being announced for 2021. Keep reading our Brick Report to get all the details.
TBB NEWS: This week we rang in the new year with multiple reviews of brand new 2021 sets, got a glimpse of the LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith set, heard from the designers of the Botanical Collection and more! Plus, we name our staff picks for The Brother’s Brick’s 2020 Builder of the Year and Creation of the Year.
- LEGO Designer Videos share insights into the new Botanical Collection series [News] – Go behind the scenes and learn from the LEGO designers on the exquisite LEGO Botanical Collection featuring the Flower Bouquet and Bonsai Tree
- The Brothers Brick ultimate guide to more than 100+ new LEGO sets for 2021 [News] – The TBB Ultimate LEGO Guide for 2021 showcasing every set that we know that’s released for 2021 and more!
- First look at the upcoming LEGO Ideas Medieval Blacksmith set [News] – Judging by the first official render, the original idea was considerably altered by the LEGO Ideas design team.
- LEGO Star Wars 75299 Trouble on Tatooine from Disney’s The Mandalorian [Review] – January 2021 brings us Mando in his shiny beskar armor. Read our full review of 75299 Trouble on Tatooine.
- LEGO Technic 42123 McLaren Senna GTR [Review] – Check out our review of the new LEGO Technic 42123 McLaren Senna GTR and see if it can be the start of your own collection of LEGO supercars.
- LEGO Ideas 40448 Vintage Car gift with purchase set [Review] – This month’s free gift-with-purchase from LEGO is a sweet vintage car in teal and white!
- LEGO 10280 Flower Bouquet from the Botanical Collection [Review] – Read our full hands-on review of these gorgeous flowers that just might cost less than a real bouquet.
- LEGO 10281 Bonsai Tree from the Botanical Collection [Review] – Will LEGO’s new 10281 Bonsai Tree bring a moment of Zen into your life?
- LEGO Ninjago Legacy 71735 Tournament of Elements [Review] – The Ninjago Legacy theme lets you return to Ninjago Season 4 with a minifigure-heavy offering.
- LEGO Ninjago Legacy 71738 Zane’s Titan Mech Battle [Review] – We take a look at one of the January 2021 Legacy sets, Zane’s Titan Mech Battle.
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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:
- Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ gets the LEGO treatment, GeekSpin – Prepare to get Brickrolled
- Lego Games: A Look at Some of the First Lego Entries, Fiction Talk – These ’90s Lego games should not be forgotten.
- Shanghai Higher People’s Court Upholds 6-Year Prison Term and 90 Million RMB Fine for Lego Chinese Copyright Infringer, National Law Review – On December 29, 2020, the Shanghai Higher People’s Court announced the upholding of a criminal conviction for infringing the copyright of Lego toys.