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The nicest of dinner companions

I love the films of Guillermo del Toro, and Pan’s Labyrinth is one of his creepiest. In “The Feast”, mr_youm brings us a LEGO rendition of the Pale Man that’s every bit as creepy as the cinematic counterpart. Technic gears form a frightful maw, topped by minifigure legs creating the nose. Layers of wedge plates creates some great textures in the torso, and there are a lot of Mixel joints present to make him extra poseable. But don’t overlook the feast itself. I really like the silver carafe design, including that inverted tooth plate for a spout and dinosaur tail for a handle. And the mix of black and transparent red 1×1 round plate in the bowl just looks…eerie. Oh. And there are eyes on the plate. That’s not sinister at all. You know, maybe I won’t stay for dinner…

The Feast

So…that “gears for teeth” thing. Is it a building trope I missed? Because it feels like I wrote about another creation with the same technique just the other day…