A Look At LEGO…. Light & Sound
Nov28

A Look At LEGO…. Light & Sound

A blast from the past returns next year, as some of the new 2019 LEGO® sets will reintroduce the Light & Sound system. But things have moved on a since the 80s when the original Light & Sound system first appeared. As a kid of the 80s I have fond memories of Light & Sound, in fact I still have one set which included this unique powered LEGO system. So ahead of its return early next year, it’s the perfect opportunity...

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A Look At LEGO…. Mickey Mouse
Nov18

A Look At LEGO…. Mickey Mouse

This year marks the 90th birthday of Disney’s mouse enduring iconic character and company mascot, Mickey Mouse. After first creating Oswald the Lucky Rabbit but losing the rights of the character to Universal, Walt Disney set to work creating a new animated character. Mickey was born and first started in the classic black and white cartoon, Steamboat Willie. But it would be many years later that Mickey and some of his other...

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A Look At LEGO…. Minifigures Brick Suits
Mar10

A Look At LEGO…. Minifigures Brick Suits

The latest series of LEGO® Minifigures will arrive in stores next month and we’ve been feverishly working on our review of the new characters, which you can check out right here. But there is one particular character which is peaking everyones interest, well make that two – the Brick Suit Guy and the Brick Suit Girl. This brand new minifigure element is styled on a 2×3 LEGO brick and series 18 includes two of them,...

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A Look At LEGO…. Elves
Feb25

A Look At LEGO…. Elves

When LEGO® Friends was introduced in 2012, it split the LEGO community. Some loved its use of new and unique colours, whilst others lambasted the inclusion of mini-dolls in place of minifigures and its focus toward the female market. This ‘genderizing’ of toys is nothing new but the mainstream media soon jumped at the chance to criticize The LEGO Group for its new ‘girly LEGO’. But despite all the controversy, LEGO Friends...

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A Look At LEGO…. Harry Potter
Feb17

A Look At LEGO…. Harry Potter

This year LEGO® returns to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with an array of new playsets, collectable minifigures and BrickHeadz, but this isn’t the first time Potter and chums have appeared in LEGO form. Way back in 2001 the LEGO Group signed a deal with Warner Bros. to release a number of sets based on the Harry Potter film series, which in turn were based on J.K Rowling’s extremely successful series of books. During...

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A Look At LEGO…. Black Panther
Feb13

A Look At LEGO…. Black Panther

To mark the UK opening of Marvel Studio’s Black Panther, we’ve taking a trip to Wakanda for our latest A Look At LEGO®…. special feature. Despite only having a short venture in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Panther has already had an impressive LEGO career. Long before appearing in a LEGO set, T’Challa made his debut in digital form as part of the first LEGO Marvel video game. Since then the defender of...

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A Look At LEGO…. Dino
Feb05

A Look At LEGO…. Dino

With news that we’ll be seeing even more Jurassic World LEGO sets later this, based on the movie sequel from Universal Pictures. We thought we’d take A Look at LEGO®…. Dino, the dinosaur based one-off theme first released back in 2012. For those familiar with the LEGO Dino theme, it had very similar to the story and feel to that of the Jurassic Park films. After dinosaurs mysteriously materialised deep in the jungle after traveling...

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A Look At LEGO…. LEGO Fans
Nov10

A Look At LEGO…. LEGO Fans

Today we take A Look at LEGO®.... LEGO Fans, no that isn’t a typo. With the early release of set 70656: garmadon, Garmadon, GARMADON, we noticed one of the minifigures included in the great new set is sporting a funky t-shirt, with a familiar logo upon it. But this isn’t the first time, a long retired LEGO themes have been celebrated via the medium of clothing. One of the first examples of showing some LEGO love occurred...

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