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In The News
The day we have all been waiting for (or perhaps dreading, if not a fan of the LCU or NINJAGO) has finally arrived. The LEGO NINJAGO Movie hits theatres in North America and elsewhere! There were no Thursday night showings, oddly, but theatres will start screenings later in the morning depending on where you are. Those in the UK have to wait until October 13th to see the film.
While box office is expected to reach $35-45 million this opening weekend (which is no small feat), TLNM’s Rotten Tomatoes score is quite low and certainly not what most of us expected - 47% at time of writing. For comparison, both The LEGO Movie and The LEGO Batman Movie are over 90%. Opinions will very much boil down to individual expectations!
Furthermore, to celebrate the release of the film, Shop@Home and Brand Stores have begun a new promotion: you’ll receive a 30609 Lloyd polybag with any purchase of $50 / 30€ / £25 or more. Please use these links to order and help support Brickset, thanks:
Here's word of the latest issue:
This month’s issue of Blocks magazine, on sale today, is a celebration of The LEGO NINJAGO Movie with exclusive behind the scenes access and a mind blowing big build.
If fans are wondering how LEGO NINJAGO is being translated to the big screen, then this issue of Blocks has the answers. Our all-access look at The LEGO NINJAGO Movie begins in Hollywood, with interviews with Dave Franco – voice of Lloyd, the Green Ninja – and director Charlie Bean. The pair take Blocks through the process of adapting NINJAGO into an animated feature, illustrated with never before seen concept art.
Back in Billiund, the key designers behind The LEGO NINJAGO Movie take readers through the process of working alongside a major movie production, explaining the development of the sets, their contribution to the film itself and teasing a few little Easter eggs to watch out for on screen. Simon Lucas, Nicolaas Vás and Chris Stamp also provide a focused look at the development of 70620 NINJAGO City, demonstrating how it became the masterpiece that it is.
The LEGO NINJAGO Movie is now just a couple of days from its North American release and the second wave of sets has been officially revealed. These will be released in December alongside 70656 garmadon, Garmadon, GARMADON! which was on display at San Diego Comic-Con, although official images of the latter set have yet to emerge.
You can view images of the four sets that have been revealed today after the break...
A new LEGO User Group has been established in Auckland, New Zealand.
From the first public announcement of a proposed new LUG on 3 September up until now, the group has formed due to the considerable interest shown in the New Zealand LEGO community.
Read on if you would like to find out more about All Blocks LEGO User Group.
Two new The LEGO Ninjago Movie sets have been found on a German website competition page.
The sets, Piranha Attack, 70629 and Quake Mech, 70632, are said to be released in December: I suspect they will be 2018 sets that find their way onto the shelves before Christmas.
The LEGO House in Billund -- home of the brick -- opens its doors to the public next Thursday, 28th September.
However, tomorrow, LEGO User Group and Fan Media ambassadors along with around 500 AFOLs, many of whom are attending the Skaerbaek Fan Weekend, will be there for a special preview day when we'll be able to see and experience the house for ourselves prior to its official opening.
I'm hoping to be able to purchase The LEGO House architecture set so we'll post a review of that, and of the actual house, as soon as we can.
Are you going too? Let us know in the comments and maybe we can meet up.
If you've ever wanted to make a LEGO mosaic from a photograph you've probably found that sourcing the bricks, particularly 1x1s in esoteric colours, often makes them prohibitively expensive.
To help with this problem Bright Bricks has launched a mosaic service on its online shop. Here's how it works:
- Specify the size you want, from 48x48 to 128x128 studs and whether you want it monochrome or colour
- Upload a photograph and place your order
- A digital proof of your image will be sent to you by email in a day or so to confirm it looks OK. Once you're happy with it...
- Sit back, relax and await the arrival of the baseplates, 1x1 bricks and instructions.
So, what about the price? Pretty reasonable, actually...