This morning, I found an interesting package on my porch. I don’t remember ordering anything so I wasn’t exactly sure what it was. I opened the box and was surprised it came from Barron’s Educational Series, Inc. which is the same publisher for a few books that I’ve recently reviewed, Brick City: Global Icons to Make from LEGO and Brick Wonders: Ancient, Modern, and Natural Wonders Made from LEGO. The latest book from LEGO artist Warren Elsmore is called Brick Flicks: 60 Iconic Movie Scenes and Posters to Make From LEGO. The book has 160 fully-illustrated pages and retails for $18.99. Like with Warren’s previous books, the cover is a nice mix of hard and softback and it shows a film roll with a couple of iconic scenes from E.T. and The Shining in LEGO form.
The book is separated into four chapters and are categorized in different movie themes: Sci-Fi and Horror, Drama and Classics, Action and Adventure, and Comedy and Musicals. The introduction talks about why Warren took on this project and how he captured the scenes.
To get the LEGO scene as close to their real-life counterpart, Warren has hired Minifigs.me to create custom minifigures for the scenes in the book. By using custom minifigures, it allows him to capture the details and expressions of the minifigures as they are portrayed in the movies.
Brick Flicks continues to show movie scenes that you can easily recognize from just by looking at it. Each movie gets a two-page spread which includes a … Continue