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Lego movies are all the rage all over the Net
[Ontario Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Howell, Peter
Date: Nov 21, 2001
Start Page: D.02
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Whatever the reason, there's no stopping it- there's even an official [Steven Spielberg] signature line of MovieMaker Lego. The official Lego Web site ( has its own movie studio where mallrat moguls can bring Tinseltown techniques to their toyboxes, using just Lego, a stop-motion camera and a little imagination.

Movie parodies are the main inspiration for Lego filmmakers. Surf over to the Lego showcase section of IFILM ( and feast your jaded eyes on such plastic masterpieces as Lego Chainsaw Massacre and 2001: A Lego Odyssey. (What, no Apocalypse Lego Redux?)

The most Lego-mad film site of all has to be BrickFilms (, which showcases dozens of Lego shorts and features by filmmakers of all ages. It also has a discussion section where Lego lensers exchange tips, including advice on how to make a convincing explosion for a blockbuster summer Lego movie. There's also some speculation on what to make next- perhaps a Lego version of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone?

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