We asked, and now the answer has arrived. No, Fox Searchlight isn’t releasing a LEGO set of The Grand Budapest Hotel, but one has been made. Ahead of a Blu-ray release next week (which we’re giving away to a lucky reader), they’ve commissioned Ryan Ziegelbauer and his team of eight model builders to create Gustave H and Zero Moustafa’s prime location of Wes Anderson‘s latest feature. Made over 575 hours with 50,000 certified blocks from all over the world, one can see the construction and the final result below. Perhaps with enough support we could see this actually made available for purchase; if so, I know what I want this holiday.
The Grand Budapest Hotel is available on Blu-ray next week.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
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