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The Hobbit told in 72 seconds
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BrotherhoodWorkshop is a prolific source of Brickflims, including a great number based on the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit, always with a humorous twist. The most recent film is the Hobbit told in 72 seconds (only about 33,000ish seconds shorter than Peter Jackson's version). See this along with all of the other videos on the BrotherhoodWorkshop YouTube channel and then discuss it in our forum.


Barad-dûr
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MocOlympics is an annual competition on MOCpages that pairs up builders in head-to-head matchups in a single elimination tournament. Every year this contest inspires great builders to stretch themselves to meet new challenges. In round 3, Ian Spacek was tasked with a microscale creation, and he came up with this Barad-dûr. You can see this along with all of Ian's work on Flickr and MOCpages and then discuss it in our forum.


Vote in the Bound movie contest
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Forum member Mudskipper is producing a full-length castle-themed Brickfilm, Bound, and he's asking for our help. Three of our forum members have produced backdrops to be used with a given scene, and you are asked to vote on your favorite. The winning entry will be incorporated into the movie, and the builder will win fame, fortune, and a signed copy of the movie on DVD. Let your voice be heard!


The Old Watermill
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César Soares, aka Cesbrick, continues to amaze. He's relatively new in the AFOL community, but he's developed a strong personal style, most recently seen in his Old Watermill. This distinctive building is found in the enchanted forests of Vanhorn on Avalonia. Cesbrick is active in the Guilds of Historica on Eurobricks, here at CC, and the Portuguese LUG Comunidade 0937. Check out this Watermill along with all of his other great creations on Flickr and then discuss it in our forum.


CC Set Review: 79008, Pirate Ship Ambush
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Join the Classic Castle set review discussion. Please post your opinions on the set play ability, piece selection, design, etc. Which sets stand up to our catapult of critique and which ones crumble in shame!

This week’s set is 79008, Pirate Ship Ambush.

This set recreates one of the ships of the Corsairs of Umbar, captured by Aragorn to come to the aid of Minas Tirith at the Battle of the Pelannor Fields. The set includes nine figs: Aragorn, Legolas, Gimli, the King of the Dead and two other Dead soldiers, two orcs, and a cameo by Peter Jackson as one of the Corsairs.


Loholt Manor
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Loholt Manor is the latest MOC revealed by Derfel Cadarn (I say revealed because it was built a year ago, but I believe never publicly posted online). Derfel, aka Luke Watkins Hutchinson, won Master Builder honors in CCC VIII, and is active in the Brickish Association as well as participating in the Guilds of Historical, CC, and other forums around the Legoverse. You can see all of his MOCs on Flickr and MOCpages. Check out all of the pictures of Loholt Manor and then discuss it in our forum.


Mouse Guard
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Mouse Guard is a graphic novel and role playing game set in a medieval world of heroic mice. Brickbaron (aka Paul Hetherington) built this amazing sculpture featuring the three main characters. You may have seen pictures of this in coverage of the BrickCon gathering in Seattle this past weekend, where it won both "Best Art" and "Best in Show". Paul says there is more to come from him and his ArchLUG colleagues at next year's Emerald City ComicCon. Check this out along with all of Paul's other MOCs in his Flickr stream and then discuss it in our forum.


Bandit Tower
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Turkish FOL and CC member Cagri recently built this Bandit Tower. It a re-imagining of the classsic Wolfpack Tower built for the Re-Design Contest at TurkLUG, a forum he helped found. He goes either by Cagri or Legoadam on various LEGO sites. Check this out along with all of his MOCs on Flickr and Brickshelf and then discuss it in our forum.


CC Set Review: 9470 - Shelob Attacks
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Join the Classic Castle set review discussion. Please post your opinions on the set playability, piece selection, design, etc. Which sets stand up to our catapult of critique and which ones crumble in shame?

This week’s set is 9470, Shelob Attacks.

This 2012 set included Frodo (with both normal and zombie faces), Sam, Gollum, and a giant brick-built Shelob to haunt your nightmares.


Sea Hawk
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Philip Boyes, who is on twitter as @PhilipJBoyes and on Flickr as janjygiggins, recently posted this ship, the Sea Hawk. See additional pictures in his Flickr stream and then discuss it in our forum.


The Witches of Warmorlor
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Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble. In an appropriate creation for the start of October, CC member CaptainFlint built the Witches of Warmorlor, with witch hunters capturing their foes. In addition to being here at CC, CaptainFlint is active in the Guilds of Historica over at Eurobricks. You can check this MOC out with all of his other creations on Flickr and then discuss it in our forum


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