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October 2, 2012 5:39 PM   Subscribe

Stop-motion Lego Dr. Strangelove (part I | II)

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posted by Blazecock Pileon (6 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
OH MY GOD the face on the Strangelove lego

I feel like there should be some complex shift-JIS smiley for how I'm feeling right now but I'm not sure what it would be
posted by The Master and Margarita Mix at 5:49 PM on October 2, 2012 [1 favorite]

Makes me sad that this technology wasn't around for Kubrick to do the movie right.
posted by dances_with_sneetches at 5:55 PM on October 2, 2012 [3 favorites]

astonishing and disturbing. genius. now I want to see Lego Young Frankenstein please.
posted by TMezz at 6:27 PM on October 2, 2012

Amazing rendition of one of my favorite movies, love it.
posted by Ghostride The Whip at 7:01 PM on October 2, 2012

Peter Sellers made those scenes compelling enough that you could do it with paper cutouts on popsicle sticks and it would still be hilarious and gripping. But this was very well put together and must have taken a hell of a lot of work.

Animating the Big Board was genius.
posted by figurant at 11:35 PM on October 2, 2012

George C. Scott wanted to animate his lego as a more rational, reasonable man but Kubrick asked him to do some "fun" takes with the lego as a complete idiot and thas what made it into the movie.
posted by The Whelk at 8:02 AM on October 3, 2012

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