The Geekend Review | March 2nd

The Geekend Review | March 2nd

The Geekend Review | taking a look back at the last week’s geek news.

Geekend Review

The Geekend Review, “the cool form of uncool before uncool became a thing”. We take a look at some of the more exciting news stories to have dropped over the last week.

This week we find that the Lego movie could have paved the way for what seems like a terrible idea. Talking of Lego, Sheldon and Leonard’s apartment has received the Lego Cuusso treatment, vote now if that’s your thing.

Remember the hype surrounding the Veronica Mars Kickstarter? The movie hits the theatre this month, excited?

A Minecraft Movie Can’t Be Good… Can it?

I’m no fan of the game, I’ll be honest I’ve never played it but how entertaining can a Minecraft Movie actually be? It seems that The Lego Movie may have paved the way for this idea to become a reality.

From “Minecraft creator Markus Persson revealed this week that the game’s maker was talking to Warner Brothers about the project. Mr Persson said he revealed the news to thwart someone else who was trying to leak information about the deal. Movie news site Deadline reported the one of the producers of the recent Lego Movie is handling the project.

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Big Bang Theory Lego Cuusso

The latest show to get the Lego Cuusso treatment is The Big Bang Theory. Alatarial and GlenBricker have teamed up to create a Lego replica of Leonard and Sheldon’t apartment. At the time of writing the idea has 3,384 supporters but would need 10,000 to be considered by Lego to become an official set. Have a look for yourself here and vote if you like it.

Big Bang Theory Lego Cuusso

Veronica Mars – Saved By Kickstarter – Out In Cinemas This Month

Veronica-Mars-KSRemember that staggeringly successful Veronica Mars kickstarter from last year? Well, the resulting movie leaps into cinemas this month.

You may remember that fan’s really got behind the idea of bringing back the show starring Kristen Bell as a self funded movie. The project achieved its $2,000,000 target in half a day and went on to raise over five and a half million in total. Fans are promised the movie they wanted. Distributed by Warner Bros.

And Finally…

Stay classy internet…


Will Harrison

About the author | Will Harrison

Founder of The Unheard Nerd. A husband and father of two girls, Will is a fan of Nerdcore Hip-Hop, a comics fiend, a podcast host and champion of independent nerd culture. | Follow will on twitter: @TheUnheardNerd

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