When someone combines a beloved childhood toy and one of my favorite movies of all time you can be damn sure we’re gonna share it with you. Here are two of the most famous sequences of
recreated in LEGO. You’ll find Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb part one below and part two after the jump.
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Sometimes the only way to deal with implausible nightmare situations is with the same amount of unfathomable ridiculousness. Such is the case with Stanley Kubrick’s “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” released in 1964.
If you’re not interested in a film that equates nuclear annihilation with one big sex act, maybe Scene-Stealers contributor Trey Hock‘s
1 Year, 100 Movies #39 Dr. Strangelove (1964) can change your mind.
You should know the name
Ken Adam. The art director was responsible for designing the the famous “War Room” for as well as being the brain behind the original Connery James Bond aesthetic including the massive SPECTRE volcano fortress in Dr. Strangelove . He also worked on You Only Live Twice , making him responsible for two of my favorite Bond-villain bases of all-time! His work over the years includes The Spy Who Love Me , Agnes of God , The Ipcress File , Addams Family Values , Chitty Chitty Bang Bang , The Seven-Per-Cent Solution , and Sleuth and The Madness of King George (both of which won him Oscars). Check out this documentary short from director Barry Lyndon Tom Haines in which Adam discusses his early life and the creation of the “War Room.”
Ken Adam “Cold War Modern”
Leandro Copperfield, the maker of Tarantino vs. Coen Bros, returns with a brand new mashup: Kubrick vs Scorsese. 25 days, 34 films, and 1 tribute. Enjoy.