By: Andrew Bermudez (Lego Studios; January 18, 2010) When it came out in August of 2008, Johnny Thunder and the Secret of Marco Polo set the record for longest brickfilm. At 99 minutes, it had taken the record that the 74-minute film Star Wars: the Great Disturbance had held.No other brickfilmer had succeeded at matching, let alone surpassing, that record... until now. Back on January 8th, 2010, a new brickfilm, called The Ice Storm broke the record at 107 minutes. Released by Behind the Mind Films, The Ice Storm is an apocalyptic thriller that chronicles the advent of a new ice age, where mechanical creatures are freezing the world as survivors race for the equator. Will they be able to stop this menace? Find out for yourself through this link to the first part. The other parts can be accessed via related videos. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32jFfqmAEkM In other news, a defect in the motherboard for the studio's computer system has brought all studio activities …
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By: Andrew Bermudez (Lego Studios; January 3, 2010) A new year has arrived, which means so many things, including the release of the brickfilms Johnny Thunder and the Gift of the Nile and Forest of Fear. "We are certainly making substantial progress on both films. the filming for Johnny Thunder and the Gift of the Nile is almost halfway done and work is almost done on the script for Forest of Fear," said Mark Matthew, head of the Lego Studios Board of Directors. In other news, the feedback from the end-of-the-year poll stated that people wanted to see the deleted scenes for A Very Patrick Christmas. After a day of preparation, the short clip is now available for viewing. As for the other projects, Johnny Thunder and the Gift of the Nile is scheduled to debut July 16th, 2010 and Forest of Fear may come out October 8th, 2010.