Welcome to YouTube Re:View, a weekly listing of the most talked-about YouTube videos in the UK, brought to you by The Drum. This week Lego build life size YouTube Re:View - Lego build life size Technic Bugatti, Doctor Who drops release date trailer, Solo plot twist, The Struts release new music video with Kesha and Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively answer the web's most searched questions.
Lego changes the game and builds a life size, working car
Who didn't dream of building real houses, castles, boats, cars etc with Lego when they were little. Well, Lego have gone and done it. They built a life size car from Lego Technic and not just any car, a 1:1 version of the iconic Bugatti Chiron. It not only looks like the real thing, it drives as well and to prove it, they brought in the test driver for the real Bugatti and took it for a spin on the same German track.
(View Count: 2,117,996*)
The Doctor breaks the glass ceiling in new series 11 trailer
For some, the new Doctor means impending doom for the 65-year-old show but for the majority of the fandom it means change, perhaps for the better, who knows, we haven't seen the new series yet. In the latest trailer revealing the release date, Jodie Whittaker's Doctor breaks the glass ceiling, of course it's a dig at the haters but maybe stepping outside the box is what the long standing show needs. Time will tell.
(View Count: 619,764*)
Solo massive Star Wars twist (spoilers ahead)
Star Wars films are notorious for plot twists, shock deaths, big twists and archive cameos but as a standalone narrative, Solo was rather devoid of these. Until the last 10 minutes of the film when prequel villain, Darth Maul shows up in the climatic scene.
(View Count: 1,391,946*)
The Struts - Body Talks ft. Kesha
English rockers, The Struts have recruited Kesha for an upbeat new version of their single 'Body Talks'. The surreal music video is colorfully glitter filed, with lead singer Luke Spiller danicing around a red backdrop with a cane and Kesha sitting on a gold throne shouting through a megaphone.
(View Count: 1,352,850*)
Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively answer the web's most searched questions
Ahead of their new film, A Simple Favor, actresses Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively answer some of the internet's most searched questions about themselves. If you ever wanted to know if Kendrick is related to Kendrick Lemar or why Lively deleted her Instagram account, this clip reveals all.
(View Count: 2,305,540*)
YouTube UK Ads Leaderboard: Top 10 for August
Three UK secured August’s top spot with their ad ‘Go Roam with easyJet’ – with ‘make Google do it’ and ‘Converse’s Chucks + Back to School = A+’ close in the running. Find out which brands and agencies grabbed the attention of UK viewers in the latest Top 10.
(*all view count numbers, correct at time of publication)
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