Tag: Movies!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 16, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin!     Q1) The 6" Ghostbusters, are they intended to be more in-scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2009
The opening weekend has come and gone.  The comic book movie a lot of us have been waiting almost 20 years to see has been released and is now in theaters.   You might of heard about his little indy flick called "The Watchmen"?  The movie roared into over 3000 theaters this past Friday and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2009
Conspicuously missing from the displays in Hasbro’s Toy Fair showroom and never shown with his mask on in the trailer, Ebay and an overseas seller provides us with the first look of movie Destro with his mask on from the upcoming film GI JOE: The Rise of Cobra.  Destro is played by former Doctor Who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2009
Peter over at AFHub has done an awesome feature write up of Hot Toys’ Iron Man Mark III from the Iron Man feature film.   If this doesn’t make you break out your wallet or start saving your pennies I don’t know what will.   Read the feature and see all the pictures here.

 

by Scott Rogers
March 6, 2009
watchmen_31_m I saw the Watchmen at midnight. (all the agents…)

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2009
watchmen.jpg The short answer is I liked it. On Monday night I was invited to a special IMAX test screening of Warner Brothers Watchmen movie that will be released this coming Friday to a theater near you.  Why did I call it a “test screening?”  Because it’s one of the longest IMAX movies ever attempted and […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 5, 2009
The short answer is I liked it. On Monday night I was invited to a special IMAX test screening of Warner Brothers Watchmen movie that will be released this coming Friday to a theater near you.  Why did I call it a “test screening?”  Because it’s one of the longest IMAX movies ever attempted and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 4, 2009
On Friday, March 6, a feature film based on the acclaimed graphic novel Watchmen will be released in theaters nationwide. To help commemorate the movie’s release, Toys“R”Us stores will offer an exclusive, variant action figure based on the street vigilante, Rorschach. The action figure, featuring Rorschach without his face…I mean mask…depicts a bruised Rorschach as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
Torrance, Ca. — In continuing their aggressive push in the United States as one of the most innovative and premiere toy companies, Jun Planning is very proud to debut it’s new toy line for Disney’s new Pixar film property, UP. UP is an incredible action/adventure film that follows Carl Fredricksen, who as a kid, always dreamed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2009
Matty from MattyCollector.com and ToyGuru Jr. sent us the answers to our latest round of questions.that AFI readers have posted in our forums.  There are some very interesting hints and reveals in this installment, so read it carefully and let the speculating begin!  Q1) Is there a possibility of ever using a different female body…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2009
There are no pictures yet, but over on their Art Asylum blog Diamond Select Toys announced that they will be releaseing  Ghostbusters MiniMates based on the popular series of films. Can you believe it? It has been 25 years since the release of the original Ghostbusters. Just like everything else that people who grew up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2009
Favorite Ghosts and Ghostbusters Included to Celebrate Classic Film’s 25th Anniversary CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb 04, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sony Pictures Consumer Products and Mattel, Inc. announced today the development of a new collectible line of toys based on the world’s favorite poltergeist fighting team, the Ghostbusters, including an extensive cast of ghosts and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2009
Our friends over at Bif Bang Pow! updated their blog with a message for readers and achievers of all shapes and size: Jason Lenzi here again, with some very exciting news that you (and I) have been waiting a long time to read: Wave 3 of our Big Lebowski Urban Achievers action figures are up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2009
All Hands, This is the Captain… Diamond Select Toys is excited to announce by far the largest collectible this side of the Neutral Zone, the classic Star Trek Captain’s Chair replica!  That’s right, Captain Kirk’s instantly recognized command chair from the bridge of the U.S.S. Enterprise can finally be yours! This iconic sci-fi release measures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2009
Diamond Comic’s Toy Chest has this first look at the upcoming Playmates Toys’ TERMINATOR: SALVATION movie line of action figures. Recipe for movie success? Take one of Hollywood’s big name directors, a guy so cool he can get by with just a nickname, McG. Add a robust hunk of star like Christian Bale, and spice…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2009
Be careful what you wish for Coraline is the story of a young girl who unlocks a mysterious door in her new home, and enters into an adventure in a parallel reality. Life is much more exciting on this side of the door, but when the inhabitants decide they’d rather keep Coraline to themselves, she…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2009
CBS Consumer Products has just released images of the eagerly anticipated Star Trek Barbie Dolls from Mattel.  The dolls have been created mainly for collectors and are for ages 6+.  The three dolls – Kirk, Spock, and Lieutenant Uhura – are modeled after the three actors playing the same roles in this summer’s blockbuster film…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2009
The legendary slasher of Camp Crystal Lake strikes again in the all new Friday the 13th film. The newest Friday The 13th film is a terrifying revision of the iconic horror franchise. The Jason Voorhees figure is crafted with incredible detail and comes with an array of weapons used in the film. Each figure stands…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2009
I know this has been a long time coming but, we finally got this cut together and uploaded (no thanks to the punks at YouTube!) Daniel (Julius) and Jason (ToyOtter) interview Jim Mallon (Gypsy) and Trace Beaulieu (Crow T. Robot and Dr. Clayton Forester) of Mystery Science Theater 3000 about their new 20th Anniversary Boxed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2009
I received a nice holiday greeting and update from Tracy and our friends at Electric Tiki which contained a lot of new information on their upcoming projects for 2009.  There’s some really exciting stuff coming and the previews showing up on ET’s site and Tracy’s blog are going to blow a lot of people away!…

 

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