Tag: Movies!


by Daniel Pickett
February 2, 2011
Actor Ian McShane Receives Custom Blackbeard Action Figure from JAKKS Pacific and Participates in Unveiling of Life-sized Jack Sparrow Built from LEGO(R) Bricks NEW YORK, Feb 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Disney Consumer Products charted a course for adventure as it unveiled a new toy line that captures the fantasy, action and adventure of Pirates…


by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2011
   This morning ToyGuru aka Scott popped in on the MattyCollector.com Ghostbusters message boards to update fans on how the line is doing, what is next andgive them the scoop on the much requested ‘Real Ghostbusters’ animated line expansion: Hey Ghost fans, I know everyone has been itching from some news for the line. Obviously…


by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2011
 From the ‘better late than never’ department… Whenever I get samples from Mattel I always try to rush and show you the items coming up in the next MattyCollector.com sale as soon as possible before the other stuff.  I’m a little late on this one as I just got the sample yesterday and the figure…


by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2011
Factory Entertainment is a relative newcomer to the action figure world.   Factory came into existence in 2009 with the thought of filling the void for high end movie prop replicas left by the closure of studios such as Master Replicas and Palisades/Factory X.   They wanted to provide great products that enhance the experience of being a…


by Daniel Pickett
January 6, 2011
Experience the Saga like never before at family theme park in Carlsbad CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 6, 2011) – In March 2011, LEGOLAND® California is introducing an all-new, dedicated STAR WARS Miniland area for the very first time! Guests can enjoy seven of the most famous scenes from the six live-action STAR WARS movies, as well…


by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2011
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Jan. 3, 2011) – Two veteran New York marketing executives are joining forces to open a new full-service advertising and marketing firm, Bonfire Agency, LLC, specializing in helping brands target highly influential but difficult to engage pop culture consumers.  This demo, labeled by some as geek or comic culture, is comprised of incredibly passionate and…


by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2011
Last month Hot Toys gave us a little teaser of their upcoming Iron Man 2 figure of the mark V armor.   This is the "suitcase" armor from the scene in the movie where Whiplash first confronts Tony Stark..    This figure, coming later this year has replaceable pieces to replicate the battle damage of…


by Daniel Pickett
January 1, 2011
There has been quite a bit of information on the Green Lantern movie figures come out this week.  Some of it from official channels and some from unofficial channels. First up is the news of this  Toys R Us Exclusive Green Lantern Early Bird Action Figure.  This figure and it’s package was posted this week…


by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2010
Last night, on their Facebook page, the good people at HOT TOYS showed off the new Robert Downey Jr likeness on the upcoming Mark IV Iron Man 2 figure.  This sculpt is head an shoulders above the previous releases.  He also comes with some great accessories, but I notice there’s not a Randy’s Donuts logo…


by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2010
Artist and long time reader of AFi Scott Derby, contacted us this past week with a heads-up for Ghostbusters fans and other AFI readers.   This past September, Scott was a part of the "3G Show: Goonies, Gremlins, and Ghostbusters" at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles, where each artist did an homage to each of…


by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2010
Hasbro’s Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet   Manufacturer: Hasbro Release Date: September 2010 Wave/Assortment: Packaging: Box with "try me" packaging Accessories: N/A Scale: 1:1 Sculpted By: Hasbro’sIn-House Team Notes: THE PACKAGE           THE HELMET       VIDEO  


by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
GB_Mural.jpg As part of their weekly reveals, Mattel has posted the next set of offerings as part of their upcoming Cyber-Monday sale.  This time it’s a little something for the Ghostbusters fans:   Toy Fans, Ghostbusters™ fans, you’ve been asking us to show you some Cyber Monday love so we’re doing it downtown style… for the…