Tag: Movies!

 

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…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2010
 There have been a few moving pieces over at MattyCollector.com with some sale items moving around in order to meet holiday season shipping, so today on Matty’s facebook page they posted the following clarification of sale dates and items for fans: *11/15 Grizzlor, Grayskull, Weapons Pak, Parademon 2-pk, Venkman w/proton stream *11/29-12/5 Cyber Monday Sale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2010
Mezco Toyz presents a new 6inch figure of Scott Pilgrim based on the character from the popular Universal Pictures feature film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and the chart topping series of graphic novels. Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim; a bass guitarist for garage band Sex Bob-omb. The 22-year-old has just met the girl…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 27, 2010
Featuring Profiles in History’s Joe Maddalena, the world’s leading authority on entertainment memorabilia   Syfy is debuting a new reality series called "Hollywood Treasure" on Wednesday, October 27 featuring Joe Maddalena, the world’s leading authority on entertainment memorabilia. Joe hunts down the memorabilia items, and auctions them off for top-dollar to pop culture collectors. Recent…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2010
On October 17, 2010  the Brothers Gromm released a small weather balloon from the outskirts of Stephenville, Texas. It carried a lightweight 1 lb 15 ounce foam capsule designed to take photographs from  approximately 20 miles above the surface of the earth. The capsule carried a camera, a GPS locator, souvenirs to celebrate the importance…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 20, 2010
The news broke yesterday that that Mattel has picked up the license for the Back to the Future franchise from Universal.  The news came from this report from Licensing Magazine.  When the news broke I contacted Mattel for a statement or to ask if they were going to issue a press release.   Today I…

 

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