Tag: Movies!


by Jason "Plastic Soul" Lenzi
March 23, 2011
One of the best things about no longer being a serious collector of anything these days, is that I don’t often get hung up about being a completist. This is a double-edged sword, however, because the money saved on “collecting them all” can now be put towards those white whales of plastic that have haunted…


by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2011
In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit… Production has commenced in Wellington, New Zealand, on "The Hobbit," filmmaker Peter Jackson’s two film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s widely read masterpiece. "The Hobbit" is set in Middle-earth 60 years before Tolkien’s "The Lord of the Rings," which Jackson and his filmmaking team brought to…


by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2011
New ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ Game Trailer Our friends over at High Moon Studios sent us the latest trailer for their video game based on the upcoming blockbuster ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon‘  The film will be released July 1st and the game will be released right around then on most platforms.    The Transformers: Dark of the Moon game allows players…


NTT Those of you who know me know that I have a burning passion for the film "Jaws". Until recently, there has been only a few notable collectibles available of the beast known simply as “Bruce”, and all of them have left me wanting in some fashion or another. There’s the McFarlane Movie Maniacs box set,…


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
New Thor Trailer is Live! Today Marvel posted the new, longer trailer for "Thor the Mighty Avenger" on their YouTube site and it knocks the socks off of the Thor teaser trailer! Check it out!   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHBnrJowBZE&hd=1[/youtube]


by Daniel Pickett
February 17, 2011
Avengers assembling! Much like last year when Robert Downey Jr came to the Hasbro Toy Fair showroom to check out his Iron Man 2 plastic counterparts, this year Thor movie lead, Chris Hemsworth(L) and Captain America movie lead, Chris Evans (R), stopped by to examine their signature battle accessories — the Thor Lightning Hammer and…


by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2011
Toy Guru talks with Warner Brothers about the latest and greatest Green Lantern movie products.


by Daniel Pickett
February 10, 2011
dcd_glm_product_3 DC Direct reveled the plans for some of their Green Lantern movie product today over on "The Source" DC blog.   You’ve read about the GREEN LANTERN comic book one-shots and now you’re back for more. Without further ado, we present DC Direct’s GREEN LANTERN statues and movie prop replica’s that will be available in…


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…