Tag: Movies!

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Wow. Episode 75. Superman turns 75 years old this year and we just hit 75 episodes. Same thing, right? We’ve both absorbed the entire new season of Arrested Development on Netflix and we are ready to talk about it. My viewing started about 12:20am on Sunday morning. Jason started on Sunday afternoon of the holiday…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2013
NECAEd209WIP1-500x597.jpg This has to be one of my most anticipated figures of the year!   Today on their Facebook page NECA teased a work in progress shot of their upcoming ED-209 figure from their Robocop line:

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2013
RoboCop is a classic Sci-fi movie in the 80s. In addition to the iconic character, the “future of law enforcement”, ED-209 is also a memorable character in the movie. Hot Toys has previously introduced the 1/6th scale ED-209 Collectible in 2006 and has received great response. We know that fans have been longing for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2013
Part Man. Part Machine. All Cop. RoboCop is an iconic character from a classic Sci-fi movie of the 80s. Hot Toys has previously introduced the 1/6th scale RoboCop Collectible Figure in 2006 and has received great response. We have heard that fans have been longing for a new collectible figure release of this beloved character…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2013
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy Memorial Day everyone. I hope you are having a nice long weekend while keeping in mind the sacrifice of those that served our country and gave us our freedoms. We’re back with another Monday and an all new episode. We get a little philosophical about “back in our day” in this episode and do…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2013
MOSNamekScreen1-500x274.png Here in So Cal I have been on a desperate hunt for Mattel’s 6″ Movie Masters line from “Man of Steel.”   Even though the on-shelf embargo date was back on April 28th, none of the local Target or Toy R Us stores that I have visited have put out ANY product, even though they have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2013
HTManoSteelTease1-500x333.jpg Because apparently I have too much money in my wallet for their liking, today Hot Toys teased us with the news of their upcoming ‘Man of Steel’ 12″ figure line.   Today we got teases for both Superman and Jor-El.  Can Zod be far behind? What does the “S” stand for? One of the most anticipated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 20, 2013
Azog.gif The have been dropping hints on the Facebook and Twitter accounts all week last week, and today The Bridge Direct announced what their SDCC 2013 exclusive will be for their “The Hobbit” line: San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Exclusive Hobbit Collector Figure Azog Our 7″ tall Orc Commander Azog comes in a numbered, limited edition of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 7, 2013
Harryhousen1-500x228.jpg We here at AFi are saddened by the passing of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen.  I personally had the opportunity to meet the man twice, hear him lecture once and see some of his legendary models in person.   His work continues to be an inspiration to countless artist and film fans.   He perfected an art…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2013
LegoLoneRangEndCap1-500x669.jpg We were not able to shoot any of the ‘Man of Steel‘ sets at the Lego both back in February  at Toy Fair.   Now the product is shipping to stores, specifically Toys R Us so I was able to snap a few shots of the new offerings.  The first three sets I found were: Superman’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2013
The third Iron Man film is finally here, with a star-studded cast of characters and an array of awesome armors. But where can you find a toy line that will allow you to bring home all of the characters and armors in the movie? The Marvel Minimates line, naturally! And the first assortment hits comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 1, 2013
Next up in our look at Hasbro’s Iron Man 3 offering are the “Assemblers” line.  These figures appear to be inspired by Hasbro’s Star Wars ‘Droid Factory’ build-a -figure concept, but instead of having to collect parts with other figures you get everything you need in one package and can build from there.  These are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2013
Pacific Rim – WonderCon 2013 Footage Posted yesterday on YouTube: This was originally intended for only WonderCon, but after listening to so many of you asking for more of the movie online, I think it’s time for me to show you more footage. Enjoy, my friends! – Guillermo del Toro  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2013
Tonight Hot Toys announced another figure in their 12″ Iron Man 3 Die-Cast line: Celebrating the launch of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 movie, Hot Toys is excited to present a new addition to the premium MMS Diecast Series – the 1/6th scale War Machine Mark II Limited Edition Collectible Figurine. Leading the MMS Diecast Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
manofsteelwalmarttickets-500x612.jpg (April 24, 2013 – Bentonville, AR and Burbank, CA) – Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. This program marks the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
HTIM3Mandarin-500x333.jpg Posted last night on the Hot Toys Facebook page – As the Iron Man 3 movie is starting to hit theaters worldwide, Hot Toys is in the process of creating collectible figurines for a number of armors that are introduced in the film. However, armor suits are not the only thing we are working on….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 22, 2013
The good folks at Hot Toys know how much we love their incredible 1:6the scale figures – and now they with the release of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 the are looking for us to take out a second mortgage on our homes!   They are cashing in on the Hall of Armors concept with 3 new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2013
StarTreklogo-500x176.jpg STAR TREK: THE VIDEO GAME is finally available next Tuesday, April 23, taking players on an amazing, completely original Star Trek adventure. The game’s producers worked closely with the creative teams behind the films to deliver the most authentically Star Trek video game ever created. A new video feature released today by Paramount Pictures provides more insight into the ways that STAR…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2013
More images  and news of new products from our friends at Funko:      ~ POP MOVIES GALORE! ~    We are KILLING it in the movie department this year!  From some of the most classic horror/action films (…and one comedy for funzies) known to man: Alien Predator Hannibal Lector Robocop Ace Ventura   Pop!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2013
HobbitLogo.jpg Our friends over at The Bridge Direct sent us the following information about the next waves of figures based on The Hobbit trilogy:   We are excited to share some updates with you about the new Hobbit toys coming this fall from The Bridge Direct. Here is a rundown of what you can expect for…

 

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