Tag Archives: Movie Maniacs

John Carpenter's "The Thing" 1982 toy commercial

Remember back in 1982, when The Thing got a full toyline? Wait, you don't? How could you have forgotten, they had a tv commercial and everything! Reminds us of this. And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - January '09 … Continue reading

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NECA's making Robocop - now here's what I want.

So yesterday, NECA quietly revealed that they'll be making a Robocop figure: Now, we've already had a really quite good Robocop figure in the Movie Maniacs line, but NECA has a reputation for upping the quality of figures that McFarlane … Continue reading

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Soon Forget: McFarlane's Hellraiser

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our figure today is the Movie Maniacs Pinhead. Yes, there really was going to be such a thing. A prototype was glimpsed … Continue reading

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Terminator addendum

In today's review of the Movie Maniacs 4 Terminator T-800, yo mentioned that McFarlane Toys had originally designed the toy to look like "Ahnold," but had to change it after he withdrew his likeness rights. And although Todd has removed … Continue reading

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Tim Curry in The Worst Witch

Just in case X-Entertainment's photographic breakdown of Tim Curry's madness-inducing song from The Worst Witch (as graciously linked from my review of McFarlane Toys' new Movie Maniacs Lord of Darkness), here's a download of the video so you can watch … Continue reading

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Geek Layaway

Today I reviewed the Movie Maniacs 5 Sarah Connor, a figure I only have thanks to what I call the "geek layaway." Let's say you're out shopping, and you come across some rare figure you may not see again (in … Continue reading

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MM3: King Kong deluxe boxed set

Ape Attack! - A comeback in the form of monkey business!

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