Outside of ancillary literature, none of the sequel trilogy movies provided an explanation why C-3PO had a red arm coming into Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I'm inclined to think there's a much simpler explanation, one involving R2-D2, and a good serving of red paint. NOTE: I posted a different version of this photo on … Continue reading One Shots / “A Simpler Explanation”
The previous incarnation of this blog had a recurring featurette showcasing the stuff I bought during a specific period, which are essentially new loot posts. It was called "Today's Robits" using a colloquial play on the word robot. And while that featurette didn't carry over the new incarnation of the blog, I might bring it … Continue reading Today’s Robots: Twelfth-Scale and a Project
The second figure being offered in Tamashii Nations' "Cine Toy Spirits" launch is something we've seen in previous shows as well. This is the S.H.Figuarts IG-11 from the Disney+ exclusive series The Mandalorian. Because there's always space for S.H.Figuarts droids on my shelf. I haven't watched The Mandalorian to know everything about this droid bounty … Continue reading Tamashii Nations Presents "Cine Toy Spirits": S.H.Figuarts IG-11
Love it or hate it, the Skywalker Saga has finally closed with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. While I don't consider myself to be a big Star Wars enthusiast, I do think the movie was less then stellar and Disney / Lucasfilm could've handled the sequel trilogy better. But we're not here to review … Continue reading #5002 / S.H.Figuarts / C-3PO (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)
First and foremost, cheers as we welcome the new decade and of course, the new year! Personally speaking, while 2019 is all about "refresh and renewal" for the hobby, the year isn't the best I've had recently. There were a lot of heavy hitters and challenges, but we still managed to pull through and end … Continue reading Consistency and Creativity: Welcome 2020!