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@  TheMightyMol... : (20 January 2020 - 04:44 AM)

Mine only has the 35th Anniversary Voyagers. A whole lot of them.

@  Telly : (19 January 2020 - 11:35 PM)

just be happy your walmart even stocks voyagers. mine doesnt

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 January 2020 - 08:53 PM)

Figures that Walmart finally restocks Studio Voyagers...with Wave ONE

@  ThunderWear : (19 January 2020 - 09:27 AM)

I snagged Rainmakers for half off.  They make me want jolly ranchers.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 04:21 PM)

I was using my account on another comptuer, and oddly it seemed to default to $US rather than converting it.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 January 2020 - 02:02 PM)

You should be able to set eBay to display in your local currency, although personally I like to know the actual currency the item is listed in so I know if I need to account for forex fees or not

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:34 AM)

I'd also like to take the opportunity to say I despise Ebay for showing the list prices in US money.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:23 AM)

Well there is an overpriced limited edition, but I don't want to pay that much money for it.

@  Trpodeca : (18 January 2020 - 06:21 AM)

Well great. The one Usagi Yojimbo volume I don't have and it's out of stock.

@  Rycochet : (17 January 2020 - 06:15 PM)

I both love and hate that the Alien franchise seems to have had more luck finding a niche as a line of children's toys than it has at producing worthwhile films.

@  Donocropolis : (17 January 2020 - 06:35 AM)

I've seen them on the shelves at Walmart. They're pretty great looking retro Aliens toys. https://www.walmart....-Vary/934039489

@  fourteenwings : (17 January 2020 - 01:11 AM)

IIRC somebody on here mentioned an unbranded Alien toy a couple of weeks ago? It seems like it was actually part of a collection for the Alien movie series by Lanard. Mattel's making some stuff too.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 January 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Is it really a worse name than say, HMS Spanker?

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 January 2020 - 02:36 PM)

'Boaty McBoatface' was a actual thing?! Wow.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (14 January 2020 - 02:00 PM)

Might be worth bringing back this thread.

@  ThunderWear : (14 January 2020 - 01:53 PM)

Of course I had the idea to download all the pdfs like a week too late. Anyone got an archive?

@  Steevy Maximus : (14 January 2020 - 12:48 PM)

The Collector Club is dead. Seems like it all came down shortly after New Year

@  ThunderWear : (13 January 2020 - 11:06 PM)

I can't get to the collector club website. anyone else? I was literally going to download all the fiction to finish reading.

@  Maximus Ambus : (13 January 2020 - 04:50 AM)

News today is all 'there's a CHANCE it would snow in July' and 'dogs COULD bite back'.

@  Benbot : (12 January 2020 - 10:05 PM)

Holy crap, do many people get hurt by them?

@  wonko the sane? : (12 January 2020 - 02:11 PM)

Even in fallout, they never carpet bombed with nukes.

@  Maximus Ambus : (12 January 2020 - 12:43 PM)

I hope the stockpiled nuclear weapons of the US and Russia are accounted for then.

@  Nevermore : (12 January 2020 - 12:22 PM)

Geez. 1760 (!) bombs from World War II that had not detonated and were still armed have been found. That's only the numbers for the federal state of Germany I live in, and only for the first three quarters of 2019. For all of 2018, the total number was 2811 (!!) bombs.

@  CVReynolds : (11 January 2020 - 11:05 PM)

I've been wanting a Tarantulas that turns into a more realistic tarantula for a long time. Maybe Takara will someday do a Masterpiece, which would be neat. But I really want to see a modernized look like in the IDW comics.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (11 January 2020 - 09:43 PM)

We need more Waspinators.. and rattraps.

@  Ashley : (11 January 2020 - 07:09 PM)

I'm on board with that

@  Dekafox : (11 January 2020 - 06:17 PM)

What I'm hearing is we need Cyberverse Waspinator

@  NotVeryKnightly : (10 January 2020 - 01:27 AM)

He's appeared across more branding changes than Waspinator, so maybe it's more the other way around.

@  Ashley : (10 January 2020 - 12:01 AM)

is C3PO the Waspinator of Star Wars? he'll live forever, because it's funny for him to suffer

@  Sabrblade : (09 January 2020 - 11:52 PM)

He's still waiting for them to be funny.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 January 2020 - 10:35 PM)

Why?

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 04:02 PM)

I've been watching South Park, Family Guy and The Simpsons with a straight face for a decade now.

@  wonko the sane? : (09 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

If that's what it takes to get you to take the medication, sure.

@  Bass X0 : (09 January 2020 - 01:52 PM)

If I go crazy, will you still call me Superman?

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 11:37 AM)

I mean, it is easier to protect HDDs, and you can retransfer the data over and over forever?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (09 January 2020 - 10:45 AM)

Not in this comparison. He's making his own files, so they're (presumably) not restricted by DRM, so he can copy them as many times as he wants. It's potentially more reliable in the long term than hoping the specific copies you originally bought never accrue any damage for the rest of your life.

@  Echowarrior : (09 January 2020 - 10:44 AM)

I prefer physical copies too. Easier to protect something physical and tangible.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 09:55 AM)

I prefer having physical copies.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (09 January 2020 - 08:56 AM)

I have plenty of physical media I turn into digital media for my plex server. Just finished ripping Ultra Seven

@  fourteenwings : (09 January 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Isn't the general consensus that we're supposed to be over physical media anyways?

@  Paladin : (09 January 2020 - 08:17 AM)

i still don't own a Blu-Ray player.

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 January 2020 - 07:35 AM)

My current TV works just fine. I don't see a need to upgrade. And by the time I do, the Next Big Thing will probably be out anyway.

@  Benbot : (09 January 2020 - 03:58 AM)

Me neither. I'm no rebel, though. I'm just poor.

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 January 2020 - 03:38 AM)

I haven't gone 4K yet, I'm a rebel.

@  Ashley : (07 January 2020 - 11:50 PM)

the comic theme is amazing

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Sounds like Victor Caroli but I’m not sure.

@  Bass X0 : (07 January 2020 - 02:35 PM)

Should I recognise the narrator of the Mutant Hunt trailer?

@  Maximus Ambus : (07 January 2020 - 04:30 AM)

I got me Titans Return Blaster, now watch them unveil Earthrise Blaster and Generations Perceptor, a retool of Titans Blaster.

@  ThunderWear : (06 January 2020 - 10:22 PM)

I recently switched to to the comic theme here at the Allspark and I'm so happy I just want to look at it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (06 January 2020 - 08:12 AM)

Can you not take so many lines to say anything?


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#541 Fortress Ironhold

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Posted 16 May 2014 - 10:10 PM


Cap had April pretty much to himself though.

Spider-Man dropped below an R-rated comedy for week 2 and has Godzilla and X-men to deal with for weeks 3 and 4.

 

...hence my comment about Spidey having a long way to go. 

 

Cap's been going for 6+ weeks now, and will likely get another week or two before most theaters go ahead and let the film go.

 

But Spidey's cutting it close to the start of blockbuster season, and it shows. Even if it survives beyond week 4, it'll have the one-two punch of "Maleficent" and "A Million Ways To Die In The West" for week 5, "Edge of Tomorrow" for week 6, and "22 Jump Street" + "How To Train Your Dragon 2" for week 7. 

 

Unless one of those movies absolutely tanks, they're going to pull viewers away from the "older" films, even if only for a weekend. Spidey might be able to fend off everyone else, but he'll take a pounding in the process. 



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Posted 18 May 2014 - 05:58 PM

Box Office Mojo has tentative weekend numbers up.

 

By the yearly domestic chart, Cap is a mere $3.2m away from overtaking Lego for #1 movie of the year. Spidey is coming in at third place, but still trails Cap by something to the effect of $78.5m. 

 

Worldwide grosses? Cap's at $703m, while Spidey's at $633m

 

The $70m worldwide gross gap is smaller than the $78.5m domestic gap, and so it's actually possible that Spidey could beat Cap globally but still lose to him domestically. I wonder how the bean counters in Hollywood would react if that took place. 



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Posted 21 May 2014 - 06:20 PM

Did Fiers's appearance remind anyone else of the tall, cartoonishly-scary guy from The Rocketeer?


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Posted 22 May 2014 - 11:57 AM

So hey, because I enjoy doing this, I've updated the weekends for both movies. I also lined them up a bit better. ASM2 opened internationally for longer than Cap2.

 

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Next week is where we'll see a divergence, I think (if any).



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Posted 22 May 2014 - 12:16 PM

Just checked Box Office Mojo.

 

Based on their estimates of Tuesday's numbers, they have Cap at $704m worldwide (and it's just $3.2m shy of beating Lego domestically) and Spidey at $636m worldwide. Spidey's closing the gap, but still has to overcome Cap still being in some theaters. 



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Posted 24 May 2014 - 04:20 PM

Box Office Mojo has Friday's estimates up. 

 

For yearly domestic, Cap is just shy of $252.9m, while Spidey is at $171.1m. Difference: $81.8m

 

For global total, Cap's just shy of $705.1m while Spidey is at $640.1m. Difference: $65m

 

If the estimates are correct, this means that the global gap is shrinking while the domestic gap is increasing... and that's with individual theaters pulling Cap out of rotation to make room for X-Men. 



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Posted 24 May 2014 - 08:21 PM

What was the domestic gap last weekend? The only way for it to be shrinking is if Cap made more than ASM 2 this week. I don't see how that's possible.

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Posted 24 May 2014 - 08:45 PM



What was the domestic gap last weekend? The only way for it to be shrinking is if Cap made more than ASM 2 this week. I don't see how that's possible.

I had them in post #547. If my math was right, last week the domestic gap was $78.5m. 

 

Now the gap between the two films is $81.8m if my math is right.

 

So the domestic gap between the films has somehow grown

 

Either that, or BOM's got some funky numbers up. We should know in a few days once the final official #s are out. 



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Posted 25 May 2014 - 05:19 PM

New new weekend numbers from Box Office Mojo.

 

Domestically, Cap is at $253,563,000m while Spidey is at $184,900,000m. That's a difference of $68,663,000m. 

 

Globally, Cap is at $707,663,000 while Spidey is at $673,900,000m. That's a difference of $33,763,000m. 

 

At this rate, we're still looking at the awkward situation of Spidey potentially beating Cap globally but losing domestically. 

 

Even more potential pain comes from X-Men, which is at $90,700.000m domestically and $261,780,000 globally. X-Men took in three days (Thurs - Saturday) half of what Spidey took domestically over the last several weeks, and is still likely going to be running for a while. 



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Posted 26 May 2014 - 05:12 AM

The be fair, If I was looking at this from the hype machine point of view:

 

Cap had a really good set of trailers, riding on the back of the Marvel wave of popularity and then, certainly once it was released, it had the word of mouth of how good it was that got other people going to it (I sent a group of friends who loved it based on my reccomendation). From a nerd point of view it had the Winter soldier that would bring people in and once it was released, again, it had word of mouth about how many easter eggs in it for fans.

 

Spiderman had some ok trailers that gave us standard fayre, but riding a wave of mediocre reception to the last film and the previous trilogy and once released, it certainly divided people on it but most agreed it was pretty much an ok film that needs tweaking. From a nerd point of view - it finatlly had a decent costume and the rhino, oh and the goblin (AGAIN)

X-men - had a good marketing campaign, it has the actors in it a lot of people will remember from seeing in the original trilogy when they were younger, it was intriguing in its use of old and new cast and riding a good restarted wave from First Class. Nerd points definately go for covering Days of Future Past (a loved story and one of my favourites) and putting fan favourites like Blink and Bishop in there. In a short space of time it has already god good word of mouth reports about the film that will no doubt push hype further.

 

Overal this year I can see (prediction drum roll please) X-men coming up on top, the cap, then Spidey.


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Posted 01 June 2014 - 07:39 PM

New numbers from Box Office Mojo - 

 

Worldwide totals: Spidey is $19.3m behind Cap, while X-Men is a little less than $190m behind Spidey. 

 

Domestic: Cap is $10,511 away from being #1 US movie for the year. Spidey is about $63m behind Cap, and X-Men is about $30.7m behind Spidey. 

 

If this keeps up, we most certainly will see Spidey defeat Cap for global ticket sales despite Cap still leading in domestic sales by a wide margin. 



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Posted 16 June 2014 - 10:43 AM

Here goes - 

 

Domestic: The Lego Movie is back on top as the #1 domestic film of the year, beating Cap by a mere $4,000 in ticket sales ($256,328,000 vs. $256,324,000). X-Men is at #3 with $206m in domestic ticket sales, while Spidey's $198 has resulted in it being stuck at #4. Godzilla is at #5 with $191m. Neither of the five movies are listed as having "closed", meaning that they're still screening somewhere in the US and so things could well be up in the air.

 

Global: Cap is #1 with $710.3m, Spidey is #2 with $700.3m, X-Men is #3 with $661.7m, Rio 2 is #4 with $468.7m, and The Lego Movie is #5 with $462.7m. 

 

Given this, it's almost guaranteed that if Spidey beats Cap for #1 global it'll do so without beating Cap domestically unless the film gets a resurgence somehow. 



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Posted 16 June 2014 - 01:02 PM

Whelp, the DVD and BluRay have an Aug 19th release date, and they've announced the Special Features.

 

via: http://insidemovies....-man-2-blu-ray/

 

 

 

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features Include:  
4 All-New Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Marc Webb
Filmmaker Commentary
Alicia Keys “It’s On Again” music video

 

Exclusively Available on Blu-ray:
9 Additional Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Marc Webb, including “Peter Meets His Father”
“The Wages of Heroism: Making The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” featuring revealing, in-depth segments including:
“Lessons Learned: Development and Direction” — Filmmakers and cast discuss their approach to the sequel and their efforts to make it the best Spider-Man yet.
“Heart of the City: Shooting in New York” — A behind-the-scenes look at the film’s unprecedented access to 
New York City during production.
“Triple Threat: Attack of the Villains” — An inside look at the development of Spider-Man’s fearsome foes, Electro, 
the Green Goblin and Rhino.
“A More Dangerous World: Transforming Electro and the Green Goblin” — From make-up to costuming, see what it took to transform Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan into their fearsome alter-egos.
“A Bolt From the Blue: Visual Effects” — Sony Pictures Imageworks artists and animators show how they created the gravity defying, web-slinging and pumped-up action in the new film.
“Spidey Gets His Groove Back: Music and Editing” — Learn how the film’s soundtrack and score came together in this behind-the-scenes look at jam sessions with Composer Hans Zimmer and the team of master musicians he assembled, including Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr, Michael Einziger and more.

 

Exclusive to the DVD:
New Public Service Announcement for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), featuring Andrew Garfield & WWO CEO Dr. Jane Aronson

 

 

Digital release will be August 5th.


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Posted 16 June 2014 - 01:33 PM

Its been confirmed that Secret Life girl won't be playing Mary Jane going forward.

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 01:26 AM

Its been confirmed that Secret Life girl won't be playing Mary Jane going forward.

 
Has it? I've not seen anything but rumors from way back.  Since Shailene Woodley's star is in ascendance, I'd think they'd want to hold on to her now.

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Posted 17 June 2014 - 09:01 AM

Has it?

 

No, it hasn't. Marc Webb has even said he'd like to have her back, but doesn't know if they'd be able to thanks to said "ascendance"...


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Posted 16 July 2014 - 09:11 AM

10 Things That Were Changed From THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Script:

 

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Posted 16 July 2014 - 09:43 AM

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 10:01 AM

Well, now, this is interesting...

Sinister Six and other concepts for the next movie.
 
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Guess whoever heard that rumor about the frozen head of Norman Osborn being in the end stinger (where it wasn't) must have had inside sources.

Gridlock - wow, some of these makes sense, some are terrible, and... did Kafka still had lipstick because the stylists thought his character was a she? :D

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Posted 18 August 2014 - 03:35 PM

Well, now, this is interesting...Sinister Six and other concepts for the next movie. 

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Guess whoever heard that rumor about the frozen head of Norman Osborn being in the end stinger (where it wasn't) must have had inside sources.Gridlock - wow, some of these makes sense, some are terrible, and... did Kafka still had lipstick because the stylists thought his character was a she? :D


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