Brian Volk-Weiss, the creator of the hit Netflix series “The Toys That Made Us” talks with Matthew from NerdNewsToday.com for an in-depth interview on one of the best geeky documentaries that you can watch today.
With Season 3 announced not long ago at SDCC 2018, Brian tells us about the new season, talks to us about how an episode of the show gets made, the dizzying amount of prep and research to craft an episode, and explains what toy lines we may see in future episodes, as well as what we definitively won’t.
He also informs us about a part of the show which will be cut from the newest season, and how long he thinks the series will last.
Plus, Brian shows our viewers the holy grails of his toy collection for the first time ever on camera!
At the LEGO Fall 2018 Collection Preview Event in NYC, LEGO unveiled some familiar Brickheadz, along with a few new ones coming out this fall and holiday season 2018. Included here are Brickheadz from Infinity War, Justice League, Harry Potter, The Incredibles, Jurassic World, Back to the Future, Star Wars, and more. Not on display but also coming soon is the Ghostbusters Brickheadz of Peter Venkman and Slimer.
Finally, LEGO also debuted their new Go Brick Me set, where people can make a Brickheadz version of themself or whoever they want with an endlessly customizable set filled with bricks of all shapes and sizes.
At the Fall 2018 LEGO Preview Collection event in NYC, LEGO showcased many new Star Wars sets for fall and holiday season 2018. On display were new sets for the Y-Wing, Millennium Falcon from “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, TIE Fighter, Jawa Sandcrawler, X-Wing, Anakin’s Starfighter from Episode 3, Snoke’s Throne Room from Episode 8, and More.
After much anticipation and too many teasers, the day has come – we finally have an official full trailer for “Solo: A Star Wars Story.”
This new installment in the expanded lore of the Star Wars universe tells the tale of Chewbacca and Han Solo’s first encounter with Lando Calrissian and the Millenium Falcon, and how Han became the scoundrel we all know him as today.
“Solo: A Star Wars Story” was directed by Ron Howard, and stars Alden Ehrenreich as Solo, alongside Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany. The film will be the second Star Wars anthology film, following the 2016 film “Rogue One.”
Our friends at RageWorks attended the illustrious Hasbro event during NY Toy Fair 2018, and saw many things we were not privy to. One of the most unique and certainly coolest things that popped up was this, the electronic “Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie” toy.
This version of Chewbacca stands 16 inches tall and features more than 100 sound and motion combinations. With signature Wookiee-talk back interaction, the Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie responds to external movements and sounds. Make a noise and the Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie will roar back! Fans can enjoy everything from naptime to pretending to fly with their Wookiee sidekick.
Check out this video to see what this wookiee can do!
Kamehamehah! Tamashii Nations brought out a ton of new DBZ and Dragon Ball Super figures (or Figuarts) at NY Toy Fair 2018. Here is a taste of them!
Tamashii Nations also unveiled many new figures (or Figuarts) during NY Toy Fair 2018, including a variety from the DC Comics Cinematic Universe of characters from the Justice League movie, Batman and The Joker from the upcoming Batman anime, and new Jaegers and Kaiju from Pacific Rim 2.
Finally, Tamashii Nations always has tons of new product at their booth, and NY Toy Fair 2018 was no exception. This video showcases some of their Samurai Star Wars & Marvel figures, Power Rangers figures and zords in various scales, and many new Gundam model kits. Plus, digivolving Digimon and a few other surprises!
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To wash the bad taste out of our mouth from reviewing the Rick & Morty construction sets, we jumped back to LEGO to prove our building prowess, and to give Andrea a much-needed mental rest after the torture she endured.
Sideshow Toys brought the one-sixth scale awesomeness with them to NYCC 2017, and unveiled new action figures from a few different licenses. In this video, take an up-close look at figures from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars, including new versions of Rey, Luke Skywalker, and Kylo Ren from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Han Solo, Jyn Erso, BB-8, Boba Fett, Dengar, Bossk, and characters from Guardians of the Galaxy 2, and Thor: Ragnarok.
Here is the third video of the great cosplays we saw during NYCC 2017 at the Javits Center. Included in this video is characters from Voltron: Legendary Defender, Star Wars, The Magic School Bus, Overwatch, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Velma from Scooby-Doo, The Flash, X-Men, Ghostbusters, Teen Titans, Avatar: The Last Airbender, pro wrestlers, and much more!
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