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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Television Thread
« on: January 20, 2011, 11:37 AM »
Speaking of V, does anyone think that Anna looks like Sheldon from Big Bang??
I cant get the image out of my head, each time she smirks I see Sheldon!

Go on try not to think about it

I keep thinking she looks like that ho' from Firefly.

Hmm, come to think of it...

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: January 20, 2011, 11:35 AM »
Liam Neeson to reprise his role as Qui-Gon Jinn in next week's The Clone Wars


HUGE Liam Neeson fan, loved the character too, and now we finally have an excuse for Hasbro to make an animated figure of him!

This just sounds insanely cool, cannot wait for that arc.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Batman - The Dark Knight Rises
« on: January 19, 2011, 03:08 PM »
Cad Bane is in this movie?  :D

It's a shame they couldn't find another villain from, oh the first FIFTY YEARS or so of the comic to use. I guess they didn't have enough choices in there.  ::)

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: George Lucas thinks world will end in 2012...
« on: January 19, 2011, 02:58 PM »
Seth Rogen was probably just really high.  8)

Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: TRU "Battle of Endor" Pilot 4-packs
« on: January 19, 2011, 02:53 PM »
I found these today at the TRU up the street from me. They had doubles of each set. They're much smaller than I would have imagined from the packaged photos. Pretty cool stuff though.

Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: TRU "Battle of Endor" Pilot 4-packs
« on: January 19, 2011, 09:58 AM »
Not to pour any gasoline on the still-burning embers, but it looks like these are back In Stock now at  :D

I don't see anything that says "Pre-Order" or "Sold Out" and the green check is there for "In Stock for shipping" but who knows?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Television Thread
« on: January 19, 2011, 09:36 AM »
Anyone still watching V this year?  I've enjoyed all three episodes so far this season.  Feels like they are ramping things up a bit faster than last season.  Big fan of Lisa's new V outfit too.   ;D

Still watching it and loving it. I absolutely agree they have upped the ante this year, I think because they know they are a bubble show and cannot afford the slow pacing of the first season to capture their audience, especially after that long hiatus.

Last night was great...SO awesome to see them kill that Cylon bitch. God I hated her on both shows! Any screen time for Jane Badler is a win in my book too.

I still think the writing and plotlines need a bit of work, but overall it has been a strong debut so far this year. The only thing I can't stand about the show is her loser d-bag son. What an idiot. I cannot wait for the eventual "reveal" scene where he realizes what a tool he has been all along. (Literally and figuratively)

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: X-Men/Wolverine Movies
« on: January 19, 2011, 09:28 AM »
Not really.  Find me any movie adaption of a comic that doesn't diverge from the original storyline in some way. 

Yeah, but that's a whole other can of worms. I'm talking about comics rewriting their own history, which as a longtime Silver/Golden Age Purist I find abhorrent.

The original X-Men, in the oh-so-darling blue and yellow geek suits,
were Cyclops, the Angel, the Beast, Iceman, and Marvel Girl.

I have no idea who those schmoes in the photo are. They ain't the "first class" by a long shot though...

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« on: January 18, 2011, 11:42 PM »
I am hoping this would come with a figure included as well then, ala the Turbo Tank. That would be a nice throw-in, especially something unique.

"Attack based playset" - hmmm. Maybe Hasbro is warming up to the idea?

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: X-Men/Wolverine Movies
« on: January 18, 2011, 08:12 PM »
We've finally crossed over the threshold of the Abyss..COMIC BOOK EU!!!


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« on: January 18, 2011, 08:10 PM »
Sorry, I didn't mean to steer the topic off course. It's probably not even fair to compare the two.

I've read all of both sets of books and I do think there is more to Tolkien's stuff that perhaps lends itself to a larger audience.

I think the Hobbit will do well, even with a colossal budget.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Cape - Anyone Watching This?
« on: January 18, 2011, 08:04 PM »
I wanted to catch this, but have missed all the episodes to date.  Are there 3 out there now?  I will have to try to catch up on them.  It seems like a cool premise and I agree with trying to support any kind of superhero show that gets put out there unless it is absolutely awful (I'm looking at you No Ordinary Family).

Yep, there are just three...last night's and the 2 hour premier.

Support for the genre is part of the reason I think i will stick with it too, and because I agree it will probably have a short shelf life. (I was liking the Event in this time slot anyway)

Watto's Junk Yard / The Cape - Anyone Watching This?
« on: January 18, 2011, 01:37 PM »
Is anyone sticking with this? Do you find it terrible or enjoyable? Or both?

I'm mostly sticking around for Summer Glau and because I enjoy Keith David's acting. I still can't make up my mind if I like it or not though. I already gave up on that atrocious No Ordinary Family show, so I'm not eager to replace it with something equally bad.

Curious what others think...

The Vintage Collection / Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 4 - AotC
« on: January 18, 2011, 09:42 AM »
I'm just curious how this wave and Wave 5 hit retail before any of the online sellers got a whiff of them. Isn't that fairly unusual?

I haven't even seen most of these on eBay yet...

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: 'The Hobbit' movie
« on: January 18, 2011, 09:21 AM »
The latest Narnia movie tanked big time.

Maybe people over the age of 13 realized this was just a thinly veiled Christian parable and churchy God stuff is not nearly as cool or interesting as actual sword and sorcery/fantasy stuff?

Any religiousy type junk like that can be the kiss of death for the fanboy set.

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