Children Toys and Collectibles

Luvabella lifelike toy doll is tipped to be Christmas 2017′s must-have present – but some parents think it looks … – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

AN artificial intelligence doll has been tipped to be this Christmas’ must-have toy – but it won’t hit the shops until October. And some parents think that the Luvabella doll has a spooky resemblance to Chucky, the horror film character. The new lifelike doll has a recommended retail price of £99.99 The children’s doll, which has a recommended retail price of £99.99, responds to affection, falls asleep, giggles and talks….

You won’t believe what shows lead viewers to watch Netflix’s Marvel series – USA TODAY

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

‘The Defenders’ brings together Luke Cage (far left, Mike Colter), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter) and Daredevil (Charlie Cox).(Photo: Jessica Miglio/Netflix) Dig the Stranger Things kids? Netflix thinks Luke Cage might be your next big binge. Superhero lovers started streaming the latest adventures of The Defenders this past weekend, and now the streaming service has released new data that shows audiences have often strayed from the launch order of each of its related Marvel…

The biggest matchups from college football’s kickoff weekend as told through Marvel Comics – The Undefeated

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

For the fourth season in a row, ESPN and Marvel Comics have teamed up to make custom college football comic book covers ahead of the 2017 season. For kickoff weekend, which begins Aug. 31 and runs through Sept. 4 on ESPN/ABC, Marvel Comics has created six “Kickoff Covers” with six of the biggest games of the weekend, including a matchup of two national champions of the past four years, Florida…

These aren’t the spinoffs you are looking for: Star Wars movies that should never get the green light – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Star Wars spin-offs have a tricky line to walk. On one hand, they have to fill in the backstories of some of the most famous characters in movie history. On the other, they have to retain some of the mystery that made them so beloved in the first place. You just have to see how badly George Lucas botched Boba Fett, saddling him with untold daddy issues in the…

Austrian brothel buys a SECOND sex doll after its first became more popular with customers than real women – Daily Mail

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The unusual story of ‘Fanny’, a sex doll which has become the top-selling superstar of the Kontakthof brothel in Vienna, became worldwide news in July  Kontakthof brothel rents out sex doll Fanny for 80 euros (£72.90) per hour  They have now bought a second sex doll due to the huge demand for Fanny By Anthony Joseph for MailOnline Published: 15:59 EDT, 21 August 2017 | Updated: 19:55 EDT, 21 August…

Luvabella lifelike toy doll is tipped to be Christmas 2017′s must-have present – but some parents think it looks … – The Sun

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

AN artificial intelligence doll has been tipped to be this Christmas’ must-have toy – but it won’t hit the shops until October. And some parents think that the Luvabella doll has a spooky resemblance to Chucky, the horror film character. The new lifelike doll has a recommended retail price of £99.99 The children’s doll, which has a recommended retail price of £99.99, responds to affection, falls asleep, giggles and talks….

These aren’t the spinoffs you are looking for: Star Wars movies that should never get the green light – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Star Wars spin-offs have a tricky line to walk. On one hand, they have to fill in the backstories of some of the most famous characters in movie history. On the other, they have to retain some of the mystery that made them so beloved in the first place. You just have to see how badly George Lucas botched Boba Fett, saddling him with untold daddy issues in the…

The Origins and Ideals of ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is still months away from release, but that doesn’t mean that Daisy Ridley hasn’t returned to Rey since 2015′s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Similarly, Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso has shown up after last year’s Rogue One, although some fans might have missed it. Both have been part of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, the multimedia initiative that spans merchandise, print and animation and focuses…

Cable Writer Ed Brisson Signs Exclusivity Agreement with Marvel – CBR (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Marvel Comics has signed writer Ed Brisson to an exclusivity agreement. Along with writing Iron Fist and Old Man Logan, Brisson will take over writing duties on Cable for an arc titled “Newer Mutants” as part of the publisher’s upcoming Marvel Legacy initiative. RELATED: INTERVIEW: Ed Brisson’s Iron Fist Unites Marvel’s Martial Arts Masters “I’ve been a huge Marvel fan since I was a kid,” Brisson said in a press release. “I grew…

Marvel’s The Defenders: Elodie Yung on Elektra’s fate, killing off [spoiler] – EW.com

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Elektra (Elodie Yung) was never going to be just a weapon. In the sixth episode of Marvel’s The Defenders, the resurrected Black Sky remembered her identity and literally stabbed the Hand leader Alexandra (Sigourney Weaver) in the back, effectively ending Alexandra’s reign and taking control of the remaining Fingers for herself. But Elektra never wanted to run the Hand. All she wanted was to be free, as showrunner Marco Ramirez put it,…

These aren’t the spinoffs you are looking for: Star Wars movies that should never get the green light – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Star Wars spin-offs have a tricky line to walk. On one hand, they have to fill in the backstories of some of the most famous characters in movie history. On the other, they have to retain some of the mystery that made them so beloved in the first place. You just have to see how badly George Lucas botched Boba Fett, saddling him with untold daddy issues in the…

The Origins and Ideals of ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is still months away from release, but that doesn’t mean that Daisy Ridley hasn’t returned to Rey since 2015′s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Similarly, Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso has shown up after last year’s Rogue One, although some fans might have missed it. Both have been part of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, the multimedia initiative that spans merchandise, print and animation and focuses…

The Origins and Ideals of ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ – Hollywood Reporter

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is still months away from release, but that doesn’t mean that Daisy Ridley hasn’t returned to Rey since 2015′s Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Similarly, Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso has shown up after last year’s Rogue One, although some fans might have missed it. Both have been part of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, the multimedia initiative that spans merchandise, print and animation and focuses…

These aren’t the spinoffs you are looking for: Star Wars movies that should never get the green light – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Star Wars spin-offs have a tricky line to walk. On one hand, they have to fill in the backstories of some of the most famous characters in movie history. On the other, they have to retain some of the mystery that made them so beloved in the first place. You just have to see how badly George Lucas botched Boba Fett, saddling him with untold daddy issues in the…

Game of Thrones Really Needs to Start Killing off Its Heroes Again – Vanity Fair

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

This post contains frank discussion of Season 7, Episode 6 “Beyond the Wall.” If you’re not caught up or don’t want to be spoiled, now would be the time to leave. Seriously, I won’t warn you again. Skedaddle. At the end of last week’s episode we saw Game of Thrones strain plot credulity in order to walk seven named heroes—Jon, the Hound, Jorah, Tormund, Gendry, Beric, Thoros—into a fight they…

These aren’t the spinoffs you are looking for: Star Wars movies that should never get the green light – The Guardian (blog)

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

The Star Wars spin-offs have a tricky line to walk. On one hand, they have to fill in the backstories of some of the most famous characters in movie history. On the other, they have to retain some of the mystery that made them so beloved in the first place. You just have to see how badly George Lucas botched Boba Fett, saddling him with untold daddy issues in the…

Corbyn the barbarian! Labour leader revealed as comic-book hero – The Guardian

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

In one incarnation, he is Corbyn the Barbarian, facing off against the Maydusa. In another, Corbynman leaves his “mild mannered allotment of solitude” to take on the “inter-dimensional invasion fleet of Daily Mail death drones blasting everything with their Tory food bank rays” with a rallying battle cry of “jam on!”. Just in time for the Labour party conference, an unlikely superhero is preparing to take his place alongside the…

Barbie doll bomb was to be used to blow up plane, Lebanese official says – Fox News

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

A Barbie doll and a meat grinder each packed with explosives were the weapons of choice of the terror cell behind a foiled plot to blow up an Australian airliner, a Lebanese official said Monday. The bombs didn’t make it aboard the intended flight because the piece of luggage they were hidden in was about 15 pounds over the airline’s limit. Related Image Expand / Collapse A police officer…

With Bannon Gone, Trump Doubles Down in Afghanistan – Vanity Fair

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

In his first major televised speech since he addressed Congress in February, Donald Trump is expected to announce Monday night that he will “open the door to the deployment of several thousand troops” in Afghanistan, The New York Times reports. On the campaign trail, Trump frequently criticized foreign adventurism as a drain on domestic resources. This spawned a variety of now-laughable punditry proclaiming Trump the peace candidate (Maureen Dowd’s lamentable…

Steve Bannon Readies His Revenge – Vanity Fair

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

On the morning he was being ousted as Donald Trump’s chief strategist last Friday, Steve Bannon had already turned the page. “Why do you sound unfazed?” a friend asked Bannon as news of his demise ricocheted across the web. “Because,” Bannon replied, “we’re going to war.” Hours later, Bannon was calling into the editorial meeting at Breitbart News, rallying his troops to continue the battles he waged inside the White…