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Volks has plans for a whole bunch’a’ dolls.

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http://www.volks.co.jp/jp/volks/tenshinosato/index_tenshinosato.aspx

You can see the minuscule ones [maybe 5″ tall??] in this picture, along with the Virgin Mary statue, also known, strangely enough, as “Mother SD.” The Virgin Mary generates SDs?! Does Catholicism know about this? :p Continue reading Volks has plans for a whole bunch’a’ dolls.

New capsule review of Labyrinth

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I pulled this review of Labyrinth from The Rough Guide to Kids’ Movies (Dorling Kindersley, 2004) by Paul Simpson: “Jim Henson was so fed up with the comparative financial failure of Dark Crystal that he decided to make a film combining puppets with real actors. ‘Nasty and funny puppets work well,’ he decided, ‘but straightforward heros and heroines don’t.’ So, in this film, Sarah is given thirteen hours by Jareth (David Bowie), king of the goblins, to negotiate a giant labyrinth and win back her grizzling brother. Kids will be amused by the goblins, the clumsy dwarf and by the sugar plum fairies — grown-ups, as the Radio Times noted, might get more fun out of David Bowie’s Tina Turner wig. Ten minutes too long, and with a narrative that doesn’t quite match the special effects, this isn’t quite the tour de force it could have been. Maybe they should have kept a few more ideas from Terry Jones’s original script.” I agree!

Head coming eventually!

Head coming eventually! published on No Comments on Head coming eventually!

I just wanted to share my news with people. Therese is getting an Elf Lishe. That’s a Cerebrus Project Delf doll, limited to an edition of 68. She has all the coolness of Lishe, as seen here, but with big pointy ears! Therese keeps the sleeping head, which we think has fangs, and I get the waking head [no fangs, blah]. Continue reading Head coming eventually!

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