Archive for May 2014

Legends of Oz Dorothy’s Return Singing Dorothy Doll Review – Voiced by Lea Michele

This review is brought to us by 11 year old Gabby from Gabrielle’s Grounds  As in the original film, Legends of Oz – Dorothy’s Return is an uplifting, musical film filled with songs that will have everyone singing along. Join Dorothy as she sings original sound clips from the songs “One Day” & “Work With Me”.


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‘Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return’ Dorothy and Toto fashion Doll

Legends of Oz Dorothy’s Return” opened nationwide on May 10 and is the only official sequel based on one of the most watched movie in history, “The Wizard of Oz.” According to, it has already grossed almost four million dollars and was the in the top 10 grossing films this weekend.

Bandai  holds the rights to the collectibles dolls, figures and plush dolls and one of those items is the Dorothy & Toto Fashion Doll which retails for $19.99. The doll features Dorothy (voiced by Lea Michele of Glee fame) as she returns home from her first incredible journey to Oz. The doll comes with her best friend Toto and signature outfit, satchel and boots from the film.

Dorothy features 5 points of articulation and stands 9″ tall in her boots. The quality of the fabric and sewn stitches is very done, and something you normally would see on a higher priced doll. The hair, eyes and paint application are all stellar. The satchel is packed to the side and her boots are removable. The package is collector friendly which makes this the ideal doll for children to open and enjoy or for a collector to display.

You can order the Legends of Oz Dorothy fashion doll and Toto at this link for $18.96

Disney Store Stormtrooper Talking Figure Review

Unboxing and Review of the Star Wars Disney Store Exclusive 13 1/2″ Stormtrooper Talking Figure with Lights. Fully articulated, finely detailed sculptured figure Activation button on arm lights up blaster and plays sound effects. Activation button on waist plays more than 15 phrases. Order online at this link and use code SHIPMAGIC and all orders over $75 ship FREE!

Gentle Giant Vader’s Little Princess and Vader and Son Maquettes

Darth Vader’s Little Princess and Darth Vader and Son Maquette Box Sets from Gentle Giant and Jeffrey Brown

Gentle Giant Ltd. and Chronicle Books are proud to bring this hilarious and sweet comic to life! The artisans at Gentle Giant Studios have captured this hilarious and sweet comic as re-imagining, Darth Vader as a dad like any other-except with all the baggage of being the Dark Lord of the Sith. Traditionally sculpted by the Artisans at Gentle Giant Studios, no detail has been overlooked. A Rebel logo pattern was even added to the tie detail! Based on Jeffrey Brown’s Darth Vader and Son Book; this hand-numbered cold-cast Polystone collectible has a bottom stamp with a matching certificate of authenticity.

Celebrated artist Jeffrey Brown’s delightful illustrations give classic Star Wars® moments a fresh twist, presenting the trials and joys of parenting through the lens of a galaxy far, far away. Life lessons include lightsaber batting practice, using the Force to raid the cookie jar, Take Your Child to Work Day on the Death Star (“Er, he looks just like you, Lord Vader!”), and the special bond shared between any father and son.

Limited Edition, hand-numbered collectible maquette. Comes with an exclusive edition of the books

16-page signature with the original black & white concept sketches from Jeffrey Brown! These sketches have not been released to the public until now, and are exclusive to this boxed set.

• A new full color illustration from Jeffrey Brown printed on board and packaged in a vellum sleeve.

• The book cover and spine will be printed with color foil stamps and spot gloss varnish.

Mike, Sulley & Archie vinyl collectible figure set by Hot Toys

Sideshow Collectibles recently released the  Hot Toys’ Mike, Sulley & Archie Deluxe Vinyl Collectible set  from the blockbuster hit Monsters University. According to,  MonstersUniversity has earned $743,559,607 in worldwide earnings and currently sits in 56th among all time worldwide gross for any movie!

Mike and Sulley sport their MonstersUniversity jackets, and  are joined by Archie the Scare Pig (only in the exclusive version), Fear Tech’s mascot. The set comes with a very cool movie backdrop that you can choose to display them with.

Mike stands approximately 5 inches tall and stands with textbooks piled under his feet. No detail is missed on Mike, right down to the retainer on his teeth and the titles on each book. Sulley stands approximately 9 inches tall and is made to lean on Mike. Mike and Archie can be displayed as stand alone pieces if you so desired, but Sully just look awkward alone. The detail on Sulley is amazing and on par with Hot Toys high standards. As soon as you see him, it feels like the animated character is right there with you! Archie in only included with the Deluxe version of the set and  stands approximately 2 inches tall.

This is a welcome addition for any collector of MonstersUniversity toys and collectibles but would also be a great piece for a child’s room. The exclusive version is priced at $149.99 and can be purchased at this link, while the regular version without Archie and with Mike and Sulley sans jackets  is available for $129.99 at this link.