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Cornelius Planet of the Apes Series 1 NECA 7 Inch Figure
Cornelius Planet of the Apes Series 1 NECA 7 Inch Figure
Offered by MAD4Collectables *FREE UK P&P On Orders Over £0.75*
Price: £17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Roddy Marvelous, 22 Nov 2014
NECA's Planet Of The Apes Series 1 are BRILLIANT.
If you have any doubts about them - don't. Buy them in confidence.

The packaging is beautiful - clearly inspired by Star Wars Black Series.
They come in beautifully designed compact cardboard boxes, and the figure can easily taken out and returned to the packaging.

Cornelius is the star of the Apes saga along with his wife Zira.

This figure, like Zauis and Gorilla Solidier, is just superb.

The paint work on Cornelius' head, and in particular the eyes, really grabbed my attention here. The character is captured perfectly. All the articulation is good, the sculpting is typical NECA excellence and the figure feels sturdy. Something not all NECA's figures feel unfortunately.

He comes with one accessory, a rolled up sacred scroll, just like the one with Dr Zauis.

Overall, I am very excited about owning these classic Apes figures, and I look forward to the next few waves along with next years Lawgiver statue!


Dr. Zaius Planet of the Apes Series 1 NECA 7 Inch Figure
Dr. Zaius Planet of the Apes Series 1 NECA 7 Inch Figure
Offered by Tucks Toys
Price: £18.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Look For This Figure, Taylor. You May Like What You Find., 22 Nov 2014
NECA's Planet Of The Apes Series 1 are BRILLIANT.
If you have any doubts about them - don't. Buy them in confidence.

The packaging is beautiful - clearly inspired by Star Wars Black Series.
They come in beautifully designed compact cardboard boxes, and the figure can easily taken out and returned to the packaging.

Dr Zauis could be my favourite in the wave...But then again...So is Cornelius and Gorilla Soldier! They're THAT good!

The articulation is plentiful but well hidden by the figures design.
The sculpt is perfect. I expect no less from NECA. The likeness in the head sculpt is spot on.
The accessories included are a scroll and a walking cane.

Dr Zauis also comes in the upcoming Series 2 - this figure is based on the good doctors appearance in the second half of the first film (boots, gloves and short jacket) where-as the next figure is based on his appearance in the first half of POTA and his attire in the sequel. Both look completely different, but if you are unsure which to get, I would say buy both!

As Troy McClure once said.....I LOVE YOU DOCTOR ZAIUS


Planet of the Apes: Classic Gorilla Soldier - Retro Style Blister Card 7" Action Figure (Series 1)
Planet of the Apes: Classic Gorilla Soldier - Retro Style Blister Card 7" Action Figure (Series 1)
Offered by Toy Heroes
Price: £18.44

5.0 out of 5 stars I'm Going Bananas Over These Figures!, 22 Nov 2014
For anybody wondering, this figure is the exact same Gorilla Soldier that comes in Series 1 along with Cornelius and Dr Zaius.
The only difference is the packaging.
This soldier comes on a blister card with a nice retro designed card back.
The figure is identical to the regular release but this version was sold in the USA as a Target Exclusive when you bought Dawn OF The Planet Of The Apes Blu-Ray.

The figure is EXCELLENT, but unless you collect packaging variants, I would go for the regular release as the packaging can be opened and closed with no damage.


Gorilla Soldier Planet of the Apes Series 1 NECA 7 Inch Figure
Gorilla Soldier Planet of the Apes Series 1 NECA 7 Inch Figure
Offered by MAD4Collectables *FREE UK P&P On Orders Over £0.75*
Price: £18.00

5.0 out of 5 stars I'll Buy Every Ape I See, From Chimpan'A' To Chimpan'Z', 22 Nov 2014
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NECA's Planet Of The Apes Series 1 are BRILLIANT.
If you have any doubts about them - don't. Buy them in confidence.

The packaging is beautiful - clearly inspired by Star Wars Black Series.
They come in beautifully designed compact cardboard boxes, and the figure can easily taken out and returned to the packaging.
Great for mint on card collectors like me.

The Gorilla Solider is so screen accurate its crazy. From the sculpt, to the paint to the accessories I LOVE this figure.
Articulation is plentiful and these POTA figures feel alot less fragile than alot of NECA's offering.
He comes with alternative closed fist hand, a rifle and a small baton (which has a hook and fits on his bandolier!)

Series 2 looks amazing and 3 has a great line up also.

These could be some of NECA's best figures ever. And that's quite a statement.


Dumb and Dumber (Uncut) [DVD] [1994]
Dumb and Dumber (Uncut) [DVD] [1994]
Dvd ~ Jim Carrey
Offered by TwoRedSevens
Price: £5.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars A Review Of The UK Release Of Dumb And Dumber Unrated DVD, 14 Nov 2014
Dumb and Dumber is one of my favourite comedies ever - a five star comedy classic.

I decided to replace my DVD with the UK release of the 'unrated' version (rated 12a) on DVD.
I have checked over and over and over again, and maybe I'm dumb, but I cannot find the extended version on the disc.
There is the theatrical version, a trailer, a 17 minute documentary and deleted scenes.
But I'll be damned if there's an extended version on the disc (which according to the cover has 6 minutes added)


WWE: 2014 Annual [DVD]
WWE: 2014 Annual [DVD]
Dvd ~ Dwayne The Rock Johnson
Price: £18.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Value, 14 Nov 2014
This review is from: WWE: 2014 Annual [DVD] (DVD)
One of my favourite yearly WWE releases, and my only real link to WWE's modern product.
This 6 disc set is housed in a plastic Amaray case with a nice cardboard slipcover.
It contains the 3 disc Best PPV Matches 2013 and the 3 disc Best Of RAW And Smackdown 2013.
There are alot of strong matches on the PPV set, and I haven't watched the RAW/SD set yet.
This is the fourth WWE Annual release, and I think they're exceptional value and a great catch up.
Total running time is just under 14 hours.
Be warned though - if you bought the two releases in this set separately earlier in the year, you are getting NO new content. (Unless you include a packet of Slam Attax cards!)


Human Zoo
Human Zoo
Price: £15.89

5.0 out of 5 stars How and why Do They Do It? Absolute Pleasure (as usual), 6 Nov 2014
This review is from: Human Zoo (Audio CD)
I loved it.
Every year, without asking for much in return, the greatest band you never heard of releases an album.
It slips silently under the radar without changing the world, yet at the same time, making the world a better place.
After the good but not good enough Mustang, I feel Human Zoo is a return to form.
It has elements of early Electric Six throughout, even has songs that, in my opinion, could easily have appeared on Fire.
I loved this album and no other band in the world makes me want to party harder than Electric Six.

Go and listen to It's HorseS**t or Call My Phone and try not to feel awesome.


WWE: The Attitude Era - Volume 2 [Blu-ray]
WWE: The Attitude Era - Volume 2 [Blu-ray]
Dvd ~ Dwayne The Rock Johnson
Price: £25.25

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing But Still A Damn Good Watch, 5 Nov 2014
My most awaited WWE Blu Ray of 2014 is an odd one...

The Attitude Era was MY era, and the good will I have for it is why I continue to watch today's poor product.
This set contains too many matches (30) and not enough promos/skits.
Also, 90% of the matches appear to be randomly picked for no reason other than to fit as many Attitude Era stars on the set.
(Marc Mero Vs Golga??)
There are also ALOT of RAW, Smackdown! and Heat matches. I think I counted four PPV matches, and one of those was a Blu Ray exclusive.
Also, like Volume one, 2001 is completely ignored.

The interview segments and stories from Superstars such as Ron Simmons and Charles Wright (The Godfather) are nice, but randomly placed and most of the stories are forgettable.

Don't get me wrong, I REALLY enjoyed this set, and watched it in less than 2 days, but it does not represent the Attitude Era at its very best.

The DVD release is disgraceful - totaling 5 hours 50 minutes over three discs.
The Blu Ray release is the one to go for, with 100 minutes of bonus content (some of which is the best in the entire set!)

Also, if you are using a sound-bar or surround sound system, alot of the matches appear to have an odd echo or tinny sound to it.

If you treat this as disc 3 and 4 of The Attitude Era as opposed to a release of its own, The 4 discs so far are worth 5 stars.
To me, I still consider this an essential release, but surely a Volume 3 is planned.
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South Park: Season 17 [DVD]
South Park: Season 17 [DVD]
Price: £17.75

4.0 out of 5 stars A Short But Sweet Season, 30 Oct 2014
This review is from: South Park: Season 17 [DVD] (DVD)
This Season contains 10 episodes across 2 discs. All 10 episodes contain the always fun mini commentaries from Matt and Trey. The packaging matches season 1 - 16 (I love consistency like that!) but its a slimmer boxset due to being only 2 discs.

I think the show itself is past its best, but there are some excellent episodes here.
Taming Strange, Ginger Cow and in particular The Black Friday Trilogy have the show firing on all cylinders.
The rest of the episodes are better than alot in recent years but nothing that will pop up in any top ten list.
Goth Kids 3 lands a spot on a list though - one of the worst episodes in South Parks history and at least 6 years out of date.

This is overall a very solid season. I still think it relies too much on what was happening in the news the week each episode was written. Its lacking the huge belly laughs I think the show has had in the past, but maybe the shorter run has helped the show's quality, and The Black Friday Trilogy alone made this set worth owning.


WWE Annual 2015 & Free Activity Book
WWE Annual 2015 & Free Activity Book
by Centum Books Ltd
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £4.00

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Activity Book Not Really 'Free', 29 Oct 2014
Just so any potential buyers are aware - this book states it comes with a free activity book. It does, but its the activities that would normally come as part of the annual have been taken out and printed on a separate book.
The annual itself has approx 30 pages less than previous years, and just cover the matches from Wrestlemania XXX.

So you are still getting the same content as previous years, but don't let the 'free activity book' throw you!


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