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Canzo Empyrean… Need I Say More?

March 30, 2008 16 comments

So I’ve noticed that I’ve been getting a lot of hits on my blog from over the Canzo Empyrean trailer, a video that I found while looking for some footage from the upcoming live action G.I. Joe movie. I found the preview by accident but let me tell you, I want to see this movie so bad I’m practically foaming at the mouth!

Anyway, I thought I’d take some time and share with everyone else, some of the stuff I’ve found since stumbling across it, but first off for those of you who haven’t seen it yet, here’s the original trailer that started the whole thing:

Awesome! That’s all I can say… Awesome.

So here are some more video clips that I’ve been lucky enough to come across since I initially found the preview

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Canzo Empyrean Kinolingus Erectus

Harry, a reader in Monrovia Liberia who heads up a local fan club for the movie, was nice enough to send me this link of Chancellor (the mastermind behind it all) promoting what I’m assuming to be the movie premier over there:

Here are a couple of the more innovative marketing adds that I’ve came across too:

Pastor Phil takes on Canzo Empyrean

This is the best one so far but for some reason he has disabled the Embed option on the video so you’ll have to click on the link, but trust me; it’s worth it!

Bletting the Medlars

“Big Up” Harry for all the info and links you provided!

Final thoughts? I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: “I.HAVE.TO.SEE.THIS.MOVIE!

Penny Free Shopping Spree

January 31, 2008 Comments off

So I did it, after less than a week of deliberating I decided to sell off most of my G.I. Joe collection. I got rid of my entire 25th Anniversary line of Joes, variants and all, save my MOC 2007 SDCC Pimp Daddy Destro. I just couldn’t bring myself to get rid of him, I like the story behind him too much and it’s kind of like owning a piece of history.

After asking around on some of the forums that I frequent, I was kind of skeptical about how much money I could get for them, but as usual eBay never lets me down. I’m not gonna tell you exactly how much I got for them, but it was defiantly more than what most of the collectors on the boards said I would get. The one that really suppressed me was my MOC “Yellow Variant” Sgt. Stalker… geezus! I should have set my “Buy It Now” price a lot higher, it sold in less than 12 hours at what I thought was a ridiculously high price. I guess with there only being one other one listed on eBay at the time and only had full sold for the entire month on January, I shouldn’t have been surprised, but I only pad $5.00 for the damn thing. 🙂

So now it’s time to say goodbye to my, short lived, stint in G.I. Joe collecting, and start looking forward to all those packages that’ll soon be arriving in the mail… w00t!

So what did I get in exchange for a full year’s worth of Joe collecting? I’m glad you asked, here he is the piece that started it all… a MIB Japanese “Pre Go-Bots” Devil Satan 6.

 

He’s the original version of Monsterous, my “childhood grail”, that I was able to complete over the summer. I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking through other people’s collections, and I’ve never even seen one before, let alone found one for sale… so I’m happy! He’s single handedly the second most expensive piece that I’ve bought, second only to my Brave Maximus. I did come across a blog where the writer said he paid well over $500 at a convention for his, and it wasn’t in as good of shape as this one, so he’ll stand tall for a long time as the most valuable piece I own.

But that’s not all folks! I also got a MIB set of Transformer JR’s, a short lived Japanese only line of “shrunken” G-1 Transformers, containing: Chromedome, Optimus Prime, and Fortress Maximus. The guy I got them from says that the box has never actually been opened, but due to age the tape has lost it’s adhesion and it’s technically no longer sealed. So no MISB for me, but that’s ok: I would have just opened em up anyways.

MISB Collector’s Club exclusives: Astrotrain, Landquake, & Skyfall

And a set of lenses and filters for the camera that I bought my wife for Christmas. (A Sony Alpha A-100 if you’re wondering)

SCORE! Not a bad little haul, if I do say so myself, and it didn’t even cost me a penny out of my pocket. Now all that’s left is to wait for the mailman to drop them off on my doorstep: all bought and paid for but still no pay off… LOL.

G.I. Joe Movie Preview “?”

December 12, 2007 8 comments

I didn’t really wanna do another “movie preview” post yet, or possibly ever, but I was on YouTube looking to see if anyone had leaked a movie preview for the new G.I. Joe Movie yet and found this. I should warn you, slightly disturbing would be a huge understatement. Yet I keep watching it.

I don’t think this is the actual trailer for the movie, but someone put in a hell of a lot of work into making this. And if this turns out to actually be real, it may make up for Hollywood taking the “America” out of “The Real American Heroes”, and be teh m0s7 awsum thing I’ve ever seen.

EDIT:
This is the clip that Harry linked to in his reply for those of you that didn’t want to take the time to click the link… awesome!

That was almost as disturbing as the preview… I.Have.To.See.This.Movie!

Thanks Harry 🙂