‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks 6-inch Scale Action Figure Review

A clumsy, well-meaning Gungan outcast on Naboo, Jar Jar Binks struggled to prove his worth throughout his life. – Character biographical blurb, Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks On January 21, 2021, Hasbro released a new deluxe figure, Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks in the new-style packaging for the 6-inchContinue reading “‘Star Wars’ Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series Jar Jar Binks 6-inch Scale Action Figure Review”

Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 26, 2021, or: The 500th Post!

Greetings and salutations, Dear Reader. It’s late morning – nearly noon, in fact – as I begin my 500th post in A Certain Point of View, Too. It’s Wednesday, May 26, 2021, and it’s a muggy, greyish late spring day here in New Hometown, Florida. Presently, the temperature is 84˚F (29˚C) under mostly cloudy skies.Continue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Wednesday, May 26, 2021, or: The 500th Post!”

Happy 44th Anniversary, Star Wars!

Hello, there. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. It is a sultry late spring day in the Sunshine State; currently, the temperature is 78˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 31% and a southeasterly breeze blowing at 9 MPH (14 KM/H), the heat index is 76˚F (24˚C).Continue reading “Happy 44th Anniversary, Star Wars!”

Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 23, 2021, or: More Carefully Watched Packages – the Saga Continues

Hi, Dear Reader. It’s early afternoon on Sunday, May 23, 2021 here in New Hometown, Florida. It is a sultry late spring day; the current temperature is 84˚F under partly sunny skies. With humidity at 31% and the wind blowing from the east at 7 MPH, the feels-like temperature is 84˚F. Today’s forecast: we canContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Sunday, May 23, 2021, or: More Carefully Watched Packages – the Saga Continues”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Padmé Amidala 6-Inch Scale Action Figure

Anakin: You call this a diplomatic solution? Padmé: No, I call it aggressive negotiations. – Dialogue from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones The Figure Padmé Amidala was a courageous, hopeful leader, serving as Queen and then Senator of Naboo – and was also handy with a blaster. Despite her ideals and all she didContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Padmé Amidala 6-Inch Scale Action Figure”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Director Krennic 6-inch Scale Action Figure

Disclaimer: All images here are from the Hasbro Pulse website and are not my own work. Photo Credit: Hasbro, Inc. Copyright and trademarks are owned by Hasbro and Lucasfilm Ltd. As director of Advanced Weapons Research for the Imperial military, Director Krennic is obsessed with the completion of the long-delayed Death Star project. A cruelContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Director Krennic 6-inch Scale Action Figure”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Princess Leia Organa (Endor) Action Figure

Princess Leia Organa helped the rebels organize a plan to destroy the Empire’s new Death Star: knocking out the space station’s shield generator on Endor. – Character description blurb, Princess Leia Organa (Endor) In the summer of 2020, Rhode Island-based toy and game maker Hasbro released Princess Leia Organa (Endor), a six-inch scale action figureContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Princess Leia Organa (Endor) Action Figure”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 4, 2021, or: Confessions of a Serial Package Tracker & May the Fourth Be With You

Hello, Dear Reader. It’s late morning here in New Hometown, Florida on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Currently, the temperature outside is 79˚F (26˚C) under sunny skies; with humidity at 88% and the wind blowing from the southeast at 6 MPH (10 KM/H), the heat index is 77˚F (25˚C). It’s gonna be a hot day, folksContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, May 4, 2021, or: Confessions of a Serial Package Tracker & May the Fourth Be With You”

Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: Gathering the Endor Variants of Luke, Leia, and Han Together (& Other Observations)

Hi there, Dear Reader. It’s late afternoon here in New Hometown, Florida on Friday, April 23, 2021. Currently, the temperature is 82˚F (28˚C) under mostly cloudy skies. With humidity at 50% and the wind blowing from the east-southeast at 11 MPH (18 KM/H), the heat index is 83˚F (28˚C). It’s hotter than the forecast highContinue reading “Confessions of a ‘Star Wars’ Collector: Gathering the Endor Variants of Luke, Leia, and Han Together (& Other Observations)”

Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Luke Skywalker (Endor) Action Figure

“I’m endangering the mission. I shouldn’t have come.” Utilizing stolen schematics, the Rebel Alliance formulated a plan to destroy the new Death Star. Luke Skywalker joined his friends for this mission to Endor. – Hasbro character blurb on the package, Luke Skywalker (Endor) On April 20, 2020, Hasbro released Star Wars The Black Series: LukeContinue reading “Star Wars Collectibles & Toys Review: Hasbro Star Wars The Black Series – Luke Skywalker (Endor) Action Figure”