Top 10 Movie Characters

Well according to Empire Magazine in the UK these are the top 10 movie characters all time-

1. Indiana Jones

2. James Bond

3. Han Solo

4. Batman

5. Alien’s Ellen Ripley

6. The Joker

7. Die Hard’s John McClane

8. Fight Club’s Tyler Durden

9. Darth Vader

10. The Big Lebowski’s The Dude

I don’t have too much of an issue in the top 3, happen to like those a lot, but some of the others really threw me.  How does it compare to your list?


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How do you watch TV now?

1) Binge streaming.

2) What’s a TV?

3) One episode a week, that’s the way I grew up.

4) DVR

5) I wait for the episodes to come out on DVD/Blu-ray.

6) TV?  I play video games!


I won’t lie, I do some binging, but with kids it’s not always the shows I want.


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Worst Movie Openings

As far as I can tell these types of stats have been kept the past 3 decades or so and do you know what the worst weekend openings have been?  There’s always the odd movie no one has heard of, but would you have put these in your top 5?  Hoot, The Seeker, Strange Magic each grossing no more than 3-5 million.  Proof that a great book, TV series or even the creator of Star Wars is not immune to take a hit when the offering is lacking.

Just to put that into perspective a good opening can easily see a movie gain $50 million like Jurassic Park III or Independence Day to $200 million like The Avengers.

Not criticizing the financial disasters mind you it is America, and we can throw money away with the best of em.  Plus these all made more than my movie.  Can’t believe no one wants the story of my life.  Sad really.

Thanks to Box Office Mojo for keeping stats that are fun and informative on this subject.


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Happy June

That means new catalogs from our other divisions.  Give Museum Replicas ( or Atlanta Cutlery ( a call 800-883-8838 or hit them up on line and get some for FREE.   Nearly 200 new products have been added in the past month.

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Believe it or not, we are still a pretty cool mail order company and the catalog is a great way to enjoy the items when recharging your electronics.


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