View Full Version : What do you think of Cinema Scenes??

05-12-2002, 09:02 AM
I was just surfing around and came across Cinema Scenes for the first time. I'm just wondering what's everyone's opinion of them?? I've only seen pictures on the net so it's hard to tell. Do people collect these?? What's the most popular?? Entertainment Earth has some on clearence.
Thanks for your time.

General Warpig
05-12-2002, 10:31 AM
I origanally started collecting POTF II figs to replace my childhood collection( I sold it !aaaarrrrgh!).Then i replaced my childhood collection,this led to an inscessant need to gain 1 of every figure made!!!At first i avoided Cinema Scenes(too pricey at the time for 3 figs).It soon became impossable to build dioramas without said sets e.g Cantina Aliens,Skiff Guards.I love them now!!!Ihave almost all of them and fitting the entire scene(background and all is a great challenge offen with brillaint unthought of effects.
They also include at least one(for the most part!)figure that is unreleased on cards e.g Uncle Owen,Yoda Spirit,Greeta.And most are resculpts too,now the price is lower they're an attractive addition to any collection.Even for those of you who dont play with their toys(something i'll never understand!),because the window packaging is great.
TPM boxes also include comm-chips which was pretty cool.I hope that Hasbro will release a few more to increase my own collection at least!
Answer your Question?

Have a better one!.............Spinner pilot/Bladerunner

05-12-2002, 10:42 AM
They're greeeeeeeeat.

Most contained figures that Hasbro would most likely not release on their own. I am looking foward to the new sets; I hope that Hasbro makes a Vader, Captain Colton Antilles and a Stormtrooper set. The set would sell well because of the popularity of Vader and the stormtrooper and the desire of collectors to have the Captain.

05-12-2002, 12:25 PM
If they involve new characters, I love them!
But if a set consist of only resculpts (Tatooine Showdown) it will take some convincing to get me to buy it (Death Star Escape).
Rumors are lurking that Hasbro may be returning to this concept next year, I'd like to see that happen. :)

05-12-2002, 12:44 PM
I like em! I love em! I want more of em! Make it hurt Hasbro make it hurt! Make it hurt Hasbro make it hurt! Humph!

05-12-2002, 12:47 PM
Well, I have mixed feelings about them.

It took my a LONG time to finish my Cinema Scenes collection. Some were VERY difficult to find, some were easily found at clearance for $8.99-$9.99!

It is nice to have new figs like the Cantina Aliens, Skiff Guards, Rebel Pilots, etc. However, the initial price of $20.00-$30.00 each is a bit steep.

I think one or two every now and then is a great idea! The collecting community has been screaming for a couple of Jedi Council Cinema Scenes for years now.

Well, it finally looks like we may get our wish! I just hope that they are more evenly distributed and fairly priced. I think $15.00 is fair, no more than $20.00!

Ken-Wan Obi-Obi
05-12-2002, 01:42 PM
I loved the Cinema Scenes. I hope they pick up the line again! There are some great possibilites from the original series and the newer films that would make cool three packs. Here's my wishlist:

1. Addressing the Senate (TPM) - Amidala, Palpatine (Senate Robes) and Panaka
2. Dagobah Encounter (TESB) - Luke, Yoda and R2-D2 (covered in muck)
3. Naboo Celebration (TPM) - Amidala (White Gown), Boss Nass (with Peace Globe) and Padawan Anakin
4. Anakin's Test (TPM) - Anakin, Yoda (seated), and Mace Windu (seated)
5. Rebel Headquarters (ANH) - Princess Leia, General Dodonna, and C-3PO

Lots more possibilities....

05-12-2002, 01:51 PM
Thanks for all the feedback. Everyone has talked me into picking them up. Does anyone have a complete list of them anywhere?? Post your favorite one...

05-12-2002, 02:00 PM
Cantina Showdown
Death Star Escape
Purchase of the Droids
Jabba's Dancers
Mynock Hunt
Cantina Aliens
Jedi Spirits
Jabba's Skiff Guards
Rebel Pilots
Tatooine Showdown
Mos Espa Encounter
Watto's Box

I did those from the top of my head, did I get them all? there are lists all over the place, I wanted to test my memory.

05-12-2002, 02:11 PM
Complete list:

Death Star Escape (Han stormtrooper, Luke stormtrooper, Chewie)
Cantina Showdown (Ben, Walrusman, Dr. Evazan)
Purchase of the Droids (Luke, Threepio, Uncle Owen)
Jabba's Dancers (Lynn Me, Rystall, Greeata)
Final Jedi Duel (Vader, Luke, seated Emperor)
Mynock Hunt (Han, Leia, Chewie, Mynock)
Jedi Spirits (Ben, Yoda, Anakin)
Cantina Aliens (Labria, Nabrun Leids, Takeel)
Rebel Pilots (Wedge, Arvel Crynyd, Ten Nunb)
Jabba's Skiff Guards (Klaatu, Barada, Nikto)

Mos Espa Encounter (Anakin, Jar Jar, Sebulba)
Tatooine Showdown (Qui-Gonn, Maul, Anakin)
Watto's Box (Watto, Horox Ryder, Red Twi'lek)
Final Lightsaber Duel (Obi-Wan, Maul)

My favorites are the Final Jedi Duel since it has the only acceptable Jedi Luke made thus far and a seated Emperor; Skiff Guards, Jedi Spirits and Tatooine Showdown.

05-12-2002, 03:31 PM
Sorry, Caesar, I was typing and looking up my list while you were posting yours. However, you did forget the Final Jedi Duel and Final Lightsaber Battle.:p

05-12-2002, 05:18 PM
Gah! I knew I would miss one. Not bad on a lark though!:D
Is the Obi-Wan / Maul combo considered cinema scene? I have never seen it.

05-12-2002, 06:24 PM
Originally posted by Caesar
Gah! I knew I would miss one. Not bad on a lark though!:D
Is the Obi-Wan / Maul combo considered cinema scene? I have never seen it.

I wouldn't consider that one a cinema scene, mainly because it was carded and both figures had an action gimmick. It belongs more in the two-pack category. No cinema scene that I know of ever had any gimmicks, but knowing Hasbro's current state of mind, they will:rolleyes:.

05-12-2002, 08:13 PM
I agree, that was not really a Cinema Scene. Hasbro had a couple of the 2-pks. They never really got off the ground.

Final Duel (Obi and Maul)
Masters of the Darkside (Vader and Maul)

Dar' Argol
05-12-2002, 10:59 PM
I love them and wish they would start them back up again:D.

Big-B, I though I had all but 4. Mynock Hunt, Watto's Box, Rebel Pilots, and Death Star Escape, but what is this Final Lightsaber Duel???? Anyone have pics????

D'oh! I just read the new posts. I get it. Man, and I thought I was going crazy:crazed:! Oh, wait. . . . . . .

05-12-2002, 11:09 PM
I loved the line and have all but one, the Death Star Escape. also, I looked everywhere for a mynock hunt and finally had to order one from entertainment earth.

05-13-2002, 12:17 AM
I'm absolutely delighted to hear that these may be making a comeback....I really want to have a few sets from each film, and the rumoured frst on from AOTC (something to do with the jedi council) sounds promising.
I agree, however, with those that don't want to see them become repositories for endless resculpts (like the EpOne ones generally were).
Time will tell....

05-13-2002, 12:58 AM
Some ideas for Ep2 Cinema Scenes:

Dexter's Diner (with the FLO droid, the human waitress and maybe one of the Dug customers)

Coruscant Nightclub (with Dannyl Faytonni, Ack-Med-Beq and Elan Sleazbaggano)

Separatists (Shui Mai, San Hill and Passel Argente)

Tatooine Homestead (Owen, Beru, Cleigg Lars)

The Bear Clan (with three Jedi younglings)

Senators (Ask Aak, Onaconda Farr, Tundra Dowmeia)

Arena Jedi (Bultar Swan, Stass Alie, Barriss Offee)

Coruscant Nightclub Dancers (Aay Vida and two other dancing girls)