Showing posts from March, 2014

Spring Break Update: Project U-Build Play Set Adventures Almost Here, Trailers for Upcoming Films, and More

By: Andrew Bermudez (Mustache Maniacs Film Co. Headquarters; March 28, 2014)      As March comes to a close, spring break is here, meaning that it's time to kick back, relax, and read up on what's been going on at the studio.      First off, the first wave of Project U-Build Play Set Adventures are being finalized and will be released around April 7th on the library page of the website. "This opportunity for our fans to recreate memorable scenes from the first two Johnny Thunder films is very exciting for us," said public relations head Sam Sneed. "We look forward to seeing how our fans react to these constructive prospects." These play set adventures are designed to commemorate the 3-D conversion for Johnny Thunder and the Secret of Marco Polo, which will be taking place between March 30th and April 7th. Part 2's audio issue and closed captioning will also be addressed during this conversion.      In other news, the trailers that were unveiled at The …

Archive Collections: Props from our First Film

By: Andrew Bermudez (Mustache Maniacs Film Co. Headquarters; March 14, 2014)      With one of our first films, Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Leopard's Treasure being re-released later today, we felt that it would be appropriate to look back at some of the props from this film in the latest Archive Collections. So let's begin our look back at some of these classic props and see how they were used in the said film.       First up is the actual bull whip used in the film...or at least a picture of it. It's made of actual leather and used to have a red flail attached to the tip, which would create the characteristic "snap" sound of a whip breaking the sound barrier. However, because of some quick wear and quality control issues, this flail had to be removed and replaced with the black electrical tape you see on the tip today. Despite this minor modification, this whip still packs a painful punch (watch for the scene later today when one of the henchmen says &q…

Project U-Build Play Set Adventures: Wave 1 Set Details

By: Andrew Bermudez (Mustache Maniacs Film Co. Headquarters; March 1, 2014)      We only have one month left before the release of the first wave of Project U-Build Play Set Adventures building instructions, so we are now giving our first in-depth look at these sets, including a finalized cover image for one of the sets! So, in order of set number, here they are: 30000: Chinese Army Battle Pack - Take back the city of Xi'an from Chang Wu's rebels with the Chinese Army Battle Pack! Mao Zedong III's aid is ready to lead his hardened soldiers into battle against the rebels. Navigate around the scattered boxes and over the rubble barricade to unleash the full force on the rebels and send them back to their fortress! Features boxes and rubble barricade with removable debris. Includes 4 minifigures: Aid and 3 Chinese Soldiers. 30001: Rebel Battle Pack - Chang Wu's rebels have taken shelter inside a destroyed building, ready to ambush the Chinese Army and destroy Mao Zedong II…