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    Watch ‘Where Are They Now?’: A Depressing Animated Short About the Current Lives of Favourite 80s Cartoon Characters

    Ever wonder what your favourite cartoon characters from the 80’s are doing now? Animator Steve Cutts gives you a bleak look into the current lives of some of our favourite characters facing reality long after their heyday prime. Animation created in After Effects, Flash, Photoshop and a bit of CrazyTalk pro 7. All voices created […] More

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    ‘Transformers vs. G.I. Joe’ #1 an energetic love letter to both properties

    Since gaining both the G.I. Joe and Transformers licenses, IDW Publishing has done an effective job of carving out a nice little family of titles for both properties, mixing series grounded in their respective pasts with series that move both franchises forward in new and different directions. Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #1 marks the first time IDW has brought these properties together (itself something of a tradition, having been done by most of the major previous license holders, though this is the first time this concept has been applied to an ongoing series). The end result is the first part of a story that, at least initially, appears to be, above all else, a celebration of both G.I. Joe and Transformers and the kind of madcap energy that comes from mashing together two fondly-remembered toy franchises. More

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    Hey You Geeks!! Podcast# 27: The Summer Blockbuster Enigma

    The big question of the week is; Why do overstuffed, critically panned films like Transformers: Age of Extinction continually break box-office records while great films like Snowpiercer are left to struggle with a limited release? Luckily, it turns out that Snowpiercer is about to break into a wider release, but will it bring financial success? […] More

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    The ‘Transformers’ Franchise: Games vs. Films

    Films and video games are different platforms with the same underlying purpose of trying to entertain their respective audiences. While their raison d’etre might be similar, the two mediums differ in such a way that some films simply cannot be translated into good games and vice versa. However since most major comic-inspired films seem to […] More

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    Michael Bay Can’t Stop

    Michael Bay – excuse me, the proper title is 2-time Criterion Collection released Michael Bay – is like the Kenny Powers of directors. He favors excess and showboating over all forms of thoughtful nuance and subtlety, he isn’t afraid to sell himself out and abandon critical respectability for money and fame, and he doesn’t give […] More

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    Interview with John Turturro of ‘Fading Gigolo’

    From the stage to the screen, the director’s chair to the writer’s room, real-life jack-of-all-trades John Turturro channels his versatility in his latest feature, Fading Gigolo. As Fioravante, a sensitive florist and handyman who turns to the world’s oldest profession to help out a cash-strapped friend, played by Woody Allen, Turturro puts a lighthearted spin […] More

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    X-Files Conspiracy: Transformers #1 Has A Hard Time Meeting the Eye

    Written by Paul Crilley Pencils by Dheeraj Verma Colors by Joana Lafuente Letters by Chris Mowry Standard Cover by Miran Kim Published by IDW Publishing Unfortunately, X-Files Conspiracy: Transformers #1 features the same problems that have plagued this crossover nearly since the beginning: ho-hum reactions by the Lone Gunmen to the fantastic characters they’re meeting, […] More

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    Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye # 24 Continues to Drown out James Roberts’ Voice

    The book picks up after the events of “Transformers: Robots in Disguise” issue 23 and again its focus is split between various locales and groups, all of them doing theoretically important things. After seeing Orion Pax, Rodimus and co. depart for the Dead Universe, the crew of the Lost Light, now captained by Ultra Magnus, have struck out in search of Metroplex, and find themselves in a mysterious underwater location and under attack by a minor villain group from a previous issue. More

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