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Playstation Announces Resident Evil 3 for 2020

RESIDENT EVIL™ 3 MODERNIZES THE CLIMACTIC EVENTS OF RACCOON CITY IN APRIL 2020 Outlast the Terrifying Nemesis in Resident Evil™...

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Playmates TMNT Classics Bebop & Rocksteady!


Courtesy of MTV Geek's Toy Fair preview.  Coming in 2013!

TMNT Toy Flashback

Just a nice pic to remind us all where it began so many years ago!

"An Idiot Abroad" - Finale Airs This Saturday on Science Channel

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THE FINAL EPISODE OF AN IDIOT ABROAD AIRS THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 9 PM ET/PT
 
--Ricky Gervais, Karl Pilkington and Warwick Davis Conclude the AN IDIOT ABROAD Series in China--
 
After gaining notoriety for his pilgrimage to see the Seven Wonders of the World and conquering the ultimate “Bucket List”, Karl Pilkington is ending AN IDIOT ABROAD in China with his travelling companion Warwick Davis in the final episode of the series premiering this Saturday, February 2 at 9 PM ET/PT.
 
The third and final installment of AN IDIOT ABROAD has followed Karl and Warwick on a 5,000 miles trek from Venice, Italy through Eastern Europe, India and now China. Along the way, they experienced several different cultures and traditions.
 
Now, in the final episode in China, Karl and Warwick dress in panda costumes in order to enjoy quality time with pandas at a local sanctuary, sample the cuisine at a local restaurant, and appreciate an enlightening, poignant moment atop Macau Tower before diving off.

Toy Fair 2013: Nick TMNT Mouser Figures!


New Teen Titans Go! Cartoon Images




New Beware the Batman Villains Pic!

Check out this great screenshot of Professor Pyg and Mr. Toad from the upcoming cartoon Beware the Batman.

Toy Fair 2013: TMNT Minis




Toy Fair 2013: 1st Look at Power Attack Bane & Riddler, etc.


Toy Fair 2013: 1966 Batman Product News

Batman Classic TV Series Is Back On The Scene

Fans of the Batman Classic TV Series will be doing the Batusi when WBCP and its licensing partners give them a first glimpse at the all-new licensing program for the fan-favorite live-action series.  Sure to ensnare the eyes of collectors and ignite the nostalgia for the 60's series is the Mattel vintage-styled Batman Ken® and Catwoman Barbie® collection, and a BATMAN™ Classic TV Series 6" Figure Assortment, BATMAN™ Classic TV Series TV Moments 2 Pack, as well as a BATMAN™ Classic TV Series Batmobile.  Rubie's will introduce a line of costumes based on series favorites including Batman, Robin, Catwoman, The Riddler, and The Joker.  Additional licensees supporting the Batman Classic TV Series include Funko with stylized figures and plush; Mezco with colorfully detailed vinyl figures; NECA with an 18-inch action figure; Round 2 with model kits; Cryptozoic Entertainment with trading cards; and a variety of high-end collectibles from Noble Collection, Sideshow Collectibles, TriForce, Kotobukiya, Medicom and Hot Toys.  The Mattel Hot Wheels® brand will rev-up with a high-end Elite Scale Batmobile inspired by the 1966 hot-rod in the series for the true collector; along with many other toy partners who will help bring to life this cultural phenomenon with a Zap! Bam! Pow!

New Episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on Nick this Friday!

Nickelodeon Debuts a Brand-New Episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

On Friday, Feb. 1, at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT Nickelodeon will introduce Karai (voiced by Kelly Hu), a 16-year-old rebellious teenager and trained ninja, in “New Girl in Town.” During the episode, Leonardo, tired of Raphael’s constant criticism, lets his brother try his hand at leadership for a while.  Meanwhile, Leonardo meets a beautiful and dangerous Kunoichi who tries to lure Leonardo to the dark side.

First Look at the Nick TMNT Rat King Figure!


First look at the Nick Shredder Unmasked!

MTV Geek's Toy Fair preview gives us the first look at Shredder with his mask off!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Young Justice: Invasion "Runaways" Episode Pics & Video

“Runaways” 

Airing Saturday, February 2
10:00 a.m. ET/PT 
On Cartoon Network

Synopsis: Nightwing tasks Blue Beetle with chasing down a group of potentially dangerous super-powered teenage runaways. But Blue Beetle is not the only one hunting them…. 

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 Blu-Ray Review

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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 Blu-Ray Review


Synopsis: The Dark Knight along with new sidekick Robin have finally reclaimed Gotham City and allowed a ray of hope to penetrate the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. With Batman back in the spotlight the extended media coverage has awoken a far worse evil at Arkham Asylum The Joker! Forever destined to be mortal enemies The Joker has a diabolical scheme that may pull Batman down to the darkest levels of insanity. While on the horizon a global catastrophe races towards Gotham and with it comes a familiar face The Man of Steel though this time he has Batman in his sights. Witness as the aging Dark Knight wages a tireless war against crime while proving that courage and will are indeed timeless.

Review: There are few things in the life of a Batman fan that bring as much unbridled and unabashed joy thank Frank Miller's Batman work from the 1980s.  The first volume of this dystopian future was brought to animation late last year.  Now, we get the much anticipated conclusion.  The aging Batman is materfully brought to life by the gritty Peter Weller, while the contrast of real life teenager Ariel Winter does a phenominal job of the female Robin, Carrie Kelley.  Jay Oliva does an amazing job of bringing this epic graphic novel to life.  This DCU animated film helps to remind me why I love Batman so much.  This one is an absolute MUST have!

Interest Range: Animation, Batman

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

ORGY Announces "Wide Awake and Dead" Tour with VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE and DAVEY SUICIDE

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Multi-platinum electronic rockers ORGY are pleased to announce their upcoming US headline tour, dubbed the “Wide Awake and Dead” Tour. Supporting on the tour will be Vampires Everywhere and Davey Suicide. The month-long tour kicks off in Phoenix, AZ on March 2nd and will visit several major US cities until its close in Lincolnshire, IL on April 2nd. See below for the first leg of the tour dates, new tour dates will be added soon! 

ORGY on the WIDE AWAKE AND DEAD TOURW/ VAMPIRES EVERYWHERE, DAVEY SUICIDE3/2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Joe’s Grotto3/4 – Dallas, TX @ Trees3/6 – Houston, TX @ Scout Bar3/7 – San Antonio, TX @ Backstage Live SA3/8 – Broussard, LA @ The Stations Bar and Grill3/10 – St. Petersburg, FL @ The State Theater3/12 – Jacksonville, FL @  The Roc Bar3/13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade3/15 – Jacksonville, NC @ Hooligans3/16 – Spartanburg, SC @ Ground Zero3/17 – Springfield, VA @ Empire3/19 – Lakewood, OH @ The Foundry3/20 – New York, NY @ Marlin Room @ Webster Hall3/21 – White Marsh, MD @ House of Rock3/22 – Amityville, NY @ Revolution3/23 – Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally’s Pub3/24 – Hartford, CT @ Webster Theater3/26 – West Chester, PA @ The Note3/27 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar3/28 – Toledo, OH @ Headliner’s3/29 – Columbus, OH @ Al Rosa Villa3/30 – Flint, MI @ The Machine Shop3/31 – Louisville, KY @ Diamond Pub & Billiards4/2 – Lincolnshire, IL @ Viper Alley  

The band’s new single, ‘Grime of the Century’, was released in the fall and has been well-received by radio stations, press and fans alike. A music video for the track was released in December. ORGY recently finished up a successful tour of the west coast in select markets and plans to tour Europe in the summer of 2013. The band is currently finishing up new music in the studio.

80s Kelloggs Garfield Bike Reflectors Promo


These were given away in various Kelloggs cereals.  I believe there were four types.  I sported these on my Huffy..how about you?

Now Is Good DVD Review

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Now Is Good DVD Review



Synopsis: Tessa Scott (Dakota Fanning, The Twilight Saga) knows her days are numbered, so she dives headlong through every wild, crazy act of teenage rebellion that she can dream up. Her daring to-do list leads her to being arrested and creating chaos in her family but her boldness helps her find love with Adam (Jeremy Irvine). Don't miss this intoxicating tale of light in the darkest hour, based on Jenny Downham's controversial, award-winning best-seller Before I Die.

Review: There are a few movies that are so touching and emotional, without being cliche or sappy.  Garden State comes to mind...Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind..and after I saw this DVD, Now Is Good is added to that list.  The film features the great Dakota Fanning, who has really blossomed into the stellar actress that we all figured she would.  This film takes her character through the last months of her life and explores the relationships and events that bring her to and end.  This one is heartfelt and thought provoking and we cannot recommend it enough.

Interest Range: Drama

Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden Blu-Ray Review

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Seal Team Six: The Raid On Osama Bin Laden Blu-Ray Review



Synopsis: A break in the manhunt for Osama bin Laden serves as the backdrop for the gripping story about an extraordinary group of U.S. Navy SEALs who undertake the mission of a lifetime. Despite inconclusive evidence that bin Laden is inside the compound, and ignoring the possible ramifications of an unannounced attack on Pakistani soil, the Pentagon orders the attack. SEAL Team Six bands together in the most daring military operation of our generation, completing their mission of justice in a riveting final showdown.

Review: The greatest manhunt of our time, perhaps in civilized history, has finally come to an end.  We're all divided in this country on so many topics, but on this we are united.  We are all happy that Osama Bin Laden was brought to justice.  Seal Team Six is a well-produced and entertaining look at the process that occured to invade Bin Laden's compound and take him out.  Is it all facts?  No!  Although, I dare you to find a Hollywood production that is.  This is a fictionalized recreation of the events.  Certainly some things are dramatized, but its a great watch and it feels very vindicating.  We highly recommend this one to all Americans.

Interest Range: Drama, Action

Dance Moms: Season 2, Volumes 1 and 2 DVD Review

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Dance Moms: Season 2, Volumes 1 and 2 DVD Review


You can own these DVDs today 

Volume 1 Synopsis: Once again set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by the famously outspoken Miller, "Dance Moms" follows the children's early steps on the road to stardom and their mothers who are there for every rehearsal. Presenting a powerful cast of characters, the show immerses itself in dance competition season, delivering a captivating and dramatic look at the cast's intense pursuit of national dance titles. Volume One includes the first 12 episodes of the second season, culminating with the 1.5-hr. "Abbygeddon" episode, in which the girls travel to NYC for the Joffrey Ballet School audition and Abby Lee Miller breaks down crying when her favorite dancer, Maddy, forgets her routine.

Volume 2 Synopsis: Once again set in Pittsburgh's renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, owned and operated by the famously outspoken Miller, "Dance Moms" follows the children's early steps on the road to stardom and their mothers who are there for every rehearsal. Presenting a powerful cast of characters, the show immerses itself in dance competition season, delivering a captivating and dramatic look at the cast's intense pursuit of national dance titles. Volume Two includes the final 13 episodes of Season 2, culminating with the girls' competion at the Nationals.

Review:  The horror continues with the dreadful Abby Lee Miller terrorizing and ridiculing children and their parents.  This dance academy is a joke and the instructor is a nightmare.  That aside, this makes for a very entertaining show, especially with the clashes between the parents and Miller.  There is plenty of drama, and not all that much dancing or learning.  I mean, how can she possibly teach these children anything, she can barely move herself.  This is an awful show and a great example of reality TV.  Sadly, we'll keep tuning in. lol.

Interest Range: Reality, TV Shows

Compliance Blu-Ray Review

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Compliance Blu-Ray Review


Synopsis: Inspired by true events, COMPLIANCE tells the chilling story of just how far one might go to obey a figure of authority. On a particularly busy day at a suburban Ohio fast food joint, high-strung manager Sandra (Ann Dowd) receives a phone call from a police officer saying that an employee, a pretty young blonde named Becky (Dreama Walker), has stolen money from a customer. Convinced she's only doing what's right, Sandra commences the investigation, following step-by-step instructions from the officer at the other end of the line, no matter how invasive they become.

Review: Compliance is a fantastic art house film, loosely based on the incidents in real-life at a Kentucky McDonalds.  If you're not familiar, google it.  Basically, a prank caller contacts a restaurant manager and says he's a cop and one of the employees is a suspected criminal.  What ensues is a bizarre test of compliance to authority that can hardly be understood or believed.  If the film were not based on real life events I would call it absurd.  This is a disturbing and eye-opening watch.

Interest Range: Drama

Dallas: The Complete First Season DVD Review

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Dallas: The Complete First Season DVD Review


Synopsis: The landmark TV drama continues with a whole new generation, as JR's (Larry Hagman) and Sue Ellen's (Linda Gray) son, John Ross (Josh Henderson), locks horns with Bobby's (Patrick Duffy) adopted son Christopher (Jesse Metcalfe), proving that in Texas -- oil is still thicker than blood. Both families want control of the coveted Southfork family estate. With JR's cunning guidance, John Ross is determined to drill it, while Christopher backed by Bobby, searches for alternative fuels, and plans to donate Southfork to a conservatory. It's a battle without limits, whether it means stealing another man's money, loyalty, girlfriend or wife. leaving just one question. Whose side are you on?

Review: I remember watching Dallas as a kid...for many many many years my parents tuned-in back in the 80s.  I remember when J.R. got shot...I remember the drama and the intrigue that kept this show popular for so many years.  Now, with the renewal of the show with a few old key players and a lot of attractive and young new ones, I can see that the magic is still there.  This entire season is filled with an updated version of the same drama and crazy family feuding that I expect from Dallas.  This show certainly hasn't skipped a beat.  Its a great watch.

Interest Range: TV Show, Drama

Save Young Justice

Please take a moment to go to sign the Change.org petition to save the show fans!  Other animated shows have been brought back by fan demand, so you never know!

http://www.change.org/petitions/cartoon-network-warner-bros-bring-back-young-justice-and-green-lantern-the-animated-series

Monday, January 28, 2013

Cartoon Network Cancels Ninjago

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The Cartoon Network upfronts for 2013 came out today and among other shows there are no further plans for Ninjago cartoons.  There is, however, a Lego CHIMA cartoon coming to the network.

Young Justice & Green Lantern Cancelled!

Earlier today the press got a release about the Cartoon Network upfronts and it didn't include Young Justice or Green Lantern: Animated.  This was rather odd, so Newsarama verified with a source and we now know that they will not be renewing either show for 2013.  This is TERRIBLE news for fans of Young Justice, one of the best shows to come out of WB over the past decade.

Teen Titans Go! Premiere Date Information!

  • Teen Titans Go!: Featuring the return of Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg in all-new, comedic adventures, Teen Titans Go! will premiere in April 2013. Character-driven comedy is the order of the day as this new take on the superhero series focuses on the funny business that happens between saving the world and living together as teenagers without adult supervision. The series stars the principal voice cast from the original Teen Titans, and is produced by Warner Bros. Animation.

Update on the Premiere Date of Beware the Batman!

According to the Cartoon Network upfronts the series will debut this summer in the Dc Nation block!

Bif Bang Pow! to Produce Star Trek™ Bobble Heads

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Bif Bang Pow! to Produce Star Trek™ Bobble Heads

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 25, 2013) - Star Trek fans should get their transporter rooms ready to beam into a new universe of Star Trek television series and classic movie collectibles. Bif Bang Pow!, under a license from CBS Consumer Products, will produce Star Trek bobble heads.
 
Star Trek TV and film buffs around the world can start to collect a full armada of standard scale and miniature sized Monitor Mate™ bobble heads beginning Summer 2013. Kicking off the line will be an introductory sneak-preview limited edition collectible, a Toy Fair Exclusive Borg Cube Monitor Mate™, exclusively available for buyers who make an appointment to meet with their representative group, EE Distribution, at the Bif Bang Pow! booth #4950, New York Toy Fair, February 10-13, 2013. (Limit one per company per appointment, while supplies last. Additional rules apply.)
 
"For close to 50 years, the characters of the Star Trek universe have taken us where no one has gone before, and now Bif Bang Pow! will be transporting all-new collectibles into homes and offices all over the world," said Jason Lenzi, CEO of Bif Bang Pow!. "We couldn't be more excited for fans to seek out what we have planned for the final frontier!"    
 
All items will be available at the Entertainment Earth®

New Batman and Dark Knight Rises LEGO Sets!


These are available in stores now.  The Mr. Freeze set retails around $20 while the Dark Knight Rises set goes for around $35.  You can find more in our LEGO section.

Friday, January 25, 2013

LEGO Batman: The Movie DC Superheroes Unite Coming in May

 LEGO Batman: The Movie DC Superheroes Unite Coming in May
Street Date: 5/21/13

Synopsis: When Bruce Wayne receives the man of the year award, fellow billionaire Lex Luthor becomes jealous and decides to run for President. To create the atmosphere for his type of fear-based politics Lex recruits the Joker to perfect a Black LEGO Destructor Ray which wreaks havoc on Gotham. As Lex destroys Batman's tech, Batman reluctantly turns to Superman for help.
Special Features: Includes UltraViolet™ so you can enjoy the film on many different compatible devices.  MUST ENTER REDEMPTION CODE BY 05/21/2015 TO REDEEM ULTRAVIOLET OFFER. DOES NOT INCLUDE iTUNES FILE

Young Justice: Invasion "The Fix" Episode Pics & Video


Young Justice: Invasion "The Fix” 
Airing Saturday, January 26
10:00 a.m. ET/PT On Cartoon Network

Synopsis: Black Manta seeks vengeance against Miss Martian. 

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