Disney Animated Review

The fine folks over at Disney invited us over to their studio to check out their newly announced and newly released iPad App called Disney Animated.  Disney Animated is a collaboration between Disney Interactive with Touch Press and the Walt Disney Animated Studios.  We were treated to an extensive presentation where Mark Walker (SVP Disney [...]

The Smurfs 2 Review

The Smurfs 2 from Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures is out this week in theaters - we had a chance to see a preview screening in Los Angeles.  The Smurfs 2 stars iconic characters Papa Smurf (voiced by the late Jonathan Winters), Smurfette (Katy Perry), Grouchy (George Lopez), Vanity and Clumsy.  Back again are live-action characters Hank [...]

By | July 30th, 2013|Categories: News & Events, Reviews, Video (Other)|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The Smurfs 2 Review

Turbo Movie Review

TURBO is a new feature length film by Dreamworks Animation. We had a chance to check out an early preview of the movie with a general audience in attendance. Turbo is about a garden snail who is teased by his community, loves racing and is accidentally given a speed boost when he intakes a bunch of NOS from a car. The movie stars Ryan Reynolds (as Turbo) who downplays the voice acting this time around and is mostly upstaged by Samuel L. Jackson who plays Whiplash one of the other racing snails.

Morphicon Celebrates 20 Years of the Power Rangers

Power Rangers have left a 20 year legacy on fans of all ages and Power Morphicon in Pasadena helped celebrate this achievement right smack dab in the heart of old-town Pasadena.  The convention or expo (as it was still kinda small) contained about 20 vendors mostly selling Power Rangers toys and goodies along with other [...]

By | August 20th, 2012|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Morphicon Celebrates 20 Years of the Power Rangers

Cartoon Network Punch Time Explosion XL Review

The Cartoon Network has a cavalcade of unique and fun cartoon characters under their umbrella - making us wonder why there aren't more video games based on their properties.  Cartoon Networks Punch Time Explosion XL is a console brawler/fighting game heavily influenced by Nintendo's Super Smash Bros Melee (and/or Brawl) for the Xbox 360, PlayStation [...]

Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi Review & Gameplay

Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi is the latest in a series of DBZ video games from Namco Bandai for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.  This is the most polished of the bunch spanning multiple sections of the Dragon Ball Z universe with destructible environments and a 'Hero Mode' character creator.  Dragon Ball Z is [...]

By | November 10th, 2011|Categories: News & Events, Reviews, Video (Other)|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Dragon Ball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi Review & Gameplay

Nickelodeon star Victoria Justice in the Kinect game Time to Shine

Miranda Cosgrove may be the current 'top dog' on Nickelodeon with her hit TV  show iCarly but it is up-and-coming starlet Victoria Justice who's getting the nex-gen treatment with her very own Kinect game called 'Victorious: Time to Shine'.  Time to Shine will be out for the 2011 holiday season and features character likenesses and [...]

Wizard World 2010 recap

Los Angeles did NOT have the privilege of a Wizard World in 2009 due to economy set-backs - so we were eager to see what the Anaheim show in 2010 would bring to the table.  The three day event advertised famous celebs in attendance like Stan Lee, William Shatner, Brent Spiner, Levar Burton and more [...]

By | April 19th, 2010|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments