In defending My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic from detractors, show creator Lauren Faust wrote: On TV, though, I couldn’t tell one girl character from another and they just had endless tea parties, giggled over nothing and defeated villains by either sharing with them or crying–which miraculously inspired the villain to turn nice…Some of the […]
Review: "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Magical Mystery Cure:" You Say Why, I Say "I Don't Know"
At the start of the episode, Twilight Sparkle learns that all her friends’ cutie marks and specialties have been switched around: Rarity is ruining the weather, Pinkie Pie is trying and failing to maintain Applejack’s orchards, and so on. Only Twilight Sparkle is unaffected, so it’s up to her to find out what caused the […]
Review: "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic - Adventures in the Crystal Empire" & "Mickey & Donald Have a Farm"
The late, great blues guitar player Albert Collins once said, “Simple music is the hardest music in the world to play. And blues is simple music.” The basics of a 12-bar blues and a minor pentatonic scale are simple, but “simple” does not mean “easy.” There’s a gigantic and somewhat ineffable gap between understanding those […]
I’m not sure if it’s properly calibrated expectations or just plain fickleness of mood, but either way I have a much more positive impression of Kaijudo after a second look. The first five episodes of the show are available on the extensively named Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters – Creatures Unleashed, and probably the […]
My honest advice for viewers of the Hub’s newest show, Littlest Pet Shop, is to jump straight to episode 2 and get what you need about the first episode from the pre-credits recap segment. The show is fine, the characters are adorable, and like every other show on the Hub, The Littlest Pet Shop doesn’t […]
"The Littlest Pet Shop" Exclusive Video Clip & Stills from Premiere Episode, Airing November 10, 2012
The Hub has provided Toonzone with an exclusive clip from the premiere episode of The Littlest Pet Shop, their newest animated series premiering on November 10, 2012, at 11:00 AM (ET): Click any of the thumbnails below to enlarge: The Littlest Pet Shop premieres on the Hub on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 11:00 AM […]
Thursday was the least crowded day at New York Comic Con, but fans still filled the room for Hasbro’s afternoon panel for the Transformers brand. From Hasbro Studios in Burbank, CA, Transformers Prime producers Jeff Kline and Duane Capizzi were in attendance, as well as Executive Director Brian Lenard and Vice President of Development Mike Vogel. […]
Transformers is the story of violent giant robots that destroyed their own planet with a stupid and pointless war, then brought their battle to Earth and seem always on the verge of destroying that planet, too. Characters are locked in constant conflict. They suffer, and they die. Because the characters are robots, such things have […]