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Review: "Transformers: Robots in Disguise": Plight Of The Bumblebee

by Grant Whiteon March 13, 2015
Back in 2010 I reviewed the premiere episodes of Transformers: Prime, Hasbro’s then latest entry in the franchise and a focal point of the ‘Aligned continuity’ that would attempt to focus on a specially constructed long term universe. I gave the premiere a favourable review and when the show drew to a close after three […]
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Review: "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" Has a Lot of Spark

by Neo Yion March 13, 2015
Transformers: Robots in Disguise is an interesting transition from Transformers Prime. While each Transformers show seems to reinvent the franchise, Robots in Disguise has the honor of being a direct sequel to Prime. While the latter was an epic space opera, Robots in Disguise excludes the melodrama in favor of peppy, feel-good fun. Those who expect […]

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"Transformers" Fan Forum Reveals 'The Allspark Foundation' Charity

by Grant Whiteon December 15, 2014
After many successful charity drives on behalf of the Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Transformers/My Little Pony fan community The Allspark has announced the formation of a committed charity foundation. Their first charity focus will be to raise $10,000 by February 28th for the Hospital’s Scrabble Ball, due to be held March 7th. Those within the US […]
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NPR Profiles Optimus Prime Voice Actor Peter Cullen

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
National Public Radio has interviewed veteran voice actor Peter Cullen, focusing primarily on his role as Autobot leader Optimus Prime in multiple Transformers TV shows and movies, including the fourth installment of the feature film series that was released last week. Among other topics, Cullen discusses how he discovered his talents in voice acting while […]

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Hasbro Teaches Humans and Bots How To Ride Your Dinobot

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
The official Transformers YouTube channel today unveiled a trilogy of cartoon shots instructing one on how to properly ride a mighty Dinobot. Inspired by theatrical shorts from Warner Brothers and Disney, the shorts are a comedic promotion for the upcoming Transformers 4: Age of Extinction and its related toyline, both of which introduce the fan […]

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Transformers: Age Of Extinction Trailer

by Alex Beanon March 5, 2014
We’re only going to ask you this once – Where is Optimus Prime? – and if you don’t give us the answer we want to hear, then you will have to watch this trailer for the upcoming “Transformers: Age of Extinction” and wait until June 27, 2014 for the actual film’s release in theaters…
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Transformers 4 Cars Unveiled

by Alex Beanon June 13, 2013
The fourth installment in the “Transformers” film franchise series is set for next year but filming has already begun in Monument Valley, Utah and that means the cars that will be used for the robots have been revealed by director Michael Bay. Among the roster of Autobots are a 2014 Corvette Stingray, a 2013 Bugatti […]

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Review: "Transformers Prime: One Shall Stand" Stands Above the Live Action Movies

by Shawn Hopkinson August 8, 2012
I felt a little bit of trepidation when I first saw the box of Transformers Prime: One Shall Stand. The character designs looked like the characters in Michael Bay’s Transformers: Bayformers. The first Bayformers movie is the only movie that I’ve ever walked out in the middle of, and seeing the rest later on cable […]
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SDCC2012: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal Panel Report

by slaion July 14, 2012
The “Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal” panel, hosted by Larry King, was really a tribute to the man who has voiced Optimus Prime for almost 30 years, Peter Cullen. When King and Cullen appeared before the crowd, the entire audience rose in standing ovation for the both of them. Even after a short pre-recorded […]