Archive - Feb 13, 2009

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Toy Fair Gallery open

Today was Hasbro's annual collector's event where various media outlets get to view presentations on the latest products being offered by the "Big H". I have uploaded almost all my images, with only some role play items and licensed product remaining. Check out the Toy Fair 2009 gallery now for a look at "Revenge of the Fallen" Devastator, Animated Arcee and more!

Collider.com interviews Michael Bay

Collider.com has posted a video where they interviewed Michael Bay during the opening of "Friday the 13th". The "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" director discusses his ability to shoot at exotic locales, filming "Revenge" in IMAX as well as his access to military vehicles. He also gets to show off some of his trademark humor. Check out the video below!

Fast Action Battler Ramjet reviewed

He's a crazy warrior who loves destruction! Check out the review for Fast Action Battler Ramjet.

Fast Action Battler Fire Blast Optimus Prime reviewed

In an attempt to catch up with some older reviews, I've written up a short review for the Fast Action Battler Optimus Prime redeco "Fire Blast Optimus Prime". Read the review here to see who's color scheme this figure pays homage to!

Masterpiece Convoy gallery restored

The gallery for Masterpiece Convoy has been restored. Check it out to see images of one of the most loved Optimus Prime/Convoy figures ever produced.

Two more Masterforce episode galleries restored

The galleries of screen captures for episodes 2 and 3 of Masterforce, "The Destrons' Terrifying Manhunt!" and The Targeted Jumbo Jet" are now available for viewing, check'em out!

Animated Grimlock reviewed

He's the belligerent and powerful leader of the Dinobots, and now BWTF has reviewed the latest incarnation of Grimlock! Take a look here to see if you'll want this figure bossing around the rest of your Animated Autobot troops today!

MTV Movie Blog: New Bumblebee Camaro For ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ Unveiled at Chicago Auto Show

The MTV Movie Blog has posted an article discussing Bumblebee and his new vehicle form, the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro. GM Vice President of Global Design Ed Wellburn explains in the article “Bumblebee was injured in the first movie,” he said. “When it comes back in the new movie, it’s bulked up; it’s stronger.”.

Detroit Free Press article: GM looks to cash in on 'Transformers' sequel

The Detroit Free Press has posted an article discussing GM's involvement in "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen". The article includes a picture of the Bumblebee statue being assembled at the Chicago Auto Show. Read the full article here.

MSNBC Article: Hollywood eyes more play dates with toy industry

MSNBC has posted an article discussing franchise films and toys with a focus on Hasbro and the way 2007's "Transformers" film achieved success beyond expectations. Hasbro's Lisa Licht is quoted as saying "'Transformers' the movie reinvigorated the toy franchise to such a degree that we launched a TV show after it, greenlit 'G.I. Joe' and made a deal with Universal on nine more properties,". click here to read more.