Archive

March 29th, 2009

"Transformers" and "Star Trek" scribes Orci and Kurtzman LA Times interview

Writers Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman were interviewed by Geoff Boucher of the LA Times. The article primarily covers their work on the upcoming "Star Trek" film, but it gives an interesting look at their creative process.

March 28th

Wal-Mart exclusive Crankcase reviewed

Before ending the live action movie toy line, Hasbro released one last set of Wal-Mart exclusive characters from the movie universe. One of these was a homage to a G1 Triggercon: Crankcase! Take a look at his review here and see if you want this grumpy Decepticon to bother - erm, join your army!

March 27th

Transformers Animated Autobot Ratchet reviewed!

He may be a grumpy old Autobot nowadays, but he was once one of the most promising technicians on Cybertron. He's Ratchet and BWTF reviews this figure here!

Love fanatical bad guys? Then this is the guy for you! Animated Lugnut reviewed!

One of the wackiest (and strongest) characters to emerge from "Transformers Animated" is Lugnut, the fanatical follower of Megatron who believes in him without question. Check out Lugnut's review here!

Transformers Animated Activators Megatron Reviewed

He's a pint sized terror and he can fit right in your pocket! Check out the review for Activators Megatron.

March 26th

Transformers Universe 2.0 Powerglide and Starscream reviewed

Two fliers get reviewed tonight, one from the Autobots and the other from the Decepticons. See if you'll want to bolster your air forces with Powerglide and Starscream!

March 25th

Robotmasters toy reviews restored

In 2004, Takara released a Japanese Exclusive line of figures that seemed to be its answer to 2003's "Transformers Universe", mostly composed of redecos set in a universe where characters from different generations worked together. Now BWTF's reviews from this line have been restored. Check out the Robotmasters reviews!

March 24th

Orci and Kurtzman bow out of "Transformers 3"?

According to Slashfilm (based on a post in the sometimes difficult-to-read Don Murphy boards), "Transformers" writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman may be ready to pack up their Allspark and take the show elsewhere. According to the blog, Orci is quoted as saying “Time for fresh blood!” writes Orci.

Transformers Generation 2 Toy Reviews section restored!

When the days of Generation One passed, Hasbro made an attempt to revive the Transformers franchise through a new toy line: Generation 2, forever creating an epoch of sorts, where Transformers forged forward and evolutionized into newer and newer incarnations such as "Beast Wars" and "Animated". Read reviews of some of the figures from this line in the Generation 2 toy review section.

March 22nd

"All Hail Megatron" #9 and "Transformers Alliance" #4 (and more!) previews

IDW Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall has posted previews of "All Hail Megatron" #9 and "Transformers Alliance" #4 on his blog, Ryalltime. Also shown in his cover previews are "Spotlight Jazz", "Maximum Dinobots" #4 and "The Beast Wars Omnibus" Trade Paperback. These are all expected to be on shelves Wednesday, March 25th!

While I haven't restored the comic book sections yet, I can say