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September 7th, 2010

Hunt for the Decepticons Insecticon and Oil Pan reviewed

The latest wave of Scout Class "Hunt for the Decepticons" Transformers adds new warriors to the ranks of the Decepticons: Oil Pan and Insecticon! Interested in a review and photos? Take a look at Oil Pan's review and Insecticon's review.

September 3rd

Power Core Combiners Double Clutch with Rallybots Reviewed

The latest wave of Power Core Combiner five packs is out and this time around the Autobots have a ground unit of Rallybots led by the Autobot Commander Double Clutch. BWTF has reviewed this five pack and you can check out the gallery of images too!

September 2nd

CNN Report: Extra seriously hurt filming 'Transformers 3'

While the splashy explosions and insane visuals of the "Transformers" films are spectacular to behold, this news story reminds us that such stunt work can often be dangerous. According to CNN.com, an extra was hurt on the set of the latest Transformers movie. According to the article:

"The vehicle hit a median barrier wall, traveling about a mile before coming to a stop, according to police. The driver suffered a serious head injury and was airlifted to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois."

September 1st

Power Core Combiners Searchlight with Backwind Reviewed

When part of your job is to rescue fellow Autobots in a war zone, it pays to have back up in the form of a Mini-Con with four transformations! That's the duo of Searchlight and Backwind, and BWTF has reviewed these figures in the Power Core Combiners section.

Revenge of the Fallen Activators Starscream Reviewed

Megatron isn't the only major Decepticon character from Generation One to take center stage in the movie universe! Right behind him is the powerful Air Commander Starscream, and now he takes on a whole new form as an Activator. Check out the BWTF review of Activators Starscream!

August 29th

Transformers meets Mad Max with the new Power Core Combiner Mudslinger/Destructicons set!

If you're a powerful Decepticon with a bad attitude and you transform into a monster truck, what more appropriate group of Drones to back you up then a bunch that looks like they were made for a destruction derby? Take a look at BWTF's newest review: Mudslinger with the Destructicons and visit the gallery of images to see over thirty pictures of this set!

August 28th

BWTF.com interviews G1 voice actor Gregg Berger on the newest Transmissions podcast

You read it right, "Transmissions" is back and with a wonderful conversation I recently had with Generation One voice actor Gregg Berger, better known to many fans as the voice of characters such as Grimlock, Skyfire, Long Haul and Outback! Mr. Berger took time out of his busy schedule to chat with me and the result was a conversation that covered not only his career, but his philosophies on work and life. Check out the podcast on the Transmissions Libsyn site or on iTunes!

Activators Optimus Prime reviewed

With a simple press of a button you activate the transformation of this heroic Autobot leader! Check out BWTF.com's toy review of Activators Optimus Prime!

Japanese exclusive Masterpiece Rodimus Convoy pictures and report from Japan

Yahoo! Japan blogger GENgoraw has put up photos on his blog featuring the previously announced Masterpiece Rodimus Convoy figure. As fans have been speculating, the figure will not just be Rodimus Convoy, but it will also be able to transform into the smaller "Hot Rod" form, complete with a face that can be changed from the "young" face to an "older" one! He will also feature two vehicle modes, a car as Hot Rod and then the larger futuristic truck as Rodimus Convoy.

August 26th

Chicago Sun Times: "Transformers 3" wraps up filming in Chicago

For months now Chicago has been a major location for the "Transformers 3" crew where several key scenes have been filmed. In the final days of filming, Mayor Daley held a press conference with "Transformers 3" producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura. Economically speaking, the filming had a huge effect. According to the article:

"...benefits to Chicago that go far beyond the 1,200 jobs and $20 million pumped into the local economy."