What We Learned: San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Recap, Reviews & Summary

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Comic-Con Recaps, Reviews/Commentary

As usual, I viewed the San Diego Comic-Con’s 2013 edition as an opportunity to get a barometer on the next year in films, along with pop culture in general.  Besides in-person observation, I waded through Twitter, online panel recaps, and videos of the various panels to pull together what I found to be the highlights. Movie […]

What We Learned: San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Recap, Reviews & Summary

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in Comic-Con Recaps, Reviews/Commentary

Marketing “Anything Can Happen” In the past, the convention has used its association with Hollywood to build momentum around the attendance of certain guests. While this year didn’t see a major reversal of that trend, it did feature a few notable attendees who hadn’t been previously announced. This created a general sense that missing a […]

Transformers: The Movie (1986) Review

Posted on Posted in Movies, Reviews/Commentary

The Transformers cartoon is an interesting animal of a television series because it never really ‘ended.’   Things got weird continuity-wise after “Transformers: The Movie” was released and, at some point, the Transformers must have gotten pretty good at just going back and  forth between Earth and Cybertron, since the marooned-on-Earth story thread was no longer […]