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Hasbro has filed a suit against DC in regard to a Bumblebee trademark issue

Because the realm of copyright law is sometimes a difficult terrain to navigate, it appears as if Hasbro and DC Comics are about to throw down in a federal court for the right to market "Bumblebee" toys. On Monday, Hasbro, owners of Transformers brand toys, filed a lawsuit that accuses Warner Bros. and DC Comics of trademark infringement. As per the suit, Hasbro claims...
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Amy Schumer to star in the upcoming live-action Barbie movie

Apparently, Amy Schumer is going to headline Sony's new big-budget live-action BARBIE movie. Here's the official synopsis: "[I]n a perfect land of woman slowly awakens to the fact that she doesn’t fit it. She is expelled from the idealistic land and journeys to the real world, where she discovers that being unique is an asset." Okay....
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Is Mattel trying to get a Dino-Riders movie going?

After the massive success of Universal's JURASSIC WORLD this year (currently sitting at a comfy $1.6 billion worldwide) it should come as no surprise that dinosaurs may be heating up the big screen again. While Colin Trevorrow works on the script for the JW sequel, others may be preparing to kick off their own dino invasion and what better place to start than with cheesy...
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The first images from the action figure adaptation Max Steel

Unbeknownst to me, MAX STEEL is a line of action figures that have been produced by Mattel since 1997. Not only that, there has been two animated TV series’ based on the figure that the kids seem to enjoy. Now a science-fiction action adventure film directed by Stewart Hendler and written by Christopher Yost (THOR: THE DARK WORLD) is on the way next year and we have the...
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Where on the Shelf Is...Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story?

Welcome to "Where on the Shelf Is..." In this column, I look at great TV shows and movies that have never been on DVD and/or Blu-ray. For your pleasure and out of all of our frustrations, this column examines the Where, When and, of course, WHY?! of these non-releases. Up this week is... SUPERSTAR: THE KAREN CARPENTER STORY What Is It?: Before Todd Haynes...
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I Want That: Mattel's Back to the Future II Hoverboard

Well ladies and gents, it's finally here. Mattel has finally released the infamous hoverboard that Marty McFly used in BACK TO THE FUTURE II. I'll just get this out of the way now before you start probing-- it doesn't hover. There is no hovering involved. It's just the board, but man, is it cool. Okay, so maybe it would be even better if it actually did work, but good luck...
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