Thursday, August 11, 2011

Learning Letters With Elmo - DVD Review

The latest release from Warner Home Video and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, makes learning F-U-N as Elmo guides preschoolers through early literacy skills in the classic manner that fans of the long-running television program have become accustomed to - which means plenty of engaging stories, silly songs and funny characters. I mean, how can you not have a blast learning when you’ve got a bunch of Muppets leading the class?

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Transformers: the Japanese Collection - Headmasters - DVD Review

When reviewing a release such as Transformers: the Japanese Collection - Headmasters, I feel somewhat obligated to offer up my own personal history with the robots in disguise: partly because it’s fun and also to let you know where I stand in regards to my obsession or, depending on your level of devotion, lack thereof.

Like any child of the ‘80s, I grew up with and loved the Transformers. I played with the toys and enjoyed the half-hour animated commercials keenly disguised as a television program. I knew the names, I attempted to memorize the stats on the back of the package and I even made the “kee-kchooo –koo-koo-choo” noise when I transformed my toys in an attempt to emulate one of the greatest sound effects my young mind had ever known.

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