Transformers

Transform and Rock Out: The Cybertronic Spree at The Bloor

A celebration of Transformers G1 unlike any other is set to take place this weekend at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, with a viewing of the classic 1986 animated film Transformers: The Movie and a performance by the band that's more than meets the eye, The Cybertronic Spree.

The Fan Expo Gaming Recap

Fan Expo stormed through Toronto to the tune of an estimated 100,000 people over the weekend, and Dork Shelf was there to take in all the sights, sounds, and cosplay on display. Here are a few quick gaming-themed notes from the show floor.

Battleship Review

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Canadian 80s Toy Expo

Toy collectors and fans of the 80s are in for a treat this weekend as the 2012 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel – 600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, Ontario this Sunday, April 1st. Featuring Canada’s largest dealer room of vendors selling 80s related merchandise, former WWF […]

Transformers: Dark of the Moon Review

I will keep it brief since Transformers: Dark of the Moon director Michael Bay can't seem to do it himself. Do you just want to see some shit blow up? If you answered in the affirmative, then you will probably greatly enjoy this film a whole lot more than the second entry in the franchise since you will actually be able to SEE what is happening for a change. Everyone else looking for anything more than that can look elsewhere because that is all you are going to get from this astoundingly pretty, but astoundingly empty, incoherent, nonsensical and excessive film.

Geek Nerd Dork Episode 12

With Jess absent, Gavin and Jeff have a frank and deep discussion about the current state of media, lament having to grow up and reminisce about their respective dorky childhoods. They also discuss the always timely subject of the Transformers motion pictures.

TFcon Toronto is this Weekend

The 9th Annual Transformers Collectors Convention—TFcon—happens this weekend, July 17th and 18th. If you’re a fan of alien robots that turn into vehicles (and I’m not talking about the Go-Bots!) then TFcon is the place for you. TFcon features a huge dealer floor, where you can purchase all manner of Transformers merchandise. They also have […]

Trailer for Transformers: The War for Cybertron

Activision has released the first trailer for their upcoming video game Transformers: The War for Cybertron. The game features an original storyline and has nothing to do with the movies or Michael Bay.  High Moon Studios (Darkwatch, The Bourne Conspiracy), the developers behind the game, have said they are taking a Gears of War style […]

Podcast 12: Transformers

To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Jeff, Joel, Lucas and Will discuss all things Transformers. From the original 80's cartoon and comics to the toys and the recent live-action films we've got our giant shape-shifting alien robot bases well covered.