I remember sprinting out of my elementary school building, speeding as fast as I could. With my book bag slinging carelessly in the wind. There was no way that I was going to miss the popular theme song to my favorite animated cartoon “ThunderCats.”
I would get home just in time to flick on the television, and join in the opening of the theme song that began with the leader of the Thundercats showcasing his expert swordsmanship, and shouting. “Thunder, Thunder, ThunderCats ho!” I would twirl, and kick, trying hard to mimic the moves of the Thundercats, for the duration of the song.
As I plopped down in front of the television, with my mouth ajar, “ThunderCats” would begin. For thirty minutes I would be fixated on the television. Lion-O, Panthro, Cheetara, Tygra, Wiley kit, and Wiley Kat, battled the evil forces of their arch nemesis Mumm-Ra. When ready to do battle, Mumm-Ra would trade in his decrepit appearance by reciting an incantation. This would transform him into the powerful, flying, energy ball throwing Mumm-Ra the Ever living. Mumm-Ra was on a quest to get his hands on the infamous Eye of Thundera.
Looking to buy a new LED television to watch movies & cartoons, but you don’t have a lot of money? Cheap LED televisions are available. You just need to know where to find them. Sites like ReadyResearch.com provide buying guides and reviews to help you decide. You might not be able to afford the top-of-the-line LED TV, but you can find a new TV for under $500 for your living room.
Even if the TV only lasts for a few years, you get your money’s worth, and you can play games, watch movies, and use it for music around the house.
Toshiba 32” HD LED TV
Toshiba Direct has a 32” HD LED TV on sale for approximately $450. The television has a gaming mode, noise reduction for multi-person homes, an HDMI port, and DynaLight technology. The LED television has a 720p resolution, which is decent for an LED TV for under $500.
A remote control is included with the television purchase. The 32” Toshiba is the largest size for under $500. For a slightly smaller screen, you spend about $400, but the screen size is only 26”.
In an era of high tech stuff such as ours, there’s a constant fear of missing out on the latest updates, especially with companies coming up with new and yet newer versions of an already existing product. Got the iPhone X? Oh, but your friend has the iPhone XR! In this dire urge of keeping up with the ever-changing models of the companies are you already in search of another tablet? Or are you a first-timer? Well, whichever be the case you surely should not, would not want to mess it up. So here are some common queries to ask yourself before you jump into a heavy investment.
What is your purpose in buying the tablet? Is it something To supplement your TV sessions with? Or is it for genuine workaholics?
Whatever it may be, the answer to these questions will lead you to the next consecutive steps. Speaking from a general perspective its obvious that just like laptops and smartphones, tablets too come in all shapes, sizes, and features. You just need to choose which one you want. The purpose also includes as to if you are going to use it just inside the house or carry it …
Get Smart was a very enjoyable movie. It was funny and made me laugh. That by itself is enough for me to get my money’s worth. But it was more than your typical comedy. It had an intriguing plot involving spies and secret agents and bombs and evening wear.
It all had to do with Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) who was a desk jockey for the government spy agency, CONTROL, until he finally got a promotion to field agent. The female lead was Anne Hathaway as Agent 99. She and Max were trying to stop a Russian nuclear weapon operation that was trying to sell bombs to unstable countries.
The special effects and stunts (a lot of people and things smashing into other people and things) were first rate. And of course there were the requisite explosions, plus a fair amount of gun play. The penultimate chase scene was a classic battle of banner-pulling prop plane vs. Cadillac SUV. It was edge-of-your-seat, action-packed and very entertaining. Throw in deadly laser beams and a lethal Swiss army knife and you have everything you’d expect from a spy movie worthy of the genre. There was even something for classical music lovers as …
Tina Fey is easily one of Hollywood’s best talents. She has the ability to write, act, produce, sing, and everything in between. Her sitcom, 30 Rock, is one of the most well written television series of all time. So why, then, does Baby Mama not feel quite as funny as what Tina Fey fans are used to?
For all intents and purposes, Baby Mama is well acted. As previously stated, Tina Fey is one of the best Hollywood has to offer. She has little trouble being funny, while also showing a surprising capability for dramatic situations.
Greg Kinnear is also excellent as Fey’s love interest. A rare underrated actor, Kinnear does not need to try to be funny, instead allowing the situation to be humorous and acting like a normal person would. Few actors try for the understated performance, especially in comedies, but Kinnear is an expert at his craft.
Where Baby Mama starts to rip at the seam is with supporting characters. Aside from Fey and Kinnear’s characters, everyone else is displayed as a caricature. Dax Shepard is a typical white trash dirt bag, Steve Martin is a sort-of-creepy new age business mogul, Sigourney Weaver is a perpetually …
Camp Lazlo is an animated television series that airs on Cartoon Network. Each episode fills up a 30 minute television block. Each episode is split into two different parts which are each approximately 11 minutes long. The creator of Camp Lazlo is Joe Murray. Some of the actors and actresses whose voice can be heard on the show are Carlos Alazraqui, Jeff Bennett, Tom Kenny, Jodi Benson, and Doug Lawrence.
Camp Lazlo debuted on Cartoon Network on July 8, 2005 and has been running for over a year. A total of 32 different episodes have aired to date. The show was nominated for an Emmy as one of the top animated shows on television.
Some of the main characters on the Camp Lazlo are: Lazlo – He is a Brazilian spider monkey who loves to have fun on the show and is an overall very happy monkey. Unfortunately, he and his friends are stuck in Camp Kidney which is very strict, so his personality clashes with the leaders at the camp. His good attitude helps solve the problems the group often runs into.
Raj – He is a bunkmate of Lazlo’s and is an elephant. He is very easily …
Yes, it has
officially reached the point when cartoons from the 80’s are being considered
“classics”. Makes you feel old, right? Me too. But the upside to this
is that you can now reminisce about the endless Saturday mornings of your
childhood while your children experience these incredible cartoons for the
The Care Bears
The Care Bears are
loving characters, who lived happily in the enchanting land of Kingdom of
Caring. The bears and friends encounter villains and adventure when attempting
to save the world through “missions of caring”.
Chip ‘n Dale Rescue
fighting rodents set out to solve exciting mysteries while teaching the
importance of teamwork, research, and creative thinking.
Garfield and Friends
Garfield is a lazy,
fat cat with a love for lasagna and creating mischief for his canine companion,
Odie, and owner, Jon Arbuckle.
Jonny Quest is an
eleven year old boy who accompanies his scientist father, Dr. Benton C. Quest,
on fantastic sci-fi journeys around the world.
A Pup Named Scooby
series introduces Scooby fans to a young teenaged cast of characters and a cute
puppy version of our favorite mystery-solving dog, allowing for the building …
What other 1980s TV
show spun off so many big-screen movies? Or is about to spin off two new outer
space games for PC, Xbox 360, PSP and DS? Or has a world-wide fan
club that still goes to conventions dressed up in fantastically detailed
home-made costumes? Of course, it’s no surprise that Star Trek: The Next
Generation was and is such a success. The show, based on the most awesome first
generation TV show of all time, the original Star Trek, successfully continued
the unbroken excellence of Gene Roddenberry’s sociological storytelling.
Star Trek: The Next
Generation began airing in 1987, and got off to a slightly rocky start based on
two main things; the whole set of new characters, and the new design of the
Enterprise star ship. It was a bit difficult for Trekkers (Star Trek fans) to
accept a new design because in the original series, Captain Kirk loved the ship
itself in an obsessive sort of way, and so most of the viewing fans adopted the
same mindset. As with most updated series in the TV and movie industry, a new
cast of characters is usually not well received at first by ardent fans of the
original series …