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Legends of Oz Blu-Ray Sweepstakes

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Update this giveaway is closed congrats to Daniel. Disclosure: We are part of the Fox Home Entertainment Insiders. This Sweepstake is sponsored in part by Fox Home Entertainment. Next week (August 26th) the continuation of Dorothy’s journey in Oz in Legends of Oz comes out Blu-ray and Digital HD and we can’t wait to watch it. Here is the official synopsis: Kids of all ages will love this … [Read more...]

Quick Hit Summer Movie Reviews

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The summer hasn’t even finished and we have already have had some hits and misses in the theaters, but I couldn’t let the summer fly by without mentioning some of the fun summer flicks that I was fortunate to watch so far: 22 Jump Street: To think that 22 Jump Street was made by the same directors as the Lego Movie. While they kept the same meta (wink, wink!) movie feel that the Lego Movie had, … [Read more...]

My Anniversary with Netflix #streamteam

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Disclosure: I am part of the Netflix Stream Team. My relationship with Netflix really started by necessity.  I was in between jobs and we were trying to cut back on cost.  One of those things that needed to be cut down was cable, so we got as close to unplugged as we could and I signed up for Netflix.  I initially signed up only as a quick fix and once the free month was up I was going to … [Read more...]

Watching Musical Magic on #Netflix #streamteam

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Disclosure:  I am part of the Neflix Stream Team.  The opinions in this post are my own. D is all about the musical and movie education of our boys. First and foremost, is their indoctrination to all the musicals that she loves and the one that stands out as one of her absolute favorites is Grease. For us Grease is just not the word, it’s the world. D loves the movie so much she even likes the … [Read more...]

The Amazing Spider-man 2 premiering tomorrow #SpideySighting

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Disclosure: We received the T-shirts and masks as part of a promotion for The Amazing Spider-man 2 movie. As the daddy of the Dancing Hotdog family the only thing that a required was that my boys be Spider-man fans.  As you can see MISSON ACCOMPLISHED! We were dressing up in anticipation of The Amazing Spider-man 2 coming out this Friday, starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone.  I had a … [Read more...]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

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Building upon the growing empire that is Marvel Studio, the latest Captain America movie finally starts to show the promise seen in The Avengers movie.  Similar to the trend started by The Wolverine, The Winter Solider see it’s selfless less like a superhero movie and more like an old fashion spy film.  Taking cues from spy thrillers of the 70’s and 80’s we are treated to conspiracies and double … [Read more...]

Mr. Peabody and Sherman Movie Review

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Disclosure: We were invited a Mr. Peabody and Sherman press screening. As always, my posts are based on my opinions and experiences. The Dancing Hotdogs family had great opportunity to preview Mr. Peabody and Sherman before it officially came out in theaters.  Though it was based on a cartoon segment during the Rocky and Bullwinkle show.  Unfortunately, Rock and Bullwinkle out date D and I so … [Read more...]

Watching Sports with #NetflixKids

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  Disclosure: I am part of the Netflix Stream Team.  As always, my posts are based on my opinions and experiences. Sports figures to be pretty big in our house hold, especially with super active boys.  The thing is at this age it is hard to tell what the boys will be into, that is why is especially important to expose them to as many different sports as possible.  Unfortunately, it is … [Read more...]

The Lego Movie Review

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Disclosure: We received a preview screening of the Lego Movie.  This post represents my unbiased opinions. We got a first look at The Lego Movie, and the entire Dancing Hotdogs family loved it.  Rock had been already bursting at the seams wanting to watch the movie.  Ever since we saw the previews it had it been at the top of our list. So when we sat down to watch the movie, the excitement … [Read more...]

Unplug from Cable Now! PlayOn Review

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Disclaimer: We recieved review copies of PlayOn and PlayLater.  This post represent my unbiased opinion. Everyone is trying to unplug.  With cable bills rising and the number of useless channels growing it is no wonder that services such as Netflix and Hulu are becoming so popular.  With televisions becoming smarter and the ability to choose what and when you  watch shows unplugging the cable … [Read more...]

The Lone Ranger Blu Ray Review

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Disclosure: We received a copy of The Lone Ranger on Blu Ray.  This post represents my unbiased opinion. The Lone Ranger was released today on Blu Ray.  You probably didn’t watch the movie when it was in the theaters. You would think that by bringing back Director Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp from the worldwide hit Pirates of the Caribbean series, Disney was hoping for another grand slam … [Read more...]

Despicable Me 2 Review and Sweepstakes #DM2DVD #DespicableMeDos

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Update! This giveaway is closed congrats to John. Disclosure: Despicable Me 2 is sponsoring this giveaway and provided me with a DVD to review. As always our post is our unbiased opinions. The Gru crew is back again, to the delight of all children.  Especially those obsessed with the ever popular minions. I didn't realize how popular the first film (which we liked) was until I looked at my … [Read more...]

The Heat Blu Ray Movie Review

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Disclosure:We recieved a review copy of  The Heat.  The post represent my unbiased opinion. With one Oscar and another possible one coming soon it is kind of fun to see Sandra Bullock let loose in The Heat.  Directed by Paul Feig who brought us the popular Bridesmaids movie, The Heat takes the break out star of Bridesmaids, Melissa McCarthy, and teams her up with Bullock in a buddy cop … [Read more...]

Despicable Me 2 on DVD/Blu Ray Coming Soon

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Despicable Me 2 will be out on DVD December 10 and on Digital HD on November 26, 2013.  We absolutely loved the first one and were so bummed that we didn't get a chance to see it theaters, luckily this holiday season we will be able to make up for that oversight. The story for the second installment of this very popular comedy is as follows: Gru, his adorable girls, and the mischievous Minions … [Read more...]

Spider-man Turn Off the Dark Review @SpideyOnBway @NYMetroParents

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Disclosure: We received two tickets for the show for review purposes.  This post is my unbiased opinion. Last weekend Rock and I crossed off one of our Summer of 2013 wishlist items and went to see Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark on Broadway at the Foxwood's Theater in New York City.  I tried my best over the last couple of weeks to keep it a secret from him, seeing that he absolutely loves … [Read more...]