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Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 038: ‘Star Wars Minions’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 038: ‘Star Wars Minions’

When we found these ‘Star Wars’ Minions figures, they immediately went on Captain Owen’s wish list. Grandma Janice couldn’t wait until Christmas though, and they arrived, much to Captain Owen’s ecstatic bouncing around the house, a few days later. Captain Owen’s mom and baby sister both make guest appearances this episode as we discuss that boys and girls can both like the same characters and toys. Read More

Wonder League Robotics Competition

Wonder League Robotics Competition

I just mentioned Dash & Dot’s new ‘Wonder’ app last week, and here’s a cool opportunity to put it to use. The Wonder League Robotics Competition uses Dash & Dot to simulate a space mission: performing gravity slingshots, collecting samples, and so on. The grand prize is a STEM field trip to California that includes Universal, home of the Minions! Read More

Hey You Geeks #42: Geek Certified 2015 Summer Movie Preview

Hey You Geeks #42: Geek Certified 2015 Summer Movie Preview

This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re presenting our geek certified 2015 summer movie preview. Going month-by-month, May through August, we’re covering all of the big movie releases, from superhero films including ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ ‘Ant-Man’ and ‘Fantastic Four,’ adventure films like ‘Tomorrowland,’ ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ and ‘Jurassic World,’ kids’ flicks including ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Minions,’ sci-fi epics like ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ and so much more. Read More

Despicable Me 2 Home Video Release & Giveaway

Despicable Me 2 Home Video Release & Giveaway

Despicable Me 2 was finally released on Blu-ray and DVD last week! My family and I have been watching in between holiday classics so much, that I think it will now be added to that mix. Of course we saw it in the theater, but there is just so much additional content that it certainly makes this a must have for any fans of the original. Read More

Travel Week: Universal Studios Cinematic Spectacular — 100 Years of Movie Memories

Recently, I was given the opportunity to check out Universal Orlando’s latest nighttime show. I’ve never seen an evening show at the park before, so I was looking forward to the experience. My past experience with nighttime shows at Disney, prepared me to fight the crowd and wait for over an hour for a good seat. To my surprise, that wasn’t necessary at all. Unlike the shows at other Orlando theme parks, there are multiple locations along the water front that you can view the show and still have a front row experience. Read More