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DreamWorks Pictures’ Real Steel on Blu-Ray/DVD – What are You Waiting For!?!?

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Real Steel is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray - yippeee! You guys have already heard me go on and on and on about how much I loved this movie. For a refresher, feel free to re-read my full review of the movie (and see a nice shot of Hugh Jackman.  Shirtless.) To quote, well, myself: “It made me throw jabs from the edge of my seat!” “A movie for everyone - Kids will think it’s a ‘robot’ movie, Dads will think it’s a ‘guy movie’ and Moms will be convinced it’s a ‘chick flick’” “It’s … [Read more...]

Step Inside the Ring with Real Steel and Disney’s Second Screen App

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Have you ever watched a movie and wondered "how'd they do that, it looks real?!" Well Disney has created an app, Disney Second Screen, which takes viewers behind the scenes and gives them a closer look at how the movie is made. The Disney Second Screen App allows your iPad™ or computer to interact with your Blu-ray™ movie. Until now Second Screen has only been available on these Disney films: Bambi, TRON: Legacy, The Lion King, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides. Today, you can … [Read more...]

Sugar Ray Leonard: The Legend Behind “Real Steel”

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While you won’t actually see Sugar Ray Leonard in DreamWorks Pictures' Real Steel, you will see some of his moves in the robot fight scenes. Leonard is considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time. A living legend. Sugar Ray, the winner of world titles in five weight divisions and “Boxer of the Decade” for the 1980s, worked with Hugh Jackman and director, Shawn Levy to choreograph the boxing sequences in the movie. I had the unique opportunity of speaking with Sugar Ray in person … [Read more...]

*NEW* DreamWorks Pictures Real Steel Movie Trailer + Prize Package Giveaway! (ends 10/18) @realsteelmovie

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DreamWorks Pictures Real Steel opened in theatres everywhere today, October 7, 2011. I've already seen the movie 2 times in the past week and I loved it BOTH times. How many of you went today or are planning to take your family this weekend? If you missed my review of Real Steel, be sure to check it out to see why I think it's definitely one of Fall's best family movies! Also be sure to read more about my interviews with Dakota Goyo and Hugh Jackman - they are very interesting! And if … [Read more...]

Hugh Jackman: Real Steel’s Not So “Bad Bet”

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Named the “Sexiest Man Alive” by People Magazine - actor, singer, dancer, producer, father and husband Hugh Jackman, despite it all, still takes time to visit the children's hospital to read to kids with cancer. As if the world needed another reason to go gaga over this Australian-born paramour? Prior to his role in DreamWorks Pictures' "Real Steel",  Jackman had starred in such feature films as Kate and Leopold, Australia, Van Helsing, X2-X-Men United, X Men: The Last Stand, X-Men: … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Pictures’ Real Steel is a Knockout Hit – Winning the Weekend Box Office Match in 1st Place!

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Wahoo! DreamWorks Pictures’ REAL STEEL was the #1 movie at the box office this weekend! (See, I told you it was a great movie!) Who went and saw it? What did you think? For my Real Steel fans, DreamWorks just released this new clip “Teach Him”, with Max (Dakota Goyo), Charlie (Hugh Jackman) and Max's sparring robot Atom. You have to watch it, it's one of my favorite parts of the movie and makes me giggle every time I see it. *FUN FACT* In my recent phone interview with Dakota, he … [Read more...]

Dakota Goyo: The Real Heartthrob of DreamWorks Pictures’ Real Steel

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Who is Dakota Goyo? Currently, he’s the young heartthrob turning young girl’s heads in the recently released DreamWorks Pictures film Real Steel. The 12 year old was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and starred in his first commercial when he was just two weeks old. At age 5, he appeared in the CBS pilot Ultra and at 6 he landed his first feature film Resurrecting the Champ (2007). This young Canadian already has ten film and television credits on his resume. But most recently you can catch … [Read more...]

The Real Steel Premiere – A Giant Sized Hit!

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The cast of Real Steel swung into town on October 2, 2011 The Real Steel red carpet premiere was a sure knockout in Los Angeles, CA. The cast and fans (including Ben and I!) were out in full force to celebrate the premiere of the latest DreamWorks creation. The movie is based on Richard Matheson's short story Steel. It’s set in about 2014, where robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling promoter with a string of bad bets, Charlie, with the help of his estranged 11 year old son feels he's … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Pictures Real Steel is a movie with REAL action that will STEEL your heart! @realsteelmovie

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Dreamworks Pictures Real Steel opens in theatres everywhere on October 7, 2011. Why should you see it? Hugh Jackman.  Shirtless. And that’s my review of the movie – the end.                       OK, ok.  So that isn’t ALL I have to say about this movie. The kid is cute too. The end.                 What, not enough for … [Read more...]

NEW Real Steel Movie Clip: How Do You Know Japanese?

Yay! I have a brand DreamWorks Pictures movie clip from the upcoming Hugh Jackman movie, Real Steel. This part totally made me laugh when I saw it in the theatres :) I have a ton more Real Steel information to share with you this week along with my review of the movie...stay tuned!!! Make sure you put this movie on your calendar to go see with your family - in a short blurb I'd say "It's a REAL action movie that will STEEL your heart!" REAL STEEL opens in theaters everywhere on … [Read more...]

#DisneyDreamWorksEvent Day 1: Dreaming of Hugh Jackman in @RealSteelMovie

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...is what I'll be doing tonight! :) and I'll tell you why in a second. Today was the beginning of my 3rd #DisneyDreamWorksEvent Blogger Trip (sponsored by Disney).  During my long weekend here in Hollywood, I'll get to experience some pretty cool stuff relating to two of their upcoming movies, Real Steel and The Muppets, and share it all with you as it happens!  The lucky 20 Bloggers chosen to attend this trip are: Babble.com BudgetSavvyDiva.com … [Read more...]