The Chronicles Are Heading To Toy Fair 2020

Good morning my dedicated readers, I am here nice and early to announce that for the next four days, the PiercingMetal Media Command HQ will be a mobile unit and exploring the always amazing Toy Fair which will be taking place at the Javits Center from Saturday to Tuesday.

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This years event will mark my 10th annual visit to the trade show as a part of the press and comes in advance of this websites own 10th anniversary so I feel there is much cause for celebration. The Toy Fair coverage used to be solely done on PiercingMetal but once “The Chronicles” started getting a lot of attention, I expanded some of the adventures here. I’ve scheduled quite a few appointments and am looking forward to seeing what the folks at Crayola, Tokidoki, Playmobil, Schleich, Safari Limited and so many more have in store for us. You’re going to want to tune into our Official Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to see all of the awesome as fast as we do.

As usual with this annual alert, the means to comment on the post has been turned “off” and instead we encourage you to leave your topical notions on the individual posts when they go live. They’ll be going online as soon as we can attend to them. Let us play……

Official Website: https://www.toyfairny.com/

Now In Theaters: “The Call Of The Wild” (2/21/2020)

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A few short months ago we shared the Official Trailer for “The Call Of The Wild”, a 20th Century Studios production that opens today in theaters near you. Click the highlighted text to see that post and then please enjoy the theatrical poster, premise and casting.

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The Premise:
A domesticated St. Bernard/Scotch Collie dog named Buck is stolen from his Santa Clara, California home and sold to freight haulers in Yukon. Crossing paths with a man named John Thornton, the two embark on an adventure where Buck finds his true place in the world.
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Now In Theaters: “Sonic The Hedgehog” (2/14/2020)

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Back in November, the world got a brand-new Official Trailer for the Paramount PIctures release “Sonic The Hedgehog” and since that time a number of TV Spots have been revealed as well. Just click the highlighted text in the event that you’d like to see any of that stuff. The all-ages adventure film opens today in theaters everywhere so let’s take a look at the official poster, premise and casting one more time.

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The Plot: Sonic, a blue anthropomorphic hedgehog from an alternate dimension, comes to Earth to escape malevolent forces that seek to harness his power of super-speed. After accidentally causing a massive power outage while hiding out in the town of Green Hills, Montana, Sonic is targeted by the government who then hire the tyrannical roboticist Dr. Robotnik to hunt him down. Meanwhile, Green Hills sheriff Tom Wachowski meets Sonic and decides to help him evade capture, collect his rings, and stop Robotnik from using Sonic’s powers for world domination.
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Announcing The 92nd Academy Awards Winners

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The Scoop:
The 92nd Oscars have just completed their broadcast and all of the trophies have been handed out in a ceremony that was held at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and was televised live on ABC from 8 p.m. until just a little while ago. I didn’t watch the play by play stuff as it happened based on all the catching up I was doing here but still made sure to update the master list to have it ready for you to see in case you didn’t watch either. Here we go.

* May I Have The Envelope Please… *

Performance by an actor in a leading role:
Antonio Banderas in “Pain and Glory”
Leonardo DiCaprio in “Once upon a Time…in Hollywood”
Adam Driver in “Marriage Story”
WINNER – Joaquin Phoenix in “Joker”
Jonathan Pryce in “The Two Popes”

Performance by an actor in a supporting role:
Tom Hanks in “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
Anthony Hopkins in “The Two Popes”
Al Pacino in “The Irishman”
Joe Pesci in “The Irishman”
WINNER – Brad Pitt in “Once upon a Time…in Hollywood”
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Mattel Reveals New Barbie “Fashionista” Diversity Line For 2020

As the annual Toy Fair approaches, so do the announcements from the makes of awesome products like the folks at Mattel who continually offer us worlds or wonder with their Barbie line (like the “Star Wars” and “David Bowie” ones from last year). Check out this latest bit of news.

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The Press Release:
Yesterday, the ultimate girls empowerment brand – Barbie – announcd its 2020 Fashionistas line. Over the past five years, the line has evolved to be more reflective of the world girls see around them by introducing more than 170+ new looks. For 2020, Barbie is continuing the journey to represent global diversity and inclusivity in the fashion doll aisle by showcasing a multi-dimensional view of beauty and fashion by adding: a doll with skin condition vitiligo, a doll with no hair, a doll with a darker skin tone that uses a gold prosthetic limb, Ken with long rooted hair (all for the first-time).

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Barbie “Fashionista” Line 2020 c/o Mattel

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