Yeeeehaw! Exciting New Toy Story Goodies Now In!

The wait is nearly over! From the very moment we discovered Toy Story 4 was going to be a thing, we’ve been eating, sleeping and living all things Pixar!

With the big day now just right around the corner (21st June!), we’re feeling more Toy Story obsessed than ever and have gone all out with a fantastic collection of Toy Story merchandise including bags, mugs and some exclusive…. yes EXCLUSIVE new Toy Story TShirts! Très excitant!

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Yep, we’ve been working with Disney and Pixar to bring you some totally official and proudly exclusive designs which we can now reveal!
Designed by our in-house designer James, our latest designs sit amongst some of the coolest goodies we’ve ever seen, creating our best ever toy Story collection yet!

Let’s take a look…

Disney Toy Story Gang White And Black Baseball Shirt

Featuring our favourite Toy Story friends, our new Disney Toy Story Gang White And Black Baseball Shirt helps to really capture the magic of this iconic team and comes in our awesome contrast sleeve baseball style.
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Cakeworthy Are In The House! Stunning New Disney Clothing Now In…

If you’re as much of a Disney nerd as we are, chances are that you’ve heard of the cult Canadian brand Cakeworthy!
Launched back in 2011 by Brandon Shedden, Cakeworthy has quickly become one of the coolest and fastest-growing clothing brands in the land, offering an exciting new take on some classic Disney characters.

Their official collection of Disney clothing is some of the most sought-after and stylish we’ve ever seen which is why we’re sooo excited to bring some Cakeworthy Disney Clothing to our site and our home in the UK.
Enough chat, let’s take a look at this stunning new collection so you can see for yourself…

Red Mickey Mouse All Over Print Button Up Dress from Cakeworthy

Talk about dress to impress! Sure to add a whole heap of Disney magic to your day, this stunning Mickey Mouse All Over Print Button Up Dress from Cakeworthy has us feeling all kinds of Summer vibes.
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Ones To Watch! Our Top Movies Coming In 2019…

If there was ever a year to be becoming much more of a regular face at your local cinema, this is IT!

With some totally epic films already out this year including Captain Marvel and Dumbo, we thought we would see just where this magic will continue and pick out some of our top films to watch out for in 2019. So much greatness to come!

Let’s take a look while we wait to grab our next batch of warm popcorn…

Toy Story 4



By this point, Toy Story is like a gift that just keeps on giving! Already being spoiled by three simply mega films all of which have been rated 100% or 99% on Rotten Tomatoes (unheard of level of record!), this fourth adventure is looking to be just as special as the last. With a new character Forky leading the story, we can’t wait to see Woody, Buzz and the gag back doing what they do best on the big screen.

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Toy Story Buzz Lightyear Beach Towel


Aladdin



Remember when they first announced the cast for this awesome live-action remake? Well… we’ve been bursting to watch this ever since then! Continuing the trend of bringing back some of our total childhood favourite films and throwing them in the 21st century, we can wait to watch this all-star cast bring our childhood back to life with a bang.

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Disney Aladdin Jasmine Slouchy T-Shirt


The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part



Ever watch a film and just think, this movie just TOTALLY gets me? Well, the first LEGO movie did this in buckets! Sure to have us laughing harder than we probably should at our age (ahem), We can’t wait to get lost once again in the wonderful world of LEGO. Can Emmet, Lucy, Batman and the crew save the day again?

Star Wars: Episode IX



Hold onto your space helmets peeps… things are about to get out of this world once again! Like all Star Wars fans in the land, we’re pretty much glued to our screens while we wait for more teasers and glimpses into the next instalment of Star Wars which is due to hit our screens at the end of the year in December. Perfect excuse to be stocking up on even more Star Wars merchandise on the site, right?

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Star Wars Lightsaber Light Up Umbrella


The Lion King



If it’s boatloads of nostalgia you’re after, look no further than the amazing upcoming Lion King live-action remake! We couldn’t even begin to count the number of times we’ve watch the Disney animation classic and we’re sure it will quickly be the case for this new edition.
Heading our way this Summer (June 19th… 25 years on from the original!), we are counting the days until we can dive back in and see Simba and the family like never before.

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The Lion King T-Shirt

Avengers: Endgame



It’s all coming to a close peeps! A staggering twenty-two films have lead us up to this point and we’re SOOOO excited to see how it all ends.
Sure to be an epic showdown between good and evil, we will see the Avengers assemble to take on Thanos once more. Guaranteed action and drama, what more could you possibly want?!

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Marvel Avengers Infinity War Gauntlet Shaped Mug

Frozen 2



Can you believe it’s been so long? The original film first hit our screens in the UK back in 2013 and took the world by storm! Hit singles, incredible sales and viewings, the definition of a phenomenon. Six years on, we’re catching up with Elsa and sister Anna on another adventure as they try to discover the history of their ancient kingdom. Be prepared for plenty more hits along the way!

Soooo many amazing films to come right? Which films are you most looking forward to this year? Let us know with a comment below or via our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Toy Story Turns 23 Today! Our Top 23 Toy Story Facts You Might Not Know…

It’s time to feel officially old peeps! Can you believe that animation classic Toy Story first hit our screens a whopping 23 years ago today?! Scary to think huh.
It’s safe to say that we’ve been deeply in love with Pixar films since and of course all the Toy Story films which is why we’re sooo excited to get to watchToy Story 4 on the 21st June!

To really drum up some excitement for this new release, the addition of some amazing Toy Story merchandise onto the site and really celebrate 23 years of Toy Story, we thought we would dig up and put together some of our favourite Toy Story facts which you just might not have heard. Enjoy!

1. It wasn’t all Go Go Go – An early draft shown to Disney was instantly rejected as the script depicted Woddy to be super-sarcastic and mean to the other toys. They halted production until a new script was done.

2. Back for more! Toy Story 2 was the first sequel both Tom Hanks and Tim Allen had done.

3. Pizza Planet was originally going to be called Pizza Putt, a weird combo or a pizzeria and mini-golf. Sign us up!

4. Step to it! To perfect the Green Army Men’s walk, the creators stuck their feed to boards so they could do it for real.

5. In their most productive week during production, Pixar completed just over three and a half minutes’ worth of the movie. Yeesh!

6. Remember the scene in Al’s Toy Barn when they drive down the Buzz Lightyear aisle in Toy Story 2? Tour Guide Barbie says, “Back in 1995 short-sighted retailers did not order enough dolls to meet demand.” Well, this was true!

7. The big pink bear Lotso was supposed to be in the first film, however, they left him out until they could get the fur to look right. In the first film, you can see an early attempt sitting on the desk in Andy’s Room.

8. Little Bo Peep was meant to be Babie! Barbie makers Mattel didn’t allow licencing rights to Pixar for her in the first film, however quickly changed their minds after the huge success.

9. Turns out, Toy Story was the first ever feature film ever made completely with computer animation.

10. Original drafts of this classic showed Woody to be a ventriloquist’s dummy and not a cowboy!

11. For the original Toy Story, Tom Hanks recorded his dialogue during the breaks of Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and A League of Their Own (1992).

Disney Pixar Toy Story Alien Shaped Mug

Disney Pixar Toy Story Alien Shaped Mug

12. If you look closely at the books on the shelf of Andy’s room, the names of each of the books are actually titles of short films Pixar has created.

13. Notice something about the carpet in Andy’s house? This was actually styled on the carpet in the top thriller The Shining. Spooky!

14. Making him at the same time that Jurassic Park was in theatres, Pixar decided that Rex should be much more insecure than mean.

15. Snuck it in there! The toolbox on top of the milk crate that Woody is trapped in is a Binford, the same type of tool that Tim Allen used on his television show Home Improvement (1991).

16. When the Pizza Planet delivery boy enters the Dinoco gas station, he asks for directions to West Cutting Boulevard. West Cutting Boulevard is the street where Pixar Animation Studios was located in Richmond, California

Loungefly x Disney Buzz Lightyear Mini Backpack

Loungefly x Disney Buzz Lightyear Mini Backpack

17. In the early years, Pixar had to get creative when certain aminations we just so darn hard to make right. For example, Andy’s mum’s hair is always tired back to make this movement simpler. OR when Woody put’s his head into the cereal bowl after being burnt by Sid, we can’t see any of the liquid in there, splashing out or on his face.

18. Wheezy the Penguin was originally going to be in this film but was cut during the first draft of the script. He was later brought back in Toy Story 2 (1999).

19. If you look closely, all the cars have licence plates with 95 on – the year the film was released.

20. Spotted! The Luxo Ball (AKA Pixar’s logo) makes a Cameo in Andy’s Room, that Buzz bounces off of whilst showing to the toys how he can “fly” and in the hall, as the toy soldiers are setting up a recon post.

21. The original Toy Story was made up of a whopping 114,240 animation frames in total.

22. Randy Newman wrote the film’s signature tune “You’ve Got a Friend in Me” in just one day. It just wouldn’t be the same without it, right?

Disney Toy Story You’ve Got A Friend Mug

Disney Toy Story You've Got A Friend Mug

23. Toy Story 3 is also the first animated movie to make over $1 billion at the box office worldwide. Wowzers!

There you have them, folks! Hopefully, we’ve thrown some awesome new Toy Story trivia at you that you can enjoy.

If you’re even half as excited as we are for Toy Story 4, you’d going to really want to swing by our site and take a peep at the awesome new Toy Story accessories and more we’re adding. we love it all!

The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown 271

Jingle all the way! Another festive retro movie rundown has just landed on our roof and is here to spread some cheer!

With our postage sacks bulging like a hamster’s cheeks, we’re busy whizzing around from shelf to shelf like the Elves we are grabbing and wrapping all the toys and games ready for the big day. With a skip and a song as we go, we’ll send everyone’s presents merrily on their way ready to be tucked under bright and bold trees as they glisten in the night.

SATURDAY 9th December

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Miracle on 34th Street
(1947) Film4 11:00am-1:00pm (2 hours)
When a popular New York department store Santa Claus is placed in an asylum for claiming to be the genuine article, a crusading city lawyer takes on the case, determined to prove the man’s sanity. Christmas drama, starring Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, Natalie Wood, John Payne, Gene Lockhart, Porter Hall and William Frawley.

Flight of the Navigator (1986) Film4 1:00pm-2:45pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
A boy mysteriously disappears in 1978, and is found eight years later, having not aged a day. He escapes being experimented on by government scientists by taking off in a crashed alien spaceship. With the help of the robot pilot, he tries to find out what has happened to him and if he can get back home. Sci-fi adventure, starring Joey Cramer and Veronica Cartwright, with the voice of Paul Reubens.

Wild Wild West (1999) Dave 3:00pm-5:00pm (2 hours)
A government agent teams up with a gadget-mad master of disguise to investigate the disappearance of several scientists. Their search leads them to an evil genius who is plotting to kill the US president with some bizarre inventions of his own. Sci-fi Western comedy, starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek and Ted Levine.

Live and Let Die (1973) ITV4 6:35pm-9:00pm
James Bond’s investigation into the murder of three British agents leads him to a connection between the dictator of a Caribbean island and a notorious Harlem drug kingpin – along with a plot to flood America with limitless supplies of free heroin. Spy adventure, with Roger Moore in his first appearance as 007, alongside Yaphet Kotto and Jane Seymour.

Octopussy (1983) ITV4 9:00pm-11:40pm
James Bond investigates the mysterious death of a British agent in East Berlin, a mission that leads him to a glamorous, international jewel thief. He discovers one of her criminal cohorts, an Indian gangster, is in league with a crazed Soviet general who plans to heat up the Cold War by detonating a nuclear bomb in an American Air Force Base. Spy adventure, with Roger Moore, Maud Adams, Steven Berkoff and Louis Jourdan.

James Bond Merchandise

Renegades (1989) ITV4 11:40pm-1:50am
An undercover cop infiltrating a criminal gang is involved in a diamond heist that ends in murder. As he pursues the criminals and tries to expose corruption in his own department, he makes an unlikely ally of a Native American on a quest to recover a sacred tribal artefact stolen by the crooks. Action adventure, with Kiefer Sutherland and Lou Diamond Phillips.

Shaun of the Dead (2004) ITV 11:05pm-12:50am (1 hour 45 minutes)
An unambitious 29-year-old man recently dumped and trapped in the job from hell decides to get his life back on track. Unfortunately, he has to put his plans on hold when zombies rise from their graves and stalk the streets of London to feast on the living. Comedy horror, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Dylan Moran, Lucy Davis, Bill Nighy and Penelope Wilton.

SUNDAY 10th December

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Junior
(1994) ITV 12:00pm-2:05pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
A fertility expert pioneers a treatment enabling men to become pregnant and carry babies to full term. When the authorities cancel funding for the research, he decides to test it on himself, but gives little thought to how difficult it will be to keep it a secret. The situation is further complicated when he starts to fall for the woman whose child he is carrying. Comedy, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Emma Thompson and Frank Langella.

Toy Story (1995) BBC1 3:35pm-4:50pm (1 hour 15 minutes)
A jealous string-pulled cowboy doll’s status as his owner’s favourite plaything is threatened by the arrival of a charismatic hi-tech astronaut figure, who refuses to believe he is simply a toy. However, the rivals are forced to work together when they are left stranded in the outside world. Pixar animated adventure, featuring the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Don Rickles and Jim Varney.

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The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) ITV4 5:25pm-8:00pm
James Bond’s investigation into the death of a world-renowned scientist working on solar technology draws him into a battle of wits with a stealthy assassin, who dispatches his victims with a golden bullet and has the British secret agent next in his sights. Spy adventure, starring Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland and Maud Adams.

Godzilla (1998) Sony Movie Channel 6:10pm-9:00pm
A giant mutant lizard spawned from an atomic test rampages through the streets of New York, defying the combined might of the US Army and Navy as it searches for a quiet place to hatch its eggs. A bookish radiation expert and a shady French secret agent join forces to defeat the creature. Hollywood remake of the Japanese monster adventure, starring Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo and Hank Azaria.

A View to a Kill (1985) ITV4 8:00pm-10:40pm
James Bond clashes with a megalomaniac international businessman plotting a global takeover of the computer industry by engineering a devastating earthquake in California’s Silicon Valley – and killing millions in the process. Spy adventure, starring Roger Moore in his final appearance as 007 alongside Christopher Walken, Grace Jones, Tanya Roberts and Patrick Macnee.

In the Line of Fire (1993) Sony Movie Channel 9:00pm-11:45pm
An ageing secret service agent, tormented by his failure to save the life of John F Kennedy in 1963, is drawn into a battle of wits with a sinister CIA-trained assassin out to kill the current president. As the day of reckoning draws closer, the agent’s nerves are tested to the limit – and nothing seems to be going his way. Wolfgang Petersen’s thriller, starring Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo and Dylan McDermott.

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, spare some time to kick back, put your feet up and tuck into a box of chocolates and a good film. You won’t regret it.