Tag Archives: film

Playmobil going gung-ho for the Kidult cash

They’ve brought us fine looking sets celebrating Scooby Doo and Back to the Future, kidults lapped them up, how better to celebrate than announcing even more retro sets. First up new that comic book and movie character Asterix is getting the Playmobil treatment sometime in 2022, the Gaulish chap and …

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NETFLIX heading down under

Toikido is the master toy partner for Netflix’s new animated film Back to the Outback which makes its global debut in Autumn 2021 – Toikido are set to be sending toys, action figures and plush products right across planet earth. Tired of being locked in a reptile house where humans …

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Wonder Woman looks like an absolute Blockbuster

A new trailer just caught our eye this morning from the forthcoming release of Wonder Woman 1984 and it is cracking good. But first a selection of toys from the film, mainly featuring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince (aka Princess of Diana of Themyscira, aka Wonder Woman). Here’s a longer …

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Latest set from LEGO is right up our alley

A Diagon Alley set of 5,500 pieces is impressive enough, when completed  you’ve all of the must-visit shops, such as Ollivanders, Flourish & Blotts, and Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes but it is the detail in each one that makes it truly stand out. The set is around 11 inches tall, 40 …

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Totally Bodacious – Bill and Ted are coming back

It is over 30 years since their most Excellent Adventure and almost 30 since they embarked on a (far too soon after the first) quite questionable Bogus Journey. And now, ladies and gentlemen on this, Bill and Ted day they are trending across social media as the trailer for their …

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Some of the best board games we’ve played in 2019

Another stonking year for the board and party game market, a raft of new titles, the emergence of new categories, sales still on the increase and the promise of even more gaming goodness in 2020 – For now here are some of our favourite (not-too-intense) lighter weight games for some …

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Wizard of Oz – 80 years young

So, my youngest daughter is heading toward double digits now but still the Wizard of Oz was watched by her a multitude of times when she was younger and I think the film is still a right of passage for pre-schoolers? Of course most of them get scared by the …

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Spider-Man Far From Home is having a very good week

Having a web-tastic first week at the box office Spider-Man Far From Home took $27 million on Wednesday — a record for a Marvel Cinematic Universe film. This, the 23rd Marvel movie, so far it has earned a whopping $65.5 million in its first two days from 4,634 North American locations …

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LEGO Movie 2 – set selection may well make you skinter

With 20 new sets devoted to this instalment, an apparent ear-worm song that’ll get you more than “Everything is awesome” and a shedload of additional merchandise for you to get all spendy with part two looks set to eat your greens.  Here’s the ones we’re hankering after:

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