Category Archives: Movies

DIY: ‘Baymax Loves Disney’ Original Artwork

Just a quick post to share a great piece of artwork we just received: Big Hero 6 was a big hit for Walt Disney Studios in 2014 (the highest-grossing film of that year). The character of Baymax, your personal EMT, … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Toy Story 2 – Bullseye Plush Purse

It’s rare for a sequel to rise above ‘also-ran’ status, but Pixar’s follow up to the hugely popular Toy Story movie (now a franchise) was arguably better than the original! I prefer to say ‘as good as’ because the first … Continue reading

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Disney’s The Great Locomotive Chase Magazine Ad Page

The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 American historical adventure film produced by¬†Walt Disney. It was based on the real¬†locomotive chase of 1862 which occurred during the American Civil War. Walt was a history buff and so it is not … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite: Disney’s Fantasia LP

This post may contain material that could be deemed culturally insensitive by today’s standards. Any such material is presented in its original context and form and is intended to preserve a piece of history so we can hopefully learn from … Continue reading

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Fantasia 2000 Press Kit with EPCOT Flamingo

Walt Disney was always looking for ways to push the boundaries of animation but in 1940 he may have pushed them a little too far. Although the movie Fantasia is considered a classic today, it wasn’t very well received upon … Continue reading

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Portobello Road, Portobello Road

“Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello road.” Yes, “you’ll find what you want in the Portobello road!” But we didn’t. My wife and I … Continue reading

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FINDING DORY Easter Egg: Dory & Hank Swim with Herbie

Disney/Pixar animators love to add little inside jokes to all of their theatrical releases and Finding Dory is no exception. So somewhere near the beginning of the movie and in the end credits of Finding Dory we see a little … Continue reading

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THE ROCKETEER Bend-Em Figure from JusToys

The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures. It starred Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, and Timothy Dalton. The film is based upon the character of the same name created by comic book artist … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly FINDING DORY Jellybeans

We need a snack! Yell it with me. And if we’re going to pick a candy, what better candy to nibble on than: A Fin-tastic Mix! Now that you’ve got a solid sugar high, you’re probably feeling as ready as … Continue reading

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1957 FANTASIA Soundtrack LP

And this is why I still own a record player. Every once in a while I stumble across something truly special. Although Fantasia (released in 1940) was a critical success it was a box office disappointment for Walt Disney. His … Continue reading

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