Double your fun with Toy Story 1 and 2 at Flicks in the Sticks
Movie lovers will be seeing double at Eumundi's outdoor cinema "Flicks in the Sticks" with the next screening a double feature of "Toy Story 1" and "Toy Story 2" this Saturday 10 April.
"We're so excited about screening our first movie double with Toy Story 1 and Toy Story 2," says Flicks Director Steve Beardsley.
"Both movies were smash hits when they were released -- parents and children alike -- so this double screening is sure to appeal to everyone"
"With the great weather that we've been having lately, what better way to celebrate the last weekend of the school holidays than by sitting with the family under the stars and enjoying a couple of real classics," says Steve. "And with Toy Story 3 due for release shortly, what a great way to remember two much loved movies that set the standard for movie animation."
The Eumundi Showgrounds gates will open to moviegoers from 5pm, with the screening starting around 6.30pmish. BYO rug, chair or blanket, with beanbags available for hire.
A full candy bar will be in operation with all the usual goodies, as well as hot meals including gourmet hot dogs, curries, and Mediterranean mezze plates.
"The cost for the movie double is only $10 per person, and it's free for children under three years of age," says Steve. "The price also includes a glow light and a packet of Smarties. It's the best value night out on the Coast!"
Flicks in the Sticks is at the Eumundi Showgrounds, a secure family-friendly venue at the Cooroy end of Memorial Drive, Eumundi.
Flicks in the Sticks will also be screening 'The Lighthorseman' as an ANZAC Day fundraiser on Friday 23 April and 'Chocolat' for Mother's Day on Sunday May 9.
For more information on Flicks in the Sticks, please visit our website at www.flicksinthesticks.org or phone 0458 128 020.
A bit about the movies...
Toy Story 1
When Toy Story 1 was originally released in 1995, it dazzled audiences with its technology, as it was the first feature film to use only computer generated imagery. It fully exploited this technological advance to the max to tell its tale with great humour and conviction.
Cowboy doll Woody (Tom Hanks) is coordinating a reconnaissance mission to find out what presents his owner Andy is getting for his birthday party, days before they move to a new house. Unfortunately for Woody, Andy receives a new spaceman toy, Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) who impresses the other toys and Andy, who starts to like Buzz more than Woody. Buzz thinks that he is an actual space ranger, not a toy, and thinks that Woody is interfering with his "mission" to return to his home planet.
Woody tries to lose Buzz and retain the affections of his owner, but they are both captured by Sid - the toy destroying neighbour. Aided by Sid's mutant toys Buzz and Woody escape, only to begin another reconnaissance mission to prepare for new toy arrivals. As Woody wonders what could be worse than Buzz, a bark is heard downstairs...
And Toy Story 2...
This cleverly crafted sequel, originally released in 1999 maintains the charm of its predecessor and is exceptionally entertaining.
Toy Story 2 retains all of the main characters from Toy Story 1. While Andy is away at summer camp Woody has been toynapped by Al McWiggin, a greedy collector and proprietor of "Al's Toy Barn" who steals Woody in order to cash in by selling a complete set of toys to a Japanese museum
In this all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm springs into action to rescue Woody from winding up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold in Japan forever and they'll never see him again!
FLICKS IN THE STICKS - EUMUNDI OUTDOOR CINEMA -- ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SCREENINGS
Eumundi's outdoor cinema, Flicks in the Sticks has recently announced its screening calendar for the months of March, April and May.
Flicks in the Sticks Director Trent Harvison says "We cannot thank the community of Eumundi and nearby areas for their fantastic support over the last three months. With each screening we're steadily increasing our numbers, and the feedback that we get from patrons has been fantastic. We're getting plenty of locals coming along, as well as from Buderim and Maroochydore and even overseas visitors -- the word has gotten out that there's a family-friendly, affordable night right on our doorstep. And with the balmy weather that we've been having, what better place to be than under the stars, watching movie stars on the screen"
Movies are held about every two weeks at the Eumundi Showgrounds, on the Cooroy end of Memorial Drive. Cost is $8 per person -- single screening (children under 3 free) and includes a free gift -- which at previous screenings has been handmade chocolates, drinks, popcorn, or glow sticks. There's also a selection of hot meals available, as well as cold drinks and a full candy bar selection.
"We've just announced our next run of movies, and we reckon that there will be something screening for everyone -- so if you've been thinking of coming before, now's your chance" Trent says.
The next movie screenings at Flicks in the Sticks are:
Friday - March 12 -- Pulp Fiction (R) & Jackie Brown (MA) (Quentin Tarantino movie double) -- Adults Only
Saturday 27 March - Mamma Mia (PG) -- ABBA sing-a-long night
Sunday 4 April (Easter Sunday) -- Monty Python's Life of Brian (M)
Saturday 10 April (school holidays) -- Toy Story 1 (G) and Toy Story 2 (G) (movie double)
Friday 23 April -- ANZAC Day screening -- The Lighthorseman (PG)
Sunday May 9 -- Mother's Day screening -- Chocolat (M)
"We'd love to see you at Flicks in the Sticks" Trent says, "So come along to one of our screenings and see what everyone is raving about!"
Further information on Flicks in the Sticks can be found on the website or phone Trent on 0458 128 020.
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