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  1.  Batman Vs Superman Easter Eggs Spoilers + More!

    As suggested in the title, this blog contains SPOILERS of Batman Vs Superman! If you don’t want to ruin the film for yourselfBatman Vs Superman I suggest you go and watch it now! P.S. Superman dies..... Batman Vs Superman So if you’ve seen Batman Vs Superman you will know that it is basically just one giant DC Easter Egg! With so many links and hints to other characters and comics it’s hard to know where to start. The Robin suit, for instance, heavily implies that he was killed off by the Joker. Diana Prince (Wonder Woman) is seen to be opening meta-human files of Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg in the order of the films upcoming releases. Batman’s Knightmare scene hints that Darkseid will soon make an appearance as it contains both his parademons and his Omega emblem.  Even Green Lantern’s love interest, Carol Ferris, has a cameo in the new movie. And even with all of these hidden gems, people still hated this movie! The trick is to use the comics as a reference, not other superhero movies. Continue reading →
  2. Batman vs Superman

    Batman vs Superman
    Here comes the most eagerly anticipated movie of the year! Batman vs Superman “Dawn of Justice” is going to be an Batman Vs Supermanadrenaline filled smash hit and we could not be more excited. It will hit UK cinemas from Friday 25th March so book your tickets now before they’re gone! Batman vs Superman After the battle against General Zod, Metropolis has been destroyed and controversy surrounds Superman here on Earth. While some still see him as an icon of hope, many want justice for the danger and destruction he brought to Earth. Bruce Wayne sees Superman as a danger to society and fears for the future of the world with such a reckless power allowed to stay ungoverned and so Batman declares war upon him. However, a dark new threat arises from someone who has a power greater than either of them to endanger the world and cause total destruction. Continue reading →
  3. Bournemouth Film and Comic Con Round 1

    Bournemouth Film and Comic Con Round 1
    After the huge success of the first Bournemouth Film and Comic Con in August 2015, Showmasters are back for round 2! Comic ConOn Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March Bournemouth International Centre will be buzzing with heroes and villains galore! Comic Con! Bournemouth Film and Comic Con promises to bring you big name stars all underneath one roof and with such high profile guests in 2015, the anticipation is killing us! They are holding their cards close to their chests at the moment and teasing us with a slow trickle of stars like Dr. Who’s Noel Clarke and Jemma Redgrave. Wrestling legend Al Snow will also be making an appearance on both days, as will artist Davide Fabbrie. Continue reading →
  4. Deadpool Movie!

    Deadpool Movie!
    So who has seen the Deadpool movie in the cinema over Valentine’s weekend? I know I did and I LOVED it! If you want to Deadpoolsee a film that will have you crying with laughter the whole way through then buy your tickets now. It will be showing in all good cinemas so there’s no excuse to miss it! Deadpool We’ve seen some glimpses of Deadpool here and there in the X-Men movies and it was about time his story was told. And boy did they give it to you straight! It’s R-Rated, there’s gore and the comical timing will have you howling. What more could you ask for from the most controversial hero/anti-hero in the Marvel universe? Ryan Reynolds had been waiting for 11 years to make this movie and his enthusiasm certainly shines through. The advertising alone has been a huge hit with the pubic with funny Valentines style images with Deadpool sprawled on a fur rug in front of an open fire and making hearts with his hands. In an interview Reynolds claimed that he stole the Deadpool suit by walking off set still dressed in it. We don’t blame you Ryan! Continue reading →
  5. Star Wars - The Force Awakens

    Star Wars - The Force Awakens
    It’s the film we’ve all been waiting 10 years for and it’s finally so close that we can almost touch it! I am, of course, talking Star Warsabout Star Wars “The Force Awakens”. There are some very high hopes for the new edition to an already huge saga and Disney has a lot to prove! Will it be the movie of the decade? Star Wars Star Wars is a franchise known all around the world. Since the release of the first movie in 1977, the empire (real and fictional) has grown more than anyone could have imagined. Whether you’ve seen the films or not, you know the characters because they are everywhere! Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker have become household names and you can’t go to any convention without seeing at least one group of Stormtroopers. Star Wars has such a dedicated fan base too, with people doing good deeds in the name of the force, like The SO16 troopers who often take part in charity events dressed head to toe in authentic Star Wars costumes! Continue reading →
  6. Swanage Carnival And Regatta

    Swanage Carnival And Regatta
    Prepare for a whole week of family fun and excitement with Swanage carnival and regatta! From Saturday 25th July to Saturday 1st August there will be non-stop entertainment that everyone can enjoy so come on down! A Little History The event dates back all the way to the mid 1800’s when it was a sailing regatta, after many years a...
  7. DC vs Marvel – The REAL Clash of Titans

    Whilst comic books appear to have gained a certain amount of legitimacy amongst mainstream audiences over the last decade thanks to Hollywood's obsession with everything 'super heroic', many still don't truly understand the difference between the comic world's two major players. DC and Marvel comics have both been around since the 1930's and together amount to around 65% of the...
  8. Real Brothers RALSA Fund raiser!

    Real Brothers RALSA Fund raiser!
    Thursday 8th May is a date for everyone’s diary because The Real Brothers are back! For those of you aren't quite sure on who these delights are they host the biggest and best parties around! Celebrate and help fund-raise with this brilliant Real Brothers RALSA Fund raiser! Here at Hollywood we love hearing these guys are back in Bournemouth, filling Cameo with students, fun and the best music around. Continue reading →
  9. Sport Relief 21st-23rd March 2014

    Sport Relief 21st-23rd March 2014
    What are you planning on doing for sports relief this year? Climbing a mountain or swimming a voyage? Perhaps you are more of a less ambitious yet creative person! If so then why not dress up silly and compete in a sport to raise some money? Why not take a look at our Funny costume collection? Why not be the...
  10. Russell Brand Makes a Stand, and Bournemouth Is Loving It!

    Russell Brand Makes a Stand, and Bournemouth Is Loving It!
    Big news party fans, October 26th Russell Brand is coming to Bournemouth's very own BIC for his much anticipated 'Messiah Complex Tour'. However what makes this so exciting is that he's inviting everyone to come wearing fancy dress and whoever does, will be brought on stage with him! Basing this request on Bournemouths notoriety for fancy dress, we're predicting that...
  11. The Isle of Wight is in Sight!

    The Isle of Wight is in Sight!
    Welcome back party people, I expect you're all as excited as we are about the next big event of the Summer, Isle of Wight festival! It promises fantastic music, fantastic atmosphere and as always a fantastic array of costumes and fancy dress! Taking place between the 13th and 16th of June now is the time to pick up your festival...
  12. The Summer Ball Countdown Begins, 4 Days!!!

    The Summer Ball Countdown Begins, 4 Days!!!
    Hi Party People! Four days to go!!  So stop wondering about what you should dress as and get on down to Hollywood. Our staff are brilliant at coming up with unique ideas and with our insider information we can advise you what has already sold in bulk and what will make you that little bit individual! So with four days left...
  13. Hollywoods Summer Ball 2013 Competition Is LAUNCHED!!!

    Hollywoods Summer Ball 2013 Competition Is LAUNCHED!!!
    Fasten your seatbelts readers, because this competition is one heck of a thrill ride. We are giving you the chance to win you, or you and your crew free costumes of your choice*. Ideal for next years socials or summer ball, or if your are so inclined, to wear on an average day doing the food shop. All you have to do...
  14. Three days of discount left!!!

    Three days of discount left!!!
    That's right party people, there's only THREE DAYS LEFT to claim your discount on all non sale packet costumes by quoting 'STUDENT1' at the till*. So if you're still wondering what to do for Summer ball or have that all important fancy dress function coming up then now is the time to strike! We have a huge selection of the comic...
  15. The Countdown To Summer Ball Begins, 2 Weeks, 1 Uni, The Best Fancy Dress Shop in The World

    The Countdown To Summer Ball Begins, 2 Weeks, 1 Uni, The Best Fancy Dress Shop in The World
    That’s right party people, only TWO WEEKS to go until Bournemouth University’s Summer Ball and if you are still stressing about what to wear, RELAX, we’ve got you covered. Our staff are great at coming up with inventive and original concepts for group and individual costumes. Not only this but our sale continues with hundreds of fantastic and unique costumes...
  16. Hollywood Party Centre Get Fit, Re-fit!

    Hollywood Party Centre Get Fit, Re-fit!
    The winds of change have swept through Hollywood’s Post Office Road branch and if you have seen it already you’ll know it’s looking awesome! To make way for more costumes and to make it easier for you for, we’ve ripped out the original set up and given our store interior a complete make over! So if you still haven’t found...
  17. Secret Discount code released!

    Secret Discount code released!
    Still haven't found your summer ball costume yet? No worries! Here at Hollywood we are offerring you discount on all non sale costumes in the run up to Summer Ball. All you have to do is come in, pick the perfect costume and quote 'STUDENT1' at the till, hurry as this offer is only open till May 31st. Don't forget that Hollywood...
  18. Castle Lane West Store Refurbishment work is complete!

    Castle Lane West Store Refurbishment work is complete!
    Our flagship Hollywood store on Castle lane has recently undergone refurbishment work to improve your shopping experience and house hundreds of new and exciting costumes and accessories ready for the summer party season. It gives us great pleasure to announce the dramatic transformation is now complete! We now have several brilliant extra rooms dedicated to specific themes and even a...
  19. YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’VE BEEN TANGOED!

    YOU KNOW WHEN YOU’VE BEEN TANGOED!
    If being orange just isn’t enough for you, why not get Tango-tastic in the awesome new Tango man costume! With the ladies loving the orange glow,  we felt the guys shouls get a piece of the action, so Hollywood has brought you the ultimate in orange! This official Tango fancy dress costume is soft padded and sumo style so it...
  20. Comic relief blog: Red nose day

    Comic relief blog: Red nose day
    So here it comes again and this year it promises to be BIG.  You may be getting involved with your office, school, or mates and are thinking how can something called comic relief be so little fun and such an effort? Well here’s my suggestion, this 15th March get sponsored to come to work/school/university in fancy dress for the entire...

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