November 2016

The TV show that everyone’s been talking about this year is of course, Stranger Things.  An amazing new series that combines 80s nostalgia with a creepy horror/sci-fi storyline, a great cast (which sees the return of Winona Ryder) and a glorious synth soundtrack, it reminds us of some of our favourite 80s films like The Goonies and ET which can only be a good thing!

Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. The plot follows the disappearance of a young boy and the lengths that his group of friends go to as they try to find him, along the way they meet a telekinetic young girl called Eleven with the powers to help them in their search, we don’t want to spoil anymore of the plot but it’s a fascinating watch!

It’s a show that couldn’t be more us, so inspired by the series we have put together a range of Stranger Things T-Shirts that any fan is sure to love!  Whether you’re favourite character was Eleven, you were intrigued by the mystery of The Upside Down or even if you loved the sharp fashion sense of Barb there’s a tee for everyone!

As well as T-Shirts we’ve got some fab mugs and tote bags.  In the show Chief Hopper noted “Mornings are for coffee and contemplation” and what better way to welcome the start of a new day than with a hot brew in one of our exclusive mugs!?

We think it’s an amazing collection and remember, friends don’t lie!  As well as Stranger Things we’ve also got a huge selection of TV Show Merchandise to look through with something for everyone, so treat yourself to a browse!

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Finger lickin’ good! Another retro movie weekend is here and boy oh boy are we glad!

With another retro movie weekend ahead of us, we’ll sit like a old and wise native American as we survey all the lays before us. Plucking out only the very best of hits like picking out the best feathers for a headdress, we’ll watch with eager eyes some of the biggest on screen action like gazing at the dancing flames on a fire.

Have a happy retro weekend!

SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER

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The Waterboy
(1998) ITV2 3:00pm-4:55pm
An American football team’s waterboy puts up with constant ridicule from the players. But one day his anger gets the better of him and he demonstrates an unexpected talent for tackling – so the coach gives him a chance to prove his worth on the pitch. However, he has to keep his blossoming sporting career a secret from his overprotective mother. Comedy, with Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler and Fairuza Balk.

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) 3:20pm-6:10pm (2 hours 50 minutes)
A hard-working, small-town businessman comes to think his life has been a complete waste of time and tries to commit suicide. At the last minute, his guardian angel pays him a visit and makes him realise his true worth by showing him what would have happened to those around him had he never been born. Fantasy drama, starring James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell and Frank Faylen.

The Mummy (1999) ITV2 6:25pm-8:45pm
A soldier of fortune joins an academic and her conniving brother on an expedition to an ancient Egyptian lost city. The explorers accidentally cause the spirit of a vengeful priest with awe-inspiring supernatural powers to rise from his tomb, leading to a desperate battle for survival. Fantasy action adventure, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo and Oded Fehr.

Speed (1994) Channel 4 11:40pm-1:45am (2 hours 5 minutes)
An LAPD cop discovers a psychopathic criminal has planted a bomb on a crowded bus, primed to go off if the vehicle drops below 50mph. He boards the vehicle and helps the hapless passenger who has been forced to take the wheel to keep a constant speed to avoid a disaster. Action thriller, starring Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Dennis Hopper and Jeff Daniels.

Eraser (1996) ITV4 11:00pm-1:15am
An arms industry executive is placed in danger after she exposes evidence of illegal deals by an international corporation. The authorities respond by assigning her to the custody of a government agent who specialises in helping federal witnesses disappear from the system. However, when the operative is framed for murder, he is forced to balance his duties with efforts to clear his own name. Action thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, Vanessa L Williams and James Coburn.

SUNDAY 27th NOVEMBER

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Clueless
(1995) E4 12:30pm-2:30pm (2 hours)
A rich high-school student uses all her charm and financial clout to boost an awkward new pupil’s image, but soon finds she has created a monster – while her own popularity suffers in the process. Comedy inspired by Jane Austen’s Emma, starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy and Paul Rudd.

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Deep Impact (1998) BBC2 6:10pm-8:00pm (1 hour 50 minutes)
A TV reporter investigating a presidential misdemeanour stumbles on evidence that a comet is on a collision course with Earth, threatening the future of the human race. Meanwhile, an astronaut prepares to lead his crew on a do-or-die mission to intercept the danger. Sci-fi drama, starring Robert Duvall, Tea Leoni, Morgan Freeman and Elijah Wood.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) Comedy Central 6:20pm-8:00pm (1 hour 40 minutes)
An eccentric but brilliant former cop sets himself up to champion the underdog – as a private eye specialising in locating missing animals. The zany detective is called in to find a kidnapped dolphin – the mascot of an American football team – and uncovers a plot involving high-level police corruption. Comedy, starring Jim Carrey, Courteney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc and Noble Willingham.

Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) Film4 6:40pm-9:00pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
Secret agent Ethan Hunt sent to find and destroy the only sample of a deadly man-made virus. However, he faces tough opposition in a former spy-turned-criminal mastermind who has already acquired the cure and now wants the pathogen itself. Director John Woo’s action thriller sequel, starring Tom Cruise, Dougray Scott, Thandie Newton and Anthony Hopkins.

Men in Black (1997) Film4 9:00pm-10:50pm (1 hour 50 minutes)
A streetwise cop is enlisted by a top-secret government force dedicated to policing alien visitors to Earth, teaming up with a veteran agent just as a body-swapping extraterrestrial giant insect begins a reign of terror throughout New York City. Sci-fi comedy, starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Fiorentino, Rip Torn and Vincent D’Onofrio.

Saving Private Ryan (1998) Channel 5 9:00pm-12:20am (3 hours 20 minutes)
In the aftermath of the Normandy landings, a group of American soldiers scours the battlefields of France in search of a missing infantryman, who has been given compassionate leave to return home because his brothers have been killed in the conflict. Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning Second World War drama, starring Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Barry Pepper and Vin Diesel.

Lock Up (1989) ITV4 11:00pm-1:10am
A convict is transferred to a maximum security prison, where he falls foul of a sadistic warden with a grudge against him – and who abuses his position of power to make the inmate’s life a misery and destroy his good relationship with the guards. Thriller, starring Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, Darlanne Fluegel and Tom Sizemore.

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, keep the stereo up and the dance moves down.

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It’s here! When we heard East London jewellery label Tatty Devine were launching an accessories collection for Wild & Wolf, we knew we’d need to get our mitts on what were sure to be perfect pieces.

Known for their bright, playful necklaces in the quirkiest designs and cut from the coolest materials like acrylic, Tatty Devine was founded by Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden in 1999 after meeting at art school. And boy, have they delivered here! From purses and bottles inspired by their famous gin motif to old-school records-inspired lights and bags (and a whole host of other cool creations), you’re sure to find tons you’ll love.

So, we’ve handpicked a few of our favourites to make it just that little bit easier for you to choose! Decisions, decisions…

Glitter Gin Bottle Coin Purse
Gin is the drink du jour and we’d trust the Tatty Devine ladies to hand pick the best – and they’ve delivered here with this bottle-shaped purse!

Dental Bling Make Up Bag
We’ll be keeping our lipstick collection pristine in this beaut of a make-up bag – but also working it as a clutch with an LBD (oh – and a slick of red lippy!). Red, glittery and full of fun – what’s not to love?

Lolly String Lights
A delicious addition to any room, these lolly string lights look good enough to eat (we wouldn’t recommend trying though!) Perfect for parties – or just adding some sweetness to your humble abode.

Pink Boom Box Wash Bag
Let’s get those records on! Style up your bathroom accessories with 80s-flair in this wicked stereo-shaped wash bag.

Glitter Soda Pop Water Bottle And Cover
Perfect for POP-ping your fave drinks in, the blues, pinks and glittery finish (can you tell we love glitter?!) mean this bag-stroke-bottle holder is definitely on our wish list.

All this and tons more to be found right here. Enjoy!

(Psst! If you’re looking for more awesomely cool accessories, then check out our whole accessories range here!)

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Our fabulous Rainbow Brite themed giveaway is now sadly over which means it’s time to announce the lucky winner of our fabulous bundle of star sprinkled goodies! We love this part.

A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to enter – we had a huge response which just goes to show how much love there is for the fabulous Hallmark character whose mission is to use the colours of the Rainbow to bring colour and happiness to people everywhere!

The Prizes

So just a reminder of what was up for grabs – as well as fabulous bundle below kindly donated by the lovely people at Hallmark – the creators of all things Brite and beautiful…………..

Our lucky winner will also receive a £50 voucher to spend on our exclusive Rainbow Brite range at TruffleShuffle.com. Sneak peek of some of our favourite styles below for you…..

How our lucky winners are chosen….
Our competition was run through Gleam who have collected all the various entries and added them into a big competition hat of sorts. Their nifty system then picks out a winner completely at random!

And….. drum roll please! The results are in!
Huuuuge congratulations to…..

Terri Jenner

We’ll be in touch shortly to arrange delivery of your fabulous prizes.

Not a winner? Don’t worry! We still have a simply massive range of official and exclusive Rainbow Brite gifts and goodies so please do come check them out here! 100% official and exclusive to TruffleShuffle.com, they’re the perfect way for all us Rainbow Brite fans to add a little sparkle to our lives!

Big thank you again to everyone who entered. Don’t forget to stay tuned for plenty more exciting competitions to come!

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Grilled cheese sandwich! Another retro movie filled weekend is here and boy is it a treat!

With chips stacked high and the smell of anticipation in the air, we find ourselves at the mercy of lady luck as we roll the dice so see if our big moment it here. We’ll watch with eager eyes as the sacred little white ball that holds all our hopes and dreams at that moment starts to spin and flicks it’s way around the roulette wheel.

Have a happy retro weekend!

SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER

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Scrooged
(1988) E4 2:30pm-4:30pm (2 hours)
A heartless TV executive is cruel to his employees and just sees the festive season as an opportunity to make money. However, on Christmas Eve, three ghosts arrive in the night and challenge him to change his cynical ways by showing him his past, present and future. Comedy based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, David Johansen and Carol Kane.

Short Circuit 2 (1988) Film4 2:50pm-5:05pm (2 hours 15 minutes)
Manic mechanoid Johnny Five meets an old friend in New York City and embarks on a fact-finding tour – but ends up entangled in a series of escapades culminating in a bank robbery. Sci-fi comedy sequel, starring Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean, Cynthia Gibb and Jack Weston, with the voice of Tim Blaney.

Fun Fact: While it is usually accepted the city in the movie is New York, Oscar gives Number 5 a tourism guide with St. Louis on the cover and it was actually filmed in Canada.

Harry and the Hendersons (1987) 5STAR 2:55pm-5:05pm
A hapless family’s camping holiday in the mountains is brought to a sudden end when they accidentally hit the legendary Bigfoot with their car. They decide to adopt the endearing creature, but have more trouble than expected trying to keep him concealed and to avoid arousing their neighbours’ suspicions. Comedy, starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, David Suchet, Don Ameche and Kevin Peter Hall.

Every Which Way But Loose (1978) ITV4 3:00pm-5:15pm
A truck driver travels across America with his faithful orang-utan competing in bare-knuckle fights for extra cash. He becomes smitten with a country singer who subsequently vanishes without a trace, so man and ape set off in search of her – with an enraged gang of bikers in pursuit. Action comedy, starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis and Beverly D’Angelo.

Beethoven’s 2nd (1993) 3:10pm-5:00pm
The slobbering St Bernard is now grown up and in love with his beautiful sweetheart Missy. Together they bring a litter of puppies into the world – but have to go on the defensive when Missy’s owner, the evil Regina, sets out to steal them for herself. Comedy sequel, starring Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Chris Penn, Nicholle Tom and Christopher Castle.

Big (1988) Film4 5:05pm-7:10pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
A boy ridiculed for his size makes a wish on a fairground machine to become bigger – only to wake up as a 30-year-old man. Driven from his home by his terrified mother, the bewildered youngster trapped in a grown-up body makes his way to New York, where he rises high in the ranks of a toy manufacturing company and applies his youthful enthusiasm to the complexities of adult life. Comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins and Robert Loggia.

Boyz N the Hood (1991) BBC2 10:45pm-12:30am (1 hour 45 minutes)
A bright but underachieving teenager with a domineering single father strikes up a friendship with two brothers, and over time, the three young men each follow their own path – but a tragedy eventually leaves them facing a dangerous choice. Drama, starring Cuba Gooding Jr, Laurence Fishburne, Morris Chestnut and Ice Cube.

First Blood (1982) ITV4 11:35pm-1:40am
Vietnam veteran John Rambo is wrongfully arrested in a backwoods town and tested to the limits of his endurance by a brutal deputy. Rambo escapes from his cell and heads out to the woods, and with the forces of the law in hot pursuit he finally has the chance to fight them on his own terms. Action thriller, starring Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna and David Caruso.

SUNDAY 20th NOVEMBER

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Inspector Gadget
(1999) Channel 4 7:55am-9:30am (1 hour 35 minutes)
A clumsy security guard is critically injured during a run-in with a thief, so his cybernetics-expert employer transforms him into the ultimate crime-fighting machine – a bionic officer with an array of gadgets and weaponry cunningly concealed inside his body. Disney comedy adventure based on the 1980s cartoon series, starring Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett and Joely Fisher.

The Aristocats (1970) Channel 4 5:05pm-6:35pm (1 hour 30 minutes)
A jealous butler is outraged when his employer leaves a vast fortune to her cat and kittens instead of to him, so he drives the pets to the French countryside and dumps them. However, a streetwise alley cat steps in to help the pampered felines find their way home and claim their rightful inheritance. Animated Disney adventure, with the voices of Eva Gabor, Phil Harris and Scatman Crothers.

The Mummy (1999) ITV2 6:40pm-9:00pm
A soldier of fortune joins an academic and her conniving brother on an expedition to an ancient Egyptian lost city. The explorers accidentally cause the spirit of a vengeful priest with awe-inspiring supernatural powers to rise from his tomb, leading to a desperate battle for survival. Fantasy action adventure, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo and Oded Fehr.

Predator (1987) Movie Mix 9:00pm-11:15pm (2 hours 15 minutes)
An elite military team takes on a top-secret mission in the jungles of Central America, but the soldiers realise they have been deceived by their CIA employers. A greater danger presents itself when they are stalked by a lethal alien big-game hunter with the power to become invisible, that has come to Earth to stalk human prey. Sci-fi thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers and Bill Duke.

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, keep, dry, keep moving forward and keep bees. Bees optional.

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