We do love a good retro onesie here at Truffle Towers, so it’s no surprise that we’re loving these Superhero onesies! We’re pretty well known for our retro fancy dress so we think it’s about time we introduced these quirky additions to the site!
Dream of heroic rescues and Lois Lane snogs in this awesome Superman onesie! Super warm and snuggly, these pj’s also come with a detachable cape.
If Batman is more your bag, then fear not!
This Caped Batman Onesie will make you look so sexy that all the villains in your life are going to try to get you to take them to the Bat Cave!
We would definitely recommend checking our full selection of retro loungewear…sleep in style!
So like a rustic country farm with happy mud encrusted pigs, the ever proud herd of black and white cattle huddle in field while an over eager border collie chases after a stick. Let us be your old timey farm hand as we climb aboard our tractor of destiny to plough through the fields of retro movie fantasticness, sow the seeds of cinematic awesomeness and dig out great mounds of celluloid wonder.
Have a happy retro weekend 🙂
SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY
Crocodile Dundee II (1988) Channel 4 6:55pm-9:00pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
The rugged Australian adventurer sets out to save his reporter girlfriend from New York drug dealers. Having rescued her from their clutches, he realises they will soon be coming after him – so he decides to even the odds by luring them to the Outback for a final showdown. Comedy adventure sequel, starring Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon and Charles S Dutton.
Short Circuit (1986) Syfy 5:00pm-7:00pm (2 hours)
A military robot is struck by lightning and develops a mind of its own. The machine embarks on a series of comic misadventures, but the company that made him want him back. He realises his only hope is to convince the scientist who invented him that he really is alive. Sci-fi comedy adventure, starring Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy and Fisher Stevens.
The Karate Kid Part II (1986) 5* 7:40pm-10:00pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
High-kicking teenager Daniel accompanies his venerable mentor Mr Miyagi when he returns to the Japanese province of Okinawa to visit his dying father. However, an old rival of Miyagi’s is waiting for them, while Daniel is drawn into a vicious conflict with their enemy’s own karate protege. Martial arts sequel, starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita and Yuji Okumoto.
The Full Monty (1997) E4 9:00pm-10:45pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
Six unemployed men from Sheffield decide to become strippers for one night only in a bid to raise extra money. However, with no dancing experience and far from perfect physiques, the men rely on the unique selling point of complete nudity to impress the punters. Comedy, starring Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, Tom Wilkinson, Hugo Speer and Paul Barber.
SUNDAY 10th FEBRUARY
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) Channel 4 2:25pm-4:25pm (2 hours)
Admiral Kirk and his crew hijack the decommissioned Enterprise to recover the body of their fallen comrade Mr Spock from the planet Genesis. Kirk has learnt that Spock’s spirit is still alive, and the Vulcan can be resurrected, but he must also battle a Klingon captain determined to control the planet’s mysterious energy. Sci-fi sequel, directed by Leonard Nimoy, with William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Christopher Lloyd.
Kindergarten Cop (1990) ITV2 5:50pm-8:00pm (2 hours 10 minutes)
A tough detective is forced to pose as a pre-school teacher in a bid to capture a drug dealer whose son is one of the pupils. However, his biggest challenge turns out to be controlling a class full of five-year-olds. Comedy, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Linda Hunt, Pamela Reed and Richard Tyson.
Beetlejuice (1988) Sky Movies Modern Greats 6:25pm-8:00pm (1 hour 35 minutes)
Recently deceased couple Adam and Barbara Maitland enlist the professional services of a hard-boiled veteran ghost to scare away the obnoxious yuppie family who have moved into their former home. Tim Burton’s supernatural comedy, starring Michael Keaton, Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin, Winona Ryder, Jeffrey Jones and Catherine O’Hara.
Purple Rain (1984) Sky Movies Drama & Romance 1:20am-3:20am (2 hours)
A talented singer tries to escape his troubled home life through his music. However, his arrogant nature puts him in danger of alienating his band and losing the fellow performer he loves to a charismatic rival. Musical drama, starring Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day and Olga Karlatos. The soundtrack features hits including the title track, Let’s Go Crazy and the Oscar-winning When Doves Cry.
I’ve actually been waiting for Purple Rain to be on TV for a while just so I can include this video. (sure it’s on late but that’s what Sky+ was invented for!)
Annoy your work colleagues and friends and sing along badly with the rest of us 😉
Whatever you get up to this weekend, remember to have fun and enjoy yourselves.
So on a cold winters evening let us serve up to you, whilst in front of a roaring fire, snuggled up warm and cosy on the couch in your winter woollies, a big old steaming broth of soup as we lovingly stir in chunks of retro cinematic delight and slices of golden movie moments and dip in ripped up pieces of celluloid greatness. Mmmmm tasty!
Have a happy retro weekend 🙂
SATURDAY 19th JANUARY
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) GOLD 7:00pm-9:05pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
Cute furball Gizmo is reunited with his human friends Billy and Kate, who now work in the New York offices of an eccentric tycoon. However, it is not long before Gizmo has spawned a new generation of murderous carnivores, who quickly overrun the building – and a genetics lab where they produce even more startling mutations. Joe Dante’s comedy sequel, starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover and Christopher Lee.
The Simpsons Movie (2007) Channel 4 7:15pm-9:00pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
Homer unwittingly pollutes Lake Springfield, so the US government decides to isolate the city underneath a giant dome. The Simpsons manage to escape and plan to start a new life in Alaska – but learn Springfield is about to be destroyed, and return to save their friends. With the voices of Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright and Yeardley Smith.
Con Air (1997) BBC3 9:45pm-11:30pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
A parolee hitches a ride home on a maximum-security flight conveying some of America’s deadliest criminals, and when they hijack the plane in mid-flight he is forced to intervene. Meanwhile, a US marshal has an ongoing battle on the ground to prevent the plane from being blown to pieces. Action thriller, starring Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Steve Buscemi, Ving Rhames and Colm Meaney.
The Lost Boys (1987) TCM 11:35pm-1:25am (1 hour 50 minutes)
Two teenage brothers move with their mother to a coastal town in California, where the eldest falls in with a local biker gang. He soon discovers that his new friends are vampires and he is turning into one himself, forcing his younger brother to team up with a pair of heavily armed comic shop employees to battle the undead and save his soul. Comedy horror, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Dianne Wiest, Corey Feldman and Corey Haim.
SUNDAY 20th JANUARY
Sister Act (1992) Film4 1:00pm-3:00pm (2 hours)
Nightclub singer Deloris Van Cartier agrees to testify against her gangster boyfriend after witnessing a murder. Placed in protective custody by the authorities, she is less than pleased to discover she is expected to pose as chaste nun Sister Mary Clarence in a convent. Comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Harvey Keitel, Maggie Smith, Bill Nunn and Kathy Najimy.
Teen Wolf (1985) Channel 5 4:00pm-5:50pm (1 hour 50 minutes)
A teenage misfit is initially dismayed to learn he is a werewolf as a result of a hereditary curse. He finds there are advantages as he becomes a local celebrity, while his enhanced agility makes him the star player of his school’s basketball team – but fame quickly goes to his head. Comedy, starring Michael J Fox, James Hampton and Susan Ursitti.
Stargate (1994) 5* 4:10pm-6:30pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
An Egyptologist and a soldier head an expedition through a mysterious portal to an alien planet. The world they find resembles ancient Egypt and is under the rule of a tyrant who has convinced the downtrodden inhabitants that he is a god – until the humans incite the enslaved populace to fight back. Sci-fi adventure, starring Kurt Russell, James Spader and Jaye Davidson.
Back to the Future (1985) ITV2 5:45pm-8:00pm (2 hours 15 minutes)
Teenager Marty McFly travels back to the 1950s in a time machine built by his eccentric inventor friend. The return journey proves tricky enough, but he also accidentally alters the sequence of events that led to his parents falling in love – and has to persuade his future dad to win his mother’s heart, or he will never be born. Sci-fi comedy adventure, starring Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Crispin Glover.
Well it’s certainly getting nippy out, thankfully we have a weekend full of movie watching to keep us warm and the Lost Boys is on. For anyone who’s never seen it, Vampires were cool in the eighties – they had mullets, wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles while listening to ambient saxophone music. Or Teen Wolf for whom way back when in the eighties, were wolves wore sunglasses, played basketball and surfed on top of vans.
Whatever you get up to this weekend have fun in the snow, build us a snowman and enjoy yourselves.
Phew, Christmas gift buying is out of the way and time to relax… oh, hang on, New Year’s Eve’s in a few days and I haven’t got my outfit sorted! Good job TruffleShuffle have this amazing range of Next Day Fancy Dress!