The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown 13!

Hooray! It’s our favourite time of the week again so shake out your weekday blues, kick off your working shoes, strap yourself into a comfy chair and join us on a journey of retro discovery and awesomeness as we gently navigate you through a nostalgic landscape chock to the block with cinematic wonders! Shift into cruise control, turn up the air con and roll the seat back cos it’s gonna be a damn nice adventure!

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Have a happy retro weekend 🙂

SATURDAY 21st JULY

Adventures in Babysitting (1987) Channel 5 1:20pm-3:15pm (1 hour 55 minutes)
A teenager agrees to look after her neighbour’s children when her date stands her up. Settling down for a night of TV, she receives a phone call from a friend asking to be rescued from a city bus station. Unable to leave the children alone, she decides to take them with her, unaware of what lies ahead. Comedy adventure, starring Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan and Anthony Rap.

Mrs Doubtfire (1993) 5* 4:45pm-7:05pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
A struggling actor’s ambitious, no-nonsense wife throws him out and demands a divorce. Desperate to spend time with his children, he puts his talents to good use by donning drag and posing as a Scottish housekeeper to get a job looking after them. Comedy, starring Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein and Mara Wilson.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) BBC1 London 6:30pm-8:25pm (1 hour 55 minutes)
The intrepid archaeologist sets out to find his estranged father who has gone missing while searching for the Holy Grail. Once reunited, father and son team up to finish the task and locate the sacred relic before the Nazis get their hands on it. Action adventure sequel directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, River Phoenix, Julian Glover and Denholm Elliott.

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) TCM 7:00pm-9:00pm (2 hours)
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.

Footloose (1984) Film4 6:55pm-9:00pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
A rebellious, hip-swinging student from the city moves to a small religious community, where he instantly clashes with an old-school fire-and-brimstone preacher – who has banned dancing and rock ‘n’ roll because he considers them immoral. Drama, starring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Chris Penn, Dianne Wiest and Sarah Jessica Parker.

Batman Returns (1992) ITV2 12:45am-3:00am (2 hours 15 minutes)
The masked hero returns to face the Penguin, a grotesque crime boss dwelling in the sewers who conspires with a corrupt businessman to make himself mayor. When the tycoon tries to kill his secretary, she returns as vengeful vigilante Catwoman, who soon forms an intense relationship with the dark knight in both their costumed and real identities. Tim Burton’s comic-book adventure sequel, starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Michelle Pfeiffer.

SUNDAY 22nd JULY

Short Circuit 2 (1988) 5* 1:20pm-3:35pm (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.

Cool Runnings (1993) ITV2 3:25pm-5:25pm (2 hours)
A sprinter fails to qualify for the Jamaican Olympic squad, but refuses to give up his dream. Learning that a former US bobsleigh coach is living nearby, he seizes the chance to shine in an entirely different sport, and cajoles three of his friends to join him in training for the 1988 Winter Olympics in the far less tropical environment of Canada. Fact-based comedy with John Candy, Leon, Doug E Doug and Malik Yoba.

Crocodile Dundee II (1988) E4 8:00pm-10:10pm (2 hours 10 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.

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Comedy Central 9:00pm-11:05pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
A cocky teenager plays truant from school and spends the day dragging his girlfriend and a reluctant friend into all manner of crazy adventures in the big city – while the school’s dean of students vows to stop at nothing to prove the youngster is faking illness. Comedy, starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, Jeffrey Jones and Charlie Sheen.

As this looks like a great line up for the weekend I’m considering going into hibernation mode and watching everything on offer! Typical just as the weather looks proper nice this weekend (might have to do a rain dance), please don’t blame me if it’s wet near you, I really just want to stay in and watch films! 😉

You Need Nickelodeon!

Have you got fond memories of rushing home from school and slumping in front of the amazing kids channel Nickelodeon for hours on end?  Or maybe you even appreciated the finer points of it’s cartoons as an adult, like I do now!  Either way, we’ve got a treat for you to help remember those halcyon days!

First up we have the deliciously dark Invader Zim!  This series was about an extraterrestrial named Zim from the Planet Irk, and his ongoing mission to destroy the planet Earth, which (luckily for us) never seemed to go to plan!  Our tee features his quirky and loveable robot servant GIR, who was the ultimate fan favourite from the show.

Ladies Navy Invader Zim T-Shirt - £22.99
Mens Navy Invader Zim T-Shirt - £22.99

Next up we have the awesomely bright and colourful show Rocko’s Modern Life which aired between 1993 and 1996.  This show was based around the surreal adventures of a wallaby named Rocko, and his life in the city of O-Town.  Originally from Australia, it showed the hardships of Rocko adjusting to the American way of life!  Our brand new T-Shirt focuses on Rocko and his faithful dingodog Spunky.

Mens Yellow Rocko's Modern Life T-Shirt - £22.99
Ladies Sky Blue Rocko's Modern Life T-Shirt - £22.99
Mens Rocko's Modern Life Sweater - £29.99

Hope these fab new designs have bought back some great memories for you all, which tees are your favourites and is there any other Nickelodeon T-Shirts you would like to see in the future?

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Rock ‘n’ Roll….definitely our cup of tee!

With so many festivals going on, rocking reunions, anniversaries and such – we thought it would be only fair to pay homage to some of the best rock bands around (past AND present!)

When it comes to retro inspired music t-shirts – we really do have quite a lot to shout about. With names like Chaser LA, Amplified Vintage, Junk Food and Worn Free – getting the Rock Chick look couldn’t be easier!

Being a massive fan of anything Rock n Roll inspired, I thought I’d take you through my top 5 ‘rock’ items on the site – and introduce you to some of the new ranges we’ve recently added.

First up, Rolling Stones– these cheeky chaps have just celebrated their 50th anniversary. Out of our collection of Rolling Stones clothing, this speckled sweater from Amplified Vintage has to be my favourite…perfect for wearing over a band tee!

Join the Kiss army, by showing your support for the iconic band with this Amplified Vintage Khaki t-shirt!

Recently spotted on Lana Del Ray, our Guns n Roses tee from house of Gods is sure to turn a few heads at any gig! Check out more from House of Gods here.Paying homage to Grateful dead, this tour style tee comes with a distressed skull print and the date Sept ’77, reminiscing about that amazing gig they played in Englishtown, New Jersey on that date…

Last, but definitely not least – this slouch Blondie tee has to be in my top 5! Just like Debbie Harry – super cool, and effortless stylish – definitely the ultimate rock chick top!

I hope you agree – TruffleShuffle definitely rocks centre stage with support acts like Amplified Vintage, House of Gods, Junk Food, Chaser LA and Ami Barwell photography – be sure to check out our full range of music t-shirts here!

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