The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown – 391

As we enter the store and hear the little bell ring, we’re back browsing down the shelves that are totally packed with top movies goodness in search for the perfect story. Do we pick a comedy? Or perhaps a little action and adventure?

SATURDAY 15th August

Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) Film4 1:55pm-4:05pm
The teenage detective and his future sidekick Watson meet for the first time at boarding school. The death of Holmes’s mentor sets the youngsters on their first case, and they discover that former members of an archaeological survey team have died under suspicious circumstances – pointing to a sinister Egyptian cult using hallucinogenic poisons to kill its victims. Adventure, starring Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox and Sophie Ward.

Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) BBC One 4:30pm-5:50pm
Inventor Wallace and his canine sidekick Gromit have set up a pest control service, and are called in to stop rabbits overrunning a garden show. However, the pair are overwhelmed when a destructive giant bunny arrives on the scene, while an interfering aristocrat contrives to make matters worse. Nick Park’s Oscar-winning animated adventure, with the voices of Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Exclusive New TruffleShuffle x Aardman Collection!

British entertainment institutions don’t come much more adored than Aardman Animations, so we’re thrilled to have teamed up with one of the best animation studios on the planet (who happen to be based in our home town of Bristol) to celebrate many of their much-loved animation series and shorts including Wallace & Gromit, Morph, Creature Comforts and Rex the Runt with our latest drop!

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With four exclusive new Aardman TShirts as well as some dazzling new homewares like mugs and artwork, there’s plenty of ways to show your love for some of the most iconic clay characters ever! Let’s take a peep…

Wallace And Gromit Navy T-Shirt

We’re just crackers about Wallace and Gromit. Ever since the dynamic duo first appeared on our screens in A Grand Day Out in 1989, we’ve been smitten. This classic Wallace And Gromit Navy T-Shirt featuring the accident-prone inventor and his super-intelligent pet dog is the perfect choice for any fan.

https://www.truffleshuffle.co.uk/product/29613/morph-ecru-t-shirt

An early Aardman creation, the shape-shifting character Morph first appeared on the kid’s show Take Hart in 1977 (so. much. nostalgia!). Soon after he was joined by his raspy alter ego Chas and then a whole host of pals including Folly, Gillespie, Grandmorph and Delilah. He’s well and truly stolen our hearts so we just had to design this wicked Morph T-Shirt featuring the duo Morph and Chas to celebrate their greatness.

Creature Comforts Grey T-Shirt

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Don’t Let Your Doorway Let You Down! Exclusive New Doormats

If you only get one chance to make a first impression, why not make it one to remember with a totally amazing new doormat that comes packed with personality!

Give your entrance a retro revamp it deserves and impress your visitors (AKA delivery drivers) with our latest collection of damn cool and oh-so exclusive door mats!

Do The Truffle Shuffle Door Mat

Hey you guys!! You can come in, but first, you gotta do the Truffle Shuffle! We don’t make the rules… actually you kinda will be with one of our exclusive new Do The Truffle Shuffle Door Mats at your step!

Welcome To Button Moon Door Mat

Why not welcome your guests to junk planet (no judgement here!) with our new and completely nostalgic Welcome To Button Moon Door Mat. Blast from the past for all who enters.
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The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown – 383

Rain, rain go away, home again another day! If, like us, you’ve been pretty much rained in lately and looking for ace ways to pass the time, what could be better than kicking back and enjoying some of your favourite retro films that will take you right back to your childhood? Do just that with our top picks hitting your screens this weekend. Enjoy!

SATURDAY 20th June

Time Bandits (1981) Film4 11:00am-1:20pm
A bemused schoolboy is escorted on a bizarre journey through time by a group of larcenous dwarfs. His adventures lead him to encounters with various characters from history – but none of them are quite what he had imagined. Terry Gilliam’s fantasy comedy, starring Craig Warnock, David Rappaport, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Sean Connery, Ian Holm, Ralph Richardson and David Warner.

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The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown – 380

With dust sheets down and everything masked up, we’re loading up our movie brush to layer on some thick action, nostalgic and perhaps a splash of romance too. Are you ready for these masterpieces?

SATURDAY 30th May

Baby’s Day Out (1994) Channel 4 10:30am-12:30pm
Three bungling kidnappers hatch a plan to pose as society reporters and snatch the baby son of a wealthy couple. However, the infant escapes on to the streets of New York, evading the crooks’ every attempt to recapture him. Comedy, starring Joe Mantegna, Lara Flynn Boyle, Joe Pantoliano and Brian Haley.

Chicken Run (2000) BBC One 1:40pm-3:00pm
A headstrong chicken and her fellow fowls ponder how to escape from a grim Yorkshire farm before the evil farmer’s wife can turn them into pies. Luckily, help arrives in the form of a heroic American rooster who promises to show them how to fly. Nick Park’s animated comedy, with the voices of Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Miranda Richardson and Jane Horrocks.

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