The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown 75!

Kneel before Zod! It’s only the Weekend!

So like a cheap and trusted fast food service. let us be your Takeaway dealer of generic foreign descent as we prepare for you the most unhealthy, mouth salivating concoction of mighty mega movie greatness, we’ll deliver to you free of charge within 10 miles cinematic awesomeness then we’ll hand you a grease filled bag full of celluloid wonder. Mmmm tasty!

Have a happy retro weekend!

SATURDAY 9th NOVEMBER

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) ITV London 3:15pm-5:35pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
Farm boy Luke Skywalker is thrust into an intergalactic battle between good and evil while trying to rescue a spirited princess from the clutches of the evil Darth Vader. En route, he is helped by a cocky space pilot, a veteran warrior, two bickering robots and a hairy 8ft alien. Sci-fi adventure directed by George Lucas, with Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness and Peter Cushing

Star Wars T-Shirt
Men's Blue A New Hope Star Wars T-Shirt from Fabric Flavours

Star Wars T-Shirt from Junk Food
Men's Black Game Over Darth Vader Star Wars T-Shirt from Junk Food

Superman II (1980) Watch 7:00pm-9:30pm (2 hours 30 minutes)
The Man of Steel meets his match in the form of three fugitive villains from his home planet of Krypton. Flying down to Earth, the super- powered trio unleash a reign of terror in a bid to take over the world – but Superman is not there to stop them, having surrendered his powers to lead a normal life with his beloved Lois Lane. Comic-strip adventure sequel, with Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Terence Stamp and Margot Kidder

Superman T-Shirt from Junk Food
Men's Get Lit Flaming Superman T-Shirt from Junk Food

Superman Logo T-Shirt
Ladies Blue Distressed Superman Logo T-Shirt

Cannonball Run II (1984) ITV4 8:00pm-10:15pm (2 hours 15 minutes)
An assortment of daredevil motorists torments America’s law enforcement officers while taking part in an illegal coast-to-coast race organised by an Arab sheik who is putting up the million-dollar prize money. Comedy sequel directed by the late Hal Needham, starring Burt Reynolds, Shirley MacLaine, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr, Telly Savalas and Frank Sinatra.

My Cousin Vinny (1992) Comedy Central 11:00pm-1:20am (2 hours 20 minutes)
Two New York students travelling through Alabama think they have been arrested for shoplifting so admit their guilt – only to find they have in fact been charged with murder. Fortunately, one of the pair has a cousin who is a lawyer – but his ineptitude and inexperience could do more harm than good. Comedy, starring Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei and Ralph Macchio

SUNDAY 10th NOVEMBER

Flash Gordon (1980) ITV4 3:45pm-6:00pm (2 hours 15 minutes)
American football quarterback Flash Gordon and journalist Dale Arden find themselves aboard a rocket ship designed by scientist Dr Zarkov, who intends to travel across space to locate the source of recent natural disasters. The three arrive on the planet Mongo, where they soon learn that the attacks are the responsibility of evil emperor Ming the Merciless, who is planning to destroy the Earth. Sci-fi comic-strip adventure, with Sam J Jones, Max von Sydow, Brian Blessed, Melody Anderson, Topol, Timothy Dalton, Ornella Muti, Peter Wyngarde and Mariangela Melato. Featuring music by Queen.

Men's Flash Gordon Fancy Dress Costume
Men's Flash Gordon Fancy Dress Costume

Kindergarten Cop (1990) ITV2 6:45pm-9:00pm (2 hours 15 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.

The Untouchables (1987) Film4 9:00pm-11:20pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
Incorruptible federal agent Eliot Ness is assigned the task of fighting organised crime in Prohibition-era Chicago and bringing the notorious crime boss Al Capone to justice. Aware crooked police are undermining his investigations, he puts together his own elite squad to take on the Mob. Brian De Palma’s crime thriller, with Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Andy Garcia and Sean Connery, who won an Oscar for his performance

Jaws 2 (1978) ITV4 9:00pm-11:25pm (2 hours 25 minutes)
The seaside resort of Amity is terrorised once again by a man-eating great white shark. While police chief Brody struggles to alert the townsfolk to the magnitude of the danger, a group of teenagers – including Brody’s two sons – is adrift at sea in waters hunted by the shark. Thriller sequel, starring Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary and Murray Hamilton.

Jaws Amity Island T-Shirt
Men's Grey Marl Jaws Amity Island T-Shirt

Jaws Teeth T-Shirt
Ladies Jaws Teeth T-Shirt from American Classics

Ringadingdong! Bonus movie clip time this week a little something from our favourite supply teacher….

Whatever you get up to this Weekend remember to be good, never trust the tooth fairy and always enjoy yourselves.

xoxo

The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown 60!

Happy happy joy joy, it’s only the weekend!

So just like a big joyous family sat at a table after a hefty meal, our stomachs nearly full to popping but with just enough room to squeeze in desert…as always. Let us be your trifle-preparing mother as we  dish up layers of spongy retro movie magic, chunks of  wobbly cinematic masterpieces, all topped off with creamy scoops of celluloid wonder and never forgetting the hundreds and thousands of course.

Have a happy retro weekend!

SATURDAY 6th July

King Ralph (1991) ITV2 11:15am-1:15pm (2 hours )
A slobbish Las Vegas lounge singer succeeds the British throne when a freak accident wipes out the entire royal family. A loyal aristocrat desperately tries to stop the loud-mouthed American unwittingly bringing the monarchy into disrepute, while a scheming lord plots to make his reign a short one. Comedy, starring John Goodman, Peter O’Toole, John Hurt and Richard Griffiths.

Grease (1978) Film4 1:00pm-3:10pm (2 hours 10 minutes)
Rebellious American teenager Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during the summer holidays, but when he later finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Romantic musical set in the 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Barry Pearl

Ladies Grease Beauty School Dropout Swing Vest from TruffleShuffle
Ladies Grease Beauty School Dropout Swing Vest from TruffleShuffle

Ladies Grease Rydell High Cheerleading T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle
Ladies Grease Rydell High Cheerleading T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994) 5* 5:55pm-7:35pm (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

Crocodile Dundee II (1988) Film4 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

SUNDAY 7th July

Harry and the Hendersons (1987) Channel 5 3:45pm-6:00pm (2 hours 15 minutes)
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

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977) ITV2 5:05pm-7:30pm (2 hours 25 minutes)
Farm boy Luke Skywalker is thrust into an intergalactic battle between good and evil while trying to rescue a spirited princess from the clutches of the evil Darth Vader. En route, he is helped by a cocky space pilot, a veteran warrior, two bickering robots and a hairy 8ft monster. Sci-fi adventure directed by George Lucas, with Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness and Peter Cushing.

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Ladies Star Paws Parody T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle
Ladies Star Paws Parody T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) Channel 5 6:00pm-8:55pm (2 hours 55 minutes)
Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts rescues an old car from the scrapheap, only to discover it has magical, gravity-defying powers. Meanwhile, Baron Bomburst, the blundering ruler of Vulgaria, will do anything to get his greedy hands on it. Children’s musical adventure, based on the book by Ian Fleming, starring Dick Van Dyke, Lionel Jeffries, Sally Ann Howes, Gert Frobe, Benny Hill and James Robertson Justice.

The Golden Child (1986) E4 8:00pm-10:00pm (2 hours )
A private eye is recruited by a group of Buddhist mystics and sent on a mission to rescue an abducted boy whose supernatural powers will enable him to bring about world peace. However, the kidnapper is actually a demon in human form, determined to ensure the youngster does not fulfil his destiny. Fantasy adventure, starring Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance and Charlotte Lewis

Wham bam! Bonus movie clip time folks. This week the  single scariest person of your child hood, Enjoy…. or be afraid, he still scares the bajeebas out of me.

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Whatever you get up to this weekend seriously don’t take sweets off of strangers and enjoy yourselves.

xoxo