10 Things You Didn’t Know About Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

Calling all you sci-fi fans! We know you never really need a reason to celebrate and show some love for one of the best-loved and successful movies ever, right? But today marks a cool 42 years since this space opera was first released in the UK so we just had to give this some extra love!

As huge Star Wars fans who work tirelessly to bring you the coolest collection of Star Wars merchandise including official Star Wars T-Shirts, gifts, bags, accessories and so much more, we couldn’t resist digging into some fun facts about this total movie classic.

Check out some fun, interesting and shocking things we discovered about this true movie icon!

Nobody but Mark Hamill knew about the Darth Vader twist until the film’s premiere.

It turns out, THE big plot twist from this classic movie was kept such a big secret that even a lot of the cast and crew didn’t know about it until the premiere!

*Spoiler alert* During the filming of this iconic scene with Darth Vader and Skywalker, the actors were fed the line “No, Obi-Wan killed your father.” instead of the one we all know now. the scene was then simply voiced by James Earl Jones in post-production to be the ‘real’ line. Also, this is one of the most iconic movie lines ever… and one of the most misquoted too!
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The Best Cool Gifts For Geeky Dads This Father’s Day 🤓

Growing up in the era of some of the biggest pop-cult sensations including iconic movies, classic video games and even cartoons you just couldn’t help but be glued to, we’re living in a world of geeky dads and we’re SO here for it!

If you’re looking for the perfect Father’s Day gifts for the geeky dad in your life, we’ve handpicked some of our favourite and best selling gifts for geeks that we know will have them sharing the love for their cult faves in total style. Let’s take a look!

Ghostbusters Ghost Trap

Looking for the collect Ghostbuster merchandise? Who you gonna call? TruffleShuffle of course! Let them jump right back into the action with Egon, Venkman and the team with this fun replica mini Ghostbusters Ghost Trap.
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10 Star Wars TShirts To Make Your May The 4th Out Of This World!

Rising on the horizon like the twin suns of Tatooine, Star Wars day is just around the corner on May 4th (get it? May the 4th be with you!) and we’re SO ready to celebrate the most iconic sci-fi adventure movies ever as well as the amazing characters that it has introduced us to!

The perfect day to really celebrate your passion for these incredible stories, make this year a little extra special and a whole lot geekier with one of our amazing Star Wars TShirts!

To help get you inspired and ready to dive in and pull the trigger on your new tee, we’ve picked out ten of our favourite Star Wars clothing from our ever-growing collection of Star Wars merch. Make like a Wookie and check them out!

Star Wars Ewok Endor Park Ranger Khaki T-Shirt

Surely THE Star Wars tee to ‘Endor’ Star Wars tees? Okay, bad pun but we tried. Show off your true credentials as a forest-dwelling Ewok with our Star Wars Ewok Endor Park Ranger Khaki T-Shirt.
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Top Classics Movies Available To Stream This Christmas

It’s that time again movie geeks! Sure… an epic roast and amazing gifts are all good, but really, the most wonderful treat at Christmas is a little time to kick back and watch some totally awesome movies! Right?

For us, nothing beats a whole day or snacking on the sofa with countless retro movies just ready to be lapped up. So much nostalgia and one heck of a way to unwind after all the chaos.

Picking out amazing movies has never been so easy too. Gone are the days of heading off to your local Blockbuster, now you have literally thousands of movies right at your fingertips and just a few clicks away.

To help you plan your movies at this most wonderful time of year, we’ve picked out our top movie picks available to stream right now via Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime Video. Enjoy!

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Ghostbusters

E.T The Extra-Terrestrial

Labyrinth

Mean Girls

Hook

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Jaws

Point Break

Clueless

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The Lion King (1994)

The Simpsons Movie

Luca

Turner and Hoosh

Edward Scissorhands

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Toy Story

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids

Up

Wall-E

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Pretty Woman

Flight of the Navigator

The Goonies

Short Circuit

Phew! Plenty to get stuck into right here with hours of entertainment. We hope you manage to get some downtime to enjoy some of these or discover your own favourite available to stream.

Happy viewing!

Game Night! Our Top Board Games For A Top Night In

Looking to shake up your game night and really put your friends and family to the test? You know we’ve got you totally covered with our fun, geeky and oh-s so nostalgic collection of board games!

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Whether you’ve got a whole night to get stuck into a mega game of Monopoly (while keeping an eye on the banker!) or just fancy a quick game of something you’ll all love, we know we have something that will do the trick including iconic board games, card games and more.
Do pass GO, do check out our top picks!

Dungeons & Dragons Cluedo Game

Join Reya Mantlemorn, Falastar Fisk, Sylvira Savikas, Minsc & Boo, Lulu and Slobberchops in an epic game of Dungeons & Dragons Cluedo to discover which adventurer has been slain and which weapon was used in the deadly deed. Go forth and geek out, we’ve got you.
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