The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown – 382

Slowly pulling over us like a thick blanket, another retro movie weekend is here to comfort us and to see us through to the end of the week in total style. Plenty of classics to pick from. Enjoy!

SATURDAY 13th June

Vice Versa (1988) Sony Movies 12:35pm-2:35pm
A department store executive returns from a trip to Thailand in possession of a mysterious artefact that causes him to change places with his 11-year-old son. While the horrified father struggles to cope with a world of teachers and school bullies, the youngster is revelling in the perks of being a grown-up. Fantasy comedy, starring Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, Swoosie Kurtz and Corinne Bohrer.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) 5STAR 1:50pm-5:20pm
An unassuming hobbit is plunged into a battle against the forces of darkness when his uncle bequeaths him a magical ring of immense power. He joins a fellowship of heroes to embark on a perilous quest to destroy the ring before it falls into the hands of its creator – a dark lord who needs it to regain his power and conquer the world. The first part of Peter Jackson’s epic fantasy trilogy based on JRR Tolkien’s novel, starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Christopher Lee, Liv Tyler and Orlando Bloom.

Lord of the Rings Merchandise

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The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown – 375

So we just checked our calendar (well…. the date on our phone) and it turns out it’s time for another Retro Movie Rundown! Who knew?? With that’s let’s pack our bags and begin our trip down memory lane with a whole heap of awesome retro movie goodness. Enjoy!

SATURDAY 25th April

Back to the Future (1985) Film4 11:00am-1:20pm
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.

Back to the Future Merchandise

Back to the Future VHS Notebook

Street Fighter
(1994) Sony Movies 12:20pm-2:30pm
A military officer goes in search of a power-mad general who is holding several hostages in a secret location. He soon finds he is not the only one on the maniac’s trail, and joins forced with a mismatched band of martial artists to save the captives. Action-adventure based on the video game, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Kylie Minogue and Ming-Na Wen.
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The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown – 364

Red sky at night! The time has come to once again stick our hand into the tombola of film goodness and see what we can pick out. You just never know what random things you will end up which perfectly sums up this week’s picks! Take a look and enjoy.

SATURDAY 1st February

Alice in Wonderland (2010) Channel 5 12:25pm-2:35pm
A 19-year-old Alice returns to the magical land, having forgotten her previous adventures. She finds the tyrannical Red Queen has begun a reign of terror that can only be ended by slaying the monstrous Jabberwocky – a task she is seemingly destined to attempt. Tim Burton’s fantasy adventure based on Lewis Carroll’s novels, starring Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Anne Hathaway.

Alice In Wonderland Merchandise

Loungefly Disney Alice in Wonderland Queen of Hearts Mini Backpack

(2001) ITV2 4:30pm-6:20pm
Anti-social ogre Shrek resolves to stop an evil ruler from banishing fairy-tale characters to his swampland home. However, the reluctant hero ends up forced to rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona from a castle guarded by a dragon, aided only by a wisecracking donkey. Animated comedy, with the voices of Mike Myers, John Lithgow, Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy and Vincent Cassel.
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Cowabunga! #TMNT2 Competition Winners Revealed!! Could it be you?

That’s it folks! Our Turtley awesome competition celebrating the release of the truly epic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows which hit cinemas on the 30th of May (don’t miss it!) is finally closed and well….what a blast it was!

We’d just like to say a simply huuuuge thank you to each and every one of you who entered. We love seeing everyone getting stuck into some good old competition fun and the more you love them the more we’ll bust em out.

So what was up for grabs?

Well! Because two things are always better than one, we’ve grabbed ourselves TWO big bundles of amazing official TMNT goodies each including a Casey Jones action figure SIGNED by Stephen Amell himself, limited edition beanie hats, Turtle Shell style backpacks, headphones and boombox speakers, ¾ Size TMNT Acoustic Guitar Set, and TMNT Cup with Straw. You’d better believe it!


So! Without further ado , we can now reveal that our two lucky winner of all this are….

Emma Sheppard
Sheryl (from Widnes)


We will be in touch right away via email and if you could pretty please get back to us ASAP we can get everything delivered to you pronto.

Didn’t win? Panic not! We still have a simply mahoooosive range of official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Merchandise to pick from including some of our personal faves below…

Stay tuned for plenty more competitions to come folks! we’ll be offering heaps more goodies on either here on our blog, the Facebook, Twitter or our Instagram. See you there!

#Win One of Two Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Goody Bags! #TMNT2

Cowabunga dudes! We’ve got yet another exciting giveaway for you lucky lot and we’re more excited than Michelangelo at a pizza eating competition!

Celebrating the release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows which is in Cinemas right now (Go see it folks!), we’re offering you guys the chance to WIN not one, but TWO official Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles goodie bundles!

So what’s this new film all about? Well! After supervillain Shredder escapes custody, he joins forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and his two… ermm… dimwitted henchmen, Bebop and Rocksteady, to unleash a diabolical plan to take over the world….as you do. As the Turtles prepare to take on Shredder and his new crew, they find themselves facing an even greater evil with similar intentions: the notorious Krang. Is it ever a dull day for the TMNTs?

Want to see for yourself? Check out the official trailer #2 for a slice of the action here…


The Prizes

Because we don’t like to do things lightly, we’re giving away TWO lots of prizes which each include *inhales* a Casey Jones action figure SIGNED by Stephen Amell, limited edition beanie hats, Turtle Shell style backpacks, headphones and boombox speakers, ¾ Size TMNT Acoustic Guitar Set, and TMNT Cup with Straw. Phew!

How to enter

To enter, simply follow the directions below in the super magical Gleam entry system. This system allows you to enter a few different ways like checking out our Facebook, sending a tweet, commenting on our blog, checking out our Instagram and more!

*Hint* It’s worth remembering, each thing you do is a new entry into the competition. The more entries you do, the more chances you have of being picked by the system just like tickets out of a hat.
TMNT 2 Competition

How long do I have?

This turtlely awesome competition will close at midnight on Sunday 5th June at midnight so get entering folks!

How will the winners be chosen?

Well! Totally at random! Yep keeping things nice and fair, the Gleam system will dive into all the entries (remember, you can enter more than once) and pick out one at random. Simple as that! We will then share this on our profiles and pages for all to see and get in touch with the lucky winner directly too just to be sure.

Only two winners will be chosen at random.
Only open to UK residents.
There will be no cash alternative to prizes offered.
If we do not hear back from the winner after 1 week, another will be chosen at random. reserve the right to close/cancel the competition at any time.
Winners decision is final.
Good luck!