In The Spotlight! Our Loungefly November Collection Highlights 👀

Loungefly’s latest drop is flying out FAST and with designs as divine as this, it’s not hard to see why. Come and check out the collection in full, perfect timing to add to the Christmas list too right?

Loungefly Disney Cats Mini Backpack

The cat’s out of the bag – Disney fans, you NEED to get your paws on this purr-fect Loungefly Disney Cats Mini Backpack. The print is of course inspired by all our feline faves from the Disney universe including the likes of Figaro, Cheshire Cat, Marie and Oliver.

Loungefly Disney Rescuers Down Under Scene Mini Backpack

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Exclusive Disney Bags From Loungefly Are HERE!

We’re BEYOND excited to announce that we’ve just dropped some incredible Loungefly EXCLUSIVES and we can’t wait for you to see them!

Disney Loungefly Bags

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Packed full of details and oodles of charm, this latest collection of Disney Bags from Loungefly is truly all kinds of amazing and we’re so excited to finally reveal them to you. Let’s do it!

Loungefly Disney Dogs Mini Backpack

Tails are going to wag over this paw-some Disney Dogs mini backpack which features an all-over print of the canine cuties from Lady and the Tramp, 101 Dalmatians, Oliver and Company and The Fox and the Hound!
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What Are The Best Things To Watch On Disney+? Well!

It’s true Disney fans (and parents everywhere!), all your streaming dreams have come true as the all-new and super exciting online video service Disney+ has been dragged forward and is available in the UK from TODAY!

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Bringing us a whole heap of classic titles to gorge on as well as a healthy collection of the very latest shows and films, Disney+ is sure to be THE place to get your fix of all things Disney video. We can’t wait!

With soooo much coming our way (500 films and over 350 series with 7,500 episodes, plus 26 exclusive original shows and movies), we thought we would help guide you through the jungle of cool with some of our very top picks. Let’s jump in!

Disney Classics

All the classics you almost wore the VHS tapes out playing over and over back in the day. Now in full glory and will never wear!
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The Weekly Retro Movie Rundown 140

Sky at night! It’s only the weekend!

With our trusty CE sunglasses making us look cooler than ever, we’ll gaze up at our big, bright burning star as we watch the cold dusty moon slowly creep it’s way across into view. We’ll watch as the sky starts to darken and mouths start to widen before reaching for our ever ready cameras and capturing this moment in astronomy forever onto celluloid wonder.

Have a happy retro weekend!

SATURDAY 21st March

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Flight of the Navigator
(1986) BBC2 London 2:35pm-4:00pm (1 hour 25 minutes)
A boy mysteriously disappears in 1978, and is found eight years later, having not aged a day. He escapes being experimented on by government scientists by taking off in a crashed alien spaceship. With the help of the robot pilot, he tries to find out what has happened to him and if he can get back home. Sci-fi adventure, starring Joey Cramer and Veronica Cartwright, with the voice of Paul Reubens.

The Wizard of Oz (1939) More4 4:45pm-6:45pm (2 hours)
Youngster Dorothy Gale is whisked over the rainbow by a tornado into the magical land of Oz, where she inadvertently kills a wicked witch – incurring the wrath of another. Setting out to find the wizard who can show her a way home, she is joined on her journey by a scarecrow, a tin man and a cowardly lion, who all hope their own wishes will be granted. Musical fantasy, with Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr and Frank Morgan.

Wild Wild West (1999) ITV2 6:50pm-9:00pm (2 hours 10 minutes)
A government agent teams up with a gadget-mad master of disguise to investigate the disappearance of several scientists. Their search leads them to an evil genius who is plotting to kill the US president with some bizarre inventions of his own. Sci-fi Western comedy, starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh, Salma Hayek and Ted Levine.

Airplane! (1980) Film4 7:15pm-9:00pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
The passengers on board an ill-fated airliner become increasingly jittery when the flight crew flounder during a food-poisoning crisis. As ground control personnel struggle heroically to ensure the plane lands safely, a traumatised war veteran must face his fear to take the controls. Spoof disaster movie, starring Robert Hays, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack and Lloyd Bridges.

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) Sky1 9:00pm-11:20pm (2 hours 20 minutes)
Detectives Riggs and Murtaugh team up with a reformed small-time crook and a tough, female internal-affairs investigator to track down a former policeman trafficking impounded weaponry to the bosses of organised crime. Action thriller sequel, starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci and Rene Russo.

Fun Fact: During the scene where Riggs and Lorna are comparing scars, many of Riggs’ were given to him during the events of Lethal Weapon 2 (1989), specifically the gun shots in his lung and the knife wound in the back of his leg..

Alien: The Director’s Cut (1979) Syfy 9:00pm-11:30pm (2 hours 30 minutes)
Crew members of a cargo spacecraft answer a distress call from a derelict alien vessel. However, their mission of mercy has fatal repercussions when a deadly, seemingly indestructible monster gets on board their ship and starts killing them one by one. Alternate version of Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror, starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm and John Hurt.

SUNDAY 22nd March

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Fletch Lives
(1989) ITV London 1:45pm-3:30pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
Wisecracking reporter IM Fletcher inherits a crumbling plantation in Louisiana from his aunt, and spends his first night sleeping there with a lawyer – who winds up dead the next morning. Suspecting murder, he uses a succession of disguises and uncovers a conspiracy surrounding the crooked owner of a Christian theme park and the dumping of toxic waste. Comedy sequel, with Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook and Julianne Phillips.

The Borrowers (1997) Channel 5 3:20pm-5:00pm (1 hour 40 minutes)
A family of four-inch-high people living beneath the floorboards of an ordinary human home help the owner’s son fight back when a dastardly lawyer plans to demolish the house and make way for a luxury apartment block. Children’s fantasy, starring John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Flora Newbigin and Tom Felton.

Edward Scissorhands (1990) Film4 4:50pm-6:55pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
A reclusive genius creates a boy but dies before completing him, leaving his brainchild with scissor-like blades in place of hands. A kindly woman from a nearby suburb takes pity on the lonely figure and welcomes him into her home. He quickly becomes a hit in the neighbourhood – but then his new friends start to turn against him. Tim Burton’s fantasy, starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest and Vincent Price.

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Teen Wolf (1985) Syfy 5:00pm-7:00pm (2 hours)
A teenage misfit is initially dismayed to learn he is a werewolf as a result of a hereditary curse. He finds there are advantages as he becomes a local celebrity, while his enhanced agility makes him the star player of his school’s basketball team – but fame quickly goes to his head. Comedy, starring Michael J Fox, James Hampton and Susan Ursitti.

Teen Wolf Merchandise

The Fox and the Hound (1981) Sky Movies Disney HD 6:30pm-8:00pm (1 hour 30 minutes)
Category: Animated Movie/Drama Rating 6.7 An orphaned fox cub is taken in by a kindly widow, and becomes firm friends with a puppy belonging to a hunter. However, as they grow to adulthood, the dog is trained to prey on foxes, and the two animals realise their friendship may not survive as they are expected to be natural enemies. Animated adventure, with the voices of Mickey Rooney and Kurt Russell.

Fun Facts: The Bear’s snarl is the same snarl as Shere Khan the tiger from The Jungle Book (1967) and Brutus and Nero the crocodiles from The Rescuers (1977). AND… The name “Tod” is derived from the Middle English word “todde”, which means “fox”.

Aliens (1986) Syfy 9:00pm-12:00am (3 hours)
Lone survivor Ripley is rescued in deep space decades after an alien creature wiped out her ship’s entire crew. She is recruited to accompany a military expedition to a colony on the planet where she first encountered the monster, only to find the aliens have been reproducing and there are now hordes of them. James Cameron’s sci-fi thriller sequel, with Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn and Lance Henriksen.

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, make sure you’ve done enough rice and that you should always just be yourself because everyone else is taken. 🙂

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Slugs, snails and puppy dogs tails it has to be the weekend!

So hidden away in the darkness at the tail end of Midnight. Inside a damp dingy cave, let us be your coven of haggard, wicked witches. Some tall,  some short, some fat and  some thin with boils and ragged clothes, topped off with pointed slightly askew hats, each one equal in their evilness to the last.

Stand in horror as we mix a potion to find retro movie greatness, before reciting the spell for cinematic fantasticness then finally we’ll bask in the wickedness that is celluloide wonder.

Have a happy retro weekend!

SATURDAY 2nd November

My Neighbour Totoro (1988) Film4  11:00am-1:00pm (2 hours)
Two sisters move to a new home in the countryside when their mother is taken ill. They are thrilled to discover the house is next to an enchanted forest, and befriend the eldest and wisest of the strange magical creatures dwelling there. Animated fantasy from Spirited Away director Hayao Miyazaki, with the voices of Noriko Hidaka and Chika Sakamoto. In Japanese

The Princess Bride (1987) 5*  5:55pm-8:00pm (2 hours 5 minutes)
A cynical youngster becomes entranced by his grandfather’s magical tales, which revolve around a stable-boy’s heroic quest to rescue his lost love from the clutches of an evil prince, with the aid of a vengeance-seeking Spanish swashbuckler and his hulking sidekick. RobReiner’s comic fantasy adventure, with Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon, Mandy Patinkin, Peter Falk and Fred Savage

Princess Bride T-Shirt
Men's Black Brute Squad Princess Bride T-Shirt

Jingle All the Way (1996) Sky1  8:00pm-9:45pm (1 hour 45 minutes)
A workaholic father tries to make up for his perpetual absence from home by promising to buy his son a hugely popular action figure for Christmas – little realising every other father in town has the same idea. Comedy, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Jake Lloyd, Rita Wilson, Robert Conrad and Phil Hartma

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) Film4  9:00pm-11:00pm (2 hours)
Fast-talking Detroit cop Axel Foley heads for Los Angeles after an old friend is murdered before his eyes. His search for the killers leads him into conflict with a seemingly untouchable drug kingpin, but he also has to contend with the local force, who do not want him taking matters into his own hands. Comedy thriller, starring Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Ronny Cox, John Ashton and Steven Berkoff

SUNDAY 3rd November

Hocus Pocus (1993) Film4  4:45pm-6:40pm (1 hour 55 minutes)
A teenager in Salem, Massachusetts, breaks into a spooky house on Halloween and accidentally resurrects three witches who have been dead for 300 years. The sorceresses are soon causing chaos while seeking a suitable sacrifice for a ritual to give them eternal youth. However, an old foe – a boy they turned into a cat – is on hand to help stop their mischief. Supernatural Disney comedy, with Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy and Omri Katz.

The Fox and the Hound (1981) Channel 5  5:10pm-6:50pm (1 hour 40 minutes)
An orphaned fox cub is taken in by a kindly widow, and becomes firm friends with a puppy belonging to a hunter. However, as they grow to adulthood, the dog is trained to prey on foxes, and the two animals realise their friendship may not survive as they are expected to be natural enemies. Animated adventure, with the voices of Mickey Rooney and Kurt Russell.

Grease (1978) Channel 4  5:50pm-8:00pm (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 i
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 Rydell High Cheerleading T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle
Ladies Grease Rydell High Cheerleading T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle

Ladies Rizzo Get My Kicks While I'm Young Grease Scoop Neck T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle
Ladies Rizzo Get My Kicks While I'm Young Grease Scoop Neck T-Shirt from TruffleShuffle

Tremors (1989) ITV4  12:00am-1:55am (1 hour 55 minutes)
A dull American town in the middle of the desert is suddenly attacked by huge man-eating subterranean creatures. Luckily, two dimwitt but brave handymen step into the breach to lead a ragtag bunch of locals and a mismatched pair of survivalists in the battle against the gruesome worm-like monsters. Comedy horror, with Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire and Bobby Jacoby.

Hubble-bubble! Bonus movie clip time: this week a little hocus pocus….

Whatever you get up to this weekend remember not to let the bed bugs bite and always enjoy yourselves!
xoxo