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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!
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.
Rolling into another retro movie filled weekend like a pool ball heading towards the pack for a big break, we're lining up plenty of classic movies for you to sink and score big!
SATURDAY 12th February
City Slickers (1991) Film4 4:35pm-6:50pm
Three middle-aged men take a break from the rat race and their mid-life crises to join a two-week cattle drive from New Mexico to Colorado. Together with a bunch of fellow urbanites, they find the going much tougher than expected, and it is down to a real-life cowboy to whip them into shape. Comedy adventure, starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby and Jack Palance, who won an Oscar for his performance as grizzled trail boss Curly.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) E4 6:40pm-9:00pm
The intrepid archaeologist, with his young sidekick and a nightclub singer in tow, is stranded in India, where he takes on a mission to recover magical sacred stones from the hands of an evil cult engaged in human sacrifice and child slavery. Steven Spielberg's action-adventure, starring Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan and Amrish Puri.
Seeking out classic movies like a cat looking for the warm spot around the house, we're positively purring with our latest finds hearing your way this weekend! Kick back, relax and enjoy!
SATURDAY 29th January
Addams Family Values (1993) 5STAR 12:40pm-2:30pm
Spooky couple Gomez and Morticia hire a nanny to look after their new baby son - and stop him from suffering an early death at the hands of his jealous elder siblings. Romance soon blossoms between the new childminder and Uncle Fester, but he does not realise she is planning to kill him once she has got hold of the family fortune. Comedy sequel, starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci and Joan Cusack.
Home Alone (1990) Film4 2:50pm-4:55pm
A boy has to fend for himself when he is accidentally left behind after his family jets off to Paris for Christmas. The youngster initially enjoys his freedom but is soon forced to resort to ingenious booby traps to defend the family home from two dim-witted burglars. Comedy, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O'Hara and John Candy.
Have you got your gifting on yet? If no, panic not! We've got plenty of goodies just waiting to be picked up and we're adding even more every day. We've got you back this year.
SATURDAY 20th November
Stand By Me (1986) 5STAR 1:25pm-3:05pm
Four 12-year-old best friends embark on a life-changing adventure in the Oregon wilderness in search of a missing teenager's body, unaware of the trials and triumphs that await them. Rob Reiner's 1950s-set coming-of-age drama, based on a novella by Stephen King, starring River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, Jerry O'Connell, Corey Feldman, Kiefer Sutherland and Richard Dreyfuss.
Bean (1997) ITV2 1:25pm-3:10pm
The hapless fool is employed as a security guard for a British art gallery and is sent to Los Angeles to bring back a famous painting. Unfortunately, he finds himself mistaken for a renowned art professor and invited to make an important presentation. Mel Smith's British comedy, starring Rowan Atkinson, Burt Reynolds, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Peter Capaldi and June Brown.
The Sea Wolves (1980) ITV4 2:00pm-4:25pm
The German Navy use three Goa-based vessels to attack Allied shipping, and their British counterparts cannot retaliate as they are moored in neutral waters. A group of retired officers living in India unofficially returns to duty to deal with the threat. Fact-based Second World War adventure, starring Gregory Peck, Roger Moore, David Niven, Trevor Howard, Barbara Kellerman and Patrick Macnee.
Is there any better way to kick back and unwind than with your favourite movies? If there is, we've yet to discover it! Enjoy some serious downtime with our top picks of classic flicks heading your way this weekend!
SATURDAY 13th November
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968) 5STAR 9:20am-12:25pm
Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts rescues an old car from the scrap heap, 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.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Channel 5 1:25pm-3:45pm
Penniless Charlie Bucket is one of five lucky children who find a golden ticket in a chocolate bar, winning a once-in-a-lifetime tour of eccentric recluse Willy Wonka's magical sweet company. Unfortunately, the other winners each face a grim fate when they start to misbehave. Tim Burton's children's fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, Helena Bonham Carter, and Deep Roy playing all the Oompa Loompas.
Star Trek: First Contact (1996) Film4 2:35pm-4:45pm
Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise face their deadliest enemies, the Borg, who travel back in time in an attempt to change Earth's history. The starship follows on a mission to foil their plan, but the vessel is taken over by members of the cyborg collective, leaving Picard consumed by a desire for revenge. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, James Cromwell and Alice Krige.
Tis the season, folks! Forget decking the halls, get yourself totally decked out this Christmas with our mistle-totally awesome collection of Christmas Jumpers!
Getting your style all wrapped up this year, it's time to add a little extra pumpkin spice to your outfits and really Jingle Bell rock it (we can keep going with this FYI) in a fun and unique way with a cosy Christmas sweater featuring some totally nerdy and oh-so-cool designs, titles, characters and more.
We've made a list (and checked it twice!) of our favourite crimbo sweaters on our site right now that we know will truly set you apart in cool geeky style! Enjoy!
It's time to turn up your festive fashion by a few gigawatts this year in totally retro 80s style with this awesome Back To The Future Christmas Jumper! Grab this early and enjoy now before you're outatime!
Pizza can be festive, right? Either way, it's not stopping us from showing some serious love for the heroes in a half shell with this exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Christmas Jumper. Cosy, soft, retro-cool and in a classic Christmas red. What's not to love?