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TV & Film

10/04/2018
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Insert Coin To Continue: Ready Player One?

Spielberg is back… and he’s delivered another classic for the big screen. Ready Player One is a film based on a 2011 novel by Ernest Cline (who also had a hand in writing for the film adaptation). It’s set in Columbus, OH in the year 2045, where the real world has become so dire that the world escapes reality by using Virtual Reality to engage with others, as well as work and play. The creator of the VR system (OASIS) is James Halliday, who recently passed away. Before he did,... Read More

17/02/2016
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Great Scott! Going Back To The Future… Again!

It wasn’t that long ago that we celebrated the day Marty McFly and the Doc came to the year 2015… and it wasn’t quite what we were expecting. However, this time we’re looking back to when Marty went to 1955, and the Enchantment Under The Sea dance, held at Hill Valley High School in the fictional town of Hill Valley, California. (Has anyone tell them that’s an oxymoron…?) On Saturday November 12th, following a series of events which led to the possibility of his parents never meeting and thus not... Read More

26/01/2016
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The Biggest Icon Arrives To TShirtGrill… Dot Cotton!?!

This is… a little out of left-field. But hey, us British love our treasures! On-and-off for the past 30 years, June Brown has been entertaining the British nation as Dot Cotton on BBC’s hit soap Eastenders. Cotton is the second longest-serving character on the show, behind only Ian Beale (played by Adam Woodyatt, who has been on it since the beginning). Brown began playing the character 5 months after the show began, and had a 4 year period between 1993 and 1997 where she left following the axing of co-star Peter Dean... Read More

20/11/2015
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Some of Your Favourite Designs, Now With Sweatshirts!

Fancy being a little different this winter? Recently, we added sweatshirts to our range of clothing available in store. Now, some of your most favourite designs are available for those who want the long-armed warmth during the colder months ahead! A classic in store is Damon Albarn’s British Rail t-shirt – the Blur and Gorillaz lead singer wore this in 2012, and ever since it’s consistently been one of the most popular designs in store. Naturally, we had to provide a sweatshirt for this one! Continuing on the music theme,... Read More

21/10/2015
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Back To The Future Day – What’s Made It & What Hasn’t?

So today is October 21st, 2015 – this is the day that Marty McFly and The Doc traveled to in Back To The Future, Part II! (So no need to worry about all those false posts you see on Facebook on this matter anymore – today is the real date!) Released on November 22nd 1989, Marty goes to the future in order to prevent his son from being involved in a crime which would lead him going to prison. They’re successful – however, the DeLorean is stolen by Biff Tannen who... Read More

08/09/2015
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In 100 Days, The Force Awakens…

Riiiiiiiiiise… It hardly feels like a few moments ago that we found out there would be episodes 7, 8 and 9 of Star Wars to come – and today marks just 100 days until we get the first of those – Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens. Star Wars has a well-known unique feature, in that the films have not been released in chronological order – the first, A New Hope, is actually episode 4 of the series, released in 1977. Episode 5 (The Empire Strikes Back) was released... Read More

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Dressing like the Stars – Taking a look at TShirtGrill’s ‘As Worn By’ Range

Celebrities have the power to make seemingly innocuous logos, slogans or designs hugely popular in an instant after sporting an item of clothing on a late night TV show or being snapped by the paparazzi in a striking tee. One such recent instance, was Michael Cera, who wore a t-shirt bearing the likeness of legendary Japanese filmmaker, Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai, Rashomon), forums and social media were abuzz with questions about the t-shirt and how they could get their hands on a similar item. TShirtGrill sports an extensive range of... Read More

20/07/2015
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PacMan’s Back, And… Angry?

If you love video games and general goofiness, this upcoming film will probably be perfect for you. This weekend sees the release of Pixels, a film in which NASA sends a capsule to outer space in hopes of making peaceful communications with extra-terrestrials. Unfortunately, these aliens see the footage of video games and interpret them as a declaration of war. So they decide to attack Earth using these video games footage as their methods of assault, as you do. So basically, it’s a space invasion. No seriously, Space Invaders is one... Read More