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A Halloween Night-In: Our Scary movie picks.

A Halloween Night-In: Our Scary movie picks.

With Halloween just around the corner, we’re going to give you our top pick scary movies for the perfect Halloween night-in! As well as films, we’ve got a great range of home cinema accessories to really make the most of your evening. Whether you’ve got plans or not, a movie night is always a great way to celebrate the lead up to Halloween or on the day itself.

Our Picks:

The Corpse Bride: 

Starting with a family classic, ‘The Corpse Bride’. A Tim Burton Halloween classic, following the life of Victor, who unwittingly ‘marries’ himself to a deceased woman while practising his vows the night before his wedding. This film gives you Halloween spookiness with the added bonus you can watch with the whole family!

Scream:

Up next is the 90’s cult classic: ‘Scream’. Years after the murder of her mother, a high schooler and her friends are terrorised by a masked killer. A scary movie with all the teen drama for this American teen flick.

Halloween:

Of course, it wouldn’t be a spooky season movie marathon without mentioning this one. ‘Halloween’, killer Mike Myers escapes an institution to return to his hometown to reap gory havoc.

Shaun of Dead:

Need more laughter in your Halloween films? ‘Shaun of the Dead’ is the perfect combo of gore and laughs. The film follows Shaun and his friends as they navigate the struggles of a zombie apocalypse.

Ghostbusters:

Throwing it back with an 80’s classic. A family fun film about a team dedicated to ridding people of their poltergeist issues. ‘Ghostbusters’ is a lighthearted look at the world of the supernatural.

A Projector

Home cinema essential number one is a projector. Elevate your scary movie night with the PHILIPS NeoPix Easy NPX440 Mini Projector. Making the night all the more scary when it spans the entire wall!

A Sound Bar

The next movie night essential is a sound system. The LOGIK L32SBT17 2.0 Sound Bar is a low-cost option that will help boost your sound. Meaning those scary movie jump-scares will be even worse!

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Ten romantic films for Valentine’s day…

Ten romantic films for the perfect night in this Valentine’s day…

Valentine’s day comes around quickly every year and if, like many, you’re planning a cosy night in or simply looking for the perfect way to end date night, you’ve come to the right place. 

Here’s our list of the most loved up films we think you should watch this Valentine’s Day. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the day of love!

1. Valentine’s Day, 2010 (obviously!)

From the director of Pretty Woman comes a film about intertwining couples and singles trying to survive the pressure of Valentine’s Day. The film stars 19 main characters, including Taylor Swift, Bradley Cooper and Jessica Alba. Although this movie isn’t necessarily worthy of an Oscar, the feel good themes make Valentine’s Day definitely one to watch this 14th February.

2. The Notebook, 2004

The Notebook is the film that turned Ryan Gosling into the heart throb he is today. Make sure you get prepared for misty eyes when this beautiful love story comes to an abrupt end due to the sudden outbreak of WWII. If you’re one for soppy young love, get ready to have your heart strings pulled.

3. Me Before You, 2016

Adapted from the best selling novel by JoJo Moyes, Me Before You is a film about finding love in unexpected places. This beautifully British romantic comedy is bound to make you weep when the feel good film takes a turn for the worst.

4. Notting Hill, 1999

Can Julia Roberts, a beautiful internationally famous American actress, find happiness with Hugh Grant, a frumpy English bookstore owner? If you’re a sucker for happy endings, Notting Hill will be the perfect romantic film for you this Valentine’s Day.

5. The Fault in Our Stars, 2014

The Fault In Our Stars is a film is about Gus and Hazel, two teenagers brought together by a cancer support group. The feel good film explores the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive.

6. Romeo + Juliet, 1996

A classic – the story of star-crossed lovers based in the modern day. Fresh faced stars of the film, Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes, take you on a rollercoaster ride of forbidden young love.

7. La La Land, 2016

One for all the musical theatre lovers, this romantic film blends the old Hollywood fantasy with modern reality. Consequently, La La Land broke the record for winning the most Golden Globes ever – if that isn’t a reason to watch then what else is?!

8. The Theory of Everything, 2015

This film depicts the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, Stephen Hawking. Hawking falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde and together they defy impossible odds.

9. Dirty Dancing, 1987

Over 30 years on and still a classic – the movie is about a teenage girl who learns love, adult responsibility, and, obviously, how to do the Dirty Boogie in this romantic drama. This movie is bound to get you practicing ‘that lift’ with your Valentine!

10. Titanic, 1997

Arguably the most romantic film of the 90’s, this multi-award winning classic is definitely a tearjerker. Titanic was ranked as the most expensive film in Hollywood history at the time of its release and soon became the most successful. Follow Rose and Jack’s whirlwind romance aboard the RMS Titanic. 

We hope this top 10 gives you the inspiration you need to have the perfect Valentine’s film night.

 

Looking for gift ideas for her? Check out our Valentine’s Day gift guide here

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10 of the best Christmas movies

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Looking forward to relaxing with your family, watching a classic Christmas movie and stuffing your face with chocolate? There are so many to list that it can be hard knowing which to stock up on. Some have you in stitches of laughter while others cause you to shed a tear. Here’s our pick of the 10 greatest Christmas movies to keep the family happy:
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