Whether you love a Disney classic, adore James Bond, or enjoy binging a drama series, nothing really captures the imagination more than a night in at the movies. With the coronavirus playing havoc with movie releases you can have a more memorable night in by hosting a movie night at home.
So, here is our guide to hosting a movie night at home.
Oscar-Worthy Movie Night Ideas in the Comfort of Your Own Home
To start you must think of yourself as the director, you have got to get your cast exactly right and the rule of six right now is your first consideration. Next what theme will you select? What setting do you want to emulate, after all a good movie night in, stirs the emotive senses and with the right planning, you will create memories your guests will never forget.
The rule of six – as per Government guidelines - What are the rules? Any gathering of more than six people in England is illegal unless it meets one of the exemptions. This applies to gatherings both indoors and outdoors. The rule does not apply to households or bubbles of more than six, or gatherings for work or education.
what genre to pick? Horror, animation, family? You will know your friends better than anyone. Stuck for ideas? Check out this website for ideas on the best of the best movies in every genre - https://www.filmsite.org/filmgenres.html
Think of a theme
Once you have your film, will you encourage your cast to come in fancy dress? If you do, as the host how will you decorate your room? The trick is to keep it simple, and with just a few props, you will transform any living-room in no time, we adore Pinterest for ideas, and this may help you in your final decisions. https://www.pinterest.co.uk/mrosev9/movie-theme-room-ideas/
A positive benefit of the coronavirus pandemic is that when we do have friends over, it really supercharges our mental states, something that we took for granted is now extremely precious, so use this in your suggestions, why not go for the Movie Marathon? Could you watch every movie in the Hobbit series? Hunger Games trilogy? Three movies are a true marathon, but hey, you are spending this time with loved ones, you will also reach legendary status for hosting such an event in years to come!
How will you spoil your guests?
What you eat and drink is as important as the movie itself so let us get to the most important bit first, the drinks!
Thinking of an 80’s movie night, then a cocktail set is a must, think Pina Colada’s, Sex on the Beach, Mojitos and Margarita’s – get your mixes ready and stock up with our Cocktail Night Mini Boxes
Have more guests then get the party started with this cocktail mix – Mojito Cocktail Night Gift Box HERE go glam and you can also add an extra special Stainless Steel Diamond Faceted Cocktail Shaker by Viski.
If you’re hosting a silver screen evening there is only one indulgence for you and that is with Champagne and Truffles, sit back and enjoy your movie with a bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne as the creamy and decadent marc de champagne pink milk chocolate truffles melt in your mouth
Do your film night in style with our pampering celebration of quality film time from the biggest names in luxury. A selection of tasty chocolate and popcorn goes perfectly with deliciously crumbly lavender shortbread and a 5cl tipple of gooseberry gin so you can enjoy the best that film night has to offer
Delight the chocolate lovers with this luxurious vegan gift box packed with a selection of gourmet truffles and bars, this box contains sweet treats lovingly made by two vegan chocolatiers Raw Halo and Booja Booja in a host of delectable and unique varieties.
We hope this quick round up of ideas and suggestions helps you select a great ‘Movie Night In’. What’s more, if you take a selfie of your night with your chose treats from the Hamper Lounge, we’ll send you in the post an extra special thank you gift, for your efforts as the hostess with the mostess.
Post your selfies to https://www.facebook.com/hamperlounge and like our page to receive your gift as a thank-you from us.