Daylight savings time is over and the days are now much shorter. We want to snooze later and get into sweatpants earlier, making a cozy, popcorn-filled movie marathon sound like a slice of heaven. We pulled together some of our best ideas for an awesome movie night in. Whether it’s with the girls, the guys, or that someone special, you’ll be thanking us later.
Geeks’ Night In
Everyone loves the cult classics of the 80s, 90s, and 00s. Give your favorite geeky movies a new dimension of coolness by using a smart phone projector that you can make yourself with an old shoebox and a magnifying glass.
Our Geeky Favorites: Zombieland, Revenge of the Nerds, Empire Records
Gore Fest ‘12
Once the American Horror Story nightmares are over, consider having a scary movie night. This works best if you invite close friends who share your taste in horror movies. Turn out the lights, turn up the volume, and pick a few awesomely freaky favorites. Check out this list of the top 100 horror movies that are sure to have you sleeping with one eye open.
Our Scary Movie Picks: 1408, 30 Days of Night, Psycho
Chick Flick Marathon
Hello, guilty pleasures! Thursday night may be ladies’ night but Friday is movie night. Make it a pajama party and up the snack ante with a fun dish like our pizza popcorn, homemade guacamole, or Pinterest-inspired pumpkin pie dip.
Our Girl’s Night in Guide: Bridesmaids, Coyote Ugly, She’s The Man, Bring it On (Marathon!)
The trick with picking a date night movie is finding something both of you will enjoy! If you haven’t been seeing the each other that long, you may want to hold off before unleashing your Harry Potter obsession—that’s what Sunday afternoons by yourself are for. And hey, if your honey doesn’t like your movie pick there’s plenty of other guys out there with good movie taste.
Our Cuddle Night Line-up: Crazy Stupid Love, Casino Royale, Almost Famous, Back to the Future
Settle in with your coziest sweats and get ready for your own film festival! Grab an extra-comfy pair from your campus bookstore, pick up some snacks, and you’re set. Which movie will you be watching?
Written by Guest Blogger, Alycia Terry