A night at the flicks doesn’t have to wait until theatres reopen. Make movie magic at home by transforming your space into a cinematic wonderland. Here’s where to order everything you need online.

Projectors and speakers

The portable Devanti Video Projector is a great option for backyard cinema experiences. Just aim it at a smooth wall or fence, or hang up a sheet. Dial the screen size up from 127cm to more than 500cm, and pump up the built-in heavy bass speaker.

If you’re short on space, the rechargeable EECUBE Micro Wireless Smart Projector is ideal. It measures in at just over 5cm x 5cm, and can project an image of more than 300cm. Don’t want to make the investment? DigiDirect offers a budget-friendly rental option.

Put a JBL Flip Essential portable Bluetooth speaker in the optimum spot to get that surround-sound feel. No drama if a spooky movie makes you knock over the drinks, because this little boom box is waterproof. Keep the fun going for up to 10 hours before recharging.

A projector in the dark
Make movie magic at home.

Comfy seats

Ready to settle in? Plump up the cushions, and even a new beanbag or two. Snuggle up under a Lotsa Leaves knitted throw from colourful Melbourne fashion favourite Gorman. It may be cold and bleak outside, but this exclusive design delivers instant lockdown cheer.

Perfect mood lighting

What’s better than one of those pink salt lamps for creating a cosy vibe? A colour-changing salt lamp! This decorative light glows through the colours of the rainbow thanks to an internal LED. Hand-carved from Himalayan crystal rock, each one is unique.

Planning a comic-book movie marathon, from Iron Man to Black Widow? Then get yourself a Marvel logo icon light, which is styled on those glowing ‘exit’ signs. This red-and-white number sets you apart from the DC crowd with that mighty word: Marvel.

A desktop laptop with lamps on either side
It's a mood.

DIY choc-tops

You could go a tub of vanilla, cheap box of cones and bottle of Ice Magic, but why not treat yourself? Get some Gelateria Primavera gelato, from salted caramel to pistachio, and scoop it into quality waffle cones. Pidapipo’s ice-cream delivery is also a top-notch choc-top replacement.

Cocktails

Is all that popcorn making you thirsty? Romeo Lane comes to the rescue with classy ready-to-drink single-serve cocktails. Their bartenders make packs of daiquiris, martinis, margaritas and more. Place your order, chill some glasses and get ready to add boozy luxury to your evening.

Premium popcorn

Serve up bowls of bliss with The Chocolate Box’s Movie Night In chocolate bundle. Smash Pop Me Fatale’s popcorn in flavours like honey butter or cheese. Go DIY by getting a popcorn maker and trying the Gewurzhaus parmesan truffle popcorn recipe. Or just put some frosted raspberry Pop Tarts from Sugar Station in the toaster.

A row of popcorn
Order local for movie snacks.

Due to current circumstances, businesses may close or run out of stock at short notice. Please check with individual stores for details.

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