Can’t Get Out For Date Night? We’ve Got You Covered!

If you fancy your PJs more than gladrags come date night, then fear not; you don’t need to step outside the door to catch some of the year’s best flicks.

From classic rom-com fare to something a little different, check out the perfect films for you and your S.O. the next time your couch is calling...


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Guillermo del Toro’s avant-garde masterpiece proved pure Oscar fodder; now’s your chance to see why! An other-worldly fairy tale, a dramatic romance, and a sci-fi adventure all rolled into one, it’s an example of why the Mexican is regarded as one of film’s finest visionaries, as the striking visuals tell a memorable story in a movie unlike just about anything else out there...






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When the (very private) love letters she’s written to her crushes end up making their way in the post, Lara Jean Song Covey’s love life goes haywire – as it would, says you! A demonstration in how to get a rom-com right, the winning combination of a sharp script and a cast that could charm the birds from the trees deliver belly laughs and butterflies in the stomach at the same time!






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Ian McEwan’s novella gets the big-screen treatment with Billy Howle and our own Saoirse Ronan front and centre. The story of newlyweds whose marriage gets off to a less-than-stunning start, it’s a simultaneously beautiful and heartbreaking story – the sort of delicate drama that holds just as much power in what it leaves unsaid.






Now showing on Sky Cinema, Virgin TV 301


When an author returns to New York to win back his ex-girlfriend, he finds his timing – and his writing – has made his task a lot more difficult than imagined. A quirky indie rom-com, it has a certain amount of self-knowing cynicism that adds an extra punch to a film that already boasts witty dialogue, a strong story and well-pitched performances from all comers.






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If you like a scare with your snuggles, then this is the film for you! A deliciously dread-filled horror, mysterious creatures who hunt by sounds terrify a family in a movie that revels in spooky silence. It’s a brilliantly made film that plays on our fears and discomfort, while dialling up the tension until it’s almost unbearable. Trust us, you’ll be happy you have someone to hold tight while watching this one!




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