We all have that one friend who’s a total film and TV enthusiast. They know classic movies like the back of their hand, and they’ve already seen the first season of that new Netflix series that came out yesterday. If you’ve started holiday shopping this year and can’t figure out what to buy for your TV-loving friends, look no further than these essential gifts.
- This life-saving CBD eye cream for the night owl
To my fellow friends who have trouble getting out of bed in the morning, this CBD-infused eye cream is for you. Its gentle formula can be used morning or night and helps calm puffiness, dark circles, and fine lines, AKA clear evidence that you spent all night binge-watching a new series.
Ulta Beauty, $25; Shop Now
- The ultimate streaming player for your techie friend
Easy setup, ultra-fast wireless, and a user-friendly voice remote. The Roku Ultra makes it easy to stream free TV, live news, sports, music, and movies. What more could you ask for in an at-home streaming device? It even comes with a lost remote finder, for when your dog decides she’s had enough of your binge-watching and hides it under a pillow.
Roku, $70; Shop Now
- This popcorn maker for the butter lover
While the thrill of a bustling movie theater on opening night seems like a far-off dream, you can still bring the indie theater vibe to your couch with a savory bowl of popcorn. The Cuisinart® EasyPop™ Hot Air Popcorn Maker makes about 10 cups of popcorn in just three minutes and comes with a removable butter warming tray for easy cleaning.
Crate and Barrel, $40; Shop Now
- A subscription to Hulu
You know that family member who’s notoriously difficult to shop for? This is *truly* the perfect gift for them. Who doesn’t love access to hundreds of addicting TV shows, movies, sports and news channels, plus exclusive content all year-round? By giving a Hulu subscription, you’ll automatically win the award for best gift-giver.
Hulu, starting at $6/month; Shop Now
- The comfiest blanket-sweater of all time for your friend who is always cold
Curling up on the couch after a long day in an oversized, ultra-soft wearable blanket? Yes, please. If you love holiday movie marathons but being chilly, not so much — this cozy gift is for you. It’s adorable, one-size-fits-all, and comes in nearly a dozen colors, including soft blush, luxe burgundy, and leopard print for the wild child in your life.
The Comfy, $40; Shop Now
- Membership to Grubhub+
If there’s anything I’ve learned this year, it’s that Grubhub comes in clutch when it’s time to binge-watch the next series in your queue. Give your favorite movie-loving friend a dinner break by giving them a Grubhub+ membership, where they can try the hottest restaurants in the neighborhood, plus enjoy unlimited free delivery and exclusive member perks.
Grubhub, starting at $10/month; Shop Now
- This hybrid slipper-sandal for your favorite diva
What do you get when you cross lightweight sandals with your favorite fuzzy slippers? Fluff Yeah (Slide), you heard that right. These Ugg statement shoes are as good as they sound, and they come in a variety of fun colors that go perfectly with your favorite sweatpants. Because let’s be real, who on earth is wearing jeans right now?
UGG, $100; Shop Now
This is the greatest time of year to relax, recharge, and unwind with your favorite movie night essentials. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or a loved one who low-key invented the term “screen time,” these gifts will be just the right touch to make their holiday season relaxing and entertaining.