Cinephiles can be hard to shop for: They have taste, they're hyper-aware of clichés, and they love an inside joke. You're going to need to get creative when you pick out a holiday gift for the movie-lover in your life. Fortunately, we consulted some film fans about what they want for the holidays and they delivered.
Here are 12 genius gift ideas for a film fanatic.
A little birdie who is also a noted film critic told us that this comprehensive Blu-Ray collection of iconic director Ingmar Bergman's work is the present all the movie nerds want this year.
True movie fans must also have a movie-centric wardrobe. This adorable, vintage-looking Studio Ghibli shirt is both stylish and in-the-know.
A nod to one of the most beloved hotel rooms in cinema history, get the film-lover in your life this fun, faux-room key keychain from The Shining. Because all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
This projector can create an 120" image, gets great reviews on Amazon, and is super easy to set-up and use (it plugs into HDMI an cable). It's like that old saying, "Get your cinephile a home theater setup and they're yours forever."
When I die, please bury me in these subtle studs featuring prolific and problematic fave Nic Cage. Perhaps you could also bury me in Cage's own pyramid?
This hip and useful camera bag is a far cry from the clunky models that people usually haul their gear around in—so your loved one can make a statement while making a statement.
When you watch enough movies, you need some dedicated equipment, and this popcorn machine checks all the boxes: Fast, oil-free, affordable, cute. Done deal
On the one hand, Gucci's shout-out to the Paramount studio is a pricey buy. On the other, it's cheeky and looks very cozy and may be the last shirt you'll ever need. Decisions, decisions...
From the orgasmic sandwich in When Harry Met Sally to the romantic birthday cake from Sixteen Candles, this cookbook from Andrew Rea recreates the dishes in some iconic film scenes. You can eat while you watch.
Everyone loves wall art, but typical posters are a little dorm room, no? Why not go for a minimalist poster, then: With classic films (here's a take on Boogie Nights, by noted auteur Paul Thomas Anderson) in beautiful designs, they're for grown-up fans.
This pin pays homage to one of the most underrated characters in cinema history: The raptor who eats that guy in Jurassic Park. Get it for the clever girl in your life.