Netflix Recommendations- October


Luke Resser, Messenger Reporter

Donnie Darko

This Richard Kelly film, is notorious for being one of the strangest, and most unique films of the 90s. Telling the story of a boy visited by a strange man wearing a scary bunny costume, this film is one of a kind. With a cast of stars including Jake Gyllenhaal, Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and more, this is a film you don’t want to miss.


The Hateful Eight

Quentin Tarantino has cemented himself as one of the biggest filmmakers of modern times. The Hateful Eight is the director’s eighth film. This film stars Kurt Russell as a bounty hunter carrying a fugitive through a blizzard. Alongside Russell are Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and more.



Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This remake of the classic 1971 film stars Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka. Tim Burton directs this film, and his directorial style is seen throughout. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory also stars Freddie Highmore, Helena Bonham Carter, and Christopher Lee.


Blood Diamond

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this film about the Sierra Leone Civil War. Edward Zwick directs this film, known for his historical dramas. Along with DiCaprio, this film also stars Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou. Blood Diamond earned Oscar Nominations for both DiCaprio and Hounsou.