Four of the Best Movies on Netflix Instant


    Netflix, the modern godsend of film and television, has an amazing and almost endless selection of titles. That being said, sometimes making a choice can be overwhelming, so here are a few titles that really shine.

    Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) Comedy, John Hughes

    Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sarah, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Gray

    Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, one of John Hughes’ 80’s teen masterpieces follows Ferris (Matthew Broderick), Cameron (Allen Ruck), and Sloan’s (Mia Sarah) ditch day adventure in the city of Chicago, all while the school principal (Jeffrey Jones) and Ferris’ sister (Jennifer Gray) try to catch him in the act.

    Ferris achieves every teen’s dream of an amazing ditch day, accompanied by his best friend and girlfriend. “Life moves pretty fast” he says “If you don’t stop and look around once in a while you could miss it”. A fun and feel good movie, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is a movie every teenager needs to see.

    You’re Next (2011) Horror. Thriller, Adam Wingard

    Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Nicholas Tucci

    Crispin (AJ Bowen) brings his new girlfriend, Erin (Sharni Vinson) to a family reunion, only for their isolated party to be attacked by masked assailants. The family’s chances seem slim, until one of the guests reveals a secret talent for fighting back.

    You’re Next shows that the slasher sub-genre isn’t dead, and is one of the films breathing life into modern horror. It avoids any cheese, and delivers wit, a solid story line and a strong female lead. A horror underdog, You’re Next is sure to be your next favorite.

    Legally Blonde (2001) Comedy, Romance, Robert Luketic

    Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

    Legally Blonde follows Elle Woods’ (Reese Witherspoon) journey to prove to her ex, Warner Huntington III (Matthew Davis) that she isn’t too ‘blonde’ by following him to Harvard Law School.

    Legally Blonde is a modern feminist masterpiece, inspiring women of all ages by telling them “You’re worth it, no matter what he thinks”. An uplifting girl power tale, Legally Blonde is a heartfelt comedy every girl needs to see.

    Pulp Fiction (1994) Crime, Drama Quentin Tarantino

    John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman, Ving Rhames

    Quentin Tarantino’s iconic 90’s crime drama, known for its nonlinear storytelling ,witty dialogue and cult fan base tells the story of hitmen Vincent Vega (John Travolta) and Jules Winnfield (Samuel L Jackson), boxer Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis), mob boss Marsellus Wallace (Ving Rhames), and his wife, Mia Wallace (Uma Thurman).

    Dancing, drug deals, and even death give these interlocking stories an exciting and fast paced feel, all to the tune of 70’s hits and surf rock instrumentals. Commonly referred to as one of the best films ever made, Pulp Fiction isn’t a film you should miss out on.