As Summer turns to Autumn, so does #Netflix and its TV and film content. Struggling with choosing what to watch this Halloween season? Well, don't worry! Grab your laptop, a blanket and pumpkin spice latte (or hot chocolate) and read a taster of what to add to your to watch list next month.

'The Notebook' (October 1)

The beloved adaptation of the Nicolas Sparks novel is finally here for your Netflix and chill time with your significant other. Starring Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling as lovers Allie and Noah, the film chronicles their whirlwind romance in 1940s South Carolina, despite her upper-class parents disapproving of him.

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Flashing forward to an elderly man named Duke (James Garner) reading the story through his notebook (hence the title), he develops a connection with With undeniable chemistry between McAdams and Gosling and plenty of tearjerking moments, I suggest grabbing a box of tissues before watching this love story.

'Notting Hill' (October 1)

Yet another film to watch on date night, this 90's British classic stars the adorable Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts as bookseller William Thacker and Hollywood actress Anna Scott, who fall in love after they cross paths in his bookshop. Set in the titular London district, the film shows trials and tribulations of their relationship as her fame and reputation threaten to tear them apart. Oh, and Alec Baldwin in a cameo. With writer/director Richard Curtis' trademark British charm and wit, this is the perfect rom-com for those who love his other works "Love Actually" and "Four Weddings and a Funeral".

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'Good Will Hunting' (October 1)

Matt Damon, the late Robin Williams and Ben Affleck star in this 1997 classic about Damon's titular character, who's forced to work as a client to Williams' therapist. A mathematics genius, Will has to confront long-running issues from his past and consider how they will affect his future. With well-crafted dialogue, touching performances (which earned Williams a Best Supporting Actor Oscar) and an intimate look on life, this is a perfect film to watch for a rainy day.

'Rain Man' (October 1)

The 1988 dramedy starring Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman is sure to make you laugh and cry. Cruise stars as selfish wheeler-dealer Charlie, who discovers he has an autistic brother, Hoffman's Raymond. Wanting his share of the inheritance his deceased father left to his brother, Charlie takes Raymond away from the mental institution and goes on a crazy road trip around the US. With four Academy Awards under its boot (including Best Picture and Best Actor for Dustin Hoffman), this film must be on your Movies to Watch Before You Die list!

'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' (October 1)

Starring Kevin Costner, the late Alan Rickman and Morgan Freeman, this epic take of the folktale has all the hallmarks of a 90's adventure flick.

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Filled with swashbuckling action, romance and humour courtesy of Rickman's Sheriff of Nottingham, this three-hour film will keep you gripped from start to finish. Oh, and you might remember a certain chart-topping Bryan Adams song from this one.

'Robin Hood: Men in Tights' (October 4)

Two "Robin Hood" movies in the same month? Sign me up! Starring Carey Elwes in the title role (who unlike some other Robin Hoods, can speak in an English accent), Roger Rees as Sheriff of Rottingham and Amy Yasbeck as Maid Marian, this spoof of the folklore pokes fun of the classic tropes associated with it (including the above film). Directed by the king of parody himself, Mel Brooks, you know you'll be in for a riot watching this.

'Once Upon a Time,' Season 7 (October 10)

The ABC fairy-tale series is back with a 'requel' (reboot/sequel). After six seasons of Emma Swan's story, the show has shifted to her son Henry (now played by Andrew J. West). With a new curse and a new town, Henry steps into his mother's shoes with his daughter Lucy (Alison Fernandez) as they investigate the goings-on in Hyperion Heights, Seattle. With a new Cinderella (Dania Ramirez) replacing Snow White as the story's core, the season appears to be retreading some familiar beats from the beloved season one.

Lana Parrilla, Robert Carlyle, and Colin O'Donoghue will be the only cast members returning as regulars in their roles as The Evil Queen, Rumplestiltskin and Captain Hook. However, need not fear as many of the original cast members will be returning in guest/recurring roles, including Emma, Belle, and Zelena! With this sequel coming out very soon, it's time to believe in the possibility of a happy ending all over again.

'Jane The Virgin,' Season 4 (October 12)

The rom-com telenovela parody returns to Netflix with its fourth season. Ending with Jane (Gina Rodriguez) reuniting with her first boyfriend, she tries juggling her love life, motherhood to her toddler son Mateo, her relationship with his father Rafael (Justin Baldoni) and her budding writing career. Meanwhile, Jane's parents are getting used to married life despite her father's ex being pregnant with his child. Oh, and Rafael is left with nothing from his family's hotel business thanks to his sister...and his ex-wife Petra (Yael Groblas) is caught up with her revenge-hungry twin sister Anezka (also played by Yael Groblas). I know, right? Straight out of a telenovela!

'Riverdale,' Season 2 (October 12)

This gritty teen drama based on the Archie Comics is back with a vengeance. With Archie (KJ Apad), Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse), Betty Cooper (Lili Reinhart) and Veronica Lodge returning, the season will follow on from Archie's father shooting in Pop's. The characters will also have to deal with the aftermath of the circumstances surrounding Jason Blossom's death, which was the central focus of the first season.

New cast member Mark Conseulos will appear as Veronica Cooper's (Camila Mendes) father Hiram, who has arrived in Riverdale, along with Charles Menton as Reggie Mantle after Ross Butler's departure. it's sure to be an intense season coming our way. With the announcement of a 22 episode season and a spin-off show "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina" based on "Sabrina The Teenage Witch," it's a welcome return to the small screen for the Archie Universe. Who knows? Maybe Melissa Joan Hart will have a cameo!

'Mindhunter,' Season One (October 13)

This psychological drama comes from David Fincher, the mind behind "Fight Club," 'The Social Network" and "Gone Girl". Former "Glee" actor Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany will star as two FBI agents who examine the minds of psychotic murderers and rapists to help their current investigations. A far cry from Groff's previous roles, this thriller is sure to be an intriguing ride with gorgeous cinematography, a strong cast, and creative premise. This is one show to watch if you love Fincher's previous works.

'Stranger Things,' Season 2 (October 27)

This love letter to 80's sci-fi/horror flicks by the Duffer Brothers is sure to up to ante this Halloween. After Eleven's (Millie Bobby Brown) sacrifice to save the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana from the Demogorgon, it appears there's a bigger evil lurking on the horizon. This seems to connect with the now found Will (Noah Schnapp) suffering from flashbacks of the Upside Down, which his mother Joyce (Winona Ryder) has been struggling with finding a way to help him.

Will and his friends Mike (Finn Wolfhard), Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) and Lucas (Caleb McLaughlin) must team up to solve this brand new mystery. And it seems Eleven's fate is less than ambiguous than the season one finale revealed. With a little helping of "Ghostbusters" and "Dragon's Lair" in the trailer, this season is set slap-bang in 1984.

The second season will include new cast members Sean Astin, Paul Reiser and Will Chase. The much-anticipated return of the series already looks to be a smash hit as Netflix has already announced a third season for next year. The Duffer Brothers have also announced a potential fourth season along the way, so it seems this show will be spooking us for a while!

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