December 1, 2023
Ignore the Hallmarkian title, as this is Eddie Murphy’s first holiday film, and it’s conceit is original. He plays a dad who gets carried away trying to win the neighborhood’s decorating contest, and ends up making a deal with an elf, which converts several of his family members to elf sized creatu …
November 3, 2023
The smartly written, violent, adult animated series returns to follow now 18-year-old Mark Grayson (voiced by Steve Yeun), son of the most powerful superhero on the planet, as he inherits powers of his own and tries to get past the betrayal in Season 1, all while facing apocalyptic and psychological …
October 12, 2023
A young girl, stranded in the Philippines during World War II will do anything to save her dying mother when she comes across a magical insect that seems like it can solve everything. This eerie, storybook-feeling tale laced with subtext is available to stream on Amazon Prime.
October 10, 2023
The Impossible Mission Force tackles the latest: race around the globe to find a terrifying new weapon that threatens to destroy humanity if it falls into the wrong hands. Tom Cruise reprises his role in the beloved action series full of must-watch stunts and high adrenaline.
October 10, 2023
An up-close look at the beloved Canadian children’s puppet show and the visionary behind it, Ernie Coombs. The Prime documentary celebrates childhood joy, and as Victor Stiff of That Shelf puts it, “the feel-good film I didn’t realize I needed in my life.”
September 29, 2023
A slew of superpowered students put their morals to the test, competing for top rank in America’s only college for superheroes. The show is a spinoff of the Prime sci-fi series The Boys, and shares the same punchy, humor-filled take on superheroes, and in this case, coming of age.
September 26, 2023
The true story of Mazher Mahmood, a controversial British journalist who used the false identity of a wealthy Sheikh to generate buzzy headlines about celebrities and politicians. The three-part series tracks his flashy rise and timely downfall as one of England’s dedicated tabloid-creators.
September 22, 2023
A biopic about a gay amateur wrestler who rises to international fame as Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” Oscar-winning documentarian Roger Ross Williams makes his narrative feature debut with this under-the-radar LGBTQ story with a fun, heartwarming, and celebratory twist.
September 21, 2023
2 Chainz hosts a concert series launched by the streaming service, broadcasting live at 11:55 EDT from Los Angeles each week. Grammy winner Ed Sheeran kicks off the premiere event, a week ahead of his new album release. Rapper Lil Durk will feature the following week.
September 19, 2023
A pair of deeply intertwined childhood friends in Seoul are split apart when one of them emigrates to Toronto. Decades later, they reunite for a week and must wrestle with their past decisions, fate, and destiny. This acclaimed, quietly wistful semi-autobiographical film comes to VOD after an exclus …
September 15, 2023
An inspiring PG biopic based on the true story of Jose Hernandez, the son of migrant farm workers from Mexico who became a NASA flight engineer at the International Space Station. The film touches on the challenges of assimilation, racism, and family guilt but doesn’t delve too deep. Starring Michae …
September 8, 2023
An introverted baker and her bubbly best friend are new to Los Angeles and bring homemade cakes to bars to start conversation. This touching character-driven film celebrating best friendship stars Yara Shahidi (Blackish) and Odessa A’zion (Fam) alongside Bette Midler, in a nod to one of the film’s i …
September 5, 2023
Seven of the top basketball players in the US navigate the highs and lows of pursuing careers at the highest level of their sport. The Amazon original miniseries follows the next generation of basketball stars as the soon-to-be household names follow rocky roads to stardom.
September 1, 2023
A hero from a special order of magical women joins forces with a group of villagers to defend their region from attack. This high fantasy series starring Rosamund Pike is an adaptation of the Robert Jordan series, and fans say it enjoys the series’ rich world building while diverting from the books …
August 25, 2023
A team of researchers face off against gigantic prehistoric sharks in this campy Jason Statham-led thriller. Lovers of over-the-top action with subtle notes of parody (according to some) will enjoy this critically-divided pick, available to rent on Amazon Prime.
August 25, 2023
A working-class British man battles with the upper echelons of London finance in hopes of creating a small community-servicing bank. Based on the true story of Dave Fishwick, this feel-good David versus Goliath story stars Rory Kinnear and is available to rent on Amazon Prime.
August 20, 2023
A grounded retelling of the Arthurian legend follows a young Arthur Pendragon as he rises to power in a bloody quest to unite medieval England. Sprawling and immersive, with hints of Game of Thrones, the series was adapted from the Warlord Chronicles triology. Iain De Caestecke stars as King Arthur …
August 18, 2023
A young boy with a mother in rehab and a dead father moves to a new school in New Jersey when everything he thought he knew about his life starts to unravel. This adaptation of a Harlan Coben novel is twisty and thrilling, yet full of nostalgic, early-teen charm.