This is the permanent home of our guide to the best of Amazon's Prime Video including free titles for Prime members. Craig Zahler, the filmmaker behind 2015's brutal cannibal Western Bone Tomahawk, uses the motor-mouthed actor's imposing height as a blunt weapon in Brawl in Cell Block 99, his bone-crushing prison film. The Star - This heartfelt film is a beautifully animated re-telling of the Nativity Story from the perspective of a donkey with big dreams. It's a high-wire act that the movie nails in its brisk runtime. He then ends up in an elaborate dognapping scheme.
Sometimes it plays like comedy. Credit: Amazon StudiosThe Marvelous Mrs. Select Watch First Episode Free to start playback. Bookmark this page; we'll update it regularly. So, if you have Amazon Prime Video and call yourself a true-blue millennial, it's impossible to have missed these 10 shows and movies. But Amazon swooped in to save the day and is currently working on a fourth season of the show.
Why you should see it: Director and star Christopher Guest has truly mastered the art of the mockumentary; pioneering the subgenre long before it started to grow tiresome. The powerful documentary catalogues the short, turbulent life of Amy Winehouse, proving that she was so much more than just a drug addict with a beautiful voice. The characters are mean-spirited, and they really get to see what the world is like outside the comfort of Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood. It is an unpredictable genre mashup, combining romance with horror. This doc does well to uncover what made the band tick, complete with recent talking heads with members of the band. There are musical interludes, sexual encounters, and loads of non sequiturs. Fish Tank stars Katie Jarvis and Michael Fassbender as a teenager and the boyfriend of her mother.
Adore 2013 This movie came out in 2013, and some of us felt a little too judged to hand our tickets to the theater attendants. Bone Tomahawk 2015 This Western-by-way-of- Cannibal Holocaust offers the aging a pure hero role. Each suffocating second of Good Time, blistered by the neon backgrounds of Queens, New York and propelled by warped heartbeat of Oneothrix Point Never's synth score, finds Connie evading authorities by tripping into an even stickier situation. The humor is dark and at one point alludes to kitten murder. Newton Rajkummar Rao shines as the titular character in this massively popular dark comedy film. You can't really capture someone's entire life in one movie, but a bunch of smart, laid back conversations about life will do. Instead, it's dark and filled with love and humanity.
Prev Page 22 of 26 Next Prev Page 22 of 26 Next Amy The Amy documentary is a hard watch, one that will have you fighting back tears. Couple this with a brilliant array of stone-cold classics and you have an impressive and varied list of films. What it's about: A young Scottish man Kodi Smit-McPhee travels to America to reconnect with the girl he loves. In Paterson, Jarmusch has art on the brain, and he makes some in the process. At the same time, Zahler invests the story with a depth of feeling rarely seen in such grisly genre fare. Boogie Nights 1997 This ensemble drama about the porn business, from director Paul Thomas Anderson, is one of the most rewatchable movies ever made. Maisel is kind of a comedy, kind of a drama, kind of a period piece and kind of delightful — which makes sense, as it's from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.
Fans of space-travel sci-fi were devastated when the Syfy channel canceled the show after three groundbreaking seasons. What if we were born into this role — to be watched by the world and have our most intimate secrets revealed? The juxtaposition, and down-to-earth style, reconsiders modern America in the most electrifying way imaginable. Director Curtis Hanson, fresh off the success of L. Paddington Ben Whishaw , a Peruvian talking bear with somewhat antiquated British mannerisms, tries to buy a present for Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday. Good Time 2017 In this greasy, cruel thriller from up-and-comers the Safdie brothers, Robert Pattinson stars as Connie, a bank robber who races through Queens to find enough money to bail out his mentally disabled brother, who's locked up for their last botched job. The story of tough-talking 19-year-old Tony Manero Travolta coming of age while taking the train into Manhattan is darker and heavier than the film's brightly lit poster implies.
The first season won three Golden Globes and five Emmys, suggesting this Amazon Original may have an even bigger future ahead than Transparent. What it's about: A man Ben Stiller brings his wife Patricia Arquette and baby across the country in a quest to find his birth parents. Manchester by the Sea sees Affleck's character, Lee Chandler, in a tough spot — his older brother passes away and Lee's left to care for his brother's son. You'll cringe and laugh in equal measure, but mostly you'll admire the confidence with which Biller creates her unique world. The film follows their story to the bittersweet end. A fleet of alien spacecraft has appeared over Earth, and before the human race can determine what the extraterrestrials want, we need to discover a way to communicate.
Anyone who lives in or loves to visit New York City should watch this film at some point or another whether it's the 1970s original or this 1999 remake featuring Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn. Prev Page 11 of 26 Next Prev Page 11 of 26 Next Eye in the Sky It might be a terrible name, but Eye in The Sky manages to bring kudos back to director Gavin Hood, after his forgettable stab at a superhero movie in Wolverine. In it, Midge Maisel Rachel Brosnahan tries her hand at stand-up comedy. Thomas Jane stars as Detective Josephus Miller, who finds himself stuck between powerful forces on Earth, Mars and settlements in the solar system's asteroid belt. There was also the little incident of the 1994 attack on fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan, about which the movie takes a decidedly agnostic approach regarding Harding's involvement. Jackson, I Am Not Your Negro is a documentary-style project by director Raoul Peck to bring to life an unfinished book by author and activist James Baldwin. It's a hilarious '90s gem that has Murray transitioning from his shit-disturber film phase to his more world-weary one also: a blessing in the form of under-appreciated actor Stephen Tobolowsky.
In my gym, for example, the Wi-Fi often gets overloaded, to the point where streaming simply doesn't work. The flavor of mystery is baked into it all, but you're better off luxuriating in this surreal bath than scrutinizing the plot. Note that items marked are free to stream for Prime members. One also set in mid-century Manhatten? Into the Badlands Fighting is a skill in this world without guns. The group were so enigmatic, so cocksure of themselves that they come across brilliantly on camera. They've never heard of this one and neither have you, but give it three minutes and you'll all be hooked.