Tom Hollander stars in 'Doctor Thorne.'

What to watch: Julian Fellowes’ ‘Doctor Thorne’ on Amazon, Maria Bamford is ‘Lady Dynamite’ on Netflix

For Downton Abbey fans looking to fill the void, creator Julian Fellowes presents the mini-series Doctor Thorne, adapted from the Anthony Trollope novel about love, title, money, and marriage as a business deal in a fictional 19th century society remarkably similar to England. Tom Hollander is the titular Thorne and Stefanie Martini his niece whose […]

Rami Malek stars in the USA TV thriller 'Mr. Robot.'

Coming to Amazon Prime in June 2016

Along with the new movies and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime in June, Amazon is partnering with CBS to stream episodes of two new summer shows—BrainDead and American Gothic—free to Amazon Prime members four days after their respective network premieres. The line between broadcast TV and streaming gets fuzzier all the time. Meanwhile, Amazon […]

The British science fiction series 'Humans.'

Coming to Amazon Prime in May 2016

Amazon has announced what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in May for Prime members to stream as part of their subscription. Highlights this month include mortgage crisis drama 99 Homes with Andrew Garfield and Michael Shannon, the comedy Hot Pursuit with Reese Witherspoon and Sofía Vergara, Age of Adaline with Blake Lively, the virtual reality […]

Ryan Gosling and friend in 'Lars and the Real Girl,' directed by Craig Gillespie.

‘Lars and The Real Girl’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

Lars and The Real Girl (2007) – Ryan Gosling is Lars, a shy, possibly borderline autistic child-man who mail-orders a fiancée and introduces the anatomically correct love doll as his living, breathing girlfriend. His brother (Paul Schneider) is speechless, his worried sister-in-law (Emily Mortimer) understandably concerned, and the doting community plays along with an unflagging […]