David Oyelowo is Martin Luther King in Ava DuVernay's 'Selma.'

Coming to Amazon Prime in December 2015

Amazon has announced what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in December for Prime members to stream as part of their subscription. Highlights this month include the second season of Amazon’s first Emmy-nominated original series Transparent, the acclaimed drama Selma about the Freedom March led by Martin Luther King, and Christopher Nolan’s heady science fiction odyssey […]

'The Man in the High Castle,' based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, on Amazon Prime

What to watch: ‘Jessica Jones’ on Netflix vs. ‘High Castle’ on Amazon Prime

Two of the most anticipated original shows from the two biggest streaming services debut on the same day. This is streaming so it’s not a matter of choosing one over the other and Netflix clearly has the advantage in terms of subscriber base, but I wonder if there’s a way to see which of these […]

Mario Bava's classic 'Black Sunday' with Barbara Steele

Halloween Picks: The best of Mario Bava on Amazon Prime and Fandor

Mario Bava essentially created the genre of baroque horror known as “giallo,” a distinctly Italian twist on stalk and kill horror film. Under his direction, Grand Guignol gore is transformed into lush, visually elegant cinematic spectacle, a waking nightmare with the poetic grace of a musical and a demented edge of sexual perversity. After rising […]