Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg in Woody Allen's 'Café Society'

Coming to Amazon Prime in December 2016

Café Society, Woody Allen’s new romantic comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristin Stewart, is another Amazon Studios production coming from theaters to Amazon Prime. It arrives in December along with the surreal love story The Lobster (2015), the English language debut of Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos starring Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz, and the unusual, […]

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May in The Grand Tour

What to stream: ‘The Grand Tour’ begins on Amazon Prime, plus new movies and TV shows on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and VOD

The Grand Tour: Season 1 – “Top Gear on steroids” is how critics are describing the first episode of the Amazon Original series starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, the former stars of the British series Top Gear. This new gearhead series sends the trio around the world in search of cars, speed, […]

Stuart Townsend's drama about 1999 WTO protests in Seattle

‘Battle in Seattle’ – Power to the people on Amazon Prime

Battle in Seattle (2008), the directorial debut of actor Stuart Townsend, is a conventional drama about the unconventional protest landmark: the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, Washington, a real event explored through the familiar fictional stories of various protesters, delegates and bystanders. Like far too many films and TV programs set in Seattle it was […]

Eleanor in H.B. Halicki's 1974 'Gone in 60 Seconds'

‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ – The original high-octane stunt classic on Amazon Prime

Gone in 60 Seconds (1974) – H.B. Halicki’s classic 1970s car crunch chase film, about a car thief who must steal 48 cars in a week, is perhaps the ultimate drive-in car chase movie. If that sounds like a backhanded compliment, then you don’t know the sheer visceral thrill of a great tire squealing, chassis-slamming, […]

Citizenfour, a documentary by Laura Poitras with Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald

‘Citizenfour’ – Edward Snowden on Amazon Prime

Citizenfour (2014), winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, is the story of Edward Snowden and his release of classified NSA documents that revealed the systematic surveillance of phone calls, E-mails, and internet activities of American citizens by the government. It was the biggest act of government whistleblowing since Daniel Ellsberg and […]