Essential Viewing: ‘Dr. Strangelove’ on Amazon Prime

The funniest film ever made about nuclear holocaust, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Stanley Kubrick’s screwball satire of cold war posturing and mutually assured destruction, didn’t begin as a comedy. The source novel, Peter George’s Red Alert, was a grave contemplation of the cold war gone hot […]

Hercules Dwayne Johnson

Coming to Amazon Prime in July, 2015

Amazon has announced what’s coming to Amazon Instant Video in July for Prime members to stream as part of their subscription. June 30 Under the Dome: Season 3 July 1 Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid (1969) Downton Abbey: Season 5 Drive Me Crazy (1999) The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008) Thumbelina (1994) Bulworth (1998) Heidi (2005) Wayne’s World 2 (1993) […]

Rabbit Hole

What to watch the week of Friday, May 15

Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand After four nominations, Julianne Moore won her first Academy Award for “Still Alice,” playing a renowned linguistics professor who is diagnosed with a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease while still in the prime of a rich and happy life. It veers between familiar disease-of-the-week drama and touching portrait of a strong, […]

The complete ‘Sons of Anarchy’ on Netflix and Amazon Prime Video

is now available to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu Plus subscribers alike. Sons of Anarchy, the FX drama of family ties, brotherhood, loyalty, betrayal, and honor in an outlaw motorcycle gang that practically runs the (fictional) Central California desert town of Charming. grew from cult show to surprise hit over the course of its seven […]

Coming to Amazon Prime in May

Amazon has announced what’s coming to Amazon Instant Video for Prime members to stream as part of their subscription: May 1 Big Trouble in Little China Ghoulies: Ghoulies Go to College Grizzly Man Liberty Stands Still Men in Black II Payback Ravenous The Big Empty The People vs. George Lucas The Puffy Chair The Real […]

Coming to Amazon Prime in April

Amazon announced highlights of its April schedule. Here’s what arriving on the service this month, and what’s leaving. Let the binge-watching commence! April 1st The Brothers Grimm Ken Burns: The Roosevelts Amistad Death Wish 1 & 2 Escape from Alcatraz French Connection II Mommie Dearest My Old Lady (Prime Member Exclusive) Suicide Kings The Thing […]