Billy Zane and Gina Gershon star in musky, low-ley adaptation of the Jim Thompson pulp crime novel.

‘This World, Then the Fireworks’ on Amazon Prime

The disturbed world of pulp crime novelist Jim Thompson’s deformed psyches and demented morality comes to life in This World, Then the Fireworks (1997), one of the more unpredictable works in a career defined by the author’s disturbingly treacherous tales. What makes this dreamy adaptation by director Michael Oblowitz and screenwriter Larry Gross work is […]

Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhané Wallis in the 2014 remake of the musical 'Annie'

Coming to Amazon Prime in January 2016

Amazon has announced what’s coming to Amazon Prime Video in January for Prime members to stream as part of their subscription. Highlights this month include the remake of the musical Annie with Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz, the romance-after-60 drama I’ll See You in My Dreams with Blyth Danner and Sam Elliot, the western Bone […]

Interstellar Christopher Nolan

‘Interstellar’ on Amazon Prime and Hulu

Christopher Nolan used his clout as the director of the hugely successful Dark Knight trilogy and cerebral caper film Inception to makes his big-budget science fiction epic Interstellar on a scale that otherwise would be out of reach. It’s set in a near future where overpopulation and global climate change has been catastrophic for the food supply and […]

Daniel Day-Lewis is Hawkeye in 'The Last of the Mohicans' (1992), Michael Mann's muscular adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper's American classic.

‘The Last of the Mohicans’ on Amazon Prime – Daniel Day-Lewis on the Frontier

Daniel Day-Lewis plays the original frontier hero in The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Michael Mann’s muscular adaptation of James Fenimore Cooper’s American classic and arguably the greatest of the screen version of the novel. Day-Lewis plays a different kind of Hawkeye: rugged and wild with long flowing hair, a proto-counter culture son of Mother […]

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 […]