The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle Trailer

While adults may like having an expansive library of titles to choose from when it’s time to relax on the couch, let’s not forget about the stay-at-home parents who need a variety of streaming programming to keep their kids occupied for a bit so they can just have a moment of piece of quiet. Amazon has two new additions to help spice things up for your kids on the small screen.

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle is heading to Amazon, and the first trailer for the update of the classic cartoon has arrived online. Plus, there’s a new Kung Fu Panda animated series heading to the subscription service too. Read More »

picnic at hanging rock trailer

Picnic at Hanging Rock, previously adapted into a perfect movie by Peter Weir, has now been turned into a mini-series for Amazon. The story focuses on the mysterious disappearance of three students from an all-girls private school in Australia. Watch the first Picnic at Hanging Rock trailer below.

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Everything Sucks cancelled

Everything Sucks and Mozart in the Jungle, two well-received shows that streamed on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix, respectively, have been cancelled. Does this signify a shift in the streaming landscape?

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you were never really here

(In our Spoiler Reviews, we take a deep dive into a new release and get to the heart of what makes it tick…and every story point is up for discussion. In this entry: Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here.)

There’s a lot going on in Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here, and we see almost none of it. And yet, we still see everything we need to see. With a shockingly sparse presentation, Ramsay has concocted a lean, mean movie that skimps on specifics yet still packs a wallop. It’s one of the most remarkable examples of less-is-more storytelling in recent memory.

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The Boys cast Karl Urban

Karl Urban is going to crack open some cold ones with The Boys. The Thor: Ragnarok actor is the latest addition to Amazon’s new series adapted from the Garth Ennis/Darick Robertson comic book. The series is set in a world where superheroes exist, and have grown corrupted by their fame. As a result, the CIA employs a secret team to monitor them. Urban will play the leader of the superhero monitoring team. Read on for more info on The Boys cast.

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Generation Wealth trailer

Lauren Greenfield, the filmmaker behind the acclaimed 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles, is back. Her newest movie, Generation Wealth, is an exploration of materialism, cultural excess, and the perversion and mutation of the American Dream. The film is gripping and horrifying in equal measure. Check out the new Generation Wealth trailer below and see what I mean.
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the talisman movie

Steven Spielberg snapped up the rights to Stephen King and Peter Straub‘s novel The Talisman before the book even hit shelves. Yet after 35 years, a film has failed to materialize. Now, Spielberg says he might finally be ready to bring The Talisman movie to the screen.

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lord of the rings tv show

Some more details have emerged about Amazon’s upcoming The Lord of the Rings TV show. A new report says the planned series has received a five season commitment, there’s already the possibility of a spin-off, and when all costs are factored in, the show’s budget could be more than one billion dollars. Whoa. Read More »

A League of Their Own Amazon Series

Everyone knows there’s no crying in baseball thanks to the iconic line yelled by Tom Hanks’ in the beloved sports comedy A League of Their Own. But fans might be crying tears of joy when they hear Amazon is developing a TV series adaptation of the 1992 film from director Penny Marshall about an all-female professional baseball league that pops up in the Midwest while most of the athletic young men are enlisted in World War II. Read More »

pass over trailer

In late 2017, Spike Lee secretly filmed a performance of Antoinette Nwandu‘s play Pass Over at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre. Now, Lee brings the filmed play, a riff on Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, to Amazon. Watch the Pass Over trailer below.

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