Perusing Prime

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Perusing Prime: The Sweeney: Paris Review

There’s a French remake of The Sweeney available on Amazon Prime – how does it translate without Ray Winstone?

Perusing Prime: Halloween 2016

Stuck for something to watch this Halloween? Well have no fear, we’ve dug through Amazon Primes horror films for better, and for worse, to tell you what is worth watching this Halloween.

I Love Dick – Amazon Pilot Review

Jill Soloway, who brought the massively successful Transparent to Amazon has now adapted Chris Kraus’s novel I Love Dick to the streaming giant, which is now up for voting in the Amazon Pilot scheme. I Love Dick stars the excellent Kathryn Hahn as Chris, an independent filmmaker “straddling 40” who has moved to Marfa, Texas … Continue reading

The Tick – Amazon Pilot Review

One of the three comedy pilots up for voting on Amazons pilot scheme right now is a new adaptation of the peculiar superhero character Tick. This pilot however does not mark the first time that the character Tick has been adapted. In the mid 90s there was a Saturday morning cartoon that ran for three … Continue reading

Jean-Claude Van Johnson- Amazon Pilot Review

Jean-Claude Van Damme stars in this humorous take on the serial action TV show, which has the martial arts movie star play himself as retired, but not “Nicolas Cage retired”, from the film industry. However unbeknown to the rest of the world JCVD was never just a movie star, he was one of the worlds … Continue reading

Into the Badlands Season 1 Review

In a dystopian future set in the ruins of the old world, a place known as the badlands is ruled by seven barons who created order out of chaos. These barons became protectors for those who survived, and then turned into rulers. In order to maintain control they train armies known as Clippers, whose purpose … Continue reading

Perusing Prime: Vol 7 – Pressure, We Are Still Here, Wrecked, Deathgasm

Amazon has been chugging away for a while now, trying to keep up with the blistering pace of Netflix. It may not be it’s equal yet but there are some different films available which make the streaming platform a viable alternative to the leading stream service. So what exactly is there to be found on … Continue reading

Perusing Prime 2016: Vol 6 – Kentucky Fried Movie, The Duff, Mr Holmes, The LEGO Movie

I make it a nice round half dozen in volume 6 of Perusing Prime 2016! Continue reading

Perusing Prime 2016: Vol 5 – Mandela, The Two Faces Of January, Child 44, Argo

The fifth – FIFTH! – Perusing Prime I managed to squeeze out of my free trial. Continue reading

Perusing Prime 2016: Vol 4 – Delivery Man, Before I Go To Sleep, The Call, Man Up

Just how many films can you watch in Amazon’s 30 day free trail? Here’s another 4 that I managed to fit in. Continue reading

Perusing Prime 2016: Vol 3 – The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, How To Rob A Bank, Runner Runner, The Adjustment Bureau

It’s my third part of Perusing Prime, as I look at what Amazon Prime has to offer. The first part is here and the second part (focusing on some of the non-film output) is here.

Perusing Prime 2016: Vol 2 – Mr Robot & The Man In The High Castle

It’s my second volume of Perusing Prime, as I look at what Amazon Prime has to offer. The first part is here and this second part is focusing on some of the non-film output.