Here's the best of Amazon Prime this October
'Welcome To The Blumhouse' Pt. 2 | Oct 1 & Oct 8
Four original horror movies from Blumhouse Productions will be released this October, just in time for Halloween. The first two movies, 'Bingo Hell' and 'Black As Night' are available now, with 'Madres' and 'The Manor' releasing on October 8.
Evan McCauley (Mark Wahlberg) is haunted by memories of places he's never visited. Self-medicated and on the brink of a mental breakdown, a secret group that call themselves ‘Infinites’ come to his rescue, revealing that his memories are real. Joining forces with a team of reborn warriors, they must try and stop a madman from destroying the cycle of life and reincarnation.
'My Name is Pauli Murray'
Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat, a full decade before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned separate-but-equal legislation, Pauli Murray was already knee-deep fighting for social justice. A pioneering attorney, activist, priest and dedicated memoirist, Murray shaped landmark litigation—and consciousness— around race and gender equity. As an African American youth raised in the segregated South—who was also wrestling with broader notions of gender identity—Pauli understood, intrinsically, what it was to exist beyond previously accepted categories and cultural norms.
'Justin Bieber: Our World' | Oct 8
'Justin Bieber: Our World' is a revealing and exhilarating look at the global superstar’s first live full concert in three years. Award-winning filmmaker Michael D. Ratner chronicles the final 30 days of preparation for a groundbreaking performance that takes place on New Year’s Eve 2020 on the roof of the legendary Beverly Hilton.
'I Know What You Did Last Summer' | Oct 15
Written and executive produced by Sara Goodman, 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' is based on Lois Duncan’s 1973 novel, which was also the basis of the iconic 1997 film. One year after the fatal car accident that haunted their graduation night, a group of teenagers find themselves bound together by a dark secret and stalked by a brutal killer. As they try to piece together who’s after them, they reveal the dark side of their seemingly perfect town—and themselves. Everyone is hiding something and uncovering the wrong secret could be deadly.
'After We Fell' | Oct 22
'After We Fell' finds Tessa starting an exciting new chapter of her life but as she prepares to move to Seattle for her dream job, Hardin’s jealousy and unpredictable behaviour reaches fever pitch and threatens to end their intense relationship. Their situation grows more complicated when Tessa’s father returns and shocking revelations about Hardin’s family come to light. Ultimately, Tessa and Hardin must decide if their love is worth fighting for or if it’s time to go their separate ways.
'Fairfax' | Oct 29
'Fairfax' is an Amazon Original adult animated comedy series that follows four middle school best friends on their never-ending quest for clout on Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles—the pulsing heart of hypebeast culture. Starring Skyler Gisondo, Kiersey Clemons, Peter Kim, and Jaboukie Young-White, with Billy Porter, Zoey Deutch, Camila Mendes, Rob Delaney, Yvette Nicole Brown and Ben Schwartz.
'Maradona: Blessed Dream' | Oct 29
'Maradona: Blessed Dream' stars Nazareno Casero, Juan Palomino and Nicolas Goldschmidt portraying Diego Armando Maradona throughout his life and prolific career, from his humble beginnings in Villa Fiorito in his home country of Argentina, to his game-changing career through Barcelona and Napoli. The series will portray his key role in taking his national team to win the World Cup in Mexico in ’86.
AMAZON PRIME - SEPTEMBER
'Cinderella' | September 3
Cinderella is a musically driven, bold new take on the traditional story you grew up with. Our heroine (Camilla Cabello) is an ambitious young woman whose dreams are bigger than the world will allow, but with the help of her Fab G (Billy Porter), she is able to persevere and make her dreams come true.
'LuLaRich' | September 10
'LuLaRich' is a four-part docuseries that chronicles the unravelling of LuLaRoe. Known for their buttery-soft leggings, the infamous multi-level marketing company went viral promising young mothers work-from-home salvation. Capitalizing on the growing power of social media, LuLaRoe's eccentric founders recruited an army of independent retailers to peddle their increasingly bizarre and defective clothing products. Through exclusive interviews, this series unveils how it all went wrong in a spectacularly weird—and comedic—fashion.
'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' | September 17
Inspired by true events, 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' follows Jamie New (Max Harwood), a teenager from Sheffield, who dreams of life on stage. While his classmates plan their livelihoods after they leave school, Jamie contemplates revealing his secret career ambition to become a fierce and proud drag queen. His best friend Pritti and his loving mum shower him with endless support, while local drag legend Miss Loco Chanelle mentors him toward his debut stage performance. But Jamie also has to contend with an unsupportive father, an uninspired careers advisor (Sharon Horgan), and some ignorant school kids who attempt to rain on his sensational parade.
'Goliath' S4 | September 24
The fourth and final season of 'Goliath', starring Billy Bob Thornton, sees him return to his Big Law roots after Patty (Nina Arianda) takes a job at a prestigious white-shoe law firm in San Francisco. Together, they try to take down one of America’s most insidious Goliaths: the opioid industry. As Billy deals with his own chronic pain and Patty can’t shake the feeling she’s being used, their loyalties will be tested, putting their partnership on the line. In a world where money can buy anything, even justice, they’ll have to risk everything to do what’s right. Tania Raymonde, Diana Hopper, Julie Brister, Bruce Dern, Brandon Scott, Jena Malone, and J.K. Simmons all star.
AMAZON PRIME - AUGUST
'Modern Love' S2
Ah sure, it's only Kit Harington doing an Irish accent. In this season, love breaks all the rules. An old flame reignited; a test of friends vs. lovers; a night girl and her day boy; a romance with an ex's ex; a one night stand; an impossible promise; a ghost of a lost lover; an exploration of sexuality. The eight-part second season stars Harington, Anna Paquin, Minnie Driver, Tobias Menzies and Jack Reynor. Each episode showcases love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, all inspired by true events from the beloved New York Times column of the same name.
'Nine Perfect Strangers'
The eight-part series is based on The New York Times bestselling book from Australian author Liane Moriarty, produced by the teams behind 'Big Little Lies' and 'The Undoing'. The drama/thriller stars Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Manny Jacinto, Bobby Cannavale, Luke Evans and Samara Weaving.
'Kevin Can F**k Himself'
Annie Murphy from 'Schitt's Creek' stars in her own darkly comedic sitcom/drama. 'Kevin Can F**k Himself' follows the story of Allison McRoberts (Murphy), and breaks convention by blending multi-camera comedy with single-camera realism to make us ask, who and what have we been laughing at all of these years?
AMAZON PRIME - JULY
'The Tomorrow War'
In 'The Tomorrow War', the world is stunned when a group of time travellers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is Dan Forester, played by Chris Pratt. Also starring Yvonne Strahovski and J.K. Simmons.
'Luxe Listings Sydney'
The six-part reality series follows elite agents - Gavin Rubinstein, D’Leanne Lewis and Simon Cohen - as they negotiate multi-million-dollar deals in one of the most luxury real estate markets in the world; Sydney, Australia.
A former couple board a single-engine plane for a routine and casual flight to their friend's tropical island wedding. But within minutes after takeoff, their pilot suffers a fatal heart attack, leaving them with no clue how to land the plane. With nothing but miles of ocean and sky in every direction, and a terrifying storm that's about to envelop them, Sara and Jackson have only one shot -- and there's no going back.
'Making The Cut' Season 2
The eight-episode fashion competition series hosted by Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn brings together a diverse group of 10 visionary designers and entrepreneurs who compete to win $1 million to invest in their business, the opportunity to sell a collection in Amazon Fashion’s store, and a mentorship with Amazon Fashion. Two new episodes drop each week, culminating in a grand finale with an epic runway show on August 6, 2021.
A darkly comedy action-thriller centring on Lindy (Kate Beckinsale), a beautiful, sardonically funny woman struggling to manage a lifelong, rare neurological disorder that causes her to react violently to anyone she witnesses being cruel, deceitful or abusive. Unable to find love and connection in a world that fears her bizarre condition, she finally trusts a man long enough to fall in love, only to find him murdered the next day. Heartbroken and enraged, she embarks on a revenge-filled mission to find his killer, while also being pursued by the police as the crime’s prime suspect. Also starring Stanley Tucci, Laverne Cox, Jai Courtney and Bobby Cannavale.
'Shadow In The Cloud'
In the throes of World War II, a female WWII pilot Captain Maude Garrett (Chloë Grace Moretz) joins the all-male crew of a B-17 bomber with a top-secret package. Caught off guard by the presence of a woman on a military flight, the crew tests Maude's every move. Just as her quick wit is winning them over, strange happenings and holes in her backstory incite paranoia surrounding her true mission.
AMAZON PRIME - JUNE
Based on true events, a team of U.S soldiers stationed at the deadliest outpost in Afghanistan are relentlessly attacked by an overwhelming force of Taliban insurgents. Their fight for survival is the ultimate display of American valor. Starring Scott Eastwood, Orlando Bloom, and Caleb Landry Jones.
'Crystal Palace F.C.: When Eagles Dare'
The docuseries tells the extraordinary tale of how Crystal Palace’s fans saved their club, as lifelong supporter Steve Parish formed a consortium to prevent it from going out of business. Time was running out and liquidation loomed; but a mass protest of thousands of fellow fans outside Lloyds Bank helped the consortium finalise a deal to buy their beloved club.
Jeremy Clarkson is a journalist, a broadcaster, and a man who travels the world to slide sideways in supercars while shouting. He is not a farmer, which is unfortunate because he’s bought a 1,000-acre farm in the English countryside and decided to run it himself, despite knowing nothing whatsoever about farming. This is Jeremy Clarkson as you’ve never seen him before.
National Theatre Productions
Many National Theatre productions are headed to Amazon Prime this June. The productions include 'Frankenstein', directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle; the stage production of 'Fleabag' written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge; 'Hamlet' with Benedict Cumberbatch; and 'Ian McKellen On Stage', in which Ian McKellen performs extracts from some of his most iconic performances as part of his 80th birthday celebration, available for fans to watch at home for the first time.
Starring Casey Affleck, Jason Segel and Dakota Johnson, 'Our Friend' tells the inspiring and extraordinary true story of the Teague family--journalist Matt, his vibrant wife Nicole and their two young daughters--and how their lives are upended by Nicole's heartbreaking diagnosis of terminal cancer.
'The Ice Road'
A Liam Neeson action film? Yes please. After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, a ‘big-rig’ ice road driver (Neeson) must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners. Contending with thawing waters and a massive storm, they discover the real threat is one they never saw coming. Holt McCallany, Laurence Fishburne and Amber Midthunder also star.
'Bosch' Season 7
The longest-running Amazon Original Series, 'Bosch', is based on Michael Connelly’s best-selling novel 'The Burning Room' and the real arson case that inspired it. The seventh and final season puts Detective Harry Bosch’s famous motto center stage: "Everybody counts or nobody counts."