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What are you watching on Amazon Prime?

I always forget about the access I have to shows and movies on Amazon Prime. Between Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max and others, Amazon seems to get neglected. I think the last shows I watched on Amazon were the excellent caper and family drama Sneaky Pete and the surprisingly involving (and not Bollywood-fied) Made In Heaven, an Indian drama about a gay wedding planner and his business partner and Trannieparent.

So, which series on Amazon Prime are worth checking out?

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by Anonymousreply 15511/22/2020

The Boys. Gruesome, disturbing, engaging. Can’t get enough.

Before that, EKATERINA. Amazing Russian series about Catherine the great. You can watch all 3 thru prime but the latter two are run via IMDb and have random commercials.

by Anonymousreply 109/26/2020

It’s not an Amazon Prime original, but I’m watching Cougar Town. Very funny!

by Anonymousreply 209/26/2020

Dark Shadows.

by Anonymousreply 309/26/2020

All the gayest shit I can find. After weeks and weeks of being home with internet porn, I’m actually interested in seeing a romantic story unfold between two men with a plot and storylines and moving performances more than I’m interested in watching them fuck each other’s brains out. Not to say that nudity isn’t appreciated, it is; something tasteful is nice that isn’t just closeups of their gaping holes and shaved balls. I don’t have a list handy, but they should be easy to find. The European ones with English subtitles actually happen to be my favorite. And I don’t even like foreign films!

by Anonymousreply 409/26/2020

^^ name them lazy fat whore.

by Anonymousreply 509/26/2020

Undone. Most interesting TV I've watched this year.

by Anonymousreply 609/26/2020

Undone is amazing.

by Anonymousreply 709/26/2020

Just watched Fleabag. I loved it. I don't know why I waited so long.

by Anonymousreply 809/26/2020

I'm watching all the old horror classics, which Amazon Prime seems to have in abundance. I've seen The Quatermass Xperiment I and II, The Curse of Frankenstein, House on Haunted Hill, Dracula, The Mummy, The Abominable Snowman and X The Unknown. All are a lot of fun. This is Amazon Prime U.K., which might have a different offering to the U.S.

by Anonymousreply 909/26/2020

Downton Abbey.

by Anonymousreply 1009/26/2020

Mrs. Maisel, of course.

by Anonymousreply 1109/26/2020

Britain by narrowboat

Cruising the cut

The Boys

by Anonymousreply 1209/26/2020

Anyone watched utopia yet?

by Anonymousreply 1309/26/2020

I just watched Judy last night (on Prime). I thought the acting was good (especially by Rufus Sewell and Finn Whittrock), but the screenplay was weak. I wish they had delved into her early career more instead of making it mostly about drug addiction and decline. There is surely something more uplifting to say about Ms. Garland's life.

by Anonymousreply 1409/26/2020

We've been watching The Expanse, which originally aired on SyFy, but was acquired by Amazon. About halfway through season 2.

Because I'm a whore for Stellan Skarsgard, I watched his BBC cop drama "River" from a few years ago. Silly in the manner of all BBC cop dramas, but enjoyable.

It'd be nice if Amazon would make their old classic films easier to find. There needs to be a 'Classics' genre rather than lumping all of the oldies in with everything else.

by Anonymousreply 1509/26/2020

I'm not dumb enough to pay $119/year + tax for that shitty service, so nothing.

by Anonymousreply 1609/26/2020

I rewatched Fatal Attraction on Amazon last week. It was very interesting. It really doesn't look like it was from the late 80's. Glenn was robbed at the Oscars that year.

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by Anonymousreply 1809/26/2020

Fatal Attraction is great...until that ending. Sad face!

by Anonymousreply 1909/26/2020

Being Erica

by Anonymousreply 2009/26/2020

I only pay five dollars a month for prime. If you have a Medicaid card you can get it cheaper.

by Anonymousreply 2109/26/2020

[R9], Horror is also my go to escape. If you join FB groups Horror Everything and Little Circus of Horror, they stream dreck, quality, and forgotten gems every night.

[R13], watched three episodes of Utopia last night. Dark, twisty, intense, and not afraid to have unlikeable characters.

by Anonymousreply 2209/26/2020


For the past few years - this year being the obvious exception - Amazon holds a fantastic For Your Consideration installation in L.A where they showcase their shows. One half of the bottom floor is always dedicated to "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" the other half of the bottom floor for "The Man in the High Castle", top floors have rooms for various shows and in the entrance on the wall hangs a few pictures of poor "Bosch', their red-headed stepchild series.

My favorite Amazon shows are "The Boys", "Hunters", "Goliath", "Upload". Enjoyed the first season of "Hanna", but the second season didn't hold my interest; "Alex Rider" filled the "Hanna" void.

by Anonymousreply 2309/26/2020

I also just watched Fatal Attraction on Prime (in a double feature with The Hand That Rocked The Cradle). Glenn is miles better than everything else about that film.

Speaking of, Cradle is really fantastic--a movie that gets knocked off on Lifetime in the last few decades, but was given the superlative treatment here. It's an unrepentantly nasty film, with digital rape, graphic miscarriage and hysterectomy, and a suicide all in the first 10 minutes.

DeMornay deserved a 1992 Oscar nomination (go back and look at that year, and see if she wouldn't have been a better choice than Michelle Pfeiffer in Love Field or Catherine Deneuve for Indochine).

by Anonymousreply 2409/26/2020

[quote]poor "Bosch', their red-headed stepchild series.

The only reason I have Prime is their "red-headed stepchild series," you dunderhead. It's still most of the reason I continue.

by Anonymousreply 2509/26/2020

Queen Maisel of course!

Jack Ryan, Fleabag, The Farewell (highly recommend!), The Boys, and am currently watching Hunters.

by Anonymousreply 2609/26/2020

[quote]The only reason I have Prime is their "red-headed stepchild series," you dunderhead. It's still most of the reason I continue.

Titus Welliver, I didn't know you were a Datalounger!

by Anonymousreply 2709/26/2020

They have a LOT of film noir movies on Amazon Prime, so I mostly watch them. I did watch Mrs. Mazel for a while but became bored with it.

by Anonymousreply 2809/26/2020

We binged our way through every episode and the movie of Downton Abbey, and greatly enjoyed it. We then went with it's even more highly regarded predecessor, and watched the entirety of Upstairs Downstairs. It is unquestionably very high caliber, especially the 3rd series dealing with WWI. We've now gone even more highbrow, and are making our way through Brideshead Revisited. It's hard to imagine that anything could top it. It is stunningly good. Collectively, the three series have been a highlight of all these months of lock down. (I should mention that all three are available to us through an Amazon channel subscription to BritBox, which costs us just a few dollars a month.)

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by Anonymousreply 2909/26/2020

another vote for Jack Ryan. I love the spy genre.

by Anonymousreply 3009/26/2020

R16, In my country Prime contracts are only monthly, so you can sign up for 1 month and then cancel, and rinse and repeat as often as you like. You can drop in, binge the new season of The Boys or Mrs Maisel, and then you're out. Cost, about $10.

Can't you do that in the US?

by Anonymousreply 3109/26/2020

I like the spy genre as well but Jack Ryan has so many factual errors I had to stop watching. Its no Homeland.

by Anonymousreply 3209/26/2020

I love Jack Ryan! Yeah, it's no Homeland, but Krasinski is fucking hot! I'm a sucker for a big nose, a furry chest, and a nice ass in tight pants!

Lots of eye candy on Jack Ryan! Jovan Adepo was smoking hot in season two!

by Anonymousreply 3309/26/2020

I rewatched Fatal Attraction. Glenn Close did get robbed. She transmits whacko yet sympathetic attitude so effortlessly .

Why did the couples’ little girl Ellen, have to look so much like a boy ?

See Diary of a Mad Housewife with Frank Langella if you can. Frank is so attractive, and yet today, sadly, not so much.

by Anonymousreply 3409/26/2020

I'm still waiting for a list of titles from R4.

by Anonymousreply 3509/27/2020

I haven’t watched a lot of recent series on Amazon and I even canceled Netflix because I don’t even know where to start. I never thought I’d actually want advertisements, but by not doing commercials and talk show circuits, I never know what these outlets offer. They just put up title cards of new series and for some reason I am never inclined to push play and watch something I have never heard of and don’t know the premise of.

The majority of Netflix series I have seen just have not been well written and so I gave up on it. I think the last I watched and enjoyed on there was Sabrina and the last season was pretty bad.

Re Amazon, I liked The Man in the High Castle, I like Maisel although its episodes are kind of hit or miss for me. But the firestick is such a mishmash. There are Amazon originals that I know nothing about mixed with old movies, plugin apps for broadcast networks and premium apps, some TV shows and movies are free and some are not. It’s overwhelming.

I know I sound ancient! I am 42. I’ve seen several commercials for the new ABC series Big Sky that in 15 seconds 1) explain the premise; 2) show me Ryan Phillippe; 3) tell me it’s produced by David E. Kelley. SOLD. I will give it a shot based on those ingredients. Why can’t the streaming services do this?

by Anonymousreply 3609/27/2020

On Prime so much requires a further payment ... it's rather annoying. High Castle is very good (no extra payment reqd).

by Anonymousreply 3709/27/2020

Netflix has very few gay movies. Amazon has them or rather they provide links to them that require another subsvription. Bloodsuckers all of them.

by Anonymousreply 3809/27/2020

When Netflix was a new DVD-by-mail service, they offered tons of classic movies and tons of independent movies, including gay ones. I saw good-enough movies such as Trick and House of Yes through Netflix, but Netflix also taught me that just because they involve gay themes is not reason enough to watch an unwatchably bad movie. And almost all of the gay-themed indie movies were unwatchably bad, unfortunately.

by Anonymousreply 3909/27/2020

R13, I tried, but it is terrible.

by Anonymousreply 4009/27/2020

"El Presidente"

So fucking good!

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by Anonymousreply 4109/27/2020

Just discovered HANNIBAL, the TV series.

Dreamlike, baroque, demented, mordantly funny. Began as horror thriller and ended as a love story between to men. It has best finale in the history of television. I cannot believe this show was on NBC.

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A love story between two men in which one of them eats the brains out of people while they are alive? Somehow I don’t find the premise appealing.

by Anonymousreply 4309/27/2020

Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham’s love is complicated r43

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by Anonymousreply 4409/27/2020

This stepchild is not red-haired.

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by Anonymousreply 4509/27/2020

I had netflix for about a month - not much for me on there.

I've been with amazon prime for a while - I was just looking at my watchlist which is long - but really, the only thing that interests me is Agatha (1978)...which I have to pay to see.

There's really not much for 70sGays like me. I have a ton of DVDs (and VHS's) many I never watched. I'll go back to them at the end of this month.

by Anonymousreply 4609/27/2020

Midsomer Murders. Free through Season 20 on the IMDB channel. (Season 21 is not free, but will be soon, probably.)

by Anonymousreply 4709/27/2020

I'm a '70s gay, too, r46. Not that either of these shows has anything to do with either the '70s or the gays, but I have enjoyed Bosch and the first season (only) of Goliath. Los Angeles, where I lived during part of the '70s, is one of the stars of each of these shows, particularly Santa Monica in the case of Goliath. But it's all 21st century.

by Anonymousreply 4809/27/2020

What is a 70s gay?

Born in the 70s?

Childhood in the 70s?

Adolescence in the 70s?


by Anonymousreply 4909/27/2020

Soft Lad. Great film.

by Anonymousreply 5009/27/2020

The Breeding. Offensive on so many levels. Especially since the star was arrested after making the film for murdering his boyfriend in a meth-fueled range.

by Anonymousreply 5109/27/2020

A 70s gay - on a thread about movies, likes 70s movies.

by Anonymousreply 5209/27/2020

I don't find violence entertaining. That rules me out of practically everything these days. I don't like violence or anything dark. I don't want to see one single gun...nor anything about teenage gurls, which seems to be the alternative.

[quote]I'm a '70s gay, too, [R46]. Not that either of these shows has anything to do with either the '70s or the gays, but I have enjoyed Bosch and the first season (only) of Goliath.

HARD pass. But thank you all the same.

by Anonymousreply 5309/27/2020

Not a series, but a funny little movie I’ve been itching to rewatch and couldn’t find anywhere: “Drowning Mona”. It received terrible reviews, but I thought it was good. Nothing especially gay about it except a lesbian kiss and Bette Midler.

by Anonymousreply 5409/27/2020

r49 "'70s gay" refers, in my case, to the decade of greatest dongsharing. Most of my 20s took place in the '70s.


by Anonymousreply 5509/27/2020

I watched Hannibal back in its original network run. But I'm glad that a larger audience is finally discovering its brilliance.

by Anonymousreply 5609/27/2020

Just finished Upload. I recommend you watch it too. I binged it in two days as seven of the eight episodes are only about a half hour long.

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by Anonymousreply 5810/06/2020

Was watching Victoria but can’t get past episode 5. Any suggestions? Yes, I am paid up.

by Anonymousreply 5910/06/2020

I am seriously considering just canceling Hulu and Netflix and sticking with prime video. I realised recently that ninety percent of stuff I watch is on Amazon anyway. While I'm on Netflix I spend all of my time scrolling through options and putting the on my list but never actually watching them. I watched the seberg film recently and found it entertaining, even though it kinda failed as a biopic.

by Anonymousreply 6010/06/2020

I also liked upload. Kind of weird but the lead is hot and the idea is sort of interesting. Easy to binge.

by Anonymousreply 6110/06/2020

Patriot. So fricken great and completely offbeat.

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by Anonymousreply 6210/06/2020

Starcrash is hilarious.

by Anonymousreply 6310/06/2020

Right now I'm watching a perennial Halloween favorite, The Lords of Salem.

It's like Hocus Pocus on bath salts.

by Anonymousreply 6410/06/2020

Amazon Prime has a nice collection of '70s and '80s TV movies like SOMEONE I TOUCHED (Cloris Leachman deals with venereal disease), BEVERLY HILLS MADAM (Lauren Hutton, actresse!) and the highly highly recommended ...


The TV-movie pilot for a drama about the lives and loves of the residents of a swingin' Marina del Rey apartment building in the 1970s -- including a daring gay love affair! And the fashion and decor are priceless.

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by Anonymousreply 6510/06/2020

The Boys, watched Season 1 just before Season 2 premiered and have been keeping up with that the last few weeks. Season 2 finale is this Friday, it should be a doozy after how the last episode ended. Heads were a'poppin. Cool show, that takes on the genre tropes.

by Anonymousreply 6610/06/2020

r62 - never even heard of Patriot, looks great. Amazon doesn't seem to have Netflix's touch when it comes to PR.

by Anonymousreply 6710/06/2020

Patriot rocks.

by Anonymousreply 6810/06/2020

I'm curious how you even found those obscure titles, R65. Prime Video's search function is almost as abysmal as DL's!

by Anonymousreply 6910/07/2020

The only thing I ever watched on Netflix was the occasional crime docuseries, but nothing else.

I will add Undone, and Patriot to my watch list.

by Anonymousreply 7010/07/2020

The Durrells, Queer as Folk UK.

by Anonymousreply 7110/07/2020

Frankenstein: The True Story. It’s a miniseries from the 70s that I was obsessed with as a kid. It’ great, but there are moments that induce a real rush of nostalgia for me.

by Anonymousreply 7210/07/2020

Of the streaming services Amazon most resembles the mom and pop video rental stores of olden times with dusty obscurities on the bottom shelves under the new releases.

We got rid of Hulu which we only really had for Handmaid’s Tale. Do they ever add new movies? It was the same dismal selection every time I looked.

by Anonymousreply 7310/07/2020

Motel Hell

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by Anonymousreply 7410/07/2020

[quote] Prime Video's search function is almost as abysmal as DL's!

I agree. It's dreadful! What is the easiest way to find things? The search is awful.

by Anonymousreply 7510/08/2020


It is funny and moving.

by Anonymousreply 7610/08/2020

UPLOAD is engaging and fun. I LOVE DICK is intriguing and abstract and interesting. THE BOYS is overrated and has issues with continuity and consistency.

by Anonymousreply 7710/08/2020

The Boys, The Man in the High Castle, Utopia (UK BBC Channel 4 version only - not the Amazon version), Upload.

There are also lots of b-grade movies from The Asylum which are always fun.

I will try out Patriot. That looks excellent.

by Anonymousreply 7810/08/2020


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by Anonymousreply 7910/08/2020

I'm only two episodes in with Modern Love, but I really like it. With all the political noise these days, the sappy, simple love stories are a nice distraction so far. Decent indie music on the soundtrack for the show too.

by Anonymousreply 8010/08/2020

Unforgotten. British crime drama that goes down like velvet.

by Anonymousreply 8110/08/2020

[quote]I'm curious how you even found those obscure titles, [R65]. Prime Video's search function is almost as abysmal as DL's!

There's a button for "People who liked this movie also liked ... " or some such.

It led me, for instance, to "Blood Rage" starring Louise Lasser. It's an ultra-cheap horror film about a woman whose son escapes from a mental hospital on Thanksgiving, but the show is all Louise's. Here she eats Thanksgiving dinner leftovers in a catatonic state.

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by Anonymousreply 8210/08/2020

Blood Rage was crazy! Louise Lasser deserved a nomination for her brave performance as the mother of the psycho killer.

by Anonymousreply 8310/08/2020

Blood Rage was crazy! Louise Lasser deserved a nomination for her brave performance as the mother of the psycho killer.

by Anonymousreply 8410/08/2020

To find stuff to watch on PRIME, it is easier to log in to amazon on your computer and search through prime video. Then add things to your watchlist. It is much faster than the tv app.

by Anonymousreply 8510/09/2020

A Very British Scandal was excellent. I'm surprised it hasn't been mentioned yet.

by Anonymousreply 8610/09/2020

Sneaky Pete

by Anonymousreply 8710/09/2020

I'm not much for police dramas but on a friend's recommendation I watched Line of Duty. Seriously, it's one of the best series that I ever watched. Very engaging. Way better than any American cop show that I've ever seen.

by Anonymousreply 8810/09/2020

Amazon has an odd series called [italic]Fortitude[/italic]. Season 1 stars Stanley Tucci with Michael Gambon supporting. It's set in the Arctic city of Fortitude, which is on an island that belongs to Norway. Tucci investigates a strange series of murders. It takes a bit too long to find out WTF is going on, but I found it worth the wait. This is not for everyone. If you like science related fiction and can tolerate some weirdness, give it a try. The second season stars Dennis Quaid as a down-on-his-luck fisherman. I preferred season 1.

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by Anonymousreply 8910/09/2020

I didn't know Primetime had Cougar Town.


by Anonymousreply 9010/09/2020

I watched S3 of Mrs. Maisel, largely for the production design and costumes. The plots and characterizations were all over the place (and often nonsensical), and much of the writing didn't have the snap of the earlier seasons, even when the episodes were written by show creator Amy Sherman-Palladino. If there's a S4 I won't be watching.

by Anonymousreply 9110/09/2020

[quote]I'm not much for police dramas but on a friend's recommendation I watched Line of Duty. Seriously, it's one of the best series that I ever watched. Very engaging. Way better than any American cop show that I've ever seen.


by Anonymousreply 9210/09/2020

The 1984 TV film THREADS. The UK film about the aftereffects of nuclear war, a la THE DAY AFTER. Much better; more starkly realistic than sensationalistic.

by Anonymousreply 9310/10/2020

I haven’t thought about “Threads” in forever. I think PBS played it wheres the American one was one of the commercial networks (and thus completely watered down).

by Anonymousreply 9410/10/2020

Watch it on Prime or Tubi, R94. I get both channels on my Roku streamer and it's free on both channels.

by Anonymousreply 9510/11/2020

I can tell you what I'm *gonna* be watching...

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Guiliani is a pig!

by Anonymousreply 9710/21/2020

R4 -- recommend 'The Blond One' (from Argentina) that will check all the boxes you're looking for.

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by Anonymousreply 9810/21/2020

The cocaine shipment drama "ZeroZeroZero" is pretty compelling. Disregarding the unconvincing "shippers" (Byrne, DeHaan, Riseborough) the "buyers" and "sellers" are totally plausible. And the performance by Harold Torres is for the ages.

by Anonymousreply 9910/21/2020

R89 - Agreed. I like the first (imperfect, but, still quite involving) first season. The second season got a bit silly for me. But, generally, I'd agree that someone who likes Nordic Noir / Scandinavian mysteries, with a touch of cerebral sci fi and, yes, some undeniable weirdness, would enjoy the show.

by Anonymousreply 10010/21/2020

I love Tales from The Loop, it’s weird and wonderful. Beautifully shot as well. I talked some friends into watching but they couldn’t appreciate it.

by Anonymousreply 10110/21/2020

Amazon is offering it for free Friday night.,

by Anonymousreply 10210/21/2020

Thou Shalt Not Kill (Non Uccidere). Italian with subtitles. Also available on PBS Passport. The first five episodes are only available through November 1 on Prime, but will be remain on PBS Passport. Nothing gay in the first four episodes.

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by Anonymousreply 10310/21/2020

R101, I also enjoyed Tales from the Loop. I was intrigued by the world and the aged-abandon wonders. The stories were heartbreaking, though.

by Anonymousreply 10410/21/2020

[quote] I'm not dumb enough to pay $119/year + tax for that shitty service, so nothing.

If you have an alumni email account, one that ends with "edu," you can get student-pricing for Prime.

by Anonymousreply 10510/21/2020

R104 I tried with Tales From the Loop, but it was too depressing for me. And I count Chernobyl and The Terror among my favorite tv shows!

by Anonymousreply 10610/22/2020

FOR ME on amazon prime? ... i can only watch the old sword and sandals homoerotic b films i love and the eating out series only so much...

kind of surprised and bummed out that even if you download a amazon prime movie, once you cancel your subscription it's gone.. ALSO, i found out on netflix, that even though i have a dvd recorder and try to record netflix movies, and documentaries on a blank dvd with my dvd recorder, it does NOT record, does NOT work? .. not sure why that is the case? since i would think netflix is just like having cable?...

going to stay with netflix but i don't see the point with amazon prime anymore... besides i don't need anything else i buy to get to me in 2 days....

by Anonymousreply 10710/22/2020

Soft Lad is a great film. Better than expected.

by Anonymousreply 10810/22/2020

Have to agree with poster 104 about Tales from the Loop. At first I was confused about where the series was going. But as the stories developed you get drawn in. What I liked was that the stories stayed with you, even the heartbreaking ones. The gay birdwatcher was an interesting touch and the Island story was really touching. All the episodes were really well directed. I believe the last one was directed by Jodie Foster. The series is worth a watch if you want a thought provoking genre.

by Anonymousreply 10910/22/2020

A friend told me the British show The Fall was good, and all three seasons are on Prime. I'm starting it tonight.

I was curious about Tales from the Loop, so I may try it next.

by Anonymousreply 11010/29/2020

Fright Night - original

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three - original

I made it through Shanghai, barely, but I don't recommend it even though I like the cast. The direction is almost comatose, and I think it has to do with Chinese gov't interference.

I'm a Bosch fan; sometimes I watch old episodes. Same with Luther.

by Anonymousreply 11110/29/2020

So this thread has confirmed Prime is a waste. Nothing mentioned here has been worthwhile IMO. Mrs Maisel has some interesting period costumes and sets - but it’s chick flick and really not that interesting. The Boys is mediocre writing and mediocre to bad acting - with unnecessary and stupid gore and violence. Horror films do nothing for me - which seems to be about 50% of suggestions.

Fleabag has been the ONLY thing I’ve liked in a year of watching Prime. I held on for the new Borat - and was disappointed. The reality show of Trump makes his whole schtick dated. We are LIVING a Borat film every day with Trump and this campaign - and it’s not funny any more. And the whole daughter relationship story was stupid, pointless and unfunny. Even the Giuliani “climax” was a let down - basically he was tucking in his shirt. Yawn.

I’m giving Prime until the end of the year then getting rid of it. May just do Hulu or one of the basic TV apps.

by Anonymousreply 11210/29/2020

R112 has stated her boundaries

by Anonymousreply 11310/29/2020

Mozart in the Jungle.

by Anonymousreply 11410/29/2020

Just watched season three of Mrs. Maisel. It was, um, rather odd in places. A lot of very puzzling choices. But when it was good, it was a delight.

by Anonymousreply 11510/29/2020

Watch Bosch before you give up Prime, r112. It's the reason I got Prime in the first place.

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by Anonymousreply 11610/29/2020

I started watching Tales from the Loop thanks to this thread and so far I'm enjoying it.

by Anonymousreply 11710/29/2020

Cut leads. Aussie films have their own quirks which makes them so compelling.

by Anonymousreply 11810/29/2020

Can anyone recommend some good British historical dramas that are free on Amazon? I've already seen all the popular "hits" like Downton Abbey and Pride and Prejudice.

by Anonymousreply 11910/29/2020

Vanity Fair wasn't horrible. I wasn't familiar with it but apparently other adaptations are better.

by Anonymousreply 12010/29/2020

You might want to consider doing a search for "hidden gems on Amazon Prime". There are YOUTUBE channels called "WATCH THIS NOW" and "FLICK CONNECTION" which sometimes list under-the-radar good horror and suspense movies on Amazon Prime.

by Anonymousreply 12110/29/2020

Doesn't R112 sound like a self-absorbed and completely insufferable cunt!

by Anonymousreply 12210/29/2020

Tales from the Loop

by Anonymousreply 12310/29/2020

I wish more people would sample Undone. I've never seen anything like it.

by Anonymousreply 12410/31/2020

Ok - so watched Upload. It was good and unique. Good recommendation. I’ll try Undone.

by Anonymousreply 12511/01/2020

You should mention that Undone is animated. No thanks.

by Anonymousreply 12611/01/2020

Yesterday, I watched "Eight on the Lam," a mediocre Bob Hope film from 1967 with Jill St. John.

Despite its few laughs, I found it comforting because it and its ilk were what was playing on TV when I grew up on the 1970s.

by Anonymousreply 12711/01/2020

I tried watching the UK version of Queer as Folk and cringed myself into oblivion.

by Anonymousreply 12811/01/2020

R128 the UK version of QUEER AS FOLK was astronomically better than the US version. The original UK version sometimes was so real it was painful. The US version was cliched and hackneyed...lazy writing and the characters had no arcs.

by Anonymousreply 12911/01/2020

Borat and 1932’s Frankenstein. Enjoyed both.

by Anonymousreply 13011/01/2020

Requires an AMC subscription ($8.99 additional/month), but the "Deutschland '83" series is great. Three series dramatizing the East/West German spy games in 1983, 1986 and 1989. "Deutschland '83" sadly isn't currently available, but '86 is, and '89 has just started broadcasting.

by Anonymousreply 13111/01/2020

R131, the lead actor is hot and has a scrumptious ass.

by Anonymousreply 13211/01/2020

R132: Jonas Nay, yes. Also a great cross-section of German TV and film stars in the series.

Maria Schrader, who plays the evil East German spy aunt, directed "Unorthodox" last year.

by Anonymousreply 13311/01/2020

I loved the first 3 seasons of Grantchester with the gorgeous James Norton.

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by Anonymousreply 13411/01/2020

Deutschland 83 and 86 are both on Hulu, FYI. Highly recommend.

by Anonymousreply 13511/01/2020

You can still watch Deutschland 86 on Prime for free (if you are a Prime member). Deutschland 83, which I remember liking a few years ago, is now $19.99 for the season (eight episodes). Deutschland 89 is free with a seven-day free trial membership to AMC+ on Prime Video Channels.

Hmmm...I wonder if they skip the commercials.

by Anonymousreply 13611/01/2020

I really enjoyed the recent adaptation of Emma. Wasn't that familiar with the story at all before, apart from having seen Clueless years ago. It's a beautifully made film, and there's a gratuitous rear shot of Mr Knightley in the beginning if that's your thing.

by Anonymousreply 13711/01/2020

Shows how much attention I pay to things R136; I watched and enjoyed Deutschland 83 a few years ago, had no idea they had done a sequel in 86, let alone an 89!

by Anonymousreply 13811/01/2020

Amazon has “black box “ movies — part semi horror, part semi twilight zoney, part just weird. I’ve seen The Lie, Nocturne and something else. It’s watchable and I hate committing to a series

by Anonymousreply 13911/02/2020

I'm rewatching House MD on Amazon now. Still love it.

by Anonymousreply 14011/02/2020

[quote]I'm rewatching House MD on Amazon now. Still love it.

Just another old-people formula show. Yuck. At least "Murder, She Wrote" had interesting old-time guest stars.

by Anonymousreply 14111/02/2020

[quote] Murder, She Wrote" had interesting old-time guest stars.

R141 is 120 years old.

by Anonymousreply 14211/02/2020

R141, Murder, She Wrote doesn't have Jesse Spencer's flawless complexion.

by Anonymousreply 14311/02/2020

Undone was amazing.

by Anonymousreply 14411/02/2020

Red Oaks, it’s sweet.

by Anonymousreply 14511/02/2020

The actor from CUT SNAKE is on S.W.A.T. Really good looking bloke.

by Anonymousreply 14611/16/2020

I don't watch most of the Amazon Prime originals but I actually watch a lot of films - they have a pretty decent library of classic movies

by Anonymousreply 14711/16/2020

Which classic movies would you recommend r147?

by Anonymousreply 14811/16/2020

I’m not R147 but I would recommend this classic films.


Arsenic & Old Lace

Roman Holiday

To Catch a Thief

Funny Face

Sunset Boulevard

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Barefoot in the Park

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (70s version)

The Vicious Circle

In A Lonely Place

The African Queen

Deadly Nightshade

My Man Godfrey

by Anonymousreply 14911/21/2020

Foreign films:

The Girl in the Fog

A Man Called Ove


The Surprise

The Dark Valley



Mid-August Lunch

The Salt of Life

Bright Days Ahead

Sleepless Night

2 Days in Paris


What’s in a Name?

The House by the Sea

Force Majeur

Haute Cuisine

A Five Star Life

Cannibal: Love Story

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

13 Tzameti

by Anonymousreply 15011/21/2020

Anyone watch Monsoon, yet? (Has a gay couple.)

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by Anonymousreply 15111/21/2020

Going along with r149/150, here are some of the films I've watched:

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort, Les Enfants du Paradise, In Which We Serve, Last Year at Marienbad

by Anonymousreply 15211/21/2020

Black Orpheus, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Diabolique, The Seventh Spring, Stromboli.

by Anonymousreply 15311/21/2020

The Durells in Corfu is really fun. The characters are all ridiculous in a great way.

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by Anonymousreply 15411/22/2020

Around the next bend is satisfying my Covid 19 need to travel. How I miss it.

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