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7 Questions With...

7 Questions With Margo Martindale

Say Margo Martindale’s name and people automatically say: “I love her!” Then an interesting response kicks in. Which show will they cite? When answering our “7 Questions,” Martindale was on three shows: The Americans on FX (the series finale was in May), Sneaky Pete, streaming on Amazon, and The Good Fight on CBS All Access. Martindale had also just finished shooting a movie and was starting another the next day with Tiffany Haddish. “I have never been this busy,” says Martindale, who has won three Emmys. To those who have said a woman, especially one in Hollywood, can’t get hired […]

An American Girl Story — Melody 1963: Love Has to WinAmazon

Amazon and American Girl Explore Civil Rights in An American Girl Story — Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

Amazon presents its first collaboration with the American Girl franchise with an original tale based on the character Melody Ellison, whose adventures revolve around her deep love of Motown and her dreams of music stardom. This special is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video and is a brave departure from AG’s typically frothy tales, and focuses on Melody’s experience as part of the Civil Rights movement as a child of color. Melody 1963 centers around a 10-year-old girl Melody whose innocent eyes are opened to the racial inequality surrounding her, including bullying by peers, her mother’s mistreatment at work, and […]


Amazon Studios talks Mad Dogs, Bosch, Catastrophe, The New Yorker Presents at Television Critics Association Press Tour

Amazon Studios presented its upcoming slate of original series premieres and returns today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. Amazon chief Roy Price started the session by touting the previous night’s Golden Globe successes for Mozart in the Jungle and its star Gael Garcia Bernal plus Transparent’s Globe nominations and Amazon’s 60 other award nominations and 20 wins. Noting that Hand of God, Red Oaks, Mozart in the Jungle, The Man in the High Castle (the service’s most successful launch yet) and Transparent all received new seasons, Price said the streaming service constantly seeks “visionary creators with voices that will stand out […]


What’s new on Amazon December 2015

Among the highlights that are new on Amazon December 2015 will the blockbusters Ant-Man (pictured) and Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation, which are available for purchase on Amazon Instant Video. Those and other highlights below. NEW ON AMAZON DECEMBER 2015 PIV: New In December 2015 — Available for Streaming on Prime Instant Video Available December 1 Bedazzled The Details Hoffa Monkey Business River of No Return Something’s Gotta Give (exclusive streaming home) Available December 9 Meet Me in Montenegro (exclusive streaming home) Available December 11 Transparent Season 2 Available December 12 Interstellar Tumble Leaf Season 2 Available December 15 Cutie and the Boxer Available […]

The Man In The High Castle

Now Streaming On Amazon: “The Man In the High Castle”

In an alternate history, the Allied Forces lost World War II and the United States has been divided into Nazi and Imperial Japanese territories, with an area dividing the two — the Rocky Mountain range — as a lawless no-man’s land of a neutral zone. In 1962, a young woman comes into possession of a mysterious film that also depicts an alternate history, one where the Allies are victorious, Japan surrenders and the Nazi regime is obliterated. Intrigued and hopeful, the woman, our story’s heroine, is pulled into the shadowy world of an underground resistance where she searches for “The […]