Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video this weekend

Dec 18 2020, 11:15 am

During what is arguably the best time in the history of humanity to stream shows and movies, Amazon Prime Video is bringing some new content and some old classics to its streaming platform, just in time for the weekend.

From some laughs with Andy Samberg to a drama with Susan Sarandon, and everything else in between, here are a few new (and some old) things to check out on Amazon Prime Video this weekend.

Palm Springs

When carefree Nyles (Andy Samberg) and reluctant maid of honour Sarah (Cristin Milioti) have a chance encounter at a Palm Springs wedding, things get complicated when they find themselves unable to escape the venue, themselves, or each other.

Blackbird

Lily (Susan Sarandon) and Paul (Sam Neill) summon their loved ones to their beach house for one final gathering after Lily decides to end her long battle with ALS.

Unpaused

Unpaused is an anthology that brings together 5 unique creators of Hindi cinema – Nikkhil Advani, Raj & DK, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Nitya Mehra, and Avinash Arun featuring stories of love, new beginnings, second chances, and a glimmer of hope – set and filmed during the unprecedented times.

The Expanse – Season 5

The future of The Belt has begun as Marco Inaros wages Armageddon against the Inners for a lifetime of oppression and injustice.

Here are a few things that dropped on the streaming service earlier this month and from late November:

The Wilds

Part survival drama, part dystopian slumber party, The Wilds follows a group of teen girls from different backgrounds who must fight for survival after a plane crash strands them on a deserted island.

I’m Your Woman

Set in the 1970s, this crime drama follows a woman who is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.

Happiest Season

Meeting your girlfriend’s family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family’s annual Christmas dinner — until you realize that they don’t even know she’s gay — is even tougher. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew.

Sound of Metal

During a series of adrenaline-fuelled one-night gigs, itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss. When a specialist tells him his condition will rapidly worsen, he thinks his music career — and with it, his life — is over.

The Hurt Locker

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

The King’s Speech

The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer.

Ray Donovan: Season 1

Ray Donovan, a professional “fixer” for the rich and famous in Los Angeles, can make anyone’s problems disappear, except those created by his own family.

The Pursuit Of Happyness

A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s poised to begin a life-changing career.

Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle

A Korean-American office worker and his Indian-American stoner friend embark on a quest to satisfy their desire for White Castle burgers.

Life in a Year

Life in a Year follows 17-year-old Daryn, who finds out that his girlfriend is dying. He sets out to give her an entire life in the last year she has left.

Sequin in a Blue Room

After a chance encounter at an anonymous sex party, a 16-year-old boy hunts through the world of a hook-up app to track down the mystery man.

And here are a few newly added titles from earlier this month:

The Pack

Unleash the competition this weekend as a team of dogs and their human companions embark on a global adventure to compete in fun and exciting challenges that test the strength of their bonds.

James May: Oh Cook, Season 1

A cooking show hosted by James May, providing a unique perspective on kitchen creations for those who don’t know how to cook.
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