Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video this weekend

Jan 15 2021, 10:43 am

You made it to the weekend and your date with Amazon Prime Video.

Toss on a pair of comfy pants, fire up the popcorn, and sink into the couch for a weekend full of originals, some comedy, and new series.

Here are a few new (and some old) things to check out on Amazon Prime Video this weekend and some from earlier this month.

One Night in Miami

One Night in Miami is a fictional account of one incredible night where icons Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown gathered discussing their roles in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 60s. Starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree, Aldis Hodge and Leslie Odom Jr.

Tandav – Season 1

Set in the capital city of the world’s largest democracy, the series will take viewers inside the closed, chaotic corridors of power and uncover the manipulations, charades and dark secrets of people who will go to any lengths in pursuit of power. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub.

American Gods – Season 3

An inevitable war builds between the Old Gods of Mythology and our New Gods of Technology. Ricky Whittle, Crispin Glover, Marilyn Manson, Julia Sweeney and Danny Trejo are among the cast.

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

Herself

Herself follows the story of a young mother who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system. She sets out to build her own home and in the process rebuilds her life and re-discovers herself.

Shirley

A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple. Starring Elisabeth Moss, Logan Lerman, and Odessa Young.

Antebellum (Exclusive Content)

Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late. Starring Janelle Monáe, Jena Malone, and Gabourey Sidibe.

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.

Yearly Departed

Yearly Departed is a series of eulogies for the year 2020, where a lineup of all-women comedians will deliver everything from casual sex to beige Band-Aids and everything in between that we’ve “lost” in 2020.

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

Set and filmed during unprecedented times, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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