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Amazon’s First Original Movie Is Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

Amazon’s First Original Movie Is Spike Lee’s ‘Chi-Raq’

Amazon, which has begun to have success with its original TV series, is finally jumping into the world of original films. The company has officially announced its first project – Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq. In January, Amazon announced plans to produce at least a dozen original films a year. The movies will be created with theatrical release in mind, but will …

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‘Transparent’ Season Three Is Already a Go

‘Transparent’ Season Three Is Already a Go

Amazon has announced that it has greenlit a third season of its award-winning original series Transparent – and the second season hasn’t even premiered yet. The third season will begin filming next week. The show’s creator, Jill Soloway, will stay on as showrunner. “Jill is truly a creative force and I’m thrilled that we will be collaborating with her additional …

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‘Bosch’ Season 2 Is a Go After Strong Performance

Bosch, Amazon’s first original hour-long drama, has already been greenlit for a second season. That means it’s also the first drama series to be renewed at Amazon. The show, which premiered ten episodes back in February, is based on a series of Michael Connelly novels that follow LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch – played by Titus Welliver, who you may …

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Bosch, Amazon’s New Cop Drama, Is Now Available

All ten episodes of Amazon’s first original hour-long drama, Bosch, are now available to stream on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Bosch is based on a series of Michael Connelly novels that follow Harry Bosch, a “relentless LAPD homicide detective who pursues the killer of a 13-year-old boy while standing trial in federal court on accusations that he murdered a suspected …

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You Can Watch ‘Transparent’ for Free This Weekend

If the new show Transparent just hit your radar because of its Golden Globes win and you’ve been itching to see what the fuss is about, this weekend offers you a chance. If you don’t have Amazon Prime, Transparent is off limits to you. This Saturday (1/24), for one day only, Amazon is going to let everyone stream the show …

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Amazon Is Going to Make Movies for Theatrical Release and Quick Debut on Prime

Earlier this month, Amazon picked up its first-ever major award win, taking home a Golden Globe award for its original series Transparent. Is Amazon now shooting for Oscars? The company has announced plans to produce at least a dozen original films a year, starting this year. The movies will be created with theatrical release in mind, but will appear on …

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Here Are 13 New Pilots You Can Watch Now on Amazon

It’s time for another round of new pilots from Amazon Studios. The company has just made available 13 new pilots (seven for adults and six for kids). Here’s what’s now available via Amazon Instant Video: Cocked Created by Sam Baum (Lie to Me) and Sam Shaw (Manhattan – TV series), Cocked stars Sam Trammell (True Blood) as Richard Paxson, a …

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Bosch, Amazon’s First Hour-Long Drama, Lands Feb 13

Amazon’s first hour-long drama will hit Prime Instant Video on February 13. Bosch, based on bestselling author Michael Connelly’s books about LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch (City of Bones, The Concrete Blonde, and Echo Park), was greenlit back in March of last year after a successful pilot premiere. Bosch stars Titus Welliver (as Bosch), Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino, Lance Reddick. …

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Woody Allen Heads to Amazon for First-Ever TV Series

Amazon Studios and Woody Allen have just announced a partnership that will see the acclaimed filmmaker write and direct his first-ever TV series. It doesn’t have a name at this point – it’s simply Untitled Woody Allen Project – but we do know that it’ll be a half-hour series and Amazon has already ordered a full series run. The series …

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Transparent Wins a Golden Globe, Amazon’s First Major Award

Over the past couple years, Netflix has consistently netted award show nominations (and some wins) for its original content like House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black. And though the Emmys, Golden Globes, and the like have smiled upon Netflix – they hadn’t yet shown any love for Amazon and its original Prime Instant Video offerings. Until Sunday …

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Amazon’s New Pilots Will Debut on January 15

Amazon has just announced that its new season of pilots, which includes 13 new shows, will debut on January 15. The new set of hopefuls was first announced back in November. Here are the seven pilots you’ll be able to stream next week: Cocked Created by Sam Baum (Lie to Me) and Sam Shaw (Manhattan – TV series), Cocked stars …

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Golden Globe Nominations See Netflix and Amazon Battling It Out for the First Time

The nominations for the Golden Globe Awards – where lovers of the big and the small screen alike can see their favorite stars/productions honored – are here. In an early morning ceremony, Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton, and Jeremy Piven announced who will vie for the coveted statutes next month. As has been the case with other award shows …

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