May 2023 and a new month of exciting movies coming to Amazon Prime:
Lights, camera, action! Get ready to dive into a world of captivating stories, memorable characters, and stunning visuals. Whether you’re in the mood for heart-pumping action, heartwarming romance, or spine-tingling thrills, there’s a movie or series waiting for you. From the latest blockbusters to timeless classics, there’s never been a better time to be a movie and series lover. So sit back, relax, and let yourself be transported to another world as we take you on a journey through the best movies and series out there. Are you ready? Let’s go!
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2023)
After the success of the first “Black Panther” movie, fans have been eagerly anticipating the sequel. “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” promises to be just as action-packed and thrilling as the original, with a new storyline and a new cast of characters. This time around, we’ll see T’Challa’s sister Shuri take on a more prominent role, as well as some new faces in the form of the X-Men.
The French Dispatch (2021)
This quirky indie film from Wes Anderson tells the story of a group of journalists working at a fictional magazine in France. With an all-star cast that includes Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, and Frances McDormand, “The French Dispatch” is sure to be a visual feast and a charming story.
No Time to Die (2021)
Daniel Craig’s final outing as James Bond is finally available to stream on Amazon Prime! “No Time to Die” is a fitting end to Craig’s tenure as the famous spy, with plenty of action, romance, and intrigue. With a new villain played by Rami Malek and some surprising twists, this is a must-watch for Bond fans.
The Lost City(2023)
This action-comedy stars Channing Tatum and Sandra Bullock as a romance novelist and a cover model who get caught up in a dangerous adventure in the jungle. With plenty of laughs and thrills, “The Lost City” promises to be a fun ride.
Liquorice Pizza (2021)
From the mind of Paul Thomas Anderson comes “Liquorice Pizza,” a coming-of-age story set in 1970s California. The film follows two teenagers as they navigate love, friendship, and the entertainment industry. With a great soundtrack and standout performances from the young cast, “Liquorice Pizza” is a must-watch indie gem.
Don’t Look Up (2021)
This satirical comedy stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as two astronomers who discover a comet heading towards Earth. Despite their efforts to warn the world, their dire predictions fall on deaf ears as politicians and the media downplay the crisis. With a star-studded cast that includes Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, and Timothée Chalamet, “Don’t Look Up” is a biting commentary on our current society’s refusal to take action on important issues.
The Power of the Dog (2021)
This Western drama directed by Jane Campion stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, and Kirsten Dunst. Set in Montana in the 1920s, the film follows a wealthy rancher who becomes threatened by his brother’s new wife. With stunning cinematography and powerful performances, “The Power of the Dog” is a masterful exploration of masculinity, family, and secrets.
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Tom Holland returns as everyone’s favorite web-slinger in “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” This highly anticipated film sees Spider-Man team up with other versions of himself from different dimensions, including Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield. With thrilling action and emotional moments, “No Way Home” is a must-watch for Marvel fans.
The Lost Daughter (2021)
Maggie Gyllenhaal makes her directorial debut with “The Lost Daughter,” based on the novel by Elena Ferrante. The film follows a college professor played by Olivia Colman, who becomes obsessed with a young mother and her daughter during a beach vacation. With nuanced performances and a haunting atmosphere, “The Lost Daughter” is a psychological drama that will stay with you long after the credits roll.
West Side Story (2021)
Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of the beloved musical “West Side Story” is finally available to stream on Amazon Prime. The film tells the classic story of star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria, set against the backdrop of gang violence in 1950s New York City. With stunning choreography and a talented young cast, “West Side Story” is a must-watch for fans of the original musical and newcomers alike.
The Tender Bar (2021)
Based on the memoir by J.R. Moehringer, “The Tender Bar” is a heartwarming drama about a young man’s journey to find his place in the world. Starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan, and Lily Rabe, the film follows J.R. as he seeks guidance and wisdom from the patrons of his uncle’s bar. With poignant performances and a touching story, “The Tender Bar” is a feel-good movie that will leave you with a smile on your face.
The Tragedy of Macbeth(2021)
This visually stunning adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” stars Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand as the tragic couple. Directed by Joel Coen, the film is shot entirely in black and white, giving it a haunting and atmospheric feel. With powerful performances and a timeless story, “The Tragedy of Macbeth” is a must-watch for Shakespeare enthusiasts and movie buffs alike.
“Tick, Tick…Boom!” (2021)
This musical drama directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda stars Andrew Garfield as an aspiring composer trying to make it in 1990s New York City. Based on the semi-autobiographical musical by the late Jonathan Larson, “Tick, Tick…Boom!” is a poignant exploration of artistic passion and the pursuit of success. With catchy songs and a talented cast, this is a movie that will stick with you long after the credits roll.
“The Matrix Resurrections” (2021)
Keanu Reeves returns as Neo in “The Matrix Resurrections,” the fourth installment in the sci-fi franchise. Set 20 years after the events of “The Matrix Revolutions,” the film sees Neo trying to uncover the truth about his reality once again. With mind-bending action sequences and a thought-provoking story, “The Matrix Resurrections” is a must-watch for fans of the original trilogy.
There is something for everyone. So, without further ado, let’s dive into some of the exciting shows coming to Amazon Prime this month.
The Underground Railroad – May 14th
The Underground Railroad is a historical drama based on Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. The series follows a young woman named Cora as she escapes slavery and makes her way through the American South in the 19th century. With stunning visuals and a powerful story, this show is sure to leave a lasting impact.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – May 20th
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is back for its fourth season, and fans are eagerly awaiting the return of this beloved show. Set in the 1950s, the series follows a housewife named Midge Maisel who discovers a talent for stand-up comedy. With witty writing and fantastic performances, this show has won multiple awards and is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good comedy.
The Pursuit of Love – May 21st
Looking for a romantic comedy-drama? Then The Pursuit of Love is the show for you. Set in Europe between the two World Wars, the series follows two friends, Linda and Fanny, as they search for love and adventure. With stunning costumes and a fantastic soundtrack, this show is a visual treat.
Flack – May 21st
Flack is a dark comedy-drama about a public relations firm that cleans up the messes of celebrities and high-profile clients. The series follows the personal and professional lives of the firm’s employees, including Anna Paquin as the lead character, Robyn. With sharp writing and excellent performances, this show is a must-watch for anyone who loves a good satire.
Panic – May 28th
Yes, we know we’ve mentioned Panic already, but it’s worth mentioning again because it’s a show you won’t want to miss. This teen drama thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat with its twists and turns. With a cast of talented young actors and a compelling story, this show is perfect for anyone looking for an adrenaline rush.
Homecoming – May 22nd
Homecoming is a psychological thriller based on the popular podcast of the same name. The series follows a caseworker named Heidi as she helps soldiers transition back to civilian life at a mysterious facility. With a fantastic performance by Julia Roberts and a gripping story, this show is a must-watch for fans of the podcast and anyone who loves a good thriller.
Them – May 7th
If you’re a fan of horror and suspense, then Them is a show you won’t want to miss. Set in the 1950s, the series follows a black family who moves to an all-white Los Angeles neighborhood. As they navigate their new home, they begin to experience terrifying and supernatural occurrences. With a fantastic cast and a chilling story, this show is perfect for horror lovers.
Dom – May 14th
Dom is a Brazilian crime drama that tells the true story of a father and son caught in the middle of the war on drugs in Rio de Janeiro. With a thrilling plot and intense performances, this series explores the consequences of drug addiction and the impact it has on families.
The Underground Kings – May 14th
The Underground Kings is an action-packed series that follows two brothers, Johnny and Wayne, as they navigate the criminal underworld in New Orleans. With fantastic fight scenes and a gripping storyline, this show is perfect for fans of action and crime dramas.
Solos – May 21st
Solos is a unique and thought-provoking series that explores the human experience through the lens of seven standalone episodes. With a star-studded cast and beautiful storytelling, this show is perfect for anyone looking for something a little different.
Now Streaming Based on the popular comic book series, Invincible is an animated series about a teenage superhero named Mark Grayson, who is just learning to harness his powers. With an all-star voice cast and a fantastic story, this show is perfect for anyone who loves superheroes.
Amazon Prime has an incredible line-up of US shows this month, from crime dramas to animated series to thought-provoking anthologies. With something for everyone, these shows are sure to keep you entertained all month long. So, grab your popcorn and get ready to binge-watch!Bottom of Form