Amazon to celebrate some record Q1 profits by bumping up Prime prices by $20 a year

Because nothing says “Whoo, we posted record profits this year!” like trying to get a little somethin’ more, Variety reports that Amazon has decided to celebrate a banner Q1 2018 for itself by bumping up the prize for its package delivery service/subscription TV plan Amazon Prime. The price for the service—which…

The second season of Sneaky Pete does just enough to keep you watching

There’s a great moment in the first-season finale of Sneaky Pete that encapsulates much of the feel of the show: As Marius Josipovic (Giovanni Ribisi) believes he’s finally free of his scam as Pete Murphy and all the lying and stealing and keeping secrets that comes with it, he’s kidnapped by two men. They tell him…

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime in February

February is generally regarded as a month for love, and while Amazon Prime’s streaming offerings for next month do have a nod toward that—namely the Stinky & Dirty Valentine’s Day Special—the real heart-shaped box will be the second half of The Tick’s first season. It won’t premiere until the end of the month, but at…

Get your android sheep and watch the star-studded trailer for Amazon's Electric Dreams

Netflix has Black Mirror and Hulu is getting the Stephen King-inspired Castle Rock, and it looks like Amazon is ready to compete with both of them thanks to Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dream, an anthology series telling stories based on the work of the eponymous sci-fi writer. As seen in this trailer, Electric Dreams …

Transparent is on a Birthright trip, and no one is going to want to see the photos

In theory, there’s a lot of dramatic potential in the setup for the second half of this season of Transparent. The rest of the American Pfeffermans (minus Simon and Sarah and Len’s kids) arrive in Israel to meet Moshe, prompting a slight confrontation with his other family and kicking off a road trip that will consume…