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New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: March 2015

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by Britt Hayes 6 days ago
If you're paying for that nice Amazon Prime membership, don't forget to take advantage of the Instant Video service, which—in addition to Netflix—offers several new streaming titles each month. From old classics to new favorites and the latest seasons of must-see television, read on for your guide to what's new on Amazon Prime Instant Video in March.

New Study Says Binge Watching is For the Sad and Lonely

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by Jacob Hall February 3, 2015 @ 11:53 AM
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In news that should surprise approximately no one, a new study from the University of Texas at Austin has discovered that “binge-watching” has been linked to depression, loneliness, and the inability to make wise decisions, like getting off the couch and doing anything else. Researchers Wei-Na Lee, Yoon Hi Sung and Eun Yeon Kang surveyed 316 people between the ages of 18 and 29, asking them about their mental and emotional states while they marathoned TV shows on Netflix (the study defined binge-watching as at least three episodes in a row).

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: February 2015

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by Britt Hayes February 2, 2015 @ 2:41 PM
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If you’ve signed up for Amazon Prime, you should probably be taking advantage of their Instant Video streaming service, which offers tons of film and TV titles free to subscribers. This month brings some 2014 film favorites, including ‘Joe’ and ‘Mood Indigo,’ along with the second seasons of ‘Hannibal’ and ‘Orphan Black.’ And if you’re looking for something more romantic to watch in February, Amazon’s got you covered there, too. Read on for our guide to the newest releases hitting Amazon Prime Instant Video this February.

Amazon Signs Woody Allen to Write and Direct First TV Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 13, 2015 @ 8:59 AM
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Amazon gained some serious credibility in the TV department in recent months, particularly with Sunday’s dual Golden Globe wins for ‘Transparent’ and star Jeffrey Tambor, but the retail conglomerate’s studio branch has its biggest match point yet. Woody Allen himself will write and direct his first TV series for Amazon, already ordered for a full season. I mean, it ​is​ Woody Allen.

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘A Killing on Carnival Row’ Eyed as Amazon Series

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 9, 2015 @ 10:03 AM
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Just when you thought Guillermo del Toro might have had too much on his plate, from ‘Justice League Dark’ to ‘Pacific Rim’ sequels and FX’s ‘The Strain,’ the visionary director’s long-gestating ‘A Killing on Carnival Row’ may have returned to life. Amazon has begun eyeing the fantasy horror project as a new series, with del Toro in mind to direct the pilot.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Releases: January 2015

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by Britt Hayes December 30, 2014 @ 5:44 PM
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It's the start of a new year, so maybe you should resolve to take advantage of that Amazon Prime subscription—especially if you just renewed it. There are a bunch of great movies and TV shows heading to the premium streaming service in January, from old classics to new favorites, guaranteeing there's surely something you can watch in your free time. Read on for our guide to the new releases hitting Amazon Prime Instant Video in January 2015.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Titles -- December 2014

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by Britt Hayes November 26, 2014 @ 6:23 PM
The holiday season is upon us, which means you've probably got some extra free time on your hands—and if you've got an Amazon Prime account, there's some great streaming content hitting the service in December, so you should definitely take advantage of that subscription. From new favorites to old classics, read on for our guide to the newest titles hitting Amazon Prime Instant Video this December.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Titles -- October 2014

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by Britt Hayes September 30, 2014 @ 5:17 PM
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Yeah, there's a lot of great content coming to Netflix Instant in October, but if you're an Amazon Prime subscriber, don't let that premium subscription go to waste! As a bonus, there's some good horror content hitting the service to provide some thrills and chills leading up to Halloween. And if you're willing to pay a little extra, you can rent or buy a season pass for a handful of some brand new seasons of TV shows. Read on for our guide to the newest titles heading to Amazon Prime Instant Video this October.

New Amazon Prime Instant Video Titles -- September 2014

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by Britt Hayes September 2, 2014 @ 1:21 PM
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Sure, there's a lot of great stuff on Netflix Instant, but if you have an Amazon Prime account, there's a whole lot of streaming content right at your fingertips -- from movies to television shows, there's plenty of fantastic options for you to watch to help you take advantage of that premium service. As a bonus, it's also pilot season over at Amazon Prime, with five new exciting new shows available for members to watch and rate to help Amazon determine their fate. Read on for our guide to the newest titles heading to Amazon Prime Instant Video this September.