Coming to Amazon Prime: July 2020
Here are links to our reviews for the films Amazon is bringing to its streaming platform in July.
Available July 1
Anaconda. A horror movie featuring the world’s second largest snake. Frankly, the snake is scary enough by itself. PG-13, Grade: C+
Big Fish. A man goes on a quest to uncover the truth of his father’s stories. PG-13 Grade: C+
Buried. An American contractor in Iraq is taken captive and buried alive. Can he get free with the aid of a lighter and cell phone? Restricted. Content details only.
Edge of Darkness. A homicide detective faces the terrible task of investigating the death of his own daughter. Restricted. Content details only.
Hitch. A “date doctor” makes a living helping other guys learn how to woo women. But he has a harder time getting the girl he wants. PG-13, Grade: C+
Megamind. Two aliens from different planets arrive on earth and begin a lifelong battle between good and evil. But then the good guy retires…PG, Grade: B+
Midnight in Paris. An engaged couple takes a trip to Paris, only to see their relationship unravel. PG-13, Grade: B
Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Nick and Norah pretend to be a couple in order to make their exes jealous. But their game of pretend starts to feel real. PG-13, Grade: D
Rabbit Hole. When their son is killed in a car accident, a couple grieve in different ways. PG-13, Grade: B
Spanglish. Flor has come to Los Angeles from Mexico. She finds work as a domestic helper for the Clasky family, which is struggling with numerous problems.
The Eye. A blind woman undergoes an experimental transplant surgery. But the results aren’t quite what she expects. PG-13, Grade: C
The Forbidden Kingdom. Two martial arts masters help an American teen who has travelled back in time to return an ancient artifact to its rightful owner. PG-13, Grade: B-
Available July 7
The Tourist. An American tourist in Europe meets a beautiful woman, only to discover that she has ties to crime and espionage that will have him on the run. PG-13, Grade: B-
Available July 19
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love. This documentary explores the complex relationship between superstar poet and singer Leonard Cohen and his sometime muse Marianne Ihlen. Restricted, Grade: C
Available July 24
Radioactive. This biopic stars Rosamund Pike as the famous scientist, Marie Curie. This is an original production and our review will be posted on its release date. PG-13.
Available July 27
Good Deeds. After doing a good deed for a homeless single mother, a wealthy young man begins to question the direction his life is on. PG-13, Grade: C+