Best movies and TV shows on Amazon Prime

Amazon is continuously adding new movies and TV shows to its Prime video streaming service, and each week, we'll bring you the best it has to offer!

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In this week's selection of films and shows on Amazon Prime, check out an anthology series scripted by author Ray Bradbury. Follow a group of scientists who investigate mysterious disease outbreaks, bioterrorism, and environmental change. Finally, a young American after he and his friend are attacked by a werewolf, and the young man's discovery that he has become a werewolf himself.

  • The Ray Bradbury Theater - Season 6 - This anthology series was scripted by Ray Bradbury, often inspired by the author's own short stories. Each episode tells a self-contained tale featuring new characters, settings, and situations. This season follows stories of everything from a man who tries to build a machine that creates happiness to a story of an American tourist becoming involved in an Irish sporting event.
  • ReGenesis - Seasons 2-4 - This series follows a group of scientists at the ficitonal North American Biotechnology Advisory Commission. Together, the group investigates mysterious diseases, radical environmental changes, and bioterrorism throughout North America.
  • An American Werewolf in London - While on a backpacking trip through England, two young Americans are attacked by a werewolf, resulting in one being killed, and the other, David, left injured. After his release from the hospital, David finds that, as a consequence of the attack, he is now a werewolf himself.

Looking ahead

This week's new additions to Amazon's Prime Video lineup begin with a new documentary, Straight/Curve: Challenging the Beauty, which examines societal standards of beauty and how the fashion industry and media play into them. You'll also be able to watch Kill Switch, a movie about a scientist who as to decide between destroying our world or an alternate parallel world. Finally, season four of Transparent sees the Pfefferman clan head off to Israel on a spiritual journey.

  • Straight/Curve: Challenging the Beauty - This documentary examines modern beauty standards and our obsession with the "ideal" body type. The film explores the role that both the media and the fashion industry play in affecting body satisfaction, particularly of young women. Arrives September 19.
  • Kill Switch - In the near future, a physicist must decide which world to save and which to destroy when a corporation begins harvesting unlimited energy, only to find they are doing so by draining an alternate Earth. Arrives September 21.
  • Transparent - Season 4 - In the fourth season of this Emmy award-winning series, the Pfefferman family finds itself heading off on a spiritual journey as they join Maura on a trip to Israel. Arrives September 22.

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