Do you have a subscription to Amazon prime Video, but every time you have to pick a new TV series to start, do you go to Netflix?
Well, today we recommend 8 TV series for you to watch, if you haven’t already, on the streaming platform of Main video.
Panic was added to Prime Video on May 28, 2021 and is based on the young adult novel by Lauren Olivier, it is therefore aimed in particular at an adolescent audience.
The story takes place in a small town in Texas where high school graduates engage in a series of knockout challenges each summer, believing that this is their only chance to escape their predicament and improve their skills. life.
Even Heather (Olivia welch), the protagonist who attends the last year of high school, decides to participate in the “game” Panic to win the cash prize and change his life and thus decide his own future.
In the game there is only one rule to respect: Do not panic.
Despite some flaws, Panic touches in an interesting way many aspects, like friendship, love and family, characterizing each character, showing their fragility, their weaknesses but also their strengths, like the desire to redeem themselves and self-determination. .
The narrative, however, is both very straightforward and certainly not lacking in flaws.
Utopia, also signed Amazon Prime Video is based on the British fiction of the same name created by the director Dennis kelly.
The series has a cast composed of young and bright actors who make the vision of Utopia absolutely inescapable, also for its engaging plot.
The series tells the story of a group of nerdy kids, fans of comics and video games, who come together to save the world and humanity from destruction.
All are big fans of a graphic novel called theirs Utopia, which however hides in its pages hidden messages revealing the end of the world and the extinction of the human being.
The group of friends are determined to save the world and they are joined by the comic book protagonist, Jessica hyde.
3) Homeland Fort Salem
Mother land: Fort salem takes place in a world dominated by women, here the United States ended the persecution against witches 300 years before the history we know, thanks to the Accord of Salem, a document which, in exchange for peace, obliges all witches to perform military service for their country.
Leading Potential Witches, who undergo training in Fort Salem, is here Sarah alder (Lyne Renee), or whoever made the Salem Accords.
In the cast we also see Raëlle Corail (Taylor hickson), Abigail bellweather (Ashley nicole williams) And Tally craven (Jessica sutton).
The girls will unite to defeat threats posed by Mattanza, the terrorist organization that is causing mass suicides across the country.
The main weapon that young witches possess is their voice, modulated according to the ‘Seed’ (the equivalent of a spell) they intend to use. The series’ choice to use the voice as a weapon to combat evil undoubtedly contains a deep meaning and a message of female emancipation.
Mother land: Fort salem therefore represents a feminist and progressive reinterpretation of history, indeed here it is thanks to the witches that the USA becomes a great power, with a black woman as president.
Hanna (Esme creed miles), whose name gives the series its title, is a fifteen-year-old girl who lives in an isolated forest in Poland, with the only person she has ever known and whom she considers to be her father: Erik (Joel kinnaman).
In fact, Erik was once part of the Ultrax, the CIA program that recruited pregnant women to alter fetal DNA and create a race of super soldiers..
Among these women was also Hanna’s mother and when the CIA orders the elimination of all the children involved in the project, Erik, in love with the woman, escapes and hides the girl from those who have been pursuing her for fifteen years. years.
The series is characterized by many scenes of action, adventure and an interesting evolution of the characters, which represent the true center of the story.
If you’re a fan of the horror genre here you can grab it instead Them, in Italian They, TV shows United States created by Little Marvin and produced by Lena waithe.
The series premiered on Amazon Prime Video on April 9, 2021, takes place during the time of the Great Southern States Migration and tells the story of the Emory family, who flee North Carolina for a seemingly nicer Compton, California, trying to leave behind a decidedly traumatic past .
Once they move out, however, family life only gets worse, the house seems to harbor strange presences, and the new neighbors are racist, showing themselves to be disgusted by the Emories’ skin color.
In its ten episodes, Them manages to kidnap and theorize the viewer, turning out to be a respectable horror product, playing on a constant rise in tension, a bit of sadism, and even a few jumpscare.
The series often plays by not spelling out what’s real and what isn’t, in order to create a clearer but perhaps a little hasty ending.
6) cruel summer
Cruel summer is an American television series created by Bert V. Royal and debuted on Freeform on April 20, 2021 and was subsequently released on Amazon Prime Video the August 6, 2021.
The series follows the story of two teenage girls in the 90s and the impact on the lives of those around them after one of them goes missing.
As Panic, even here, it’s a teen drama that explores the various psychological nuances of adolescence with inevitable thriller sequences.
Everything revolves around the disappearance of Kate (Olivia Holt), in a small town in Texas.
here Jeanette (Chiara Aurélia) who seems to have nothing to do with the girl almost ends up robbing her of the life of the same age.
Jeanette grows and changes both aesthetically and in temperament incredibly, moving from an individualistic, clumsy and lonely person to a sweet and clumsy stranger, the most popular in town.
She begins a relationship with Kate’s boyfriend and becomes friends with her friends, neglecting her old lifelong friends.
Jeanette is totally a different person or rather she has become a photocopy of Kate, of whom nothing is known yet.
7) Perfect Nine Stranger
Landed on August 20, 2021 on Amazon Prime Video, Nine Perfect Strangers, mini-series created by David E. Kelley and of John Henry Butterworth, part of a classic and often abused expedient: nine people, totally unknown to each other, meet in a pleasant and exclusive place to spend a week in peace, far from the chaos of everyday life.
Each of these nine people is there, in this place of peace where to take refuge, in order to alleviate their pains, to make peace with themselves and with their demons, which have now become too cumbersome.
They therefore spend ten days in a huge and magnificent luxury resort, surrounded by nature, called Quiet House and directed by the beautiful and enigmatic Macha (Nicole Kidman).
They find themselves in a real dream place to spend vacations and meet, but it quickly turns out to be a prison.
After being the victim of a car accident, Alma begins to see her father’s ghost (Bob odenkirk), who died several years earlier in another car accident, who says she wants to teach her to travel in time in order to save it, the protagonist thus finds herself in a loop that transports her between space and time, making her discover a gray area of oneself that can be explained by a mental illness or a spiritual quest
Conceived by Raphael Bob-Waksberg And Kate purdy, respectively creator and screenwriter of BoJack Rider, Fact is one of the series that perhaps deserves a mention above all for its raw depth and strong emotional impact.
Fact it starts out as a dramatic story and then gets more psychological and science fiction, without giving too many answers and explanations, but leaving the viewer free to interpret the story.
What immediately catches the eye is undoubtedly the style with which this series was produced, i.e. using the rotoscope, which consists of creating an animated style from a real video, so as to make the story as dreamlike as possible and to give more importance to colors and shades, thus accentuating the visual impact of the work .
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