New movies like Fast Color are hitting Amazon Prime this week. Don’t miss out! Plus catch up on new seasons of hit shows like Marvelous Ms. Maisel.
We’re headed into the middle of December and it’s time to find out what’s new on Amazon Prime this week. Amazon is laying a little low during the weekdays since last weekend they release Season 3 of its hit show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and this weekend they’ll be releasing the highly-anticipated fourth season of The Expanse.
If you’re a fan of Amazon’s original series, then now is a great time to catch up on Ms. Maisel. However, there are at least two new movies hitting Amazon Prime this week that are free for members to watch!
Light of My Life (2019)
- Director: Casey Affleck
- Starring: Casey Affleck, Anna Pniowsky, Tom Bower, and Elisabeth Moss
- Release Date: Dec. 9
Light of My Life is a thought-provoking thriller directed by Academy Award-winning actor Casey Affleck. He plays a father who must protect his daughter at any cost in a world where almost all women have been wiped out by a deadly plague.
To keep her safe, he has to disguise his child as a son. The movie was well-received by critics at its time of release earlier this year, earning an over approval rating of 79% at Rotten Tomatoes.
Fast Color (2018)
- Director: Julia Hart
- Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney, Christopher Denham, and David Strathairn
- Release Date: Dec. 11
If you like superhero movies but you want a break from DC and Marvel, you should consider checking out Fast Color. Gugu Mbatha-Raw stars as a woman with supernatural abilities.
Her gift makes her a target for scientists and government officials who desire to test her and use her abilities for their own means. She’s forced on the run and on her journey meets several interesting people along the way.
What are you planning on watching this week? Is there anything you hope comes to Amazon Prime soon? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!