From the return of a most beloved bear, to Ewan McGregor’s latest outing, Amazon Prime has a few potential crowd-pleasers up its sleeve for July.
Here are the best new TV and films coming to Amazon Prime next month.
Paddington 2 (July 12)
Beating Thor and Spider-Man at the box office last year, and winning rave reviews from critics, this joyful return for Ben Whishaw’s modern iteration of the famous bear is full of inventive, charming comedy. The ever terrific Brendan Gleeson and Hugh Grant, who is enjoying quite the career renaissance, both offer wonderful support in a tale that has everything from slapstick action to song and dance numbers.
Zoe (July 20)
Ewan McGregor’s latest film is a curious sci-fi/romance hybrid that looks to have shades of ‘Her’. Léa Seydoux, Christina Aguilera and Theo James co-star.
The Conjuring 2 (July 26)
James Wan and Leigh Whannell are Hollywood’s most reliable horror partnership. And this effective chiller, inspired by the Enfield Haunting, boasts some genuinely creepy scares. When a family becomes terrorised by a ghostly presence, Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga’s paranormal investigators attempt to help.
Westwood (July 31)
A documentary charting punk fashion icon Vivienne Westwood’s extraordinary life from her childhood to the present day, taking in insightful archive footage and interviews with both her, and those who know her best.
The Bold Type (new episodes every Monday)
Inspired by the experiences of Cosmopolitan’s former editor, this takes in the outrageous lives and relationships of the people behind a global women’s magazine.
Preacher (new episodes every Tuesday)
Hellish fun continues with Dominic Cooper’s fiery anti-hero, in this entertaining, bizarro-fantasy drama about a grizzled, superpowered preacher taking on the forces of darkness.
Dietland (new episodes every Tuesday)
This darkly comic drama/satire follows Plum Kettle – a ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York’s biggest fashion magazines.
Cloak and Dagger (new episodes every Friday)
Amazon’s very own Marvel series revolves around two super-powered teenagers from very different backgrounds, but with a shared emotional past.
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