The Best New Additions To Amazon Prime

We’ve run our New To Netflix monthly roundups for a while now, so it’s only fair we give those with Amazon Prime accounts all the latest news about top TV and film coming their way. Here are SL’s top picks for July…

The Bold Type – Series 2

 Comedy The Bold Type reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for fictional women's magazine Scarlet. The rising generation of Scarlet women leans on one another as they find their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders, including high-powered editor-in-chief, Jacqueline. Together they explore sexuality, identity, love, and fashion.

New episodes every Monday

Dietland – Series 1

 Equal parts revenge fantasy and heartfelt journey to self-acceptance, Dietland is a darkly comedic story that explores a multitude of issues faced by women today – including patriarchy, misogyny, rape culture, and unrealistic beauty standards. Stars Joy Nash (The Mindy Project), Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and Tamara Tunie (Law & Order).

 New episodes every Tuesday

Preacher – Series 3

 Starring Dominic Cooper and based on the popular, cult comic book franchise, Preacher is a supernatural, twisted and darkly comedic drama that follows a West Texas preacher named Jesse Custer, who’s inhabited by a mysterious entity that causes him to develop a highly unusual power. In series three, Custer's quest for God takes him back to the place he's been avoiding his whole life: home.

 New episodes every Tuesday

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger – Series 1

 Two teenagers from very different backgrounds find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.

 New episodes every Friday

ElBulli: The Story of a Dream – Series 1

Taking the premise of Chef’s Table and extending it into an entire series, this documentary tells the tale of three-Michelin-starred elBulli, from its creation under the Schilling family in 1963 to its closure in 2011. At 15 episodes, this is probably one for serious foodies, but nonetheless, the documentary’s pacing and the extraordinary rise of the restaurant will keep viewers hooked.

Available to watch now

Paddington 2

 Settled in with the Brown family, Paddington (voiced by Ben Whishaw) is a popular member of the community who spreads joy and marmalade wherever he goes. When a thief steals his prized book, Paddington embarks on a quest to unmask the culprit before Aunt Lucy's big celebration. Featuring a star-studded cast including Hugh Grant (on fine form as the film’s villain), Hugh Bonneville, Sally Fielding and Brendon Gleeson.

Available to watch on 12th July


Last year’s Sundance Film Festival hit, Zoe has been acquired by Amazon for release this summer. Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux play co-workers at a research lab that designs tech to make romantic relationships better. As the couple's work continues, they find much more than they'd planned to. Also stars Christina Aguilera, Theo James, Rashida Jones and Miranda Otto.

 Available to watch on 20th July

The Conjuring 2

 One for horror fans, the sequel to The Conjuring transports us to 1977, where paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren have come out of a self-imposed sabbatical to travel to Enfield, north London. They meet Peggy Hodgson, an overwhelmed single mother of four who tells the couple that her youngest daughter is showing signs of demonic possession. But as the Warrens try to help the girl, they become the next targets of the ‘spirit’.

Available to watch on 26th July

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Since igniting the punk movement with ex-partner and Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren, Dame Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion for over 40 years and is responsible for creating many of the most distinctive looks of recent time. Blending archival footage and insightful interviews, a portrait emerges of Vivienne's fascinating network of collaborators, taking viewers on her journey, from a childhood in post-war Derbyshire to the runways of Paris and Milan.

 Available to watch on 31st July

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