News from the catalog of Amazon Prime October Video have already been announced and this month has everything to please catalog subscribers. Among the highlights of the time are the movie Minari: In Pursuit of Happiness, a drama that follows a Korean family in the US that won Best Supporting Actress at the Oscar 2021, and the 17th season premiere of Grey’s Anatomy, TV’s longest medical drama. Check out all of this month’s premieres and get ready for the marathon!
Films premiering in October on Prime Video
October 1st – Black as Night, 2021 – A resourceful teenager leaves childhood behind as she battles a group of deadly vampires in Black as Night, a hybrid of action and horror with a strong social conscience and a biting sense of humor.
When her drug-addicted mother becomes the ultimate victim of the undead, 15-year-old Shawna (Asjha Cooper) promises to even things out. Along with three trusted friends, she hatches a daring plan to infiltrate the vampire’s mansion in the historic French Quarter, destroy their leader and turn their fanged disciples back into human form.
October 1 – My Name Is Pauli Murray, 2021 – A look at the life and ideas of Pauli Murray, a non-binary black lawyer, activist and poet who influenced Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall.
October 1st – Winds of Freedom, 2018 – East Germany, 1979. After initially failing to flee East Germany to West Germany in a handcrafted hot air balloon, two families struggle to make a second attempt as the East German State Police chases them.
October 1st – Bingo Hell, 2021 – After 60-something neighborhood activist Lupita (Adriana Barraza) discovers that her beloved local bingo hall has been occupied by a mysterious businessman named Mr. Big (Richard Brake), she gathers her elderly friends to fight the enigmatic businessperson. But when her longtime neighbors start turning up dead in dire circumstances, Lupita suddenly discovers that gentrification is the least of her problems.
October 1 – Brian Banks: An Interrupted Dream, 2018 – A football player’s dreams of playing in the NFL are interrupted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he struggles to clear his name within an unfair system.
October 1 – Minari: In Pursuit of Happiness, 2020 – A Korean-American family moves to a farm in Arkansas in search of their own American dream. Amidst the challenges of this new life in the strange and rugged Ozarks, they discover the undeniable resilience of family and what truly makes a home.
October 8 – The Exorcism of Carmen Farías, 2021 – Carmen, a courageous journalist, discovers shortly after her mother’s death that she inherited her grandmother’s house. She decides to move there without knowing that the place hides dark secrets.
October 8 – Mothers, 2021 – Beto (Tenoch Huerta) and Diana (Ariana Guerra), a young Mexican-American couple who are expecting their first child, move to a small town in California in the 1970s, where Beto received a job offer as a farm manager . Isolated from the community and plagued by confusing nightmares, Diana explores the dilapidated company ranch where they reside, finding a ghastly talisman and a box containing the belongings of previous residents. Her discoveries will lead her to a truth far stranger and more frightening than she could have ever imagined.
October 8 – The Manor, 2021 – When a slight stroke diminishes her ability to take care of herself, Judith Albright (Barbara Hershey) moves to Golden Sun Manor, a nursing home with an excellent reputation. But despite the team’s best efforts and a growing friendship with elderly colleague Roland (Bruce Davidson), strange occurrences and nightmarish visions convince Judith that a sinister presence is haunting the enormous property.
As residents begin to mysteriously die, Judith’s frantic warnings are dismissed as fantasy. Even his devoted grandson Josh (Nicholas Alexander) thinks his fears are the result of dementia, not demons. With no one to believe in her view of the situation, Judith must escape the confines of the mansion or fall prey to the evil that dwells within.
Series that premiere in October on Prime Video
October 1st – Disjoined, 2021 – Camila (Letícia Lima), 33 years old, a saleswoman at a multilevel marketing store, and Caco (Gabriel Godoy), 35 years old, an unemployed chemical engineer, are a suburban couple who live in a beautiful apartment in Barra da Tijuca. The problem is that, after the seven-year crisis, they can’t stand each other anymore. But none of them have the money to stay there alone. Decided for separation, but plunged into debt, the two must share the same roof as two “disjoint”.
The only alternative will be to join forces to settle the disputes, learn to live under the same roof and face the world of singleness with your ex on your tail. Now they just need to find out if, with all this, their love is really over.
October 1st – Grey’s Anatomy, 2020 – Season 17 – A medical drama centered on Meredith Grey, an aspiring surgeon and daughter of one of the best doctors in the field, Dr. Ellis Grey. Throughout the series, Meredith experiences professional and personal challenges alongside other surgeons at Seattle Grace Hospital.
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