Here are all the Amazon Originals hitting subscribers’ screens this month. There’s something for everyone, with the London-based anthology of films that are Steve McQueen’s TV debut, a cooking show with James May plus a line-up of never-before-seen films.
Wayne | 6 November 2020
Sixteen-year-old Wayne can’t help himself from righting the world’s wrongs. Now, against all odds, he and his girlfriend Del are on a road trip to reclaim what’s rightfully his.
More teen content for grown-ups
James May: Oh Cook | 13 November 2020
This seven-part cooking series is from the perspective of someone who can’t really cook! See the former Top Gear host switching lanes and getting his hands dirty in the kitchen, with plenty of missteps and stalling along the way.
More cars, more cooking
Small Axe | 20 November 2020
Set in London’s West Indian community, this anthology series of five films takes its name from the Jamaican proverb, “If you are the big tree, we are the small axe.” The movies are inspired by real-life events about ordinary people showing courage, belief, and resilience to overcome injustice and achieve something transformative in their community. The series is the television debut by Academy Award winning director Steve McQueen.
More eye-opening films
The Pack | 20 November 2020
In this global adventure, 12 teams of dogs and their human companions compete in fun and exciting challenges celebrating their incredible bond. At stake is a life-changing $750 000 for the winning duo and their charity of choice. The Pack is hosted by gold medalist skier Lindsey Vonn and her dog Lucy.
Uncle Frank | 25 November 2020
In 1973, teenaged Beth Bledsoe (Sophia Lillis) leaves her rural Southern hometown to study at New York University where her beloved Uncle Frank (Paul Bettany) is a revered literature professor. She soon discovers that Frank is gay, and secretly living with his longtime partner Walid “Wally” Nadeem (Peter Macdissi). After the sudden death of Frank’s father, he is forced to reluctantly return home for the funeral with Beth in tow, and to finally face a long-buried trauma that he has spent his entire adult life running away from.