click to enlarge Philip K. Dick's "Electric Dreams" stars Juno Temple and Janelle Monae. - PHOTO/ AMAZON STUDIOS
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Philip K. Dick's "Electric Dreams" stars Juno Temple and Janelle Monae.

Coming to Amazon Prime in January 2018

Dates are subject to change without notice.

In January, Amazon launches its answer to "Black Mirror" with "Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams," an original anthology series based on the stories of the influential science fiction author, and offers the streaming debut of David Lowery's acclaimed and offbeat feature "A Ghost Story" with Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.

Also new in January is "Doctor Who: Season 10" (the final season featuring Peter Capaldi as The Doctor), the sixth and final season of the American supernatural series "Grimm," and the French drama "The Midwife" with Catherine Deneuve.

Older films rotating through the library include "All is Lost" with Robert Redford, David Fincher's "Zodiac" with Jake Gyllenhaal, "Hustle & Flow" with Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson, Quentin Tarantino's feature debut "Reservoir Dogs," and the 1990 "Hamlet" with Mel Gibson and Glenn Close.

Streaming TV includes the British crime dramas "Tennison: Season 1" and Grantchester: Season 3," British historical drama "My Mother & Other Strangers: Season 1," and the Amazon Original series "Just Add Magic: Season 2" for teens and tweens.

Here's the calendar of announced titles coming to Amazon Prime in January.

January 1 The 2018 Rose Parade Hosted by Cord & Tish (Amazon Original) All is Lost (2013) American Ninja (1985) Assassination (1987) Avenging Force (1986) Babel (2006) Baby Mama’s Club (2010) Black Rain (1989) Brothers (2009) Burning Blue (2014) But I’m a Cheerleader (1999) Capote (2005) Coming Soon (1999) Cool World (1992) Cross Bronx (2004) Dangerous Curves (1989) Doctor Who: Season 10 Drop Dead Sexy (2006) Evolution (2001) Flawless (1999) Freedom Writers (2007) Hamlet (1990) Highway (2012) Horsemen (2009) Hustle & Flow (2005) Invaders from Mars (1986) Love and Death (1975) Love Story (1970) Murphy’s Law (1986) Platoon Leader (1988) Pretty Bird (2008) Primitive (2011) Requiem for a Dream (2000) Reservoir Dogs (1992) Revenge of the Ninja (1983) Revolutionary Road (2008) Richard the Lionheart (2013) Show of Force (1990) Six Degrees of Separation (1993) Step Into Liquid (2003) Street Smart (1987) The Perfect Weapon (1991) The Presidio (1988) The Wraith (1987) Thelma & Louise (1991) Uncommon Valor (1983) Words and Pictures (2013) Zodiac (2007)

January 5 The Devil’s Double (2011)

January 6 Grimm: Season 6

January 7 A Ghost Story (2017)

January 9 Tennison: Season 1

January 12 Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams: Season 1 (Amazon Original)

January 16 My Mother & Other Strangers: Season 1

January 17 The Midwife (2017)

January 19 Grantchester: Season 3 Just Add Magic: Season 2 (Amazon Original) Remember Me

January 31 xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (2016)

Note that these are just highlights; Stream On Demand will be keeping an eye out for other notable films and TV shows that arrive through the month.

Sean Axmaker is a Seattle film critic and writer. His reviews of streaming movies and TV can be found at

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