It’s hard to find entire TV series dedicated to Christmas, just as it would be difficult to retrieve those shows of at least 10 story arcs just to watch one Christmas special. Between TV series on Prime Video, however, there are some self-contained or one-season ones that you can easily catch up on during the holidays this year. Among the news, expected streaming arrivals and some pearls of the last few years, here are the 6 titles of Prime Video more attractive.
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The 6 best TV series on Prime Video for Christmas
The author and director Jez Butterworth it is the mind behind it Mammals, a comedy-drama of only 6 episodes, perfect for catching up at Christmas. The presence of the conductor, actor and comedian stands out James Corden that here, in the role of Jamie Buckinghamdemonstrates its versatility, passing from funny tones to deeper interpretations.
This “animal instinct drama”, albeit lightly, confronts the viewer with an existential question: how long can we establish special bonds and keep promises if, in the end, we are only mammals? This doubt grips the life of Jamie and his wife Amandines, whose marriage relationship is distorted by some secrets. Read more about this TV series on Prime Videoretrieve the review by Mammals.
A private affair
A private affair is another novelty among the TV series on Prime Video, an investigative tale set in 1940s Galicia. The protagonist Marina Quirogaa middle-class girl with the soul of a detective, decides to investigate together with her butler Hector about the terrifying murders that are sweeping the city.
This all-female yellow of 8 episodes, which is somewhat reminiscent of the series Miss Fisher, focuses its strength on the contrast between a strong and courageous woman and the actual impossibility of being able to emancipate herself within a still retrograde society. Unthinkable for the time that a woman could be a policewoman, Marina’s pipe dream. Another great contrast exists between the high class of the protagonist and that fascination with darkness that leads her down dark paths. Retrieve the review here A private affair if you want to elaborate on this TV series on Prime Video.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
sci-fi anime from 2009, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood it remains an unobtainable TV series for years, until Prime Video adds it to its catalog starting November 15 of this year. This is the second animated adaptation after Full Metal Alchemist of 2003, arrived in Italy three years later. Produced by Square Enixthe series has 64 short episodes covering the first 27 volumes of the manga Himoru Arakawaand is available on the streaming platform with Italian dubbing.
The two brothers Edward And Alphonse Eric live in the Amestris region, where thealchemy it is the most advanced scientific form. It modifies and recomposes the substances and materials contained in any object: nothing can be created, but everything can be transformed. The two protagonists will learn this law at their own expense and will set off in search of a fundamental object to make everything go back to the way it was before.
Z: The beginning of everything
Costume TV series, Z: The beginning of everything (2017) is the story of the rise of Zelda Sayre Fitzgeralda young southern girl destined to become an icon of jazz, and of her relationship with the famous writer Francis Scott Fitzgerald. The American climate of the 1920s is savored, and with great care for the settings, atmospheres and costumes, the love story between the two characters is told with a more unique than rare authenticity, despite the fact that it is a relationship complex and tormented.
The stars of Z: The beginning of everything I am Christina Riccico-producer of TV series on Prime Videorecently found in Wednesday from Tim BurtonAnd David Hoflin. It’s from the novel Zelda from Therese Anne Fowler and consists of 10 captivating episodes.
Reverse – The Pheripheral
Speaking of David Hoflin, the actor is also part of the cast of one of the latest news of the platform: Reverse – The Peripheralthe perfect series for a thriller and sci-fi Christmas, with Chloe Grace Moretz as lead actress. It’s 2023, Flynne Fisher take care of his brother Burton but the expenses are too much. They decide to participate in a virtual reality prototype to make ends meet, but it is not a simple technological evolution.
Reverse – The Pheripheral is inspired by the science fiction of William Gibson, one of the founding fathers of cyberpunk. The official synopsis of TV series on Prime Video indeed reads:
The Peripheral is great storyteller William Gibson’s awe-inspiring, hallucinatory look at the fate of mankind and what lies beyond.
The show enjoys an impeccable world building that combines multiple seemingly distant but somehow interconnected narrative arcs. The visual and artistic apparatus is not the only strong point; Inverso manages to enhance the psychological and emotional sphere of the characters as few television and cinema products can do.
Night Sky (Starry Night)
This year Prime Video enriches its catalog with an exciting and mysterious sci-fi series: Night Sky (Starry Night)created by Holden Miller And Daniel C. Connoly for Amazon Studios. It’s the story of Irene And Franklyn Yorkrespectively Sissy Spacek And JK Simmons (Law and Ordertrilogy of Spider-Man by Sam Raimi). The elderly cup, entangled in the hardships of old age and a now repetitive routine, finds the only real pleasure in spending time in a mysterious hidden room in their basement. After several years they think they know everything, but in reality they have no idea what awaits them.
With incredibly painstaking attention to every detail, what stands out Night Sky, during its 8 episodes, is the harmony that exists between the calm of the protagonists and the slow and accommodating pace of the series, never heavy but rather able to satisfy the curiosity around the great and unimaginable mysteries that affect Irene and Franklyn . To find out more, we advise you to read the review of Night Sky.