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Sneaky Pete showed enough season 1 potential that it survived the great Jeff Bezos culling. In January Amazon closed shop on many of its original, auteur-driven series including One MississippiJean Claude Van Johnson, and I Love Dick. In March, three other original series hit the streaming service. Let’s hope they fare better.

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New on Amazon Prime: Editor’s picks

Sneaky Pete

Giovanni Ribisi stars as a man on the run who stole his cell mate’s identity and shacked up with his family, and now the long con is catching up with him. The Bryan Cranston-produced Amazon original series will return to Amazon Prime for season 2 on March 9—though given how things ended for his character, it’s unlikely we’ll see much of him in the show.

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Britannia

While Britannia is clearly inspired by Game of Thrones, the show still feels very much like its own beast. A beast filled with treachery, terrifying druids, and a whole mess of hallucinogens. Britannia plants its freak flag early on. Within the first few minutes, you’ll see Mackenzie Crook appear as the most unsettling druid you’d ever care to meet, watch a man dive off a cliff and into a nightmare dreamscape fueled psychotropic plants, and then discover that this period drama has chosen as its theme song the trippy 1968 Donovan joint “Hurdy Gurdy Man.” And, for some inexplicable reason, it works. —David Wharton

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Philip K. Dick’s ‘Electric Dreams’

Amazon gets its own Black Mirror in this sci-fi anthology. Philip K. Dick was always good at predictive text—not necessarily about tech we would be using in the future, but the ideologies and power structures that might come. Dick’s sci-fi short stories from the ‘50s provide the source material for Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, which pulls from the author’s early works. A collaboration with Amazon Studios and Channel 4, where Electric Dreams partially premiered in 2016, this 10-episode series is a bit uneven, but more than 50 years later some of his worlds still mirror our own. —Audra Schroeder

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The Last Post

Set during the mid-1960s, The Last Post follows life in and around a unit of Royal Military Police operating in the port city of Aden—now part of the nation of Yemen. The result is a little bit Mad Men and a little bit Army Wives, and it’s most definitely unique. There’s love, war, and infidelity. It can feel like a soap opera, but both the jaw-dropping setting and the other storylines ensure that it’s not The Bold and the Beautiful: Yemen Edition. It’s also an intriguing exploration of a slice of history many of us don’t know about but that’s instructive for our own modern era. —David Wharton

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New movies on Amazon Prime in March 2018

March 1

1984
A Feast at Midnight
A Guy Thing
A View to a Kill
Amelie
Antitrust
Bad Influence
Bad News Bears
Billy the Kid
Body of Evidence
Breakdown
Bye Bye Birdie
Captivity
Carriers
Chaplin
Criminal Law
Die Another Day
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Dreamkeeper
Earth Girls Are Easy
F/X
F/X 2
Fatal Instinct
Finder’s Fee
Fire with Fire
Fluke
For Your Eyes Only
Forces of Nature
Goldeneye
Hackers
Hanoi Hilton
Hart’s War
Home of the Brave
I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
Imagine That
Jeff Who Lives at Home
Jennifer 8
Kingpin
License to Kill
Little Ghost
Moonraker
Mr. Majestyk
National Lampoon’s Dirty Movie
National Lampoon’s Dorm Daze 2: College @ Sea
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Regarding Henry
Southie
Sprung
The Accused
The Devil Inside
The Doors
The Living Daylights
The Million Dollar Hotel
The Music Never Stopped
The Secret of N.I.M.H.
The World is Not Enough
Tomorrow Never Dies
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
XXX
XXX: State of the Union
Young Adults
Zathura: A Space Adventure

March 2

*Brad’s Status (Prime Original)

March 3

The Nut Job 2

March 8

Aftermath

March 9

Power Rangers

March 10

November Criminals

March 14

Tommy’s Honour

March 15

LOL

March 17

Crooked House

March 26

Let There Be Light

March 27

The Little Hours

March 31

A Suitable Girl
Bitter Harvest
Flames
Ice Mother
Imperium
The Blue Lagoon
The Departure
Thirst Street

New TV shows on Amazon Prime in March 2018

March 1

Human Trafficking
The Color of Magic
The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells
The Odyssey

March 9

*Sneaky Pete (Prime Original)
*The Remix (Prime Original)
The Tunnel

March 26

The Durrells in Corfu
*The Dangerous Book for Boys (Prime Original)

New movies on Amazon Prime in February 2018

Feb. 1

American Idiots
Black Spurs
The Cutting Edge
The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold
Daybreakers
A Fish Called Wanda
Gang Related
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard
Harsh Times
The Haunting
He Said, She Said
Hoodlum
Intersection
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector
Lulu on the Bridge
Manhattan
Manhunter
Mermaids
Mystic Pizza
An Officer and a Gentleman
Red Dawn
Rollerball
Rollerball
Running Scared
Rustlers’ Rhapsody
Sabrina
Slow Burn
Swimming with Sharks
Terms of Endearment
The Thaw
Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her
The Warriors

Feb. 4

My Dead Boyfriend

Feb. 6

Danica

Feb. 8

Mother’s Day

Feb. 10

Breathe
No Stone Unturned

Feb. 11

Good Time
Run the Tide

Feb. 13

The Ballad of Lefty Brown

Feb. 14

National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call
Star Trek

Feb. 16

*Human Flow (Amazon Original)
Logan Lucky

Feb. 18

Pocket Listing
Thanks for Sharing

New TV shows on Amazon Prime in February 2018

Feb. 2

*Absentia (Prime Original)

Feb. 7

The Expanse

Feb. 9

*GRAND PRIX Driver (Prime Original)

Feb. 13

*Stinky & Dirty Valentine’s Day Special (Prime Original)

Feb. 16

*Mozart in the Jungle (Prime Original) season 4

Feb. 23

*The Tick (Prime Original, second half of season 1)
*Thunderbirds are Go! (Prime Original) season 4

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This article is frequently updated for relevance. 

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