2020 was a year that was a big party pooper as we spent time at home far away from our loved ones. On the other hand, it also made cinephiles like us want to attend the most happening party of our lives – a watch party. This fantastic feature exclusively available on Amazon Prime Video allows one to watch the same offering at the same time with your friends, family and loved ones who are far away from you. Add to that, a chat window on the side allows everyone to talk about the movie, scenes, dialogues and songs while streaming. If there was a feature that brings people, far away, closer by uniting them through their love for streaming, well this is it. So, if you’re struggling to meet up with your gang this New Year’s Eve, worry not for you can have a watch party with them and watch any of the below five Originals on the streaming service.
This series will show a host of women present their relatable stories from 2020 in a hilarious way. Starring Natasha Rothwell, Tiffany Haddish, Patti Harrison and hosted by Phoebe Robinson, Yearly Departed will take you on a hilarious ride talking about all the things we lost and found this year. From casual sex to beige Band-Aids, these ladies will talk about everything and anything under the sun. Releasing on 30th December, this show is the cure to all the losses we had this year and will definitely get you excited for the next year. Even more so when you see it with your loved ones via a watch party.
This American drama film, directed by Eugene Ashe, will take you back to the 60’s era, where television and gramophones were the most updated source of entertainment. This movie is all about how a woman has different roles to play and many expectations to fulfil, but amidst all this, she never forgets to lose her own identity. Tessa Thompson played Sylvie’s character and showed everyone exactly why they must prioritize themselves as well. Released on December 23, this movie will definitely give you more power and strength and the importance of how to be happy from within in order to make others happy.
I’m Your Woman
I’m Your Woman is a dark movie packed with a whole lot of action. Written and directed by Julia Hart, this film is a neo-noir crime drama film starring Rachel Brosnahan. Filled with action, mystery and drama, this movie is about a mother and her baby and how she suddenly finds her world falling apart one night when her husband goes away. With her husband now gone, she finds a host of people looking for her so that she can pay them the money that her man owed them. It is when she has everything on the line does she decide to stand up and save her kid. Gripping you right from the very first scene to the last, here’s a film that is definitely spine-chilling to say the least.
Sound of Metal
This American drama film, directed by Darius Marder, starring Riz Ahemd and Olivia Cooke is an absolute visual treat for the eyes. This movie will surely satisfy your soul and give you peace. The story is about a drummer and how life is thrown into a freefall when he begins to lose his hearing. This movie is all about love and separation from one’s passion and how one can make peace with the fact that some things are not meant for them.
A Call to Spy
A Call to Spy is a thriller movie based on true events during World War II that revolves around the life of 3 French women spies and their walk towards victory. What makes the film all the more interesting is the fact that in addition to the three leading ladies, a vast majority of the cast and crew is dominated by women. This includes the director – Lydia Dean Pilcher and the writer and producer – Sarah Megan Thomas. This film also defines that no there are no rules when it comes to men serving the country and women staying at home. An eye-opener to say the very least.