What’s On | Prime Video This October

This October, get ready for a spook-tacular streaming lineup on Prime Video!

Hot Potato: The Story Of The Wiggles

Greg Page, Murray Cook

From Emmy-nominated director Sally Aitken, The Wiggles are four friends who recorded a one-off album of children’s music in the early ’90s and forever changed the global music industry. Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles is one of the world’s greatest entertainment stories of music, friendship, joy and the enduring power of the child in all of us.

Special Ops: Lioness

L-R Laysla De Oliveira as Cruz Manuelos, Zoe Saldana as Joe, and Nicole Kidman as Kaitlyn Meade in Lioness episode 7, Season 1 streaming on Paramount+, 2023. Photo Credit: Luke Varley/Paramount+

Inspired by a U.S. Military program, Special Ops: Lioness follows the life of Joe, played by Zoe Saldaña, balancing her personal and professional life as the tip of the CIA’s spear in the war on terror.

Totally Killer

More than three decades after the murder of three teens, the infamous “Sweet Sixteen Killer “returns on Halloween night to claim a fourth victim. Starring Kiernan Shipka, Olivia Holt and Julie Bowen, the film navigates the unfamiliar and outrageous culture of the 1980s to take down the killer once and for all.

The Burial

Alan Ruck as Mike Allred and Jamie Foxx as Willie Gary in THE BURIAL. Photo: Skip Bolen © AMAZON CONTENT SERVICES LLC

Another one inspired by actual events is The Burial, which follows funeral homeowner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Academy Award winner Tommy Lee Jones) as he enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx) to save his family business while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice.

After Everything

The fifth and final instalment of the After franchise finds Hardin struggling to move forward and hoping to win back Tessa; he realises he must change his ways before making the ultimate commitment.

Nandor Fodor And The Talking Mongoose

Writer and director Adam Sigal’s new darkly comic tale finds Nandor Fodor, the Hungarian-American parapsychology father, searching for the real Talking Mongoose, “Gef.”

Silver Dollar Road

Silver Dollar Road follows the Reels family bending to safeguard their ancestors’ land, and those were wrongfully imprisoned for eight years, the longest sentence for civil contempt in North Carolina history. Based on the 2019 ProPublica article, this documentary highlights the covert ways the legal system has been exploited to keep Black land ownership fragile and the growing racial wealth gap.