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1 Season Amazon Prime 9 x 60 mins
Any show that risks the crazy combo of Don Johnson and Jeremy Irons would routinely get a nod from us. However, Watchmen is also a bold dystopian drama that captures some of the race anxiety ripping across the US and elsewhere.
Score: 9.3
1 Season Amazon Prime 6 x 60 mins
Neil Gaiman has got a bit of a rep for his (sometimes worryingly) wild imagination, his novels revered for their incredibly visual fantastical elements. In fact, some of his writing has actually been labelled too difficult to translate for screen - Good Omens is one of those.
Score: 7.8
1 Season Amazon Prime 10 x 60 mins
If Lord of the Flies, Lost and Mean Girls got mixed together in a blender, The Wilds would be the resulting smoothie. This series asks, which is scarier: being a high school girl, or being abandoned on a deserted island?
Score: 6.7
5 Seasons Amazon Prime 57 x 50 mins
When this Amazon space soap opera first aired in 2015, critics and viewers everywhere were comparing it to the higher stratosphere success of Battlestar Galactica. But five seasons later, is this series still reaching for the stars?
Score: 6.8
1 Season Amazon Prime, BBC iPlayer 8 x 60 mins
When this show launched in summer 2014 a number of reviewers noted the timing reflected ongoing unrest in the Middle East. It's a smart, political thriller with a terrific central performance from Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Score: 8.5
1 Season Amazon Prime 1 x 100 mins
This documentary does exactly what it says on the tin, telling the tricky and tumultuous story of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s surveillance on Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
Score: 8.0
1 Season Amazon Prime 1 x 115 mins
This film tells of the astonishing assassination of DPRK leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, King Jong-nam, a vocal and tenacious critic of the North Korean regime who was killed by two young women in 2017.
Score: 8.4
1 Season Amazon Prime 10 x 60 mins
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction by Colson Whitehead, over ten chapters the series tells the story of Cora (Thuso Mbedu), a slave on a Georgia plantation who, after years of abuse at the hands of her ‘master’ decides to escape.
Score: 9.2
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