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Amazon’s Launches Recast a DVR Compatible with Fire TV

Amazon has announced that they will be releasing Recast, a streaming media device that includes a DVR to record over-the air Live TV shows from the major TV networks like ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox.

Recast can record 2 to 4 shows at a time based on the model and can stream the content to multiple devices.  A new DVR menu will appear on your connected Fire TV devices.

Channel Guide

A new Live TV channel guide integrates content that is recorded, on tv live, and available content from prime and other connected streaming channels.  Amazon’s attempt represent a serious attempt at bridging the streaming and linear tv programming worlds.

 

Accessible Across Amazon Devices

The DVR can be accessed from the Fire TV mobile device applications as well enabling viewing on the go.

How does it work?

Recast connects to an antenna (sold separately) and can record HD channels that are sent over the air. These broadcast channels include ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, PBS, and CW but not other cable channels.  The DVR will come with 500GB of space, though a 1TB version is also available.  

 

 

 

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Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel is Available Now (Amazon)

The first season of Marvelous Mrs Maisel was a streaming champion last year with multiple Emmy Wins and Golden Globe nominations.  Now, Season 2 is available on Amazon and set to shine.  The story follows Mrs Maisel as she takes on society and tests her career as a standup comedian.  According to Vanity Fair, this season is expected to feature even more musical aspects, more dancing and a bigger stage for Mrs Maisel.

 

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Amazon December: Shows and Movie Releases for the Month

Amazon’s December Line Up

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel returns with Season 2 on December 5.

Some highlights of Amazon’s December 2018 new additions include Valkyrie, Margin Call, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, All The President’s Men.

 

December 1

  • A Clockwork Orange
  • A Fish Called Wanda
  • A Fistful Of Dollars (Per Un Pugno Di Dollari)
  • All The President’s Men
  • Bad Girls From Mars
  • Because I Said So
  • Bestseller
  • Beverly Hills Vamp
  • Blue Hill Avenue
  • Boogie Nights
  • Bright Lights, Big City
  • Event Horizon
  • Gargoyle
  • Groundhog Day
  • Happily N’Ever After
  • Happily N’Ever After 2
  • Hitman’s Run
  • King Of The Mountain
  • Line Of Duty
  • Livin’ By The Gun
  • Margin Call
  • Mars Attacks!
  • Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult
  • Ordinary People
  • Promised Land
  • Silent Tongue
  • Sleepover
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • The Black Stallion
  • The Dark Crystal
  • The Firm
  • The Game
  • The Godson
  • The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell Of Fear
  • The Naked Gun: From The Files Of Police Squad!
  • Trucks
  • Ulee’s Gold
  • Valkyrie
  • War
  • Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
  • Wild Wild West
  • Windtalkers


December 5

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Season 2


December 7

  • Killers
  • Why Did I Get Married Too?


December 8

  • Before I Fall
  • Collide

December 14

  • LOL: Last One Laughing, Season 1

 

December 15

  • 4 Blocks, Season 2
  • Life Of Crime, Mini-series

December 16

  • Evan Almighty

December 19

  • A Most Wanted Man

December 21

  • Life Itself
  • Vanity Fair, Season 1


December 25

  • Iron Man 2

December 27

  • Hereditary


December 28

  • Niko And The Sword Of Light, Season 2

 

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Amazon’s The Romanoffs is Here

Stream Worthy?: Yes, it is a good couples show.

From the creator of Mad Men, comes The Romanoffs, an anthology series from Amazon. Each episode is 90 minutes.  There are a total of 8 episodes that are released sequentially.

The premise is that the a set of independent characters all claim to be of the lineage of the last Russian royal family, the Romanoffs.  Each of these story lines delves into some intricate family and cultural dynamics.  And each storyline takes place in different parts of the world.

The show is deep at times as it focuses on a cast of characters increasingly faced with life’s issues–struggling marriages, changes in cultural society, intercultural relations, and so forth.  The episodes tend to start a bit slow but picks up after the first 20 minutes, so we recommend you give these episodes a chance to shine.

The series features many well name celebrities including: Diane Lane, Aaron Eckhart, Amanda Peet, Noah Wyle, Christina Hendricks, Ron Livingston, Radha Mitchell, Andrew Rannells, John Slattery, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Jack Huston, and Ellen Marguerite Cullivan in The Romanoffs (2018)

 

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