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This week on Amazon Prime Instant Video (19/06/15) - Father's Day Special

In association with, a weekly roundup of what's new and coming soon to the streaming service.

Coming Soon: Exclusive footage of Paul Weller’s secret gig
Amazon Prime have got exclusive footage from Paul Weller’s secret gig from The Great Escape festival. Weller fans can access unseen footage from the secret gig in an exclusive Amazon Prime documentary Amazon Front Row Live: The Secret Show with Paul Weller, which will launch for unlimited streaming on Monday 22nd June.

New Episode: Halt & Catch Fire
The latest episode from Season 2 of Halt & Catch Fire is ready to stream! In this week’s episode, “The Way In,” Bosworth tries to reconnect with his former life, while the Clarks receive a surprising invitation and a problem from within Mutiny threatens its survival.

Watch this with your old man: Gangster Squad
Looking for a film to watch with your old man this weekend? Amazon Prime have got you covered with Gangster Squad. The year is 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) runs the show in this town... that is until a crew of LAPD officers led by Sgt. John O'Mara (Josh Brolin) and Jerry Wooters (Ryan Gosling) wage war on his empire. Gangster Squad also stars Emma Stone.

Top 5 best Dad roles in film
In keeping with the theme, Amazon Prime have some great films to recommend that feature some doting Dads! They’re all softies at heart…


Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson), a former government operative, is trying to reconnect with his daughter, Kim (Maggie Grace). Then his worst fears become real when sex slavers abduct Kim and her friend shortly after they arrive in Paris for vacation. With just four days until Kim will be auctioned off, Bryan must call on every skill he learned in black ops to rescue her.

Blue Valentine

Dean (Ryan Gosling) and Cindy (Michelle Williams) meet when they're in their late teens but she's dating Bobby, however, as she gets to know Dean better they are attracted to each other. Years later they're married with a daughter but the shine has gone off their marriage. They go away for a weekend but they soon realise the magic has gone.


When his daughter, Wendy (Kathleen Cody), announces that she'll be staying home to attend a local school rather than moving away to the more highly regarded Huntington College, Charlie McCready (Bob Crane) assumes that the influence of his daughter's deadbeat friends is to blame. He resolves to change her mind by insinuating himself into her social life and trying to scare off her boyfriend (Kurt Russell). Ironically, he only ends up driving Wendy into the arms of an even more undesirable boy.

Monsters, Inc.

Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan (John Goodman) is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His scare assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal), a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster. Visiting from the human world is Boo (Mary Gibbs), a tiny girl who goes where no human has ever gone before.

Despicable Me

In a happy suburban neighbourhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbours, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by an army of tireless, little yellow minions, we discover Gru (Steve Carell), planning the biggest heist in the history of the world.

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