Starz LLC Feb. 25 hailed as “encouraging” the early response to offering original programming to Amazon Prime members. Launched in December, Amazon’s “Streaming Partners Program” affords third-party subscription streaming services access to Prime’s domestic members for a supplemental fee — which in the case of Starz is $8.99 a month.
While 'Creed' is a sequel in the “Rocky” franchise, it's not so much a “Rocky” movie as it is an homage. Director Ryan Coogler has used his considerable talents to make it its own thing, though dosing it with enough nostalgia to ensure older fans aren’t left behind. (Street Date 3/1/16)