Amazon Video Spotlight: Roles Of Tom Hiddleston

May 23, 2016
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Tom Hiddleston may be best known, in this country at least, for his role as Loki in the Marvel Universe Thor and Avengers films. But that role barely scratches the surface of Hiddleston’s range as an actor.

Henry V (not rated, 4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $9.99 to own in SD / $12.99 in HD)

The Hollow Crown is a series of British television films featuring William Shakespeare’s history plays.

The first cycle is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s second historical tetralogy, the Henriad: Richard II, Henry IV, Part I and Henry IV, Part II and Henry V.

From executive producer Sam Mendes: Newly crowned King Henry V (Tom Hiddleston) must overcome incredible odds to win a war with France.

 

Archipelago (not rated, 4/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $8.99 to own in SD / $13.99 in HD)

Archipelago is a quietly devastating portrayal of a family in emotional crisis.

Edward (Tom Hiddleston) is preparing to leave for a year of voluntary service in Africa.

is mother Patricia (Kate Fahy) and his sister Cynthia (Lydia Leonard) decide to gather the family together, on a remote island, as a farewell trip to say goodbye to Edward.

 

Only Lovers Left Alive (R, 4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $.99 to rent in SD or HD, $9.99 to own in SD or HD)

Driven by sensual photography, trance-like music, and droll humor, Jim Jarmusch’s ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE is a meditation on art, science, and the mysteries of everlasting love.

Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangiers, an underground musician, deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover.

Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister. Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?
– Written by HanWay Films

 

Crimson Peak (R, 3.5/5 stars, currently priced at $3.99 to rent in SD / $4.99 in HD, $9.99 to own in SD / $12.99 in HD)

From director Guillermo del Toro comes a supernatural mystery.

Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak.

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author (Mia Waskilowska) is torn between love for her childhood friend (Charlie Hunnam) and the temptation of a mysterious outsider (Tom Hiddleston).

Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds – and remembers.

 

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