It’s the time of year when family and loved ones gather around the fireplace for the holidays. What? You don’t have a fireplace? Well, how about the next best thing? Netflix Instant, and Amazon Instant once again are offering “Fireplace for Your Home” on their streaming services once again this year.
This weekend I sat down to watch “Argo” using the Amazon app on the Roku 3. When I attempted to purchase and watch the movie on Amazon Instant, it threw an error on the screen. I could still hear the audio, but the blue and white error that said “HDCP unauthorised. Content disabled” error took up the entire screen.
Much of my time has been wasted trying to figure out how to change Amazon accounts from the Roku app. So I thought I’d write this post up to save others the trip. It would be wonderful to add multiple accounts, but the app only allows you to use one account at a time. If you want to switch accounts, the only way is to unregister the device. Here’s how.
If you’re a “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fan, you may have noticed that episodes have been vanishing from Netflix Instant lately. Currently you can only find the movie on the site. As single episodes have disappeared from Netflix, more and more of them are appearing on the Amazon Instant Prime service.
Since Amazon is sometimes a pain to search for specific items, a wonderful soul at Reddit put together an awesome list of 69 episodes available on the service. All 69 of these episodes are $0.00 for Amazon Prime members.
Most MST3K fans already know of the Club MST3K site that has a list of every single episode ever available on YouTube. The videos on that list are often not very top quality though when it comes to picture and audio clarity. So the Prime service is a very nice way to enjoy this classic series.
When I saw the trailer for Hot Rod, I had no interest in it whatsoever. I kind of liked Andy Samberg from his “Lazy Sunday” digital short on SNL, but seeing him in a movie didn’t seem appealing. Especially one that seemed to rely only on physical comedy.
I recently noticed that Season 2 of Downton Abbey was recently added to Amazon Prime Instant. I had been waiting to watch the series on Netflix Instant for a while.
After deciding to sit down and start season 2, I noticed the title said “Original UK Version”. UK Version? There’s a difference between the US and UK version?
After watching Season 1 on PBS here in The States, I was concerned that I would be lost if I started watching the UK version of Season 2. It turns out I might be. Apparently both versions have the same actors and story, but the US version has 2 whole hours edited out.
Apparently, being American has made me too stupid to enjoy the series in its entirety. I now plan on watching the UK version of Season 1 to see what I’ve missed, then continue into Season 2.