Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney+ and Netflix [December 23 — 29]

Each week, MobileSyrup goes over a few of the most notable films and TV exhibits to lately hit Canadian streaming platforms.

This column usually focuses on content material from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, however different streaming providers like Apple TV+ and Disney+ might be talked about when related.

Moreover, we’ll spotlight exhibits or films which can be made in Canada, contain notable Canadian solid or crew and/or are filmed in Canada.


Amazon Prime Video

Midsommar

A gaggle of pals journey to a distant getaway in Sweden for a once-in-a-lifetime pageant, solely to find that the villagers are harbouring some darkish secrets and techniques.

Midsommar is writer-director Ari Aster’s follow-up to his acclaimed 2018 horror movie Hereditary and stars Florence Pugh (Combating With My Household), Jack Reynor (Detroit), William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) and Will Poulter (Black Mirror: Bandersnatch).

Unique theatrical launch date: July third, 2019
Amazon Prime Video Canada launch date: December 27th, 2019
Style: Horror
Runtime: 2 hours, 27 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 83 p.c

Stream Midsommar here.

John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

Ex-hitman John Wick goes on the run in a metropolis filled with assassins after a $14 million contract is placed on his head as a consequence of his latest actions.

John Wick: Chapter 3 was directed by Chad Stahelski (John Wick: Chapter 2) and stars Toronto-raised Keanu Reeves (The Matrix), Halle Berry (X-Males), Lawrence Fishburne (The Matrix), Mark Dacascos (Hawaii 5-O), Ian McShane (American Gods) and Lance Reddick (Fringe).

Unique theatrical launch date: Could 17th, 2019
Amazon Prime Video Canada launch date: December 25th, 2019
Style: Motion
Runtime: 2 hours, 11 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 90 p.c

Stream John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum here.

It’s value noting that Amazon hadn’t beforehand talked about that the acclaimed motion movie can be hitting Prime Video this month. Due to this fact, it looks as if the corporate wanted to take our breaths away with a nice Keanu surprise.

Amazon Prime Video is included at no extra value with an Amazon Prime subscription, which is priced at $79 CAD/yr in Canada.

The complete listing of films and exhibits hitting Amazon Prime Video Canada this month could be discovered here.


Crave

Duran Duran: There’s One thing You Ought to Know

The members of English new wave band Duran Duran (“Save a Prayer”) recount the highs and lows of their prolific 40-year careers.

The documentary was directed by Zoe Dobson (Duran Duran: A Night time In) and options unique interviews with a wide range of folks, together with Duran Duran band members Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor and Roger Taylor.

Showtime/Crave launch date: December 27th, 2019
Style: Documentary
Runtime: 1 hour
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Duran Duran: There’s One thing You Ought to Know here.

Humorous Tweets

A Victoria, B.C. cashier supervisor’s humorous tweets connects him to Conan‘s Andy Richter and writers of The Simpsons and Household Man.

Humorous Tweets is the directorial debut of Vancouver’s Laurie McGuiness.

Unique broadcast date: December 4th, 2018
Crave launch date:
December 23rd, 2019
Style: Documentary
Runtime: 1 hour, 8 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Humorous Tweets here.

Letterkenny (Season 8) [Crave Original]

Everybody’s favorite small city Ontario hicks are again for an eighth season on Crave.

Letterkenny was created by Listowell, Ontario’s Jared Keeso (19-2) and stars Keeso, Calgary’s Nathan Dales (Supernatural), Vancouver’s Michelle Mylett (The Drownsmen) and Toronto’s Trevor Okay. Wilson (Goosebumps).

Crave launch date: December 25th, 2019
Style: Comedy
Runtime: Six episodes (round 22 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Letterkenny Season 8 here.

The Secret Lifetime of Pets 2

After, Jack Russell Terrier Max’s proprietor will get married and has a toddler, the household takes a visit to the countryside, forcing Max to beat his fears.

The Secret Lifetime of Pets 2 was directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me) and options the voices of Patton Oswalt (Ratatouille), Kevin Hart (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Harrison Ford (Star Wars: The Pressure Awakens), Eric Stonestreet (Fashionable Household) and Jenny Slate (Parks and Recreation).

Unique theatrical launch date: June seventh, 2019
Crave launch date:
December 27th, 2019
Style: Animated comedy
Runtime: 1 hour, 26 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 59 p.c

Stream The Secret Lifetime of Pets 2 here. Notice that a $19.99 Crave + Films + HBO subscription is required.

Shazam!

A foster youngster is granted the power to show right into a superpowered grownup by an historical wizard.

Shazam! is predicated on the DC Comics superhero of the identical identify, directed by David F. Samberg (Lights Out) and stars Zachary Levi (Chuck), Asher Angel (Andi Mack), Mark Robust (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) and Jack Dylan Grazer (It).

It’s value noting that Shazam! was filmed primarily in Toronto.

Unique theatrical launch date: April fifth, 2019
Crave launch date:
December 26th, 2019
Style: Superhero
Runtime: 2 hours, 12 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 90 p.c

Stream Shazam! here. Notice that a Crave + Films + HBO subscription is required.

A standard Crave subscription prices $9.99/month, with Starz costing one other $5.99/month and HBO a further $9.99/month.

The complete listing of films and exhibits hitting Crave this month could be discovered here.


Disney+

The Mandalorian (Season Finale) [Disney+ Original]

 

The Mandalorian faces off in opposition to an sudden enemy.

The Mandalorian was created by Iron Man director Jon Favreau and stars Pedro Pascal (Narcos), Gina Carano (Deadpool), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Dangerous), Nick Nolte (Warrior) and Carl Weathers (Rocky franchise).

It’s value noting that the finale was directed by Taika Waititi (Jojo Rabbit, additionally the voice of IG-11).

Crave launch date: December 27th, 2019
Style: Sci-fi
Runtime: 48 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream all eight episode of the The Mandalorian‘s first season here. It’s value noting that a second season is already in manufacturing.

It’s additionally value mentioning that Star Wars: The Final Jedi left Netflix and was added to Disney+ this week. Due to this fact, all eight ‘Skywalker Saga’ movies main as much as Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (at the moment enjoying in theatres) can now be streamed on Disney+.

The complete listing of films and exhibits hitting Disney+ Canada this month could be discovered here.

A Disney+ subscription prices $8.99/month or $89.99/yr in Canada.


Netflix

John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch [Netflix Original]

Comic John Mulaney and his child pals sort out numerous existential matters by way of music, comedy sketches and extra.

Along with Mulaney, the particular options appearances from the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain) and Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll).

Netflix Canada launch date: December 24th, 2019
Style: Comedy
Runtime: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch here.

Misplaced in House (Season 2) [Netflix Original]

The Robinsons proceed to discover unusual planets in an try to seek out their beloved Robotic.

Misplaced in House was tailored from the 1965 TV collection of the identical identify by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold) and stars Maple Ridge, B.C.’s Molly Parker (Deadwood), Toby Stephens (Black Sails), Vancouver’s Taylor Russell (Waves) and Maxwell Jenkins (Sense8).

Misplaced in House‘s Canadian connections go beyond Parker and Russell, as the series’ second season was partially filmed in Vancouver and the Alberta Badlands.

Netflix Canada launch date: December 24th, 2019
Style: Sci-fi
Runtime: 10 episodes (40 to 55 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 75 p.c

Stream Misplaced in House Season 2 here.

Kevin Hart: Don’t F**ok This Up [Netflix Original]

This docuseries dives into actor-comedian Kevin Hart’s profession and marriage turmoil.

Netflix Canada launch date: December 27th, 2019
Style: Docuseries
Runtime: Six episodes (25 to 37 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Kevin Hart: Don’t F**ok This Up here.

You (Season 2) [Netflix Original]

Following the occasions of Season 1, Joe Goldberg strikes to Los Angeles in pursuit of a brand new life, however a brand new love curiosity and his darkish previous create problems.

You Season 2 was tailored by Sera Gamble (The Magicians) and Greg Berlanti (the ‘Arrowverse’) from Caroline Kepnes’ 2016 thriller novel Hidden Our bodies. It stars Penn Badgley (Gossip Lady), Victoria Pedretti (The Haunting of Hill Home), Jenny Ortega (Caught within the Center), James Scully (Heathers), Ambry Childers (Ray Donovan) and Carmela Zumbado (Want for Pace).

Netflix Canada launch date: December 26th, 2019
Style: Romantic thriller
Runtime: 10 episodes (45 to 50 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 91 p.c

Stream You Season 2 here.

A ‘Basic’ Netflix subscription prices $9.99/month, a ‘Standard’ subscription (HD-supported) prices $13.99/month and a ‘Premium’ membership is priced at $16.99/month (4K-supported).

The complete listing of films and exhibits hitting Netflix Canada this month could be discovered here.


The vacations are the right time to take a look at new films and exhibits. With that in thoughts, what are you trying to stream this week? Tell us within the feedback.

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