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Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV + Crave, Disney + and Netflix [July 4-10]

Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV + Crave, Disney + and Netflix [July 4-10]

Every week, Mobile syrup outlines some of the most notable films and TV shows that have recently hit Canadian streaming platforms.

Our “Streaming in Canada” column usually focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Netflix, but other services such as Apple TV + and Disney + are mentioned when relevant. Premium video on demand (PVOD) platforms are also fair games as movies continue to be digitized early in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Finally, we would like to highlight series or films made by Canadian companies, involving notable Canadian cast or crew and / or filmed in Canada.


Amazon Prime video

The green planet

Sir David Attenborough (The planet earth) travels the world to explore the earth’s biological diversity, with plant life from the deepest jungles, toughest deserts and more.

In particular, the series was filmed in 27 countries over four years and focuses on Maple trees in northern Ontario and Lodgepole pine in British Columbia.

Amazon Prime Video Canada Release Date: July 6, 2022 on BBC Earth (first episode, new episodes every Wednesday)
Genre: Documentary
Driving time: Five episodes (about an hour each)

Current The green planet here. Note that a BBC Earth subscription, which costs $ 0.99 / two months and then $ 3.99 / month, is required.

An Amazon Prime Video subscription is included at no extra cost with an Amazon Prime membership, which costs $ 79 / year.

The full list of movies and series hitting Prime Video Canada this month can be found here.


Apple TV +

Blackbird [Apple Original]

Inspired by a true story, this series follows a convicted drug dealer who has offered his freedom in exchange for luring a confession out of a suspected serial killer and finding out where he has buried his victims.

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Based on James Keene’s autobiography from 2010 In With The Devil: A Fallen Hero, A Serial Killer, and A Dangerous Bargain for Redemption, Blackbird was developed by Dennis Lehane (Gone baby Gone) and plays Taron Egerton (Rocketman), Paul Walter Hauser (Me, Tonya), Sepideh Moafi (The L Word: Generation Q), Greg Freeman (As good as it gets) and the late Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) in one of his last performances.

Apple TV + Canada Release Date: July 8, 2022 (the first two episodes, new episodes every Friday)
Genre: Psychological thriller
Driving time: Six episodes (about an hour each)


Crave

The anarchists

This documentary series explores the story of Edmonton founder Jeff Berwick, who ran a conference in Mexico to promote anarchy, and brings together dreamers, refugees and crypto enthusiasts.

Want release date: July 10, 2022 at 22.00 ET (first episode, new episodes every Sunday at 22.00 ET)
Genre: Documentary
Driving time: Six episodes (about an hour each)

Current The anarchists here.

The worst person in the world

A young woman in Oslo, Norway juggles her bumpy love life and career on a journey of self-discovery.

The worst person in the world was written and directed by Joachim Trier (Oslo, 31 August) and stars Renate Reinsve (Oslo, 31 August) and Anders Danielsen Lie (Oslo, 31 August).

Original theater release date: October 15, 2021
Want release date:
July 8, 2022
Genre: Romantic comedy-drama
Driving time: 2 hours, 8 minutes

Current The worst person in the world here.

A standard Crave subscription is priced at $ 19.99 / month, with Starz costing an additional $ 5.99 / month. A mobile subscription is also available for $ 9.99 / month.

The full list of movies and series hitting Crave this month can be found here.


Disney +

Big Sky (Season 2)

Cassie and Jenny reunite to deal with a mysterious car wreck, unsuspecting teenagers, a face from Jenny’s past and a malicious outsider.

Big sky was created by David E. Kelley (Big little lies) and plays Etobicoke, Ontario’s Katheryn Winnick (Vikings), Hamilton, Ontarios Kylie Bunbury (When they see us), Brian Geraghty (Boardwalk Empire), Deedee Pfeiffer (Cybill), Janina Gavankar (Real blood) and Logan Marshall-Green (Upgrade). It is worth noting that much of the series was filmed in Vancouver.

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Original TV broadcast: September 2021 to May 2022
Disney + Canada Star Release Date:
July 6, 2022
Genre: Crime drama, thriller
Driving time: 18 episodes (around 43 minutes each)

Current Big sky here.

The fantastic summer for Mickey Mouse [Disney+ Original]

Mickey Mouse and friends remember the wild events that led to the annual summer fireworks spectacle, each from his own point of view.

The fantastic summer for Mickey Mouse has much of the same cast as Mickey Mouse’s wonderful worldincluding Chris Diamantopoulos as Mickey, Tony Anselmo as Donald and Bill Farmer as Goofy.

It is also worth noting The fantastic summer for Mickey Mouse was co-produced by Ottawa-based animation studio Mercury Filmworks.

Disney + Canada release date: July 8, 2022
Genre: Animated comedy, family
Driving time: 23 minutes

Current The fantastic summer for Mickey Mouse here.

A Disney + subscription costs $ 11.99 / month or $ 119.99 / year.

The full list of what’s hitting Disney + Canada this month can be found here.


Netflix

Boo, bitch [Netflix Original]

In the last year of high school, the BFFs Erika and Gia’s last attempt to be seen is complicated when one of them becomes a ghost.

Boo, bitch was created by Erin Ehrlich (King of the Hill), Lauren Iungerich (On my block) and newcomers Tim Schauer and Cuba Soltysiak. It plays Lana Condor (To all the boys I’ve loved before) and Zoe Colletti (Fear the Walking Dead).

It is worth noting that part of the series was filmed in Toronto and Cobourg, Ontario.

Netflix Canada Release Date: July 6, 2022
Genre: True crime documentary
Driving time: Eight episodes (22 to 28 minutes each)

Current Boo, bitch here.

The girl in the picture [Netflix Original]

This documentary about true crime investigates the murder of Sharon Marshall, a woman who was kidnapped as a child by a man, raised as his daughter and eventually married him.

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Netflix Canada Release Date: July 8, 2022
Genre: True crime documentary
Driving time: 1 hour, 42 minutes

Current The girl in the picture here.

Hi, goodbye and everything in between [Netflix Original]

Two teenagers make a pact to break up before college, but their big goodbye date can give them a chance at final love.

Based on Jennifer E. Smith’s novel of the same name, Hi, goodbye and everything in between was directed by Michael Lewen (directorial debut) and has Jordan Fisher in the lead roles (To all the boys I’ve loved before), Talia Ryder (Never Rarely Sometimes Always) and Ayo Adebiri (Big mouth).

Netflix Canada Release Date: July 6, 2022
Genre: True crime documentary
Driving time: 1 hour, 42 minutes

Current Hi, goodbye and everything in between here.

The sea animal [Netflix Original]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE-IGQCsPo

A young blind passenger is on an epic journey into unknown waters with a legendary monster hunter.

The sea animal was written and directed by Chris Williams (The boys) and contains the voices of Karl Urban (Star Trek series), Zaris-Angel Hator (The midnight gang) and Jared Harris (Crazy men).

Netflix Canada Release Date: July 8, 2022
Genre: Animated family
Driving time: 1 hour, 59 minutes

Current The sea animal here.

A “Basic” Netflix subscription costs $ 9.99 / month, a “Standard” subscription (HD supported) costs $ 16.49 / month and a “Premium” membership is priced at $ 20.99 / month (4K supported) ).

The full list of movies and series hitting Netflix Canada this month can be found here.


What are you planning to stream this week? Let us know in the comments.

For more suggestions, check out last week’s Streaming in Canada column.

Disclaimer: BBC Earth is operated by Blue Ant Media, the parent company of Mobile syrup.

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