Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney+ and Netflix [Mar. 1-7]

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Every week, MobileSyrup outlines among the most notable films and TV exhibits that lately hit Canadian streaming platforms.

Our ‘Streaming in Canada’ column usually focuses on new content material from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, however different companies like Apple TV+ and Disney+ will likely be talked about when related.

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

Finally, with the COVID-19 pandemic inflicting many films to hit digital platforms a lot ahead of deliberate, we’ll make notice of any main movies — in addition to some other notable streaming service information — that fall into this class when relevant.

Amazon Prime Video

Coming 2 America [Amazon Original]

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Akeem returns to America with Semmi to fulfill his long-lost son.

Coming 2 America was directed by Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow) and options many actors reprising their roles from the unique 1988 movie, together with Eddie Murphy (Akeem), Arsenio Hall (Semmi) and James Earl Jones as Jaffe. Wesley Snipes (Blade), Tracy Morgan (30 Rock) and KiKi Layne (The Old Guard) are new to the franchise.

Amazon Prime Video Canada launch date: March fifth, 2021
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 48 % (primarily based on 116 opinions)

Stream Coming 2 America right here.


First Cow

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A Nineteenth-century American prepare dinner begins a enterprise with a Chinese immigrant utilizing the milk of a cow from a rich landowner.

First Cow was directed by Kelly Reichardt (Certain Women) and stars John Magaro (Orange is the New Black), Orion Lee (Informer), Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) and the late René Auberjonois (Deep Space Nine) in one in every of his remaining roles.

Original theatrical launch date: March sixth, 2020
Crave launch date:
March fifth, 2021
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 2 hours, 2 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 95 % (primarily based on 167 opinions)

Stream First Cow right here. Note {that a} $19.98/month Crave + Movies + HBO subscription is required.

There Is No “I” in Threesome

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An extended-distance couple tries out sexual experimentation.

The sequence was primarily filmed utilizing cellphone cameras and video chats.

It’s price noting that There Is No “I” In Threesome is among the originals from the U.S.-only HBO Max service that’s obtainable in Canada completely on Crave.

HBO Max/Crave launch date: March 4th, 2021
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 1 hour, 27 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 83 % (primarily based on six opinions)

Stream There Is No “I” In Threesome right here. Note {that a} $19.98/month Crave + Movies + HBO subscription is required.

A commonplace Crave subscription is priced at $9.99/month, with Starz costing one other $5.99/month and HBO an extra $9.99/month.

The full listing of flicks and exhibits hitting Crave this month might be discovered right here.

This week in Crave information: Bell has kicked off a limited-time promotion that gives 50 % off three months of all of its Crave plans.


Raya and the Last Dragon [Disney+ Original]

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A lone warrior should monitor down the final surviving dragon in an effort to avoid wasting the fractured folks from a returning evil.

Raya and the Last Dragon was directed by Don Hall (Moana) and Carlos López Estrada (Blindspotting) and options the voices of Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Awkwafina (The Farewell), Gemma Chan (Captain Marvel), Daniel Dae Kim (Hawaii Five-0) and Ottawa’s personal Sandra Oh (Killing Eve).

Disney+ Canada launch date: March fifth, 2021
Genre: Animated fantasy
Runtime: 1 hour, 52 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 95 % (primarily based on 172 opinions)

Stream Raya and the Last Dragon right here. It’s essential to notice that Raya isn’t obtainable as a traditional Disney+ title, nevertheless.

Instead, it’s being provided by ‘Premier Access,’ the premium program that Disney launched final 12 months with the live-action Mulan remake, alongside a theatrical launch. This signifies that that you must pay $34.99 on high of a Disney+ subscription to look at Raya.

Premier Access will likely be obtainable till May 4th, after which era the movie will grow to be obtainable for all Disney+ subscribers on June 4th at no extra price.

Disney+ prices $11.99/month or $119.99/12 months in Canada.

The full listing of flicks and exhibits hitting Disney+ Canada this month might be discovered right here.

ICYMI: WandaVision‘s finale launched on March fifth.


Biggie: I Got a Story To Tell [Netflix Original]

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This documentary makes use of uncommon footage and in-depth interview to chronicle the lifetime of rapper The Notorious B.I.G.

Netflix Canada launch date: March 1st, 2021
Genre: Music documentary
Runtime: 1 hour, 37 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 78 % (primarily based on 23 opinions)

Stream Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell right here.

The Flash (Season 7)

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With his velocity dwindling, The Flash races in opposition to time to avoid wasting Iris from the mirror dimension.

Notably, The Flash‘s seventh season consists of episodes that have been beforehand meant for the earlier season however have been left unfinished amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Based on the DC Comics character of the identical identify, The Flash was created by “Arrowverse” architects Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns and stars Grant Gustin (Glee), Candice Patton (The Young and the Restless), Danielle Panabaker (Bones), Carlos Valdes (Jersey Boys) and Ottawa’s personal Tom Cavanagh (Ed).

It’s price noting that the sequence is filmed in Vancouver.

Original TV broadcast date: March 2nd, 2021 (first episode)
Netflix Canada launch date:
March 4th, 2021 (first episode, new episodes each Thursday)
Genre: Superhero
Runtime: Number of episodes TBA (round 43 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream The Flash right here.

Moxie [Netflix Original]

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Taking inspiration from her mom’s rebellious previous and a brand new buddy, a shy teenager publishes an nameless zine to name out sexism at her highschool.

Based on Jennifer Mathieu’s 2015 novel of the identical identify, Moxie was directed by Amy Poehler (Parks & Recreation) and stars Hadley Robinson (Little Women), Lauren Tsai (Legion), Patrick Schwarzennegger (Midnight Son), Sydney Park (The Walking Dead) and Poehler.

Netflix Canada launch date: March third, 2021
Genre: Comedy-drama
Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 68 % (primarily based on 60 opinions)

Stream Moxie right here.

Pacific Rim: The Black [Netflix Original]

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When Kaiju assault Australia, two siblings enterprise out with a Jaeger to search out their mother and father.

Based on Legendary’s Pacific Rim franchise, The Black was developed by Craig Kyle (Thor: Ragnarok) and Greg Johnson (Ultimate Avengers) and options the voices of Gideon Emery (Teen Wolf), Erica Lindbeck (Persona 5) and Victoria, B.C.’s Calum Worthy (Austin & Ally).

Netflix Canada launch date: March 4th, 2021
Genre: Anime
Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 68 % (primarily based on 60 opinions)

Stream Pacific Rim: The Black right here.

The full listing of flicks and exhibits hitting Netflix Canada this month might be discovered right here.

A ‘Basic’ Netflix subscription prices $9.99/month, a ‘Standard’ subscription (HD-supported) prices $14.99/month and a ‘Premium’ membership is priced at $18.99/month (4K-supported).

What are you planning on streaming this week? Let us know

For extra solutions, take a look at final week’s Streaming in Canada column.

Image credit score: Disney

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Written by Gideon


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