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Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Crave, Disney+, Netflix and PVOD [April 12-18]

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Every week, MobileSyrup outlines a few of the most notable motion pictures and TV exhibits that lately hit Canadian streaming platforms.

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

We’ll additionally spotlight exhibits or motion pictures 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 motion pictures to hit digital platforms a lot ahead of deliberate, we’ll make observe of any main movies — in addition to different notable streaming service information — that fall into this class when relevant.


Amazon Prime Video

Made for Love [Amazon exclusive]

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Two weeks after its HBO Max premiere within the U.S., the darkish comedy collection Made for Love is now accessible in Canada completely via Prime Video.

Made for Love follows a lady who escapes a 10-year marriage to a tech billionaire however struggles to regain her independence because of a monitoring gadget he implanted in her mind.

Based on Alissa Nutting’s 2017 novel of the identical title, Made for Love was created by Nutting, Dean Bakopoulos (Please Don’t Come Back From the Moon), Patrick Somerville (The Leftovers) and Christina Lee (Search Party) and stars Cristin Milioti (Palm Springs), Billy Magnussen (Aladdin), Dan Bakkedahl (Veep), Noma Dumezweni (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond).

Original run: April 1st to fifteenth, 2021 (HBO Max within the U.S.)
Amazon Prime Video Canada launch date:
April sixteenth, 2021 (all episodes)
Genre: Dark comedy
Runtime: Eight episodes (round half-hour every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 93 % (primarily based on 41 critiques)

Stream Made for Love right here.

An Amazon Prime Video subscription is included at no extra price with a $69/yr Amazon Prime subscription.

The full listing of films and exhibits hitting Amazon Prime Video Canada this month will be discovered right here.


Apple TV+

Mythic Quest: Everlight [Apple Original]

After final yr’s pandemic-focused “Quarantine” episode, Mythic Quest is again with a second particular forward of the premiere of the second season on May seventh.

In “Everlight,” the Mythic Quest staff returns to the workplace for an annual occasion.

Mythic Quest was created by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia‘s Rob McElhenney, Megan Ganz and Charlie Day and stars McElhenney, Charlotte Nicdao (Content), David Hornsby (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Danny Pudi (Community), F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus) and Ashly Burch (the PlayStation 4 online game Horizon Zero Dawn).

Notably, Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs) narrates the episode, which was written by Burch and directed by McElhenney.

Apple TV+ Canada launch date: April sixteenth, 2021
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 31 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Mythic Quest‘s “Everlight” episode right here.

The Year Earth Changed [Apple Original]

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Narrated by Sir David Attenborough (Planet Earth), this documentary takes a take a look at how the COVID-19 associated lockdowns world wide helped the surroundings thrive.

Apple TV+ Canada launch date: April sixteenth, 2021
Genre: Nature documentary
Runtime: 48 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream The Year Earth Changed right here.

An Apple TV+ subscription prices $5.99/month in Canada.

For extra on what’s coming to Apple TV+ this yr, click on right here.


Crave

Confronting a Serial Killer

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Author and journalist Jillian Lauren confronts essentially the most prolific serial killer in American historical past, Sam Little.

Throughout the collection, director Joe Berlinger (Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes) makes use of the Little case to look at the systemic points within the felony justice system, together with biases in opposition to marginalized communities and people coping with psychological sickness.

Crave/Starz Canada launch date: April 18th, 2021 (first episode, new episodes each Sunday)
Genre: True crime documentary
Runtime: Five episodes (round one hour every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Confronting a Serial Killer right here. Note {that a} $15.98 Crave + Starz subscription is required.

Mare of Easttown

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As her private life falls aside, a small-town detective’s investigation into an area homicide reveals the darkish aspect of a detailed group.

Mare of Easttown was created by Brad Ingelsby (The Way Back) and stars Kate Winslet (The Reader), Julianne Nicholson (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Jean Smart (Fargo), Angourie Rice (Spider-Man: Far From Home) and Evan Peters (American Horror Story).

Crave/HBO Canada Canada launch date: April 18th, 2021 (first episode, new episodes each Sunday)
Genre: Crime drama
Runtime: Seven episodes (round one hour every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 84 % (primarily based on 32 critiques)

Stream Mare of Easttown right here. Note {that a} $19.98 Crave + Movies + HBO subscription is required.

The Nest

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The lifetime of an entrepreneur and his household takes a darkish flip after they transfer into an previous English nation manor within the Nineteen Eighties.

The Nest was directed by Canadian-born Sean Durkin (Martha Marcy May Marlene) and stars Jude Law (The Talented Mr. Ripley) and Carrie Coon (The Leftovers). It’s price noting that the movie was partially shot round Ontario.

Original Canadian launch date: September 18th, 2020
Crave launch date: April sixteenth, 2021
Genre: Psychological thriller
Runtime: 1 hour, 47 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 89 % (primarily based on 156 critiques)

Stream The Nest right here.

A normal Crave subscription is priced at $9.99/month, with Starz costing one other $5.99/month and HBO an extra $9.99/month. However, there’s a 50 % off promotion on all of those plans till the tip of March.

The full listing of films and exhibits hitting Crave this month will be discovered right here.

This week in Crave information: For the primary time ever, all the Sex and the City collection is now in remastered HD — streaming completely on Crave.


Disney+

Big Shot [Disney+ Original]

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After being fired from his present job, a temperamental basketball coach finally ends up at a woman’s non-public highschool.

Big Shot was created by David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies), Dean Lorey (Arrested Development) and Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond) and stars John Stamos (Full House), Montreal’s Jessalyn Gilsig (Vikings) and Yvette Nicole Brown (Community).

Disney+ Canada launch date: April sixteenth, 2021 (first episode, new episodes each Friday)
Genre: Sports comedy-drama
Runtime: 10 episodes (first episode is 44 minutes)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 75 % (primarily based on 12 critiques)

Stream Big Shot right here.

Earth Moods [Disney+ Original]

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This docuseries takes you to calming and vibrant locations world wide, akin to frozen landscapes, bustling cities and tropical islands.

Disney+ Canada launch date: April sixteenth, 2021
Genre: Nature documentary
Runtime: Five episodes (31 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Earth Moods right here.

A Disney+ subscription prices $11.99/month or $119.99/yr.

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


Netflix

The Circle (Season 2) [Netflix Original]

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A brand new solid of individuals takes half in Netflix’s social experiment/competitors present about on-line gamers flirting and catfishing in an effort to win $100,000.

Netflix Canada launch date: April 14th, 2021 (first 4 episodes, new episodes each Wednesday)
Genre: Reality
Runtime: 13 episodes (round one hour every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream The Circle right here.

Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist [Netflix Original]

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Chadwick Boseman’s buddies and closest collaborators come collectively to honour the late actor, who handed away in August 2020 after a four-year battle with colon most cancers.

Some of the individuals interviewed embrace Denzel Washington (who paid for Boseman’s tuition), Viola Davis (his Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom co-star), Spike Lee (his director in Da 5 Bloods) and Danai Gurira (his Black Panther co-star).

It’s price noting that Boseman is the frontrunner to win Best Actor on the Oscars subsequent week for his efficiency in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, his last movie position which is now streaming on Netflix.

Netflix Canada launch date: April seventeenth, 2021 (however will solely be accessible for 30 days)
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: 21 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist right here.

Love and Monsters

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Seven years after monsters took management of the land, a younger man ventures out from humanity’s underground dwellings to reconnect together with his highschool girlfriend.

Love and Monsters was directed by Michael Matthews (Five Fingers for Marseilles) and stars Dylan O’Brien (Maze Runner franchise), Jessica Henwick (Marvel’s Iron Fist), Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy collection) and Ariana Greenblatt (Avengers: Infinity War).

It’s price noting that Montreal’s Shawn Levy (Stranger Things) is a producer on the movie.

Canadian PVOD launch date: October sixteenth, 2020
Netflix Canada launch date: April 14th, 2021
Genre: Action, romantic comedy
Runtime: 2 hours, 10 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 93 % (primarily based on 82 critiques)

Stream Love and Monsters right here.

My Love: Six Stories of True Love [Netflix Original]

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Filmed over the course of a yr, six {couples} within the U.S., Japan, Korea, India, Brazil and Spain share their decades-long love.

Netflix Canada launch date: April thirteenth, 2021
Genre: Documentary
Runtime: Six episodes (64 to 74 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream My Love: Six Stories of True Love right here.

Why Did You Kill Me? [Netflix Original]

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A mom makes use of MyArea to research the individuals she believes are accountable for the homicide of her daughter.

The documentary was directed by Fredrick Monk (A History of Cuban Dance).

Netflix Canada launch date: April 14th, 2021
Genre: True crime documentary
Runtime: 1 hour, 23 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 80 % (primarily based on 5 critiques)

Stream Why Did You Kill Me? 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).

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


Premium video on demand (PVOD)

Nobody

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A retired skilled killer protects a stranger on a bus from a bunch of delinquents, solely to attract the ire of a vengeful drug lord.

Nobody was directed by Ilya Naishuller (Hardcore Henry) and stars Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Connie Nielsen (Gladiator), Aleksei Serebryakov (McMafia), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) and RZA (Wu-Tang Clan).

The movie was partially shot in Winnipeg.

It’s additionally price noting that John Wick trilogy author Derek Kolstad and John Wick co-director David Leitch wrote and produced Nobody, respectively.

Original Canadian theatrical launch date: March twenty sixth, 2021
Canadian PVOD launch date: April fifteenth, 2021
Genre: Action
Runtime: 1 hour, 23 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 82 % (primarily based on 197 critiques)

Nobody will be rented for $24.99 CAD on iTunes, Google Play and the Cineplex Store.

This week in PVOD information: Warner Bros. has confirmed that its newest adaptation of the Mortal Kombat online game collection will come to Canadian PVOD and theatres concurrently on April twenty third.


What are you planning on streaming this week? Let us know within the feedback.

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

Meanwhile, players can see what new titles hit gaming providers within the newest version of Streaming in Canada’s sister column, “Stream ‘n Load,” right here.

Image credit score: Universal Pictures

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