Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Crave, Disney+, Netflix and PVOD [May 24-30]

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Every week, MobileSyrup outlines among the most notable motion pictures and TV reveals that just 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+ might be talked about when related.

We’ll additionally spotlight reveals or motion pictures which are 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 before deliberate, we’ll make notice of any main movies — in addition to different notable streaming service information — that fall into this class when relevant.

Amazon Prime Video

Panic [Amazon Original]

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Forty-seven highschool graduates participate in a contest which they assume will assist them escape their small city, just for the principles to vary and the sport turns into a lot riskier.

Panic was created by Lauren Oliver based mostly on her 2014 eponymous novel and stars Olivia Welch (Modern Family), Mike Faist (Dear Evan Hansen), Jessica Sula (Skins) and Ray Nicholson (The Benchwarmers).

Amazon Prime Video Canada launch date: May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Teen drama
Runtime: 10 episodes (40 to 49 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Panic right here.

An Amazon Prime Video subscription is included at no extra value with an Amazon Prime membership, which prices $69/12 months.

The full checklist of films and reveals hitting Amazon Prime Video Canada this month might be discovered right here.

This week in Amazon Prime Video information: Amazon is set to amass movie large MGM (James BondRocky) for $8.45 billion USD.


Friends: The Reunion

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More than 15 years after Friends got here to an finish, the Central Perk gang is again — kind of.

Instead of getting them return as their characters a scripted particular, Friends: The Reunion options the principle Friends solid — Jennifer Aniston (Rachel), Courteney Cox (Monica), David Schwimmer (Ross), Matthew Perry (Chandler), Matt LeBlanc (Joey) and Lisa Kudrow (Phoebe) — coming collectively as soon as extra on the unique Warner Bros. soundstage to mirror on the enduring sitcom’s legacy.

Friends: The Reunion additionally contains a slew of different celebrities, together with Friends visitor stars Maggie Wheeler (Janice) and Tom Selleck (Richard), in addition to the likes of Lady Gaga, James Corden, BTS and Ontario’s personal Justin Bieber.

Crave launch date: May twenty seventh, 2021
Genre: Unscripted particular
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 67 p.c (based mostly on 21 evaluations)

Stream Friends: The Reunion right here. Note {that a} $19.98/month Crave + Movies + HBO subscription is required.

The Personal History of David Copperfield

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Co-written and directed by Armando Iannucci (I’m Alan Partridge), The Personal History of David Copperfield is a contemporary tackle Charles Dickens’ traditional story a couple of younger, triumphant orphan.

The Personal History of David Copperfield stars Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), Aneurin Barnard (Dunkirk), Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), Hugh Laurie (House) and Tilda Swinton (Michael Crayton).

Original theatrical launch date: August twenty eighth, 2020
Crave launch date:
May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Comedy-drama
Runtime: 2 hours
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 92 p.c (based mostly on 244 evaluations)

Stream The Personal History of David Copperfield right here.

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 checklist of films and reveals hitting Crave this month might be discovered right here.


Cruella [Disney+ Original]

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During the Nineteen Seventies London punk rock motion, an aspiring designer goes down a darkish path to turn out to be the notorious prison Cruella de Vil.

Based on One Hundred and One DalmationsCruella was directed by Craig Gillespie (I, Tonya) and stars Emma Stone (La La Land), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Joel Fry (Game of Thrones) and Paul Walter Houser (Richard Jewell).

Disney+ Canada launch date: May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Comedy-drama
Runtime: 2 hours, 14 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 73 p.c (based mostly on 226 evaluations)

Note: Cruella is the newest Disney+ Premier Access title, which suggests you should pay $34.99 on high of getting a Disney+ subscription. The movie has additionally launched in whichever Canadian theatres stay open amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stream Cruella right here.

Launchpad [Disney+ Original]

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Launchpad is a set of quick movies from a various group of six filmmakers: Aqsa Altaf, Stefanie Abel Horowitz, Ann Marie Pace, Moxie Peng, Jessica Mendez Siqueiros and Hao Zheng.

Disney+ Canada launch date: May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Miscellaneous
Runtime: Six shorts (round 20 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Check out the total Launchpad assortment right here.

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

The full checklist of films and reveals hitting Disney+ Canada this month might be discovered right here.


Dog Gone Trouble [Netflix Original]

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A pampered canine named Trouble will get misplaced and should study to outlive on the big-city streets.

Dog Gone Trouble was directed by Kevin Johnson (The Iron Giant) and options the voices of rapper Big Sean (Hall of Game), Pamela Adlon (King of the Hill) and Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars).

Netflix Canada launch date: May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Animated, household
Runtime: 1 hour, 27 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Dog Gone Trouble right here.

The Kominsky Method (Season 3) [Netflix Original]

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In the ultimate season of The Kominsky Method, Sandy struggles together with his loss, profession and necessary reunion.

Created by Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men), The Kominsky Method stars Michael Douglas (Wall Street), Sarah Baker (Louie), Nancy Travis (Last Man Standing) and Paul Reiser (Stranger Things).

Netflix Canada launch date: May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Comedy-drama
Runtime: Six episodes (25 to 37 minutes every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream The Kominsky Method right here.

Lucifer Season 5 Part 2 [Netflix Original]

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Once set to be the ultimate season for the Devil, Netflix has renewed the DC Comics present for a sixth and ultimate season. Ahead of that, although, Lucifer and Chloe’s budding relationship catches a snag.

Lucifer was created by Tom Kapinos (Californication) and stars Tom Ellis (Miranda), Lauren German (Hawaii Five-0) and Kevin Alejandro (True Blood).

Netflix Canada launch date: May twenty eighth, 2021
Genre: Fantasy
Runtime: Eight episodes (round one hour every)
Rotten Tomatoes rating: N/A

Stream Lucifer 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 checklist of films and reveals hitting Netflix Canada this month might be discovered right here.

Premium video on demand (PVOD)

Wrath of Man

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Through a non-linear narrative, Wrath of Man tells the story of a mysterious money truck driver whose true motivations are slowly revealed over time.

Wrath of Man was co-written and directed by Guy Ritchie (Snatch) and stars Jason Statham (Hobbs and Shaw), Holt McCallany (Mindhunter), Jeffrey Donovan (J. Edgar), Josh Hartnett (Penny Dreadful) and Laz Alonso (The Boys).

Original theatrical launch date: May seventh, 2021
Canadian PVOD launch date: May twenty fifth, 2021
Genre: Action-thriller
Runtime: 2 hours
Rotten Tomatoes rating: 66 p.c (based mostly on 210 evaluations)

Wrath of Man might be rented for $19.99 on platforms like iTunes, Google Play and the Cineplex Store.

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

For extra viewing solutions, try final week’s Streaming in Canada column.

Image credit score: Warner Bros.

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Written by Gideon


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