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Coming And Going To Netflix Canada July 5 – 11, 2020

Sorry for being a little later. Damn life got in the way. The highlight this week must be the premiere of The Old Gaurd.  Starring Charlize Theron, the film is based on a graphic novel by Greg Rucka.

Avail. 7/6/20

A Kid from Coney Island

Crazy Rich Asians

The Nun

Avail. 7/8/20

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Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Astrologer Walter Mercado, with 120 million viewers at his peak, was sui generis: a peacock in a macho culture, a naive biz whiz, a courier of hope.

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Stateless NETFLIX ORIGINAL
At an Australian immigration detention center, four strangers — a troubled woman, an anguished refugee, a bureaucrat, and a struggling dad — cross paths.

Was It Love? NETFLIX ORIGINAL
When four very different men appear in her life, a single mother who hasn’t dated in years begins to rediscover a love — and herself.

Yu-Gi-Oh!: Season 1

Avail. 7/9/20

Japan Sinks: 2020 NETFLIX ANIME
After catastrophic earthquakes devastate Japan, one family’s resolve is tested on a journey of survival through the sinking archipelago.

The Protector: Season 4 NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Vizier and the Immortals rule over modern Istanbul, Hakan travels to the past to stop a war, and Zeynep undergoes a powerful transformation.

Avail. 7/10/20

The Claudia Kishi Club — NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Asian American creatives pay passionate tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting “Baby-Sitters Club” character in this heartfelt documentary short.

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Down to Earth with Zac EfronNETFLIX ORIGINAL
In this travel show, actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in search of healthy, sustainable ways to live.

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants in SpaceNETFLIX FAMILY
Best friends George and Harold — along with their classmates and tyrannical principal — are recruited for a mysterious mission in outer space.

Hello Ninja: Season 3 NETFLIX FAMILY
In their third season, the adventure-loving ninjas learn new katas, meet Wesley’s cousin, Gen, and visit Baa-chan’s hometown of Osaka, Japan.

O Crush Perfeito (Dating Around: Brazil) NETFLIX ORIGINAL
In this reality show, six singles meet five different blind dates at trendy hot spots in São Paulo. Who will they choose for a second date?

THE OLD GUARD (2020) – Charlize Theron as Andy.
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The Old Guard NETFLIX FILM
Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die has fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary. Based on the acclaimed graphic novel by Greg Rucka and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (LOVE & BASKETBALL, BEYOND THE LIGHTS), THE OLD GUARD is a gritty, grounded, action-packed story that shows living forever is harder than it looks.

The Twelve  NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Twelve ordinary citizens on jury duty must decide the fate of a respected headmistress accused of two murders.

 

LAST CALL

Leaving 7/8/20

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Coming and Going To Netflix Canada May 24 – 31, 2020

Avail. 5/24/20

Heartland: Season 13

Avail. 5/25/20

Ne Zha

Avail. 5/26/20

Hannah Gadsby Comedy Special 2020

Hannah Gadsby: Douglas NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL
Emmy and Peabody award-winning comedian Hannah Gadsby stopped the comedy world in its tracks with her genre-bending show, Nanette.  Having given herself her very own tough act to follow, Gadsby decided to name her difficult second album after one of her dogs in the hopes he could inspire comedy obedience. Did it work? Fortunately, you can make up your own mind because after taking her metaphorical muse off for a world tour of a walk she filmed the fucker in Los Angeles.

Hannah Gadbsy: Douglas is a grand tour of guffaw that takes you from the dog park to the High Renaissance and back into an unnamed box. With one of comedy’s most sparkling and surprising minds as your guide of honor, you can expect your expectations to be set and then met in the most unexpected ways. Woof.

Avail. 5/27/20

I’m No Longer Here NETFLIX FILM
In the mountains of Monterrey, Mexico, a small street gang named “Los Terkos” spend their days listening to slowed down cumbia music and attending dance parties, showing off their outfits, hairstyles, and gang alliances. These different bands of disaffected youth refer to themselves as Kolombianos, combining the Cholo culture with Colombian music. Ulises Samperio (17), the leader of Los Terkos, tries to protect his friends from the nefarious elements of a quickly evolving drug/political war, but after a misunderstanding with a local cartel, he is forced to leave for Jackson Heights, Queens, a diverse immigrant community in New York City. Ulises tries to assimilate, but when he learns that his gang and the whole Kolombia culture is under threat, he questions his place in America and longs to return home.

Avail. 5/28/20

Animal Kingdom: Season 4

Dorohedoro NETFLIX ANIME
Amnesiac Caiman seeks to undo his lizard head curse by killing the sorcerer responsible, with his friend Nikaido’s help. In the Hole, that’s a threat.

La corazonada NETFLIX FILM
A rookie cop (Luisana Lopilato) and a police detective (Joaquín Furriel) investigate the murder of a woman, 19, whose best friend is the prime suspect.

Avail. 5/29/20

SPACE FORCE

Space Force NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A comedy series about the people tasked with creating Space Force, a new branch of the U.S. military. From Greg Daniels and star Steve Carell.

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 3 NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
“Everybody Loves Raymond” creator Phil Rosenthal continues to travel the globe, sampling different cuisines and cultures. New episodes follow Phil as he travels to Marrakesh, Seoul, Montreal, Chicago and London.

Avail. 5/31/20

High Strung Free Dance

LAST CALL

Leaving 5/23/20

Drop Dead Diva: Season 1-6

Leaving 5/31/20

Center Stage

 

Coming and Going to Netflix Canada in April 26 – 30

Avail. 4/26/20

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The Last Kingdom: Season 4 NETFLIX ORIGINAL
As Edward and Aethelflaed spar over the future of Mercia and their father’s dream of a united England, Uhtred tries to recover his lost birthright.

Avail. 4/27/20

Never Have I Ever NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A coming-of-age comedy series about the life of a modern first-generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Mindy Kaling’s own childhood.

Avail. 4/29/20

A Secret LoveNETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
A Secret Love tells an incredible love story between Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, whose relationship spans nearly seven decades. Terry played in the women’s professional baseball league, inspiring the hit movie A League of Their Own. But the film did not tell the real-life story of the women who remained closeted for most of their lives. This documentary follows Terry and Pat back to when they met for the first time, through their professional lives in Chicago, coming out to their conservative families and grappling with whether or not to get married. Facing the hardships of aging and illness, their love proves resilient as they enter the home stretch.

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Extracurricular NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Extracurricular is a story of high school students who become tangled in a series of conflicts and events that challenge human values and morality. Jisoo ends up committing a serious crime because of his determination to make college tuition money on his own, by any means. Minhee gets caught up in Jisoo’s crime while Jisoo’s schoolmate Gyuri becomes involved in the same crime.

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology and the law itself call her guilt into question.

Nadiya’s Time to Eat — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
On this cooking show, Nadiya Hussain serves up delicious shortcuts, vital ingredients and fast favorites — perfect for today’s time-strapped families.

Summertime NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Inspired by Federico Moccia’s books, this series follows Summer, who longs to leave her small town and see the world, as she meets Ale, a motorcyclist.

Avail. 4/30/20

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Dangerous Lies NETFLIX FILM
After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin (Camila Mendes) takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam (Jessie T. Usher) are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she’s going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone’s motives — even the people she loves. DANGEROUS LIES is directed by Michael Scott, and also stars Jamie Chung, Cam Gigandet, Sasha Alexander, and Elliott Gould.

Drifting Dragons NETFLIX ANIME
Dragons are on the menu as the crew of the airship Quin Zaza sets out on a hunt. If they fail, empty stomachs will be the least of their worries.

The Forest of Love: Deep Cut — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Nothing’s as it seems when a charismatic conman and an aspiring film crew delve into the lives of two emotionally scarred women.

Rich in Love (Ricos de Amor) NETFLIX FILM
Working incognito at his rich dad’s company to test his own merits, Teto falls for Paula and tells her he grew up poor, a lie that spins out of control.

The Victims’ Game NETFLIX ORIGINAL
After discovering his estranged daughter’s link to mysterious murders, a forensic detective with Asperger’s syndrome risks everything to solve the case.

 

LAST CALL

Leaving 4/28/20

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries: Series 1-3

Leaving 4/30/20

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Coming and Going to Netflix Canada in April 19 – 25

Avail. 4/19/20

Just Friends

Avail. 4/20/20

Cooked with Cannabis — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Chefs compete to get the hosts and special guests high on elevated cannabis cuisine with their artful use of the leafy herb, THC infusions, and CBD sauces.

The Midnight Gospel

The Midnight Gospel NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Drawing on interviews from the “Duncan Trussell Family Hour” podcast, this animated series follows a spacecaster who travels the galaxy searching for the meaning of life.

Ocean’s Thirteen

Ocean’s Twelve

Avail. 4/21/20

Bleach: The Assault

Bleach: The Bount

Middleditch & Schwartz — NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL
Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz bring their two-person comedy show, Middleditch & Schwartz, to a global audience in a collection of three completely improvised Netflix comedy specials. Each performance is based entirely on a random audience suggestion. All three parts, each filmed at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, will premiere on Netflix on April 21, 2020.

Middleditch & Schwartz: Dream Job
The story of two friends, one of whom has an important job interview which spirals into an existential crisis involving photography, The New York Times and JFK airport bathroom stalls. By the end of a hilarious turn of events, Kyle is Saussin, Saussin is Kyle, neither have their dream job, but both know what it means to truly embody a Gazelle.

Middleditch & Schwartz: Law School Magic
What starts as a dreaded final exam for a group of first-year law students quickly turns into a test of human morality as the duo encounters an alien, contemplates child abandonment and dabbles in a bit of magic. “The Breakfast Club” meets “The Chronicles of Narnia” in this imaginary class’ quest to learn the difference between paper and digital contracts.

Middleditch & Schwartz: Parking Lot Wedding
Emotions are high in the events leading up to and during a wedding where the priest, a ghost, and the bride and groom’s parents are as loose as a caboose. Follow Thomas and Ben down the aisle as they concoct a compelling scenario — the tale of sixth-grade lovers, a robbery-gone-wrong, and the ultimate test of true love.

Avail. 4/22/20

Absurd Planet — NETFLIX ORIGINAL
A cast of quirky critters and Mother Nature herself narrate this funny science series, which peeks into the lives of Earth’s most incredible animals.

Circus of Books NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
For nearly four decades, unassuming couple Karen and Barry Mason ran Circus of Books, an LA porn store that became a hub for the local gay community.

El silencio del pantano NETFLIX FILM
A successful, cold-blooded crime novelist gets involved in a kidnapping case while uncovering the corrupt ties between politicians and the local mafia in Valencia, Spain.

The Plagues of Breslau NETFLIX FILM
After a body is found sewn inside a cowhide, a Wrocław detective discovers a killer is recreating an 18th-century “plague” of criminal punishments.

The Willoughbys NETFLIX FILM
Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.

Win the Wilderness NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Six couples vie for the deed to a remote Alaskan lodge by proving which is the fittest to survive in a breathtakingly pristine but rugged wilderness.

Avail. 4/23/20

The House of Flowers : Season 3 NETFLIX ORIGINAL
The dark comedy series about a wealthy Mexico City family with secrets returns for Season 3.

Avail. 4/24/20

After Life Season 2

After Life: Season 2 NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the comedy-drama series follows Tony (Ricky Gervais), a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.

In series 2, whilst still struggling with immense grief for his wife, we see Tony try to become a better friend to those around him. Each grappling with their own problems and only to be intensified by the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down. Will the town’s local Am-Dram show lift everyone’s spirits?

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 7

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Extraction NETFLIX FILM
Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy. An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller directed by Sam Hargrave, EXTRACTION is an AGBO Films and TGIM Films, Inc. production, produced by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Chris Hemsworth, Eric Gitter, and Peter Schwerin.

Hello Ninja: Season 2 NETFLIX FAMILY

Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill NETFLIX COMEDY SPECIAL
Measuring his adult life against the goals set in a letter written as a teen to his future self, Kanan Gill’s takeaways get dark – yet oddly illuminating.

Coming and Going to Netflix Canada in April 5-11

Avail. 4/6/20

The Big Show Show NETFLIX FAMILY
Former WWE wrestler The Big Show is out of the ring and ready for an even tougher challenge: raising three daughters with his wife in Florida.

Avail. 4/7/20

TERRACE HOUSE: TOKYO 2019-2020: Part 3 NETFLIX ORIGINAL
Life in Tokyo continues: doors open and close in the house, bonds are born and tested. As Ruka takes his next step, Hana meets new rivals.

Avail. 4/9/20

Hi-Score Girl: Season 2 NETFLIX ANIME
They’ve leveled up to high school, training at arcade fighting games along the way. Now Haruo, Akira, and their friends face their final level.

Avail. 4/10/20

Brews Brothers

Brews Brothers NETFLIX ORIGINAL
These two estranged brothers know everything there is to know about brewing beer. If only they knew something about being a family.

LA Originals NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY
Known for their ties to Chicano street life and hip hop, Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon trace their journey from gifted artists to cultural pioneers.

La vie scolaire NETFLIX FILM
In one of the poorest areas of Paris, a school counselor devotes herself to working with disadvantaged students, while facing challenges of her own.

Love Wedding Repeat NETFLIX FILM
In this innovative romantic comedy about the power of chance, alternate versions of the same wedding unfold as Jack (Sam Claflin) tries to make sure his little sister has the perfect wedding day. But he’ll have to juggle an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and unexpectedly reuniting with the girl of his dreams who got away, Dina (Olivia Munn). If he succeeds, Jack might find a happy ending of his own. LOVE WEDDING REPEAT is written and directed by Dean Craig and stars Sam Claflin, Olivia Munn, Eleanor Tomlinson, Joel Fry, Tim Key, Aisling Bea, Jack Farthing, Allan Mustafa, and Freida Pinto.

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The Main Event NETFLIX FILM
When 11-year-old Leo Thompson (Seth Carr) discovers a magical wrestling mask that grants him super strength, he uses it to enter a WWE competition. With the support of his grandmother (Tichina Arnold), Leo will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a WWE Superstar. Can one kid win it all, in the face of epic challengers in the ring? Directed by Jay Karas, THE MAIN EVENT co-stars Adam Pally, Ken Marino, and features WWE superstars Kofi Kingston, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Sheamus, and Babatunde Aiyegbusi as Leo’s ultimate opponent, a gigantic wrestler named Samson.

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Tigertail NETFLIX FILM
In New York, Pin-Jui (Tzi Ma) reflects on the love of his past and his departure from Taiwan, which he revisits years later with his daughter Angela.

LAST CALL

Leaving 4/6/20

Justice League