Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV +, Crave and Netflix [May 25 — 31] | Instant News

Every week, MobileSyrup discuss some of the most famous films and TV shows that recently hit the Canadian streaming platform.

This column usually focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video Canada, Crave and Netflix Canada, but other services such as Apple TV + and Disney + will be mentioned if relevant.

We will also highlight events or films made in Canada, involving famous Canadian cast or crew and / or filmed in Canada.

Finally, the COVID-19 pandemic caused the film to become a hit Digital platforms are much faster than planned, we will record every major film included in this category if applicable.

Amazon Prime Video

21 bridges

A NYPD detective closed all 21 Manhattan eponymous bridges to chase two suspected police killers.

21 bridges directed by Brian Kirk (Game of Thrones) and the stars of Chadwick Boseman (black Panther), Sienna Miller (American marksman), Stephan James from Toronto himself (Return), Kitsch Taylor (CC) from Kelowna, BCFriday Night Lights) and J.K. Simmons (Whiplash).

Original theater release date: November 22, 2019
Amazon Prime Video Canada release date:
May 29, 2020
Genre: Action, thriller
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 52 percent (based on 127 reviews)

Genre 21 bridges here.

Ramy (Season 2)

Ramy, the first generation of Egyptian-Americans, was caught between his Muslim commitment and millennial desire to party and live it.

This series was made together by comedian Ramy Youssef, Ari Katcher (Carmichael show) and Ryan Welch (On the count of three) and Youssef star Mohammed Amer (God Makes Me Funny), Hiam Abbass (Succession) and Mahershala Ali (Green Book).

Hulu / Amazon Prime Video: May 29, 2020
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 10 episodes (23 to 44 minutes each)
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93 percent (based on 14 reviews)

Genre Ramy (Season 2) here. Note that a $ 5.99 / month Starz add-on is required.

It should be noted that both seasons Ramy also available on Crave with a $ 5.99 / month Starz add-on.

The Vast of Night [Amazon Original]

In the 1950s, two children investigated the mysterious frequency that could change their city forever.

The Vast of Night is director Andrew Patterson’s debut and starring Sierra McCormick (Ramona and Beezus) and Jake Horowitz (Adam Bloom).

Amazon Prime Video Canada release date: May 29, 2020
Genre: Sci-fi, thriller
Runtime: 1 hour, 29 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93 percent (based on 110 reviews)

Genre The Vast of Night here.

Amazon Prime videos are included at no additional cost in a $ 79 CAD / year subscription to Amazon Prime.

A full list of films and shows showing Canada’s Amazon Prime Video this month can be found here.

Apple TV +

Central Park [Apple TV+ Original]

From the team behind Burger Bob come Center garden, a new animated sitcom about family caregivers who live and work in the eponymous New York park.

Central Park made by Burger Bob‘Loren Bouchard and Nora Smith and FrozenJosh Gad and featuring the voices of Gad, Kristen Bell (Frozen), Titus Burgess (The Kimmy Schmidt Unbreakable), Daveed Diggs (Blindspotting) Kathryn Hahn (Transparent) and H. Jon Benjamin (Burger Bob).

Apple TV + Canada release date: May 29, 2020 (first two episodes, new episodes every Friday)
Genre: Animated comedy, musical
Runtime: 13 episodes (about 25 minutes each)
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100 percent (based on 18 reviews)

Genre Central Park here.

Find out what will happen on Apple TV + over the next few weeks here.

Apple TV + subscription costs $ 5.99 / month in Canada.


All About Who You Know

To write his most ambitious script, a screenwriter who dreams of planning a rom-com relationship to meet the script’s idol.

All About Who You Know written and directed by Toronto filmmaker Jake Horowitz (Rotating) and starring Toronto’s Dylan Everett (Degrassi: The Next Generation), Oakville, Niamh Wilson Ontario (Degrassi: The Next Generation) and Stephen Joffe from Toronto (Alias ​​Grace).

This film was made in and around Orillia, Ontario.

Desired Release Date: May 29, 2020
Genre: Romantic comedy
Runtime: 1 hour, 51 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: N / A

Genre All About Who You Know here. Note that a $ 19.98 Crave + Movies + HBO subscription is required.

Original HBO Max

As part of Bell’s agreement with Warner Media, a selection of the original series on HBO Max – U.S. special services – will flow exclusively on Crave in Canada.

After the May 27 HBO launch, all three of these series are now available on Crave:

  • Craftopia – a children’s craft competition event organized by St. Catharines, an Ontario-born YouTube star, LaurDIY (all eight episodes premiere on Crave on May 27)
  • Legendary – underground ballroom competition series featuring celebrity judges (Episode 1-2 premiered on May 27; the next new episode every Wednesday)
  • Love life – a new romantic comedy series starring Anna Kendrick (Episodes 1-3 premiered on Crave on May 27; the next new episode every Thursday)

According to Bell, other original HBO Max, like Gossip girl reboot, Greg Berlanti Green Lantern series, Mindy Kaling The College Girls and Quebec-born director, Denis Villeneuve Dune: The Sisterhood will come to Crave someday too.

All of these series can be accessed on Crave via a $ 19.98 / month Crave + Movies + HBO subscription.


Parasite, winner of Best Picture co-writer-director Bong Joon-ho now flows exclusively on Crave.

The genre-bending film follows the lower class family as it rises to the social ladder disguised as a staff of a rich family.

Parasite starring Song Kang-ho (Snowpiercer), Lee Sun-kyun (Helpless), Choi Woo-sik (Train to Busan) and Park So-dam (Three Meals a Day: Mountain Village)

Fun fact: Woo-sik spent most of his childhood in Coquitlam, B.C. before returning to South Korea.

Original theater release date: October 11, 2019 (North America)
Desired Release Date:
May 29, 2020
Genre: Black comedy, drama, thriller
Runtime: 2 hours, 12 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99 percent (based on 433 reviews)

Genre Parasite here. Note that a $ 19.98 / month Crave + Film + HBO subscription is required.

A subscribe to the Crave standard costs $ 9.99 / month, with Starz costs $ 5.99 / month and an additional HBO of $ 9.99 / month.

A complete list of films and shows that hit Crave this month can be found here.


Hannah Gadsby: Douglas [Netflix Original]

In her second special standup, Hannah Gadsby joked about the complexity of her popularity, identity, and meeting her most unusual dog park.

Netflix Canada release date: May 26, 2020
Genre: Standup comedy
Runtime: 1 hour, 12 minutes
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 90 percent (based on 20 reviews)

Genre Hannah Gadsby: Douglas here.

Someone Feed Phil (Season 3) [Netflix Original]

Philip Rosenthal, creator Everyone Loves Raymond, tour various cities to discover new dishes.

This season, Rosenthal went to Marrakech, Chicago, London, Seoul and Montreal.

Netflix Canada release date: May 29, 2020
Genre: Reality
Runtime: Five episodes (46 to 51 minutes each)
Rotten Tomatoes Score: N / A

Genre Someone feed Phil (Season 3) here.

Space Strength [Netflix Original]

Office creator Greg Daniels reunited with Steve Carell on a new sitcom that followed a group of people tasked with establishing the sixth branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Air Force.

Space Strength opponents playing John Malkovich (Become John Malkovich), Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation), Diana Silvers (Ma’am) and Tawny Newsome (Bajillion Dollar Property).

Netflix Canada release date: May 29, 2020
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 10 episodes (28 to 37 minutes each)
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 37 percent (based on 59 percent)

Genre Space Strength here.

A ‘Basic’ Netflix subscription costs $ 9.99 / month, ‘Standard’ subscription (HD supported) costs $ 13.99 / month and ‘Premium’ membership at a price of $ 16.99 / month (supported by 4K).

A complete list of films and shows that hit Canada’s Netflix this month can be found here.

Several new and noteworthy events have become streaming services hits this week, on top of the Oscar-winning film. With all that, what do you plan to stream this week? The sound below!

See the Streaming column in Canada last week here.

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