every week Cell syrup outlines the most notable movies and TV shows to hit Canadian streaming platforms recently.
Our Streaming in Canada column usually focuses on new content from Amazon Prime Video, Crave and Netflix, but other services like Apple TV+ and Disney+ are mentioned where appropriate. Premium video on demand (PVOD) platforms are also fair game as movies continue to go digital early.
Finally, we highlight shows or movies that are produced by Canadian companies, feature notable Canadian actors or crew, and/or are filmed in Canada.
Amazon Prime Video:
Carnival Row (Season 2) [Amazon Original]
Amazon Prime Video Canada Premiere Date: February 17, 2023 (first two episodes, new episodes every Friday)
Runtime: 10 episodes (about an hour each)
In this final season, a series of mysterious murders cause tension between the Fayfolk and the humans, forcing the residents of Carnival Row to take action.
Carnival series created by Travis Beachum (Pacific Rim) and Rene Echevarria (Star Trek. the next generation) and stars Orlando Bloom (Lord of the Rings franchise) and Cara Delevingne (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets)
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The full list of movies and shows hitting Amazon Prime Video Canada this month can be found here.
Sharper [Apple Original]
Apple TV+ Canada Premiere Date: February 17, 2023
Genre: A psychological thriller
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
A young man on the road to revenge is against billionaires in Manhattan.
Sharper directed by Benjamin Caron (Andor) and stars Julianne Moore (Boogie Nights), Sebastian Stan (Pam and Tommy), Justice Smith (The Get Down:), Brianna Middleton (The Tender Bar:) and John Lithgow (The crown)
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Star Trek: Picard (Season 3)
Crave premiere date. February 16, 2023 (first episode, new episode every Friday)
Genre: Science fiction
Runtime: 10 episodes (about an hour each)
After receiving a desperate message from a long-lost friend, Picard must embark on his most daring mission yet, with friends both old and new.
Picard based on Gene Roddenberry Star Trek: franchise and created by Akiva Goldsman (A beautiful thought), Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay!), Kirsten Beyer (Star Trek: Discovery) and Alex Kurtzman (2009 Star Trek:)
The series features a cast that includes Star Trek. the next generation veterans Patrick Stewart (Picard), LeVar Burton (La Forge), Michael Dorn (Worf), Jonathan Frakes (Riker), Gates McFadden (Crusher), Marina Sirtis (Troy), Brent Spiner (Quil) and Jerry Ryan (Seven Nine ). )
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Thunder Bay [Crave Original]
The new four-part documentary series Crave Original is produced, written and directed by Anishinaabe journalist Ryan McMahon, who seeks to uncover the truth behind the deaths of many Indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ontario. #ThunderBay Premieres February 17th on Crave. pic.twitter.com/ixLIQYJGJv
— Crave (@CraveCanada) January 19, 2023
Anishinaabe journalist Ryan McMahon investigates the deaths of multiple indigenous people in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Crave premiere date. February 17, 2023 (first two episodes, last two episodes on February 24)
Genre: A true crime documentary
Runtime: 10 episodes (about 45 minutes each)
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The female king
Original theatrical release date: September 16, 2022
Crave premiere date. February 17, 2023
Genre: Historical action-drama
Runtime: 2 hours, 15 minutes
In the West African kingdom of Dahomey in 1823, a general trains the next generation of warriors to fight a foreign enemy.
The female king directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (The old guard) and stars Viola Davis (How to get away with murder), Soson Mbedu (Underground railway), Lashana Lynch (No time to die), Sheila Atim (Underground railway) and John Boyega (Star Wars line):
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A standard Crave subscription is $19.99/month and Starz is an additional $5.99/month. A mobile-only subscription is also available for $9.99/month.
The full list of Crave movies and shows this month can be found here.
Full Swing: [Netflix Original]
Netflix Canada premiere date. February 15, 2023
Genre: Sports documentary
Runtime: Eight episodes (41 to 50 minutes each)
This documentary series follows professional golfers such as Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka on and off the course as they compete.
A perfect match [Netflix Original]
Netflix Canada premiere date. February 14, 2023 (first four episodes, new episodes every Tuesday)
Genre: Reality competition
Runtime: 12 episodes (about 50 minutes each)
98 Degrees’ Nick Lachey hosts this new dating series that brings together hopefuls from the series Love is blind, mole and: Too hot to handle.
A “Basic Ad-Free” subscription costs $5.99/month, a “Basic” Netflix subscription costs $9.99/month, “Standard” (with HD support) costs $16.49/month, and “Premium” membership cost: $20.99/month (4K). – is supported).
The full list of movies and shows hitting Netflix Canada this month can be found here.
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For more suggestions, check out last week’s Streaming in Canada column.
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