Streaming in Canada on Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Crave and Netflix [Jan. 16-22]
Winter Boredom in Canada? Let’s Netflix ‘n’ Chillin
In Canada, the winter has been winter-ing hard and long, leaving many of us to wonder how we can shake our winter-induced boredom. Well, it just so happens that this weekend, our favorite streaming services are stepping up to the plate with great new content!
Let’s start off with the lovely Amazon Prime Video.
Amazon Prime Video [Jan 16-22]
- The Man in the High Castle – Ready to get your conspiracy on? This dystopian series imagines what the world would be like if the Allied Powers lost WWII and is perfect for any genre fan.
- Daisy Jones & The Six [Season One] – This popular new series is based off the best-selling novel of the same name. If you’re looking for a chance to crawl into the world of 1970s rock ‘n’ roll, look no further.
- The Wilds [Season One] – This drama follows a group of teenage girls who crash land on a deserted island after their plane goes off course. Think Lord of the Flies meets Real World and you can get an idea of the wild ride that awaits.
Let’s move on to the delightful Apple TV+.
Apple TV+ [Jan 16-22]
- Lisey’s Story – Based off Stephen King’s novel of the same name, this series follows Lisey Landon as she uncovers secrets in the wake of her husband’s death. Spooky and suspenseful, this show is sure to be a hit.
- Greyhound [Movie] – If you’re in the mood for a classic action thriller, this is the movie for you. It follows a WWII navy commander, who is tasked with leading an Allied convoy across the Atlantic.
- Cherry [Movie] – If you’re looking for a gut-punch of emotion, this movie is right up your alley. It follows an army medic and his struggle with PTSD after he returns home from service, and is sure to leave you in tears.
Let’s jump over to the one and only Crave.
Crave [Jan 16-22]
- The New Pope – Get ready to binge one of the more unique shows on TV, as this drama follows the current Pope and his mysterious predecessor. Both spiritual and scandalous, this show will have you hooked instantly.
- The Stand [Season One] – Based off the classic Stephen King novel of the same name, this series is the perfect mix of horror, drama and post-apocalyptic fantasy. Don’t miss out!
- Vikings [Season Six] – This epic historical drama is about to come to an end, making this the perfect time to catch up and see how it all comes together.
And finally, let’s take a look at what Netflix is bringing.
Netflix [Jan 16-22]
- Disenchantment [Season Three] – If you’ve never seen this show, it’s time to start! This adult cartoon follows a princess, her demon and her elf companion, as they venture through a magical medieval world.
- Pieces of a Woman – This powerful movie follows a couple grieving the loss of their child during a home birth, as they struggle to come to terms with their tragedy. Heavy, but worth watching.
- Bliss [Movie] – Ready for an adventure? This movie is perfect for those who are feeling a bit more upbeat. It follows an estranged couple who are sucked into a virtual world. Trippy and fun, this flick will make you forget about winter.
So, let’s skedaddle away from the cold weather and hunker down in front of our streaming services. There’s a lot of great content to enjoy this week, so grab your favorite snacks and get ready for a fun-filled weekend of movie-watching and chillin’.