New On Netflix Canada: August 1, 2016 – August 9, 2016

#NowOnNetflix – August 2016

My picks are … Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 – Season 1-2 starring Dawson (from Dawson’s Creek) and Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie starring Johnny Depp!


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Blackstone – Season 1-5

Cast: Carmen Moore, Eric Schweig, Michelle Thrush

Blackstone is an unmuted exploration of community, power and politics on a First Nation reserve.

Brick Mansions

Cast: Paul Walker, David Belle, RZA

A cop infiltrates a condemned, militarized Detroit housing project to avenge his father’s death and bring down the killer and reigning drug kingpin.

Caught on Camera – Seasons 1-3

Cast: Nick Wallis

Nick Wallis presents crimes caught on CCTV, cell phones and other devices and reveals how investigators use the recordings to solve tough cases.

Chain Reaction

Cast: Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman, Rachel Weisz

When a team of scientists that discovers a clean, low-cost energy alternative gets sabotaged, a student machinist fights to preserve the discovery.

Chef

Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo

When chef Carl Casper’s plans for opening a restaurant in Los Angeles fail to pan out, he returns home to Miami and debuts a food truck instead.

Cocaine – Season 1

Three films chronicle the cocaine trade’s sweeping impact on the citizens of Peru, Brazil and Columbia, from poor farmers to powerful drug lords.

Courage Under Fire

Cast: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips

While investigating the death of a chopper pilot, Lt. Col. Serling hears conflicting stories about her service and works to uncover the truth.

Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 – Season 1-2  

Cast: Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Michael Blaiklock

Chloe is a New York party girl with the morals of a pirate who bullies and causes trouble for her naive small town roommate June.

Funny or Die Presents: Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie

Cast: Johnny Depp, Ron Howard, Alfred Molina

Funny or Die presents a satirical rendition of Donald Trump’s 1987 best selling business book, The Art of the Deal.

Holding the Man

Cast: Ryan Corr, Sarah Snook, Francesco Ferdinandi

In 1970s Australia, two teen boys fall in love with each other and defeat obstacles to their 15-year relationship, until a new crisis comes their way.

ISIS: Women Unveiled

Cast: Poppy Begum

This 12-month undercover investigation penetrates the secret world of the women in the UK who support Isis, glorify jihadis, and preach a message of hatred, segregation and extremism.

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Masha and the Bear – Season 2

Cast: Alina Kukushkina, Boris Kutnevich, Elsie Kate Fisher

Lively little Masha lives in the forest, where she has many wonderful adventures with her neighbor, a bear who used to be in the circus.

My Son the Jihadi

Cast: Michael Evans, Sally Evans, Thomas Evans

In 2011, Sally Evans made a devastating discovery: her son Thomas had left their home in a Buckinghamshire village and travelled to Somalia to join a deadly Islamist terrorist group.

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Scream – Season 2 – new episodes weekly – Netflix Original

Cast: Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, John Kama

With the killer revealed at the end of last season, don’t be fooled into believing the mystery has been solved or that more blood won’t spill at Lakewood High. As the second season opens, the hunt is on for the killer’s partner.

Seve: The Movie

Cast: José Luis Gutiérrez, José Navar, Maria Molins

This biographical docudrama tells the story of championship Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, from childhood through his brilliant, quirky golf career.

Small Animal Hospital – Season 1

Cast: John Barrowman

Veterinarians and specialists at the University of Glasgow’s Small Animal Hospital give world-class care to ailing dogs, cats and other beloved pets.

Sparks and Embers

Cast: Kris Marshall, Annelise Hesme

Tom and Eloise meet in inauspicious circumstances, trapped in a stuck lift after Eloise has Tom fired. Nevertheless, sparks fly. 5 years later, they have broken up and Eloise is going back to France. Tom has 45 minutes to win her back.

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn

Cast: Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Peter Dinklage

Told that a brain aneurysm will finish him off in just 90 minutes, a chronic malcontent scurries to make amends with as many people as he can.

The Hard Stop

This documentary takes a big-picture look at the death of a black man killed during a 2011 arrest in Tottenham that ignited riots throughout England.

The Long, Long Holiday

This series recounts the daily life of two kids, brother and sister, who are left by their parents at their grandparents’ house near the Normandy coast for a few weeks at the beginning of World War II. As the war rumbles on, those weeks become five years.

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The Peanuts Movie

Cast: Noah Schnapp, Hadley Belle Miller, Alexander Garfin

Born loser Charlie Brown tries to impress the Little Red-Haired Girl, as his faithful dog, Snoopy, turns his feud with the Red Baron into a novel.

Very British Problems – Seasons 1 & 2

Cast: Julie Walters, Stephen Mangan, James Corden

Comedians and celebrities talk about the peculiarities of the British psyche.

Victor Frankenstein

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay

After scientist Victor Frankenstein rescues him from a circus, hunchback Igor aids his brilliant but erratic new friend in his quest to create life.

World’s Oddest Animal Couples US – Season 1

Dr. Carin Bondar introduces unusual animal friendships, such as an elephant who leads a buffalo herd, a jackal caring for an elderly dog and more.

Youth

Cast: Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz

At a spa in the Alps, two famous friends in their 80s discuss mortality, love and creativity as they close in on the end of their artistic careers.

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This is Where I Leave You

Cast: Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda

When their father dies, four siblings return home for a week, but mourning quickly takes a back seat to bickering and opportunistic back stabbing.

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Beat Bugs – Season 1 – Netflix Original

Five funny, charming young bugs have adventures and learn life lessons in their overgrown backyard, in stories inspired by the songs of The Beatles

The Lady in the Van

Cast: Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Jim Broadbent

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that’s parked in his driveway.

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David Cross Special

David Cross Special

David Cross: Making America Great AgainNetflix Original

Ever After High: Epic WinterNetflix Original

Cast: Jonquil Goode, Karen Strassman, Audu Paden

When a curse on the Snow King causes global freezing, Crystal Winter and her pals must find a cure, or they’ll all live winterly ever after!

Who Took Johnny

Cast: Noreen Gosch

An examination into an infamous thirty-year-old cold case: the disappearance of Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch, the first missing child to appear on a milk carton. The film focuses on the heartbreaking story of Johnny’s mother, Noreen, and her relentless quest for the truth about what happened.

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The Confirmation

Cast: Clive Owen, Maria Bello, Patton Oswalt

Eight year old Anthony is somewhat uneasy about spending the weekend with his alcoholic, down-on-his-luck carpenter dad Walt while his mom Bonnie and her new husband Kyle go to a Catholic retreat together. Walt is just as uneasy about spending time with Anthony, especially since their first day together is a series of characteristically unfortunate events.

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Synchronicity

Cast: Chad McKnight, Brianne Davis, AJ Bowen

A physicist tries to stop a mysterious woman from stealing his coveted invention by traveling back in time, where he uncovers surprising truths.

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Dheepan

Cast: Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby

Dheepan is a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior who flees to France and ends up working as a caretaker outside Paris.

The Good Lie

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Arnold Oceng, Emmanuel Jal

A young Sudanese War refugee wins a lottery that allows him to start life anew in the United States. But adapting to his new home presents challenges.

T-Rex

17-year-old Claressa ‘T-Rex’ Shields from Flint, Michigan dreams of being the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing. But in order for her to succeed, she’ll need to stand her ground both inside and outside the ring.


Happy Neflixing Witches!

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