New on Netflix Canada: November 2016

The following titles are coming to Netflix this November! My picks are the new season of Lovesick and the Jimi Hendrix documentary.


Avail 11/1

Baggage Claim

Cast:Paula Patton, Derek Luke, Taye Diggs  

Desperate to escape her single status, flight attendant Montana Moore vows to find a spouse in 30 days or 30,000 miles in this airy romantic comedy.

Christmas Ranch

Cast: Francine Locke, Ken Arnold, Taylor Lyons

Sent to her grandmother’s ranch for Christmas, a rebellious teen bonds with her grandmother’s horse and resolves to save the ranch from foreclosure.

Eddie the Eagle

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Christopher Walken, Jo Hartley

This inspirational film tells the true story of Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards who became England’s unlikely ski-jump hero in the ‘88 Olympics.

Embers

Cast: Jason Ritter, Iva Gocheva, Greta Fernandez

Survivors of a global epidemic are left without the ability to create memories, forced to navigate the bleak world by living entirely in the present.

Fifty Shades of Black

Cast: Marlon Wayans, Mircea Monroe, Jane Seymour

Wide-eyed virgin college student Hannah falls under the spell of wealthy Christian Black, and the jokes fly in this parody of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life

Cast: Floyd Norman, Whoopi Goldberg, Leonard Maltin

Animator. Storyman. Troublemaker. At 80 years old, see how Disney Legend Floyd Norman, the first African-American animator at Disney, continues to impact animation and stir up “trouble” after the company forced him to retire at age 65.

I Am Your Father

Cast: David Prowse

This film tells the hard-luck story of David Prowse, the obscure English actor who played the masked Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy.

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Inherent Vice

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jos Brolin, Owen Wilson

Hippie private eye Doc Sportello is hired to work on three different cases with one millionaire real estate developer and a mysterious cult in common.

Jane Got a Gun

Cast: Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, Noah Emmerich

When her husband is nearly killed, iron-willed frontier woman Jane Hammond recruits her former lover to help battle an army of vengeful outlaws.

King Arthur

Cast: Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd

King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table struggle to hold power amid a shaky political landscape in this take on the myth of Camelot.

Misconduct

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Al Pacino, Josh Duhamel

When an ambitious young lawyer takes on a big case against a powerful and ruthless executive of a large pharmaceutical company, he soon finds himself involved in a case of blackmail and corruption.

November Rule

Cast: Mo McRae, Tatyana Ali, DJ Qualls

Entrepreneur Steve ends things with his current girlfriend every November to keep from settling down, but his latest breakup leaves him with regret.

Over the Hedge

Cast: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell

Awakening from a long winter nap to find a subdivision in their backyard, a colony of critters is forced to face its worst fear: humans.

The Book Thief

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Sophie Nelisse

Young Liesel steals books to teach herself to read, giving her refuge from the horrors of Nazi Germany and her cold foster parents.

The Confessions of Thomas Quick

This documentary tells the story of Sweden’s most infamous serial killer, who confessed to more than 30 murders before recanting everything.

The November Man

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko

An ex-CIA agent emerges from retirement to protect an important witness, but he soon discovers that old friends can make the most dangerous enemies.

The Pinkertons – Season 1

Cast: Angus Macfadyen, Martha MasIssac, Jacob Blair

In the 1860s, the detectives known as the Pinkertons solve some of the Wild West’s toughest crimes by analyzing clues and thinking like crooks.

Turner and Hooch

Cast: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson

Fastidious detective Scott Turner is saddled with a slobbering new partner: a dog named Hooch, whose previous owner was killed.

Women Behind Bars – Season 1-3

This reality series recounts true stories of women who have been convicted for murder, including an in-depth examination of each crime.

Avail 11/2

Food Choices

This documentary examines the world’s diet and points to food choices as the culprits for declining health as well as a major cause of climate change.

From Dusk Till Dawn – Season 3 – New Episodes Weekly – Netflix Original

Cast: D.J.Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez

In season three of From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, the Gecko brothers find themselves in the vortex of the culebra world forcing them to assemble an unlikely crew to take on the forces of Hell, and the new set of enemies determined to take them down.

Avail 11/4

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Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60Netflix Original

Cast: Dana Carvey

Emmy Award-winning comedian and “SNL” star Dana Carvey makes quite the impression with his distinctive brand of comedy in his new, outrageously funny stand-up special filmed at the The Wilbur Theatre in Boston, MA.

London Has Fallen

Cast: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman

Hell-bent on revenge, terrorists attack a group of world leaders in London. Now, it’s up to agent Mike Banning to save the U.S. president — again.  

The Crown – Season 1 – Netflix Original

Cast: Claire Foy, John Lithgow, Matt Smith

The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world — Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

The Ivory Game Netflix Original

The Ivory Game is an epic documentary feature that goes undercover into the dark and sinister underbelly of ivory trafficking. Award-winning director Richard Ladkani and Academy Award®–nominated director Kief Davidson filmed undercover for 16 months with a crack team of intelligence operatives, undercover activists, passionate frontline rangers and tough-as-nails conservationists, to infiltrate the corrupt global network of ivory trafficking. A production from Terra Mater Film Studios and Vulcan Productions, the film follows poachers in pursuit of the ‘white gold’ of ivory. Time is running out for the African elephants, dangerously nearing closer and closer to extinction.

World of WinxNetflix Original

The reality show “WOW!” engages the Winx in their mission, starting an undercover, worldly journey in order to make talented kids’ dreams come true.

Avail 11/9

Danger Mouse – Season 2 – Netflix Original

Cast: Alexander Armstrong, Kevin Eldon, Stephen Fry

The world’s greatest super-spy returns to save the world with the help of hapless hamster Penfold and a collection of state-of-the-art gadgetry.

Avail 11/11

All Hail King Julien – Season 4 – Netflix Original
Cast: Danny Jacobs, Henry Winkler, Andy Richter

King Julien and his trusty advisers race to save the kingdom from secret agents, stampeding clones and more — while keeping the party going strong.

Case – Season 1 – Netflix Original

A smart lawyer whose drinking and recklessness send him on a path of self-destruction finds new purpose investigating a teenager’s apparent suicide.

Estocolmo – Season 1 – Netflix Original

An undercover agent, a prosecutor and a journalist try to bring down a human trafficking ring, but nothing is as straightforward as it seems.

Roman Empire: Reign of BloodNetflix Original

This stylish mix of documentary and historical epic chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome’s fall.

Tales by LightNetflix Original

Follow renowned photographers as they explore far-flung locales, capturing extraordinary images that present nature and culture in a new light.

True Memoirs Of An International AssassinNetflix Original

Cast: Kevin James, Zulay Henao, Andy Garica

The action comedy stars Kevin James as Sam Larson, a mild-mannered would-be author who gets mistaken for a killer-for-hire when his fictional novel about an international assassin is published as a true story. When the book is a huge success, he is suddenly kidnapped, taken out of the country, and forced into an assassination plot.

Avail 11/12

Green Room

Cast: Jeremy Saulnier, Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots

At the end of their low-budget tour, a punk band accepts a gig at an isolated rural club, only to discover that their hosts are neo-Nazis.

Avail 11/15

Dieter Nuhr: Nuhr in BerlinNetflix Original
Cast: Dieter Nuhr

Germany’s top comedian Dieter Nuhr presents an up-to-date stand-up special exclusively for Netflix, taped live in the legendary former silent film theater Delphi in Berlin at the beginning of October of 2016.

Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child

Cast: Jimi Hendrix, Boosty Collins

This biographical documentary sets out to tell rock pioneer Jimi Hendrix’s story in his own words, by combining the musician’s private writings and recorded interviews.

Men Go to Battle

Cast: Timothy Morton, David Maloney, Rachel Korine

Men Go To Battle is the story of two brothers struggling to hold their crumbling estate together outside a small Kentucky town in the fall of 1861.

Avail 11/17

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Lovesick – Season 2 – Netflix Original

Cast: Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings

The second season of Lovesick, the series formerly known as Scrotal Recall, stars Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas and Daniel Ings, all returning for more fun in this delightful, romantic comedy. Season two will consist of eight episodes. Series creator Tom Edge returns as writer for season two and serves as Executive Producer along with Murray Ferguson, Andy Baker and Ed Macdonald. Lovesick is produced by Clerkenwell Films.

Paranoid – Season 2 – Netflix Original

A murder mystery opens into a bigger pharmaceutical conspiracy in this crime thriller.

Avail 11/18

Bad Boys II

Cast: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Jordi Molla

In this hyperkinetic sequel, a pair of Miami narcotics cops investigate a Cuban drug kingpin’s connection to Florida’s influx of Ecstasy.

Beat Bugs – Season 2 – Netflix Original

Cast: Ashleigh Ball, Lili Beaudoin, Charles Demers

With songs made famous by the Beatles, five friendly bugs learn big lessons about the world around them — all from the safety of their own backyard.

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Colin Quinn: The New York Story Netflix Original

Cast: Colin Quinn

“SNL” veteran Colin Quinn delivers a taping of his sold out off-Broadway show to Netflix for his second stand-up special. In front of a crowd of fellow locals, Quinn presents the history of New York and the different groups who shape the personality of the city. Quinn’s show was filmed at the Schimmel Center in New York City and is directed by Jerry Seinfeld.

Criminal

Cast: Kevin Costner, Ryan Reynolds, Gal Gadot

In a last-ditch effort to stop a diabolical plot, a dead CIA operative’s memories, secrets, and skills are implanted into a death-row inmate in hopes that he will complete the operative’s mission.


DivinesNetflix Original

Cast: Deborah Lukumuena, Jisca Kalcanda, Kevin Mischel

In a ghetto near Paris where drugs and religion reign supreme, Dounia is hungry for her share of power and success. Enlisting the help of her best friend, Maimouna, she decides to follow the footsteps of a respected dealer. When Dounia meets a young sensuous dancer, another window opens for her through which she glimpses the promise of a very different kind of life.

Avail 11/20

Earth to Echo

Cast: Teo Halm, Astro, Reese Hartwig

After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help.

Avail 11/22

MercyNetflix Original

Four estranged brothers return to their childhood home to be with their dying mother — a substantial inheritance is tied to her fate. Loyalties and true intentions are called into question when a gang of mysterious masked men descend upon the family.

Avail 11/23

Dark Horse

An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse.

Maggie’s Plan

Cast: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore

Maggie’s plan to have a baby on her own is derailed when she falls in love with John, a married man, destroying his volatile marriage to the brilliant and impossible Georgette. But one daughter and three years later, Maggie is out of love and in a quandary: what do you do when you suspect your man and his ex-wife are actually perfect for each other?

Avail 11/25

3% Netflix Original

Cast: Joao Miguel, Bianca Comparto, Michel Gomes

In a post-apocalyptic world cruelly divided between progress and devastation, you only get one chance to improve your lot — and only 3% will succeed.

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Netflix Original

Cast: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Kelly Bishop

Unfolding in four 90-minute installments, each set in a different season, this follow-up to the “Gilmore Girls” finds Lorelai, Rory and Emily all dealing with the complications of life and family in their sleepy little Connecticut town.

Michael Che Matters Netflix Original

Cast: Michael Che

“SNL” Weekend Update co-anchor and former “Daily Show” correspondent, Michael Che brings down the house with his laid-back style as he tackles society’s most controversial actions through his hilarious prism at the Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York.


Happy Netflixing Witches!

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