What’s New on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave: June 2019
We’re counting down the 10 must-see new releases on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave this month.
You’ll like it if you like: The Jonas Brothers
Six years after their break-up, the Jonas Brothers have returned with a number one single and their own documentary, Chasing Happiness. Blending home movies, concert footage and new interviews, Chasing Happiness chronicles their childhood in New Jersey, early careers and personal struggles beyond the spotlight. Amazon Prime Video, June 4.
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Black Mirror: Season Five
You’ll like it if you like: The Twilight Zone, Westworld and Stranger Things
Charlie Brooker’s satirical series returns for a highly-anticipated fifth season consisting of three standalone episodes. Stories include a lonely teenager who yearns to connect with a pop star (played by Miley Cyrus) whose charmed existence isn’t quite as rosy as it appears. No other series taps into society’s relationship with technology and social media quite like Black Mirror. Netflix Canada, June 5.
I Am Mother
You’ll like it if you like: The Stepford Wives, Oblivion and Identity
In the wake of humanity’s extinction, a teenage girl is raised by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) with a mission to repopulate the Earth. But their unique bond is threatened when an inexplicable stranger (Hilary Swank) arrives with alarming news. Netflix Canada, June 7.
Killing Eve: Season Two
You’ll like it if you like: Barry, The Night Manager and Jessica Jones
The second season of the award-winning Killing Eve picks up 30 seconds after season one’s finale: assassin Vilanelle (Jodie Comer) has disappeared, and the MI6 agent tasked with bringing her down, Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), has no idea if she’s alive or dead. Unfortunately for Eve, dangerous forces also have their sights set on her quarry. Crave, June 7.
Tales of the City
You’ll like it if you like: Felicity, Party of Five and Dawson’s Creek
Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis reprise their roles in this present-day sequel to the 1993 PBS miniseries of the same name. Mary Ann Singleton (Linney) returns to San Francisco and reunites with her daughter (Ellen Page) and ex-husband (Paul Gross). Soon, she’s drawn back into the orbit of her former landlady, Anna Madrigal (Dukakis), and a new generation of queer young residents at 28 Barbary Lane. Netflix Canada, June 7.
Big Little Lies: Season Two
You’ll like it if you like: Orange is the New Black, The Night Of and Sharp Objects
The seemingly perfect lives of five women in Monterey, California—Madeline (Reese Witherspoon), Celeste (Nicole Kidman), Jane (Shailene Woodley), Bonnie (Zoë Kravitz) and Renata (Laura Dern)—unravel in shocking ways, culminating in the murder of one of their husbands. In the new season of the subversive Big Little Lies, the deceased’s mother, Mary Louise (Meryl Streep), pays a surprise visit to Monterey with questions of her own. Crave, June 9.
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The Handmaid’s Tale: Season Three
You’ll like it if you like: Alias Grace, The 100 and Orphan Black
In the near future, a totalitarian government takes over most of the United States, renaming the country Gilead. Society’s few remaining fertile women are sentenced to be handmaids: child bearers for the ruling elite. In the third season of The Handmaid’s Tale, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) finds herself once again struggling against her country’s oppressive regime. Based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. Crave, June 9.
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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
You’ll like it if you like: Bohemian Rhapsody, Amy and The Song Remains the Same
In the fall of 1975, Bob Dylan rounded up an impressive cast of musicians—Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez and Roger McGuinn, among others—and played 25 shows across the United States and eastern Canada, mostly with little advance notice. The tour, dubbed the Rolling Thunder Revue, became the stuff of rock legend. Described as “part documentary, part concert film and part fever dream,” Martin Scorsese’s documentary is a must-watch for Dylan lovers. Netflix Canada, June 12.
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You’ll like it if you like: Date Night, The Out-of-Towners and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
When a New York City police officer (Adam Sandler) finally takes his mystery novel-addicted wife (Jennifer Aniston) on a long-promised European vacation, a chance meeting gets them invited to an intimate party on the yacht of an elderly billionaire (Terence Stamp). When their host is murdered, the husband-and-wife become prime suspects. Netflix Canada, June 14.
City on a Hill: Season One
You’ll like it if you like: Gone Baby Gone, The Departed and Spotlight
Set in the early 1990s, City on a Hill stars Kevin Bacon as a well-respected but corrupt FBI agent who teams up with the assistant district attorney of Boston (Aldis Hodge) to take on the city’s criminal justice system. Produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Crave, June 16.
Still catching up on May’s releases? Check out last month’s roundup of what’s new on Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and Crave.