New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Oct 2 2020, 6:04 pm

New month, new you, new Netflix.

Stay indoors and stay safe this weekend by making some popcorn and getting some Netflix and Chill time.

Here are a few new releases worth checking out on the streaming giant this weekend.

Whose Vote Counts, Explained

A series to watch a head of November 3’s big election. As per Netflix, “Why is the right to vote in America still a fight? From voter suppression to disenfranchisement, see the roadblocks that stop voices from being heard.”

American Murder: The Family Next Door

Raw footage of the heartbreaking story around the disappearance of Shanann Watts and her children. A must-see documentary.

The Boys in the Band

Based on the Tony Award-winning play that changed a generation, The Boys in the Band follows a group of nine gay men who gather for a birthday party in 1968 New York City. This stacked cast includes Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto, Matt Bomer, and Andrew Rannells.

Oktoberfest: Beer & Blood

Based in 1900 Munich, a brewer uses “brutal tactics on his quest to build a beer hall that will dominate the city’s lucrative Oktoberfest.”

All Because of You

A Malaysian romantic comedy about a hotel guest, an unsuspecting staff, and a hostage scheme that leads to true love.

Dick Johnson Is Dead

According to Netflix, this documentary is about filmmaker Kirsten Johnson’s father as he nears the end of his life and “stages his death in inventive and comical ways to help them both face the inevitable.”

Emily in Paris

“Say Oui to new possibilities” with this new Netflix original film. From Darren Star, creator of Sex and the City, comes this new series.

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

Premiering on October 4, this new feature documentary is all about David Attenborough, reflecting on the “defining moments of his lifetime and the devastating changes he has seen.”

And in case you missed it, here are some releases from last week (September 25):

Enola Holmes

While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes (played by Millie Bobby Brown) uses her skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock. Also starring Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, and Helena Bonham Carter.

A Perfect Crime

This docuseries investigates the 1991 killing of politician Detlev Rohwedder, an unsolved mystery at the heart of Germany’s tumultuous reunification, according to Netflix.

The School Nurse Files

This South Korean show is about a nurse with an unusual gift that protects students from monsters only she can see.


Season 1 of Sneakerheads has hit Netflix. This comedy is about a family man who “falls back into his sneaker obsession after his pal Bobby talks him into a wheeling-dealing scheme to score a mythical pair of kicks.”
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