What to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Crave and CBC Gem in July

Jun 26 2019, 10:45 am

Looking for something to watch in July?

Here’s a breakdown of the latest movies and series available on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Crave, and more!

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Stranger Things 3 (Series)
Release date: July 4, 2019

Fans of this Netflix thriller have been waiting over a year-and-a-half for the latest installment. The third season takes us back to 1985 Hawkins, Indiana; school’s out, romances are blossoming, a new mall just opened and the gang is, well, growing up. As the group struggles with staying close, supernatural dangers still loom — forcing them to band together for survival.

Katherine Ryan: Glitter Room (Standup special)
Release date: July 1, 2019

The Canadian mom is back for another original stand-up! Since her last special in 2017, Ryan has toured her show throughout the UK. Her most recent special was filmed at The Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, where she hilariously tells stories about following a man to Japan, meeting Anna Kendrick, and what she really thinks about the Kardashians.

Queer Eye – Season 4 (Series)
Release date: July 19, 2019

The iconic makeover show is back for another season! The fun-loving Fab Five — including Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming), Karamo Brown (Culture) and Tan France (Fashion) — reunite in Kansas City to take a few style-challenged individuals from drab to va-va-voom.

Another Life – Season 1 (Series)
Release date: July 25, 2019

Selma Blair in Netflix’s “Another Life.”

Shot right here in Vancouver, Another Life follows astronaut Niko Breckinridge’s (Katee Sackhoff) mission to uncover the genesis of an alien artifact and search for other life. As Niko’s crew attempts to return home, a battle ensues. The series also stars Shameless‘ Justin Chatwin (native to Nanaimo), The Walking Dead‘s Elizabeth Faith Ludlow and Selma Blair, just to name a few.

Orange Is The New Black – Season 7 (Series)
Release date: July 26, 2019

Orange Is The New Black returns for its seventh and final season. Our friends at Litchfield Penitentiary are living as corruptly as ever, while Piper (Taylor Schilling) struggles with her life on the outside. Friendships are challenged as prisoners continue to accept their living reality. Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox and Laura Prepon all reprise their roles.

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The Boys – Season 1 (Series)
Release date: July 26, 2019

Based on the best-selling novel, The Boys follows a group of eight wealthy and handsome celebrities who also happen to be superheroes abusing their power. The story follows ‘The Boys’ as they take on a heroic quest to uncover the secrets of the billion-dollar conglomerate that manages them. Chace Crawford, Karl Urban (Star Trek) and Academy Award nominee Elisabeth Shue star.

All or Nothing – Season 4 (Series)
Release date: July 2019 (TBC)

Amazon Prime Video’s sports docu-series returns with a behind-the-scenes look at The Carolina Panthers first year under their new owner, David Tepper. Previous seasons have chronicled Manchester City, the New Zealand All Blacks, the Arizona Cardinals and more.


Divorce – Season 3 (Series)
Premiere: July 1

After a 16 month break, Sarah Jessica Parker’s comedy returns to HBO Canada on Crave. The series follows Frances (Parker), her ex-husband Robert (Thomas Haden Church) lives after their lengthy and drawn out divorce. A love interest for Frances is central to the third season, portrayed by James Lesure (Las Vegas).

Shangri-La (Documentary series)
Premiere: July 12

Legendary music producer Rick Rubin is the subject of this four-part docu-series. Rubin is best known as the co-founder of Def Jam Records, and worked with acts like the Beastie Boys, Run-DMC, and Public Enemy. The series is executive produced by Oscar-winner Morgan Neville, and uses Rubin’s iconic Malibu studio as a backdrop.

I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v. Michelle Carter (2-part documentary series)
Premiere:  July 9, 2019

The story made headlines around the world: in July 2014, Conrad Roy, 18, committed suicide in his car after text messages from his 17-year-old girlfriend Michelle Carter appeared to encourage him to kill himself. The documentary follows the case (Carter was found guilty and sentenced to 15 months in prison) and explores the topic of if one can be held responsible for another’s suicide.


Shitty Boyfriends – Season 1 (Series)
Release date:  July 26, 2019

Cartoonist Amanda (Megan Hunter) seems to have it all, except for in the romance department. The comedy follows her dating life as she moves on from one guy to the other, all, well, poor choice. The series is Executive Produced by Lisa Kudrow and also stars Sandra Oh.

RePlay – Season 1 (Series)
Release date:  July 12, 2019

Allison Lee (Lyndsy Fonseca) has only one birthday wish: repeating the most important day of her life until she perfects every moment. Unfortunately, she gets more than she bargained for when she’s stuck repeating her 25th birthday that never seems to go as planned.

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