New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Feb 12 2021, 11:27 am

It’s chilly outside, only fitting to Netflix and chill. Considering there’s not much else to do except park it in front of the tube, here’s an impressive collection of content coming to Netflix Canada this weekend.

This weekend, the streaming platform has launched some appealing documentaries, a reality show, foreign films, some Valentine’s Day content, and everything in between.

Grab some comfy sweats, your weekend date with Netflix Canada starts right now.

Buried by the Bernards

In 2017, Ryan Bernard opened the doors to R Bernard Funeral Services, offering complete yet affordable funeral packages to help his community deal with exponentially high funeral costs. With family dra-medy at the centre, the family-owned and -operated business provides their community top-tier care, service and comfort with a side of laughter in the toughest of times.

Nadiya Bakes

Delightful cakes and heavenly breads pop from the oven as Nadiya Hussain returns to baking, her happy place, and spotlights creative kindred spirits.

To All The Boys: Always And Forever

It started with an old love letter — and turned into a new romance. What does the future hold for Lara Jean and Peter?

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel is the first season in a new documentary series that deconstructs the mythology and mystery surrounding infamous locations in contemporary crime. For nearly a century the Cecil Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles has been linked to some of the city’s most notorious activity, from untimely deaths to housing serial killers. 

The Misadventures of Hedi and Cokeman

In Paris, two dysfunctional dealers use family ties to try to boost their small drug business in this crass comedy based on the web series.

Layla Majnun

While in Azerbaijan, Layla, an Indonesian scholar, falls for Samir, an admirer of her work – but her arranged marriage stands in the way.

Red Dot

On a hiking trip to rekindle their marriage, a couple finds themselves fleeing for their lives in the unforgiving wilderness from an unknown shooter.

Squared Love

A celebrity journalist and renowned womanizer starts to rethink his life choices after he falls for a mysterious model who leads a double life.

In case you missed it, here are some Netflix shows and movies that were released earlier in February and from the end of last month:

Malcolm & Marie

As a filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smouldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

Little Big Women

A family grapples with the passing of their estranged father and the remnants of the life he led during his absence.

The Last Paradiso

In 1950s Italy, a passionate free spirit dreams of love, justice and a better life until a forbidden affair threatens everything. Based on real events.

Space Sweepers

Chasing after space debris and faraway dreams in year 2092, four misfits unearth explosive secrets during the attempted trade of a wide-eyed humanoid.

Strip Down, Rise Up

In an effort to reclaim their bodies and lives, a group of women explore the intersections of movement and meaning in a powerful pole-dancing program.

All My Friends Are Dead

A group of friends at a New Year’s Eve party go through a whirlwind of events that expose secrets, break hearts, and lead to a shocking outcome. 

Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready: Season 2 

Once again, Tiffany Haddish will introduce six of her favourite comedians to Netflix members around the world with a second season of the Emmy-nominated stand-up comedy series They Ready.

Each comedian, all of whom were personally chosen by Haddish, will perform a 15-20 minute set.

Firefly Lane

Tully and Kate meet as young girls on Firefly Lane and become inseparable best friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs.

The Dig

When a wealthy widow hires an amateur archeologist to excavate burial mounds on her estate, they uncover history-changing treasure.

Below Zero (Bajocero)

When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.

Finding ‘Ohana

A summer in rural Oahu takes an exciting turn for two Brooklyn-raised siblings when a journal pointing to long-lost treasure sets them on an epic adventure with new friends, and leads them to reconnect with their Hawaiian heritage.

We Are: The Brooklyn Saints

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We Are: The Brooklyn Saints is a four-part documentary series following a youth football program in the heart of inner-city East NY, Brooklyn. Geared towards boys 7-13 years old, the Brooklyn Saints program is more than a sport – it’s a family, and a vehicle for opportunity.

Penguin Bloom

Penguin Bloom tells the true story of Sam Bloom (Academy Award-nominated Naomi Watts), a young mother whose world is turned upside down after a near-fatal accident leaves her unable to walk.

Snowpiercer: Season 2

It’s another season of the post-apocalyptic drama in which Earth has frozen over and the last surviving humans live on a giant train circling the globe. New episodes weekly.

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