New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

Jul 24 2020, 1:08 pm

As the month of July starts to whittle down, new shows and movies released on Netflix Canada is starting to heat up.

Because let’s be honest, it’s muggy and humid in July while it’s super comfortable on your couch.¬†This weekend might be the perfect time to find more chill alternatives in front of the tube with the AC blaring.

Here are a few new TV shows and movies that might be worth Netflixing and chilling in front of this weekend.

Let’s hope for rain this weekend so we don’t have to feel bad about sitting around and soaking up these 16 new releases.

Street Food: Latin America 

From the creators of Chefs Table comes a brand new culinary adventure. The newest installment travels to six countries in Latin America and explores the vibrant street food culture of Oaxaca, Mexico; Salvador, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Peru; Bogota, Colombia; and La Paz, Bolivia. 

It seems like take-out is the obvious companion for this show.

Fear City: New York vs The Mafia

Fear City chronicles how the feds took down the five mafia empires of New York City at the height of their powers during the 1980s.

Love on the Spectrum

For young adults on the autism spectrum, exploring the unpredictable world of dating can be even more complicated.

Finding love can be hard for anyone and Love on the Spectrum will tug at your tears and your heart.

Signs

When a young woman’s murder shows similarities to a decade-old cold case, a new police commander must break the silence permeating an Owl Mountain town.

The Kissing Booth 2

In this sequel, high school senior Elle juggles a long-distance relationship, college apps, and a new friendship that could change everything.

Cursed

Based on the New York Times bestselling book, Cursed is a re-imagination of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a young woman with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful (and tragic) Lady of the Lake. 

Skin Decision: Before and After

Plastic surgeon Dr. Sheila Nazarian and skin-care expert Nurse Jamie use the latest procedures to transform clients and bring out their best selves.

Fatal Affair

Start (or end) the weekend off with a Netflix original thriller.

A brief encounter takes a dangerous turn when Ellie (Nia Long) discovers her old friend David (Omar Epps) is more unstable than she realized.

The Business of Drugs

Former CIA officer Amaryllis Fox investigates the economics of six illicit substances and how they push people into risky and sometimes deadly behaviours. 

Urzila Carlson: Overqualified Loser

Urzila Carlson keeps the laughs coming with thoughts on “The Biggest Loser,” sex tape, and boxed wine in a stand-up special from Melbourne, Australia.

Indian Matchmaking 

Matchmaker Sima Taparia guides clients in the US and India in the arranged marriage process, offering an inside look at the custom in a modern era.

The Old Guard

Led by a warrior named Andy (Charlize Theron), a covert group of tight-knit mercenaries with a mysterious inability to die have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries.

But when the team is recruited to take on an emergency mission and their extraordinary abilities are suddenly exposed, it’s up to Andy and Nile (Kiki Layne), the newest soldier to join their ranks, to help the group eliminate the threat of those who seek to replicate and monetize their power by any means necessary.

Say I Do

Gang, it’s wedding season and dream ceremonies really do come true as experts Jeremiah Brent, Thai Nguyen, and Gabriele Bertaccini help couples pull off their perfect celebration.

Unsolved Mysteries 

Fusing signature elements from the original series with contemporary immersive, character-driven storytelling, the new rendition of Unsolved Mysteries features ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable and downright bizarre paranormal encounters. 

Warrior Nun 

After waking up in a morgue, an orphaned teen discovers she now possesses superpowers as the chosen Halo-Bearer for a secret sect of demon-hunting nuns.

The Baby-Sitters Club 

Netflix’s new series The Baby-Sitters Club is based on the best-selling 1990s book series, that follows the friendship and adventures of a group of middle-schoolers who start their babysitting business in the town of Stoneybrook, Connecticut.

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