New shows and movies to watch on Netflix Canada this weekend

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As we settle in after mid-October, there really isn’t a better time to curl up on the couch and take advantage of new offers on Netflix Canada.Since you know what limits our events and gatherings, this might be the best time in streaming history to get to grips with the new streamable content.

From documentaries and stand-up specials to originals, Netflix Canada is making it pretty enticing to stick to the hit this weekend.

So pull on your most comfortable pants and dive into some content. Here is what is happening, literally.

The cabin with Bert Kreischer

American comedian Bert Kreischer goes to a cabin in the woods to throw axes, milk goats, drink whiskey and experience the ultimate cleanse. What could possibly go wrong?

BLACKPINK: Light up the sky

Korean girl group BLACKPINK tells their story – and details the relentless journey of dreams and trials behind their meteoric rise.

A monster guard guide for hunting monsters

When first year high school freshman Kelly Ferguson reluctantly agrees to babysit the children on Halloween, she is recruited into a secret society of babysitters who protect children with special powers from monsters.

Rooting for Roona

In rural India, a child with hydrocephalus has a chance to have life-changing surgery after his photos go viral. This documentary retraces his journey.

Social distance

Shot in isolation, this tragicomic anthology series presents both dark and fun interpretations of how people strive to stay connected while remaining separate.

Great Army

Five students from Brooklyn’s largest public high school face a chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, break free, and take control of the future.

Dream house makeover

Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee help real families looking to update their home to their unique style.

The revolution

In a reimagined story of the French Revolution, the future inventor of the guillotine discovers a disease that drives the aristocracy to murder commoners.

The Chicago 7 trial

What was to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with the police and the National Guard. Protest organizers – including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale – were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the ensuing trial was one of the most notorious in history .

And in case you missed it, here are a few releases from the start of the month:

Hubie Halloween

Hubie Dubois (Adam Sandler) goes mercilessly every Halloween making sure the people of his hometown, Salem, celebrate safely and play by the rules. But this year, an escaped criminal and a mysterious new neighbor put Hubie on high alert.

Deaf U

In this documentary series, a tight-knit group of deaf students share their stories and explore the advantages and pitfalls of living at Gallaudet University.

The forty year version

Desperate for a breakthrough as she turns 40, New York playwright Radha reinvents herself as a rapper and seeks her true voice.

The Haunting of Bly Manor

Of The Haunting of Hill House creator Mike Flanagan and producer Trevor Macy come to the highly anticipated next chapter of The haunting anthology series, set in the 1980s in England.

Ginny Weds Sunny

Eager to marry but constantly rejected by women, a bachelor hopes to win over a former crush by accepting help from an unlikely source: his mother.

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

A broadcaster tells his life and the evolving story of life on Earth, to mourn the loss of wild places and offer a vision for the future.

Enola Holmes

While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teenager 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 docu-series investigates the 1991 murder of politician Detlev Rohwedder, an unsolved mystery at the heart of Germany’s tumultuous reunification, according to Netflix.

School nurse files

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

Sneakerheads

Season 1 of Sneakerheads hit Netflix. This comedy tells the story of a father who “falls back into his sneaker obsession after his buddy Bobby engages him in a ploy to score a legendary pair of shots.

Hope Frozen: A Quest To Live Twice

A two-year-old girl from Bangkok nicknamed “Einz” has become the youngest person in the world to undergo cryopreservation. After his death from brain cancer, his family stores his remains in an American laboratory.

Challenger: the last flight

Four-part documentary series on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986, unveiling an indelible moment for a generation of Americans.

Sing!

Hosted by Tituss Burgess, this eight-part series is a karaoke lover’s dream. In each themed episode, six contestants feature the greatest hits of this genre while being judged by a vocal analyzer comparing their vocal performance to that of the original artist.

The last word

In the aftermath of her husband’s death, a woman unexpectedly finds a new source of energy and a desire to live – as she becomes a professional eulogist to the surprise of family and friends.

The baby-sitter: Killer Queen

Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter, Bee, Cole tries to put his past behind him and focus on surviving in high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.

The Duchess

Katherine Ryan stars as a single mom who wonders if she should have a child with her nemesis: her daughter’s father. Can two wrongs make another right?

Chef’s table: BBQ

The critically-acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series returns for its latest iteration, delving into the smoky and juicy world of barbecue.

Freaks – You are one of us

A working mom finds out she has superhero powers, suppressed by years of medication, and joins forces with two like her to make the world a better place.

Love, guaranteed

To save her small law firm, serious lawyer Susan (Rachael Leigh Cook) takes on a high-paying case from Nick (Damon Wayans Jr.), a charming new client who wants to pursue a dating site that guarantees love. But as the case heats up, so do Susan and Nick’s feelings.

Young Wallander

Incendiary hate crime sparks civil unrest, speeding rookie cop Kurt Wallander becomes a detective in this origin story for the popular character.

A way

As she embarks on a treacherous mission to Mars leading an international crew, Emma Green must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind.

I think of the end of things

Nothing is as it seems when a woman who has doubts about her new boyfriend joins him on a road trip to meet his parents at their isolated farm.

Phoenix in resurrection

Phoenix in resurrection tells the extraordinary story of the Paralympic Games. From the rubble of World War II to the third largest sporting event on the planet, the Paralympics have sparked a global movement that continues to change the way the world views disability, diversity and human potential.

Hoops

A rude high school basketball coach is sure he will reach the big leagues if he can only topple his terrible team.

Hey, good luck with that.

Rob Schneider: Asian mom, Mexican kids

Actor, director, screenwriter and comedian Rob Schneider, Netflix’s first original comedy special, Rob Schneider: Asian mom, Mexican kids, gives viewers a look at her family and personal life through hilarious anecdotes.

(Indisposed

This documentary series delves deep into the lucrative wellness industry, which promotes health and healing.

Without fear

A teenager must babysit a trio of baby alien superheroes, who have escaped from their daycare, until their father can make it to Earth.

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