5 awesome new shows and movies to stream this weekend

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The long weekend is here and we’re ready to fill it with all the best content there is to stream on the Internet. Sure, we could go outside and enjoy the summer weather. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a little binge-watching as well. Besides, all this content isn’t gonna stream itself! So grab some popcorn, sit back, and relax. Here are 5 awesome new shows and movies to stream this weekend.


Season one of this show was super popular when it first came out, so it’s no surprise that people have been waiting on the edge of their seats for its sequel. Well, it’s finally arrived on Netflix. And this weekend is the best time to stream it. Fun fact about the Umbrella Academy: it’s shot in Toronto! While you’re watching see if you can spot some of the city’s signature spots.


This Netflix original series was released this week and it’s already jumped to #1 trending in Canada today. So we think it must be worth the watch. It follows three girls as they plan and execute a grocery store heist. It’s got some hilarious moments that you will not wanna miss.

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And of course, we’ve gotta include a teen drama of the week. This time it’s Banana Split. It’s a quirky coming-of-age story starring Hannah Marks, Liana Liberato, and Dylan Sprouse, and it follows two girls who develop an unlikely friendship despite leaving for college and dating each other’s ex-boyfriends. Whew, the drama!! You can catch it all on Netflix.


And if you’re into sports docs, this one’s for you. It’s a Netflix original docuseries all about college football, but with a twist. Most of these athletes should or could have been playing Division 1 football, but for whatever reason, they’re stuck in a lower division school. If you’re in the mood for a little inspiration, we think this one’s worth the stream.


This creepy pick is a Polish drama that is sure to get under your skin. It won the title of Best International Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival this year. And it follows a man who delves into the dark world of social media trolling. Like most dramas, things escalate and his Internet trolling eventually has very real-world, very violent consequences. Maybe don’t watch this one with kids in the room. You can find it on Netflix.

Happy streaming, everyone!

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