What to watch on Amazon Prime Video Canada in February 2021

NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows hitting the streaming platform including Bliss, Greenland and I Care A Lot


Here’s everything new that’s coming Amazon Prime Video Canada in February 2021.

It’s A Sin

His last project, Years And Years, imagined England’s immediate future; now, writer/producer Russell T. Davies turns to the past – both his own, and that of his nation – for this five-part dramatic series about young gay Londoners whose lives are devastated by AIDS in the 80s. Davies, who broke out as the creator of the original Queer As Folk in 1999, has often spoken of wanting to make a series about the friends he lost to HIV. Olly Alexander, Omari Douglas, Callum Scott Howells, Lydia West and Nathaniel Curtis are the leads, with veterans like Neil Patrick Harris and Stephen Fry appearing in supporting roles. February 19

Person Of Interest

Before he opened the puzzle-box nightmare of Westworld, Jonathan Nolan created this wildly ambitious series for CBS, which started out as a straight-up procedural about an eccentric programmer (Lost’s Michael Emerson) and a former CIA operative (Jim Caviezel) who use a supercomputer to go all Minority Report on potential evildoers. It evolved into a hard sci-fi thriller about a tiny group of hackers and assassins trying to stop a malevolent artificial intelligence from reshaping the world to its unforgiving standards – which means culling a significant percentage of the human race. Sounds good, right? Well, get ready to binge all five seasons; the only downside is you’ll never fully trust your Alexa speaker again. February 1

Salma Hayek and Owen Wilson star in BLISS Photo: Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/Amazon Studios

Bliss

Mike Cahill’s lo-fi sci-fi dramas Another Earth and I Origins spun fascinating personal dramas out of key questions of identity, existence and destiny. His latest feature – which is also his first in seven years – looks to mine similar territory, starring Owen Wilson as a divorced dad who comes to believe his glum life is actually an elaborate simulation, thanks to some intel from a mysterious woman (Salma Hayek). Hey, we can totally see the appeal. February 5

GREENLAND

Greenland

Gerard Butler and his Angel Has Fallen director Ric Roman Waugh reunite for a ground-level movie about the end of the world. A comet is on a collision course with the Earth, its impact expected to cause an extinction-level event in a day or so, and Butler’s structural engineer must race against the clock to get himself and his family (Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd) to a secure shelter. The problem? They’re in Atlanta, the shelter is in Greenland, and there are like a billion obstacles standing between them and survival. Strap in. February 5

The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things

Mere weeks after Palm Springs arrived on Prime Video, here’s another time-loop rom-com – this one starring Freaky’s Kathryn Newton and American Horror Story’s Kyle Allen as teens who find themselves endlessly repeating the same day… and are, somehow, okay with it. Adapted from his own novel by Magicians creator Lev Grossman and directed by Sierra Burgess Is A Loser’s Ian Samuels, this looks to offer a pleasant little sci-fi diversion just in time for Valentine’s Day. February 12

I Care A Lot

You know how you’ve been waiting for Rosamund Pike to re-embrace her inner amoral monster? It’s been six years since Gone Girl, we deserve a treat. This arch thriller from writer/director J Blakeson (The Disappearance Of Alice Creed) casts Pike as Marla Grayson, a professional legal guardian who preys on vulnerable senior citizens – dumping them into care homes, selling off their assets and moving on to her next mark. And then, one day, she snares the wrong victim – a grandmotherly widow (Dianne Wiest) whose institutionalization leads her son (Peter Dinklage) to declare war on Marla. Also, as TIFF viewers can attest, this is a comedy. February 19

The full list of TV shows and movies coming to Amazon Prime Video Canada in February 2021:

February 1

Limitless

Dreamgirls

Beverly Hills Cop II

Beverly Hills Cop III

The Big Sick

48 Hrs.

Another 48 Hrs.

Person Of Interest (seasons 1-5)

February 4

Becky

February 5

Greenland (Amazon Original)

Bliss (Amazon Original)

February 8

The Equalizer (STACKTV)

February 11

The Secret Garden

The Silencing

February 12

The Family Man (season 2) (Amazon Original)

The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things (Amazon Original)

February 13

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

February 14

Star Trek Into Darkness

February 15

Wrong Turn

February 17

Date Movie

February 18

Drishyam 2

The Real Housewives Of New Jersey (season 11) (Hayu)

February 19

I Care A Lot (Amazon Original)

El Internado (season 2)

It’s A Sin (season 1)

February 21

Coming To America

February 22

When Calls The Heart (season 8) (Super Channel)

February 25

6-Pack Band (season 1)

Bang Baaja Baraat (season 1)

The Dark And The Wicked (Shudder)

Daughter Of The Wolf

Love Shots (season 1)

Man’s World (season 1)

Spaceship Earth

February 27

Udham Singh

Sachin Re Sachin

Snehastal

Last chance

The following titles are leaving Amazon Prime Video Canada in February 2021.

 February 1

Community

Dawson’s Creek

Ghostbusters II

Married…With Children

The Nanny

The Shield

February 8

Christmas At Graceland

Christmas In Evergreen

Mingle All The Way

One Winter Weekend

The Christmas Train

Winter’s Dream

February 12

Gully Boy: Live In Concert

February 15

Angels & Demons

Ghostbusters

The Da Vinci Code

February 20

If Beale Street Could Talk

Stan & Ollie

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