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This week’s binge-worthy shows

Spring has finally sprung. With its warmer weather, spring also brings its fair share of April showers. So, if there’s rain in the forecast for you this weekend, curl up on your couch and catch up on some stellar shows. 

Here’s our weekly roundup of the best streaming has to offer.

Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King – Documentary

After Gerald Cotten, the young founder of a Bitcoin cryptocurrency exchange dies unexpectedly in India, investors who poured millions into the currency investigate the suspicious circumstances of this Canadian’s death. The catch is – that Cotten is the only one with the code keys to retrieve the funds. The documentary follows the money. Is Cotten dead? Where is the $200 million worth of bitcoin? Watch Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King on Netflix.

Get Organized with the Home Edit – Reality 

Season 2 of the hit home organizing show is back to stream on April 1. Friends and celeb favourites, Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are back to help celebrities organize their homes and priceless collectibles. This season features Chris Pratt, Drew Barrymore, and many more. Watch Get Organized with the Home Edit on Netflix.

The Bubble – Comedy

Directed by Judd Apatow (The 40 Year Virgin, Knocked Up, The King of Staten Island), The Bubble revolves around a group of actors travelling to a closed film set in England during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, they must shoot the sixth instalment of “Cliff Beasts,” a successful dinosaur-themed Blockbuster franchise. This flick features Leslie Mann, Pedro Pascal, David Duchovny, Fred Armisen, Karen Gillan, and Kate McKinnon. So sit back and take in the laughs. Watch The Bubble on Netflix.

Atlas of the Heart – Documentary

If you have been feeling a little off or lost, join Dr. Brene Brown, author and host of Atlas of the Heart. Based on two decades of research Atlas of the Heart is a guided look at how to make meaningful connections with others. So sit back and explore the emotions of the human experience. Watch Atlas of the Heart on Crave TV.

Vigil – Crime | Police

From the producers of Line of Duty comes Vigil. Set in Scotland, this British series follows the death inquiry of a crew member on the fictional ballistic missile submarine HMS Vigil as detectives investigate the death, Navy personnel clash with police on the mainland and with crewmembers on the sub. In classic Line of Duty fashion, Vigil also has subplots running through it that make this show binge-worthy. The series features Suranne Jones (Doctor Jones, Scott & Bailey, Save Me), Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones, The Good Fight, Dowton Abbey), and Martin Compston (Line of Duty, Nest). Watch Vigil on Crave TV or BBC iPlayer. 

Moon Knight – Action

Don’t miss Moon Knight, Disney+ new series. This superhero mini television series, based on Marvel Comics, centres around the character Moon Knight, played by the talented Oscar Isaac. Steven Grant discovers he’s been granted the powers of an Egyptian moon god. However, he soon finds out his newfound powers can be a blessing and curse to his already troubled life. Watch Moon Knight on Disney+.

The A Word – Drama

Adolescent. Aging. Attraction. Advice. And Autism. The A Word is a dramatic, thought-provoking, and lighthearted BBC series. It captures an authentic portrait of a family after their son is diagnosed with autism. Watch The A Word on CBC Gem.

Slow Horses- Spy | Thriller

This new spy thriller television show is a must-see. Based on the novel Slow Horses, the story revolves around British MI5 agent River Catwright, who is exiled after a publicly botched training mission. He’s exiled to Slough House, known as Slow Horse, doomed to a life of paperwork until a dangerous and unexpected gambit involves Slough House. The series features UK powerhouse actors: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Saskia Reeves, Freddie Fox, and more. Watch Slow Horses on Apple TV+.

The Outlaws – Dark | Comedy

Another series from across the pond, The Outlaws, revolves around seven strangers from different walks of life who are forced to complete a community payback sentence together. However, things change drastically once they discover a bag full of money. The series features another powerhouse cast: Christopher Walken, Stephen Merchant, Ian McElinney, Darren Boyd, Claire Perkins, and Eleanor May Tomlinson. Watch The Outlaws on Prime Video.

Moonfall – SciFi

Moonfall took the top spot last weekend on AmazonPrime. This sci-fi flick stars Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, and Donald Sutherland. When a conspiracy theorist makes the shocking discovery that the moon has been knocked off its course and left its orbit around the earth, he tries to find help. The discovery leaves two former astronauts and the conspiracy theorist with the task of saving the moon and earth. Watch Moonfall on Prime Video.

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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