What to watch at home this week – August 7 to 13

By Alexandra Heilbron on August 8, 2023 | Leave a Comment


Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan in Heart of StoneFind out what’s new this week on Disney+, Netflix, Prime Video, Crave, Paramount+, BritBox, Apple TV+,  CBC Gem and more, including the film Heart of Stone starring Gal Gadot and Jamie Dornan, as well as DVD and Blu-ray releases such as BlackBerry and The Wrath of Becky. View the full list of new titles below and watch the trailers. ~Alexandra Heilbron

Painkiller – A fictionalized retelling of events, this scripted limited series explores some of the origins and aftermath of the opioid crisis in America, highlighting the stories of the perpetrators, victims, and truth-seekers whose lives are forever altered by the invention of OxyContin. Starring Uzo Aduba, Matthew Broderick, and Taylor Kitsch. Debuts August 10 on Netflix.

Heart of Stone – Rachel Stone (Gal Gadot) appears to be an inexperienced tech on an elite MI6 unit headed up by lead agent Parker (Jamie Dornan). What her team doesn’t know is that Stone actually works for the Charter — a covert peacekeeping organization, secret even from other spies. When a routine mission is derailed by a mysterious hacker, Rachel’s two lives collide. Debuts August 11 on Netflix.

BlackBerry – The story of Mike Lazaridis (Jay Baruchel) and Jim Balsillie (Glenn Howerton), the two men that charted the course of the spectacular rise and catastrophic demise of the world’s first smartphone. Available August 8 on DVD and Blu-ray.

The Wrath of Becky – Two years after she escaped a violent attack on her family, Becky (Lulu Wilson) attempts to rebuild her life in the care of an older woman — a kindred spirit named Elena. But when a group known as the “Noble Men” break into their home, attack them, and take her beloved dog, Diego, Becky must return to her old ways to protect herself and her loved ones. Available August 8 on DVD and Blu-ray.

August 7
Futurama: Season 11, New Episode (Disney+)
Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 8 (Netflix)
Hal (MUBI)
Love Island USA: Season 5, Episode 16 (Crave)
Synduality Noir: Season 1, New Episode (Disney+)

August 8
1923 – A Yellowstone Origin Story: Season 1 (DVD/Blu-ray)
The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster (DVD/Blu-ray)
Anjelah Johnson-Reyes Stand-Up Spotlight (DVD)
BlackBerry (DVD/Blu-ray)
Book Club (Paramount+)
Charlotte’s Web (Paramount+)
Dark Side Of The Ring, Season 4, Season Finale (Crave)
Ender’s Game (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital SteelBook)
Gary Owens Stand Up Spotlight (DVD)
Graphic Desires (Digital)
H.I.M (Digital)
The Last Rider (Digital)
Love Island USA: Season 5, Episode 17 (Crave)
Murder Investigation Team (BritBox)
Nightcrawler (Paramount+)
Only Murders in the Building: Season 3 – Two Episode Premiere (Disney+)
Other People’s Children (DVD/Blu-ray)
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (Netflix)
The Seven Deadly Sins: Grudge of Edinburgh Part 2 (Netflix)
Sorry We’re Closed (VOD)
Summoning the Spirit (Digital/DVD)
Tristana (MUBI)
Untold: Johnny Football (Netflix)
Wolfkin (DVD/Digital)
The Wrath of Becky (DVD/Blu-ray)
Zombieverse (Netflix)

August 9
A Town Without Seasons: Season 1 (Disney+)
The Colour of Ink (CBC Gem)
Fantastic Friends: Season 2 (Crave)
Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop (Netflix)
Love Island USA: Season 5, Episode 18 (Crave)
Moving: Season 1, Seven-Episode Premiere (Disney+)
Stations of the Elevated (MUBI)
Strange Planet (Apple TV+)

August 10
And Just Like That… Season 2, Episode 9 (Crave)
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: Season 4 (Disney+)
Jagun Jagun (Netflix)
The Killing Vote (Prime Video)
The Lost City (Netflix)
Love in Taipei (Paramount+)
Love Island USA: Season 5, Episode 19 (Crave)
Marry My Dead Body (Netflix)
The Matrix Resurrections (Netflix)
Mech Cadets (Netflix)
Painkiller (Netflix)
Rap Sh!t: Season 2 Premiere (Crave)
Sibyl (2019) (MUBI)
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Season 2, Episode 10 (Crave)
Twisted Metal (Paramount+)
Warrior: Season 3, Episode 9 (Crave)
WNBA: Minnesota Lynx at Indiana Fever (Prime Video)

August 11
3 Days in Malay (VOD/Digital)
Down for Love (Netflix)
Barnyard Olympics (Disney+)
Donald’s Cousin Gus (Disney+)
Donald’s Nephews (Disney+)
Flying Jalopy (Disney+)
Goofy and Wilbur (Disney+)
Heart of Stone (Netflix)
Incredible But True (MUBI)
Jagged Mind (Disney+)
Mickey’s Steam-Roller (Disney+)
Paint (Paramount+)
Paul Simon on Q with Tom Power (CBC Gem)
Red, White & Royal Blue (Prime Video)
The Super Mario Bros. Movie (Prime Video)
WNBA: Connecticut Sun at Phoenix Mercury (Prime Video)
You & Me (CBC Gem)

August 12
Alice, Darling (Crave)
Behind Your Touch (Netflix)
Billions: Season 7, Episode 1 (Season Premiere) (Crave)
BLEACH: Thousand-Year Blood War (Bleach Sennen Kessen-Hen): Season 2, New Episode @ 7:30am PT/10:30am ET (Disney+)
The Boy Who Smells Like Fish (Crave)
The Chi: Season 6, Episode 2 (Crave)
The Double (MUBI)
Drag Race France: Season 2, Episode 7 (Crave)
Farming For Love: Season 1 (Crave)
Heels: Season 2, Episode 3 (Crave)
How To With John Wilson: Season 3, Episode 3 (Crave)
Love Island USA: Season 5, Episode 20 (Crave)
Minx: Season 2, Episode 4 (Crave)
She Said (Crave)
Summering (Crave)

August 13
Love Island USA: Season 5, Episode 21 (Crave)
Risk (MUBI)
Winning Time: The Rise Of The Lakers Dynasty Season 2, Episode 2 (Crave)



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