18 Shows and Movies We’ll Be Streaming in Canada in December 2020

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Including Happiest Season, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Funny Boy and Season 9 of Letterkenny.

We’ve got a lot of time on our hands right now. Here are all the movies and television shows we can’t wait to watch on streaming services—including Netflix Canada, Amazon Prime Video and CBC Gem—in December 2020.

Amazon Prime Video Canada

Happiest Season
The highly anticipated queer rom-com starring Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis is finally here. The two actresses play a couple (Abby and Harper) whose lives are about to get complicated when they visit Harper’s family for Christmas. Dan Levy co-stars as Abby’s best friend, and the cast is rounded out with a list of impressive names including Victor Garber, Mary Steenburgen, Aubrey Plaza and Alison Brie. The movie also features original music by Canadian duo Tegan and Sara, Bebe Rexha, Sia and others.

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Hilary MacMillan Just Launched a Capsule of Biodegradable Loungewear

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“We wanted to make something that was wholly made in Canada from sustainable fabrics.”

Toronto-based designer Hilary MacMillan, who in the past has used sustainability-focused materials including vegan leather and faux fur, just dropped a new capsule of biodegradable loungewear crafted from Tencel™.

“We wanted to make something that was wholly made in Canada from sustainable fabrics,” MacMillan says about how the idea for designing the six-piece collection started. Comprised of elevated separates and sets (which come with a matching face mask, which you can also purchase separately), the loungewear pieces were designed, cut and fitted in MacMillan’s studio with sewing done at the homes of local contractors and manufacturers.

MacMillan says it was also important to “find something that wasn’t your typical sweatpant material, like fleece” to use in the offering, which includes

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Shawn Mendes On Vulnerability, Camila Cabello and His New Netflix Doc

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“It was a pretty crazy move to start the film with me in the shower… That day I was in emotional pain and the director knew it was a special thing to capture.”

Shawn Mendes: In Wonder, a documentary about the 22-year-old singer’s career and life on the road, drops on Netflix today and in advance of the film’s release Mendes sat down for a virtual Q&A with eTalk’s Tyrone Edwards following an intimate virtual “premiere” of the film for fans in Canada.

The documentary follows Mendes as he embarks on an ambitious 109-stop world tour, chronicling small moments with his family, big moments like selling out the Rogers Centre in Toronto, and vulnerable moments like the singer’s agonizing decision to cancel his Sao Paolo concert because of a strain on his vocal chords.

The film opens

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Here’s All the Culture News You Missed This Week

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special landed on Crave, Dan Levy made his People’s Sexiest Men Alive debut, and more.

From Oprah Winfrey’s Barack Obama interview to the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special, here’s what made headlines this week.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion special dropped on Crave
This week, the highly anticipated reunion special featuring the cast of hit ’90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air dropped on Crave. Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Karyn Parsons, Joseph Marcell, Daphne Maxwell Reid, Alfonso Ribeiro, and recurring co-star DJ Jazzy Jeff, all gathered on the set of the Banks’ family home in September to tape the HBO Max special celebrating the 30th anniversary of the series, which ran from 1990 to 1996. And if you’re in the mood for re-runs, all 148 episodes of the show

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Why Beauty School Curriculum Is In Need Of An Overhaul

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This is Texture Talk, a weekly column that deep dives into the dynamic world of curly hair. This week, beauty director Natasha Bruno reveals the maddening lack of salon pros trained to work with textured hair and her hope that change is coming.

I can remember the horrible — and illuminating — experience so vividly. I was in my teens living in my hometown in central Alberta, and my mom had booked me into a local hair salon for a trim. Back then, I was addicted to chemical relaxers — something I continued to religiously apply to my fragile strands well into my 20s until I embraced my natural afro-textured hair — to help make my tight coils more manageable for me to style. Weekly poker-straight blowouts were my thing for years.

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