Happy Holidays! Rent Canadian Blockbusters from Canada Screens for $0.99 each!

Films

Our wonderful partners at Canada Screens have a fantastic holiday treat for everyone!

Until December 22, you can rent 12 Canadian blockbuster films for the low, low price of $0.99 each! Cuddle up with one movie (or watch them all!) over the holidays and share them with friends and family!

The F Word

The F Word – (Trailer), Michael Dowse, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter series) and Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks) play best friends with potential benefits in a charming CanCon-RomCom. Together, they figure out what happens when your best friend turns out to be the love of your life.

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The Trotsky

The Trotsky (Trailer), Jacob Tierney, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Fans of Jay Baruchel (How to Train Your Dragon) won’t want to miss Jacob Tierney‘s high school comedy about a privileged teenager who imagines himself to be the reincarnation of Leon Trotsky after he discovers they share a birth name.

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Being Julia

Being Julia (Trailer), Istvan Szabo, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Annette Bening (American Beauty) earned an Oscar®-nomination for her hilarious portrayal of an diva actress in 1930s London, whose success and fame grow suddenly wearisome.

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The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (Trailer), Terry Gilliam, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Cult director Terry Gilliam brings his quirky eye to a film about a father’s desperation to rescue his daughter from the devil. This film is also the last performance of Oscar®-winner Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight).

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Starbuck

Starbuck (Trailer), Ken Scott, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Montreal comedian Patrick Huard (Bon Cop Bad Cop) plays a slacker whose life is changed when 142 people he helped artificially inseminate file a class action lawsuit against him.

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Year of the Carnivore

Year of the Carnivore (Trailer), Sook-Yin Lee, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Cristin Milioti (Fargo) shines in Sook-Yin Lee‘s charming romantic-comedy about Sammy Smalls, an insecure young woman with an unrequited crush on a musician named Eugene. In an effort to win the heart (and body) of the man she loves, Sammy embarks on a quest for sexual advice and experience, taking it from wherever she can get it… except from Eugene.

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Defendor

Defendor, Peter Stebbings, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Peter Stebbings‘s left-of-centre film features Woody Harrelson (True Detective) as Defendor , a vigilante not-so-super hero, who uses his courage to protect the innocent victims of a crooked cop and a mob boss. Despite not have any super powers to his name, Defendor teams up with a feisty prostitute (2 Broke GirlsKat Dennings) to take down his arch-enemy, Captain Industry.

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Stone of Destiny

Stone of Destiny (Trailer), Charles Martin Smith, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Charlie Cox (Marvel’s Daredevil) and Kate Mara (The Martian) star in the story of Ian Hamilton, a dedicated nationalist who reignited Scottish national pride in the 1950s with his daring raid on the heart of England.

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Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster

Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster (Trailer), Nathan Morlando, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Scott Speedman (Underworld) transforms into Canadian gangster and folk hero vet Edwin Boyd who is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star.

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Molly Maxwell

Molly Maxwell (Trailer), Sara St. Onge, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

16-year-old Molly Maxwell would rather be invisible than risk revealing herself as completely ordinary. That all changes when she meets a young teacher who allows her to be herself and flourish.

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Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, Sam Dunn & Scot McFadyen, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Take an in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush with this doc that chronicles the band’s musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the ’70s to their current heavy rock style.

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The Stone Angel

The Stone Angel (Trailer), Kari Skogland, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

Dive into Kari Skogland‘s unconventional story about the life of feisty firecracker Hagar Shipley (Oscar®-nominee Ellen Burstyn) with this film adaptation of the bestselling novel by Margaret Laurence.

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