What to Watch on Board in June

Air Canada brings you Zac Efron as real-life serial killer Ted Bundy in Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Julianne Moore as a high-spirited divorcée in Sebastián Lelio’s Gloria Bell and the sketch comedy show Les magnifiques on your seatback screen.

For Short Flights

TV: Divorce
(Season 2, episodes 1–8)

The first season of this HBO dramedy about the dissolution of a marriage was inescapably dark. Season 2 lightens the tone significantly, as both Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Robert (Thomas Haden Church) pursue new romantic relationships and strive to maturely co-parent their two teens, with hilarious results.
Where to Find It: HBO TV channel
Language: English
Running Time: 30 minutes

TV: The Profit: Da Lobsta – CNBC Originals

In the vein of Dragons’ Den, this pitch-based show features businessman Marcus Lemonis as he weighs the pros and cons of making a deal. In this episode, he mulls over the commercial appeal of a Chicago restaurant and food truck specializing in lobster rolls.
Where to Find It: Business TV channel
Language: English
Running Time: 44 minutes

TV: Les magnifiques
(Season 1, episodes 1–5)

There are few sacred cows in this irreverent Quebec sketch comedy series, which includes hilarious skits about a florist making customized arrangements for grovelling husbands and another about the lengths people will go to in order to grab the perfect selfie.
Where to Find It: Comedy TV channel
Language: French
Running Time: 30 minutes

For Longer Flights

Movie: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

In the grim pantheon of American serial killers, Ted Bundy stood apart by not conforming to the stereotypes of a murderer. In this fictionalized account of his horrors, the charming Bundy is played to chilling perfection by Zac Efron, who has officially left his Disney days behind him.
Where to Find It: Independent and Thriller movie channels
Language: English
Running Time: 155 minutes

Movie: Gloria Bell

Chilean director Sebastián Lelio remakes his 2013 film Gloria with the vivacious Julianne Moore, who brings an infectious life force to her portrayal of the titular character, a divorced fiftysomething who takes to the dance floors of Los Angeles to embark on a mid-life quest for connection and companionship.
Where to Find It: New Releases and Drama movie channels
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Running Time: 102 minutes

TV: Barry
(Season 2, episodes 1–3)

Hitmen are not usually a great source of laughter. But Bill Hader brings hilarious nuance to his portrayal of hired killer Barry Berkman, a Midwesterner who discovers a passion for acting after moving to sunny Los Angeles. Season 2 tracks the tension between Barry’s thespian desires and the weight of a dark past that now threatens him.
Where to Find It: HBO TV channel
Language: English
Running Time: 30 minutes per episode


Stingray Playlist: Pride 2019: Songs Celebrating Equality, Individuality & Love

Songs and artists:

Get Together – Madonna
Bloom – Troye Sivan
Follow Your Arrow – Kacey Musgraves
Like I Can – Sam Smith
Make Me Feel – Janelle Monáe
Swim Good – Frank Ocean
Dancing on My Own – Robyn
I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’ – Scissor Sisters
All the Lovers – Kylie Minogue
Love and Understanding – Cher
Boys Keep Swinging – David Bowie
New York – St. Vincent
Girls – Rita Ora feat. Cardi B, Bebe Rexha & Charli XCX
No Tears Left to Cry – Ariana Grande
Grace Kelly – Mika
Where to Find It: Pop Music audio channel
Running Time: 60 minutes