What to Watch on Board in November

Air Canada brings you the critically lauded mini-series Killing Eve, the action-packed thriller Mission: Impossible – Fallout, and Gus Van Sant’s Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot on your seatback screen.

For Short Flights

TV: Killing Eve
(Season 1, episodes 1–8)

Killing Eve TV show

Canadian star Sandra Oh wows with an Emmy-nominated performance in this cat-and-mouse mini-series based on the novel Codename Villanelle by British author Luke Jennings. Oh stars as the brilliant and eccentric MI5 agent Eve Polastri, who obsessively pursues a ruthless female assassin with an unknown motive.
Where to Find It: Drama TV channel
Language: English
Running Time: 43 minutes per episode

TV: Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood

For most of its history, Hollywood was an extremely closeted universe where gay film stars and executives were forced to lead secret lives. This interview-based documentary reveals the fascinating story of Scotty Bowers, a marine turned pimp who spent decades arranging same-sex hookups for Tinseltown’s biggest names.
Where to Find It: Documentary TV channel
Language:
English
Running Time: 98 minutes

TV: Trop
(Season 1, episodes 1–3; Season 2, episodes 1–3)

Trop

This successful Quebec comedy-drama follows the story of Anaïs, who moves in with her older sister, Isabelle. Their enduring bond is put to the test when Isabelle is forced to deal with her sister’s bipolar disorder and its impact on her social circle.
Where to Find It: Comedy TV channel
Language: French
Running Time: 22 minutes per eposide

What to Listen To

Audio: Coeur de pirate – En cas de tempête, ce jardin sera fermé

Coeur de pirate

Twenty-nine-year-old musician Béatrice Martin returns with her fourth opus – recorded entirely in French. The 10-track album finds the acclaimed Québécois artist broadening her piano chansons further into pop territory with catchy tunes like “Dans la nuit.”
Where to Find It: Franco audio channel
Language: French
Running Time: 32 minutes

For Longer Flights

Movie: Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Joaquin Phoenix

Gus Van Sant wrote and directed this touching and provocative biopic of the late Portland artist John Callahan. Joaquin Phoenix turns in a brilliant performance portraying the alcoholic and quadriplegic artist renowned for his wickedly incisive satirical cartoons.
Where to Find It: Independent and Drama movie channels
Language: English
Running Time: 113 minutes

Movie: Rue de la Victoire

Rue de la Victoire

This stirring debut documentary from Montreal director Frédérique Cournoyer-Lessard focuses on a budding young Tunisian circus artist named Mohamed who goes to France to follow his dream, free from the judgment of his community.
Where to Find It: Franco movie channel
Language: French
Running Time: 65 minutes

Movie: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Mission: Impossible Fallout

Tom Cruise reprises the role of super-spy Ethan Hunt in the sixth installment of the beloved action franchise. Pulse-pounding stunts abound in Hunt’s quest for stolen plutonium and a nefarious arms dealer. Henry Cavill stars as Cruise’s newest ally, the brutally effective CIA agent August Walker.
Where to Find It: New Release and Action movie channels
Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
Running Time: 148 minutes

Monthly Themed Programming: Bon Appétit

Movie: Big Night

Big Night

Stanley Tucci co-directs and stars in this underappreciated 1996 cinematic gem. Tucci and Tony Shalhoub play Italian immigrant brothers in 1950s New Jersey who must navigate their fiery relationship to cook for a visiting celebrity in an attempt to save their restaurant from going out of business.
Where to Find It: Bon Appétit and Drama movie channels
Languages: English, French
Running Time: 109 minutes

Movie: Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia

Through separate time and space, director Nora Ephron contrasts the story of legendary chef and author Julia Child (Meryl Streep) at the beginning of her career in Paris with the life of New York blogger Julie Powell (Amy Adams), who attempts to cook her way through the entirety of Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking.
Where to Find It: Bon Appétit and Drama movie channels
Languages: English, French
Running Time: 123 minutes