TV

HBO Asia’s original period drama Grisse premieres Nov 4

HBO Asia’s original period drama Grisse premieres on Sunday, Nov 4, HBO Asia announced today (15 Oct). You can catch the eight episode series on HBO (StarHub TV Ch 601), as well as HBO GO and HBO On Demand (StarHub TV Ch 602), with new episodes debuting every Sunday. If you want to find out more about Grisse (Tell me …

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First Look: Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy looks to be a faithful adaptation of the comic book

Slightly more than 10 years after its first issue, Eisner award-winning comic The Umbrella Academy is finally getting its on-screen adaptation. The amazing comic by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and artist Gabriel Bá will come to life with a 10-episode series on Netflix, debuting on Feb 15, 2019. Netflix has just released the first images from the series, …

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Indonesian action-thriller The Night Comes For Us premieres on Netflix Oct 19

Netflix’s slate of Asian movies continues to expand, this time with Indonesian action-thriller The Night Comes For Us, which premieres globally on Netflix Oct 19. Written and directed by one-half of the Mo Brothers (Macabre, Killers, Headshot), Timo Tjahjanto, the movie promises to be yet another entry in Indonesia’s amazing action cinema catalogue. The Night Comes For Us stars Joe Taslim (The Raid, …

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The Doctor is (almost) in: Doctor Who returns Oct 8

The wait is over: The first female Doctor, The Thirteenth Doctor, is set to land on our screens, starting Oct 8. Starring Jodie Whittaker (Broadchurch) as the titular character, Doctor Who will premiere in Singapore on BBC First (StarHub ch 522) and BBC Player.  Joining Whittaker will be an all-new cast, with Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill and Tosin Cole. The newest …

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Singapore-born filmmaker Sandi Tan’s Shirkers premieres worldwide on Netflix 26 Oct

Singapore-born filmmaker Sandi Tan’s award-winning movie, Shirkers, will finally debut in Singapore – and globally – on October 26, 2018. And it’s going to be on Netflix!  The movie, a Netflix Original documentary film, won the Directing Award in World Cinema Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival in Jan 2018.  Shirkers (the documentary) tells the story of Sandi Tan’s original …

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