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Fantastic Beasts arrive at the Singapore Zoo

Have you ever been to the zoo and then thought to yourself – this is all fine and good, but where are the dragons? Then I have great news for you, because from 17 November (Saturday) until the last day of 2018, the Singapore Zoo is granting your wish for more mythical creatures. The special feature area in the Singapore …

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Netflix to release Pacific Rim, Altered Carbon anime

Netflix is working on anime based on the Pacific Rim and Altered Carbon, the company announced on Friday at its “See What’s Next: Asia” showcase in Singapore. The two titles join another 17 new Asian original productions from Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and South Korea. Anime based on a Philippine graphic novel, as well as a new anime by Koichi Chigira, …

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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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