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Homelifearts-and-entertainmentNew releases for your streaming pleasure: Dec 20-26

New releases for your streaming pleasure: Dec 20-26

Looking for titles to binge-watch this weekend? Here's our pick!

APPLE TV+

The Family Plan

Premiered on Dec 15

The new action-comedy feature starring Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Monaghan, is about a man who loves his quiet suburban life as a devoted husband, father of three and successful car salesman. But that’s only half the story. Decades earlier, he was an elite government assassin tasked with eliminating the world’s deadliest threats. When enemies from his past track him down, Dan packs his unsuspecting wife, angsty teen daughter, pro-gamer teen son and adorable 10-month-old baby into their minivan and takes off on an impromptu cross-country road trip to Las Vegas. Determined to protect his family — while treating them to the vacation of a lifetime — Dan must put his long-dormant skills into action, without revealing his true identity.


NETFLIX

Like Flowers In Sand

Premieres on Dec 20

Former wrestling prodigy Baek-du and childhood bully Yu-gyeong reunite amid the hardships of life. A romantic comedy about blooming against all odds.

Maestro

Premieres on Dec 20

This towering and fearless love story chronicles the lifelong relationship between Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein. A love letter to life and art, “Maestro” is at its core an emotionally epic portrayal of family and love.

Step Up 3

Premieres on Dec 21

A dancer from New York’s underground scene recruits an NYU freshman to join his crew and compete in the world championship for a US$100,000 prize.

Gyeongseong Creature: Season 1, Part 1

Premieres on Dec 22

Gyeongseong, 1945. In Seoul’s grim era under colonial rule, an entrepreneur and a sleuth fight for survival and face a monster born out of human greed.

Rebel Moon — Part One: A Child of Fire

Premieres on Dec 22

When a peaceful settlement on the edge of a distant moon finds itself threatened by the armies of a tyrannical ruling force, a mysterious stranger living among its villagers becomes their best hope for survival.

Scream (2002)

Premieres on Dec 23

There’s a new Ghostface in town terrorising teens,25 years after Woodsboro’s first killing spree — and old friends must reunite to stop the slaughter.


DISCOVERY CHANNEL

Wheeler Dealers: Season 18

Premieres on Dec 21

Another series with car maestro Mike Brewer and master mechanic Marc “Elvis” Priestley as they celebrate 20 years of Wheeler Dealers. The pair mark the series’ big birthday with some of their most ambitious projects yet, as Mike tracks down cars for them to do up and hopefully sell for a profit. The pair start the birthday celebrations with their biggest restoration ever as they wave good-bye to Britain’s best-selling motor — only to face disaster. Mike has a special surprise that takes Elvis back to his teenage years tinkering with Caterhams. The pair also take on a Land Rover that’s decades old but has only 16,000 miles on the clock — will it be too good to be true?


ANIMAL PLANET

Jewels Of The Natural World

Premieres on Dec 20

Nicole Gibbons has a passport to discover some of the most fascinating animals on our planet. She will have a unique platform to see these wild animals up close, observing them in their natural habitat.


PRIME VIDEO

Suzume No Tojimari

Premieres on Dec 20

A Japanese animated coming-of-age fantasy adventure film written and directed by Makoto Shinkai. The film follows a 17-year-old girl named Suzume helping a mysterious young man close doors from the other side that are releasing disasters all over Japan.

My Undercover Chef

Premieres on Dec 21

Relays the story of Marwin, a suspended police detective who goes undercover as a sous-chef at a restaurant where drug dealers are regulars. His mission is to gain trust from these villains, shut down their operations, and apprehend their elusive boss. Things seem smooth until Khing, a YouTuber, and granddaughter of the restaurant owner, comes into the fold. Khing finds Marvin suspicious and becomes his bottleneck. Eventually, Marwin asks for Khing’s help to bring down the gang.


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