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Homelifearts-and-entertainmentNew releases for your streaming pleasure: Oct 18-24

New releases for your streaming pleasure: Oct 18-24

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

APPLE TV+

The Pigeon Tunnel

Premieres on Oct 20

Tells the story of former British spy David Cornwell, who wrote under the pen name John le Carré. He authored famous espionage novels like The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Night Manager, and The Constant Gardener.


NETFLIX

It Gets Better

Premieres on Oct 19

Three intersecting stories of transgender romance explore the boundaries of love, culture and identity across three generations.

Crypto Boy

Premieres on Oct 19

Following a dispute with his father, a young man falls prey to cryptocurrency’s allure and an entrepreneur’s audacious promises of financial freedom.

Doona!

Premieres on Oct 20

A college student navigates life and school while dealing with a unique predicament — he’s living with a beautiful former K-pop idol.

Princess Power: Season 2

Premieres on Oct 23

When there’s trouble in the Fruitdoms, these princess pals jump in to help each other — because sometimes problems are too big for just one princess!


HBO/ HBO GO

M3gan

Premieres on Oct 28

A brilliant roboticist, Gemma, uses artificial intelligence at a toy company to develop M3gan, a life-like doll programmed to be a kid’s greatest companion and a parent’s greatest ally. After unexpectedly gaining custody of her orphaned niece, Gemma enlists the help of the M3gan prototype — a decision that has unimaginable consequences. Stars Allison Williams.


CARTOON NETWORK

Jet Set Go with Tom and Jerry Weekends

Premieres Oct 21 to Nov 26

Catch your favourite cat and mouse duo in the all-new Tom And Jerry, set in Singapore! Jet set and go on an exploration trip with Cartoon Network as we join our fellow road-tripping, beach-loving, island-hopping friends from Grizzy & the Lemmings, We Baby Bears, The Powerpuff Girls, Looney Tunes Cartoons and many more every weekend.


PRIME VIDEO

Silver Dollar Road

Premieres on Oct 20

From Academy-Award Nominee Raoul Peck, Silver Dollar Road follows the story of the Reels family as told by the matriarch Mamie Reels Ellison and her niece Kim Renee Duhon, two fierce and clear-eyed women bending to safeguard valiantly their ancestors’ land and their brothers and uncles Melvin and Licurtis, who were wrongfully imprisoned for eight years — the longest sentence for civil contempt in North Carolina history. This documentary, based on the 2019 ProPublica article, highlights the covert ways the legal system has been exploited to keep Black land ownership fragile and the racial wealth gap growing.

The Other Zoey

Premieres on Oct 20

Two possible matches. One impossible decision. After the school’s football star Zack (Drew Starkey) gets hit by a car and suffers amnesia, Zoey (Josephine Langford) has to step in as his girlfriend. The situation gets even more awkward when she meets Zack’s cousin Miles (Archie Renaux).

Upload: Season 3

Premieres on Oct 20

A sci-fi comedy series from Emmy-winning writer Greg Daniels (The Office, Parks and Recreation, King of the Hill), set in a technologically advanced future where holographic phones, self-driving vehicles, AI assistance, and 3D food printers are the norm. And, forget about dying — instead, you’ll be “uploaded” to a virtual reality afterlife, and enjoy all the comforts of a world-class resort. Provided you can afford it. In Season Three, we pick back up with Nora and freshly downloaded Nathan as they navigate their relationship, while racing to stop the mysterious conspiracy that threatens to destroy millions of lives. Can they shut down Freeyond, and finally have a real life together? Or is it just a matter of time until Nathan’s head explodes? Meanwhile, in Lakeview, a backup copy of Nathan has been activated and Ingrid’s not about to let this second chance at love slip away. Back in the real world, Aleesha rises through the ranks of Horizen by managing AI education, and falls into a new romantic relationship. And Luke, all alone in Lakeview, is forced to come up with the funds to pay for his stay in paradise, driving him to work in The Grey Zone.


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