New releases for your streaming pleasure: Sept 6-12
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New releases for your streaming pleasure: Sept 6-12

18 new titles from Apple TV+, Netflix, HBO Go and Prime Video

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New releases for your streaming pleasure: Sept 6-12

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

APPLE TV+

The Changeling 

Premieres on Sept 8

This horror fantasy series is an adaptation of the novel of the same by Victor LaValle. The series takes place in an alternate New York City. Apollo Kagwa and his wife Emma are new parents with an infant child. But Emma has been experiencing terrible post-partum depression. As they adjust to their new lives as parents, however, Emma's struggles show signs of going further than just post-partum. Apollo's wife mysteriously goes missing and their son gets abducted. Now, he must traverse through a magical world to find them. The first three episodes will premiere on Sept 8 and the series is expected to end in mid-October.


NETFLIX

Gamera -Rebirth-

Premieres on Sept 7

In the summer of 1989, four kids in Tokyo witness the emergence of the turtle kaiju Gamera, who bravely stands up against giant human-eating monsters.

Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight: Season 3

Premieres on Sept 7

In a race to destroy the all-powerful Tianshang weapons once and for all, the Dragon Knights face off against enemies both familiar and unexpected.

Dear Child

Premieres on Sept 7

Lena and the children Hannah and Jonathan live in a highly secured house, completely isolated from the rest of the world. They eat their meals, use the bathroom and go to bed according to a strict schedule. As soon as he enters the room, they line up and present their hands. They do everything he says. Until Lena manages to escape. After a car accident leaves her severely injured, she is taken to hospital with Hannah at her side. Dear Child begins where other thrillers end: with salvation. The true extent of this nightmare is revealed that night, when Lena’s parents arrive after spending 13 years frantically searching for their daughter… A six-part miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Romy Hausmann.

Virgin River: Season 5, Part 1

Premieres on Sept 7

Searching for a fresh start, a nurse practitioner moves from LA to a remote northern California town and is surprised by what — and who — she finds.

Pokémon: To Be a Pokémon Master Ultimate Journeys: The Series Part 4

Premieres on Sept 8

Ash, Pikachu and their two friends Misty and Brock travel around helping Pokémon in need — all while being watched by a guardian in the sky.

A Time Called You 

Premieres on Sept 8

A grieving woman magically travels through time to 1998, where she meets a man with an uncanny resemblance to her late love.

Burning Body

Premieres on Sept 8

When a police officer is murdered and set on fire, all eyes focus on two other agents: his girlfriend and her lover. Inspired by true events.

Selling The OC: Season 2

Premieres on Sept 8

The key art for the upcoming season holds clues to the drama ahead. Sure, at first glance, the glamorous co-workers seem all business, but a closer look beneath the surface (of the infinity pool, of course) reveals what’s really at play. Why are some people looking at each other — and more importantly, why are some avoiding each other altogether? We’ll soon find out. 

Spy Ops

Premieres on Sept 8

Intelligence operatives from MI6 to the CIA share insider stories of spy craft, Cold War campaigns, and coups carried out by covert agents. An eight-part spy docu-series, 


HBO/ HBO GO

Tár 

Premieres on Sept 9

From producer-writer-director Todd Field, Cate Blanchett stars as the iconic musician. The film examines the changing nature of power, its impact and durability in our modern world.


PRIME VIDEO

Comedy Island Thailand 

Streaming now 

Prime Video’s first Thai local original, it combines elements of a scripted movie with reality. All actors receive only a portion of the script. On a mysterious island, two scientists, Dr Yut and Dr Ed, create an almost perfect Utopia. The only thing lacking is laughter. In a bid to increase the gross happiness index of the island, the scientists kidnapped six celebrities for them to perform and bring laughter and entertainment to the citizens of Utopia through their performances. Pit against each other in unscripted improvisation scenarios, the celebrities will need to rely on their instincts and wit to get through each scene. To boost the villagers’ dopamine levels, the scientists continuously make each scenario harder in order to squeeze the best performances out of the celebrities. Under pressure, each of the celebrity’s survival instincts kick in, despite promising each other to unite and work together to get off the island. Through various twists and turns, the six celebrities slowly discover the island’s peculiarities. The cast includes Chutavuth Pattarakampol, Chalermpol Thikamporntheerawong, Pongsatorn Jongwilas, Kanticha Chumma, Pattarasaya Kruasuwansiri, Rusameekae Fagerlund and Gornpop Janjaroen.

The Wheel Of Time: Season 2

Streaming now

Based on the best-selling Robert Jordan fantasy series The Wheel Of Time, a humble farm boy, Rand al’Thor learns he is The Dragon Reborn — a dangerous figure from history destined to save the world… or break it. Desperate to protect him from the Dark One, an army of powerful sorceresses must reckon with his burgeoning power and encroaching madness. The Wheel Of Time turns and the Last Battle approaches. Though Rand thought he destroyed the Dark One, evil is not gone from the world. Threats new and very old seek out the young friends from the Two Rivers, now scattered over the world. The woman who found and guided them is now powerless to help and so they must find other sources of strength. In each other or themselves. In the Light or the Dark.

Shotgun Wedding

Streaming Now

Darcy and Tom gather their lovable but very opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding just as the couple begin to get cold feet. And if that wasn’t enough of a threat to the celebration, suddenly everyone’s lives are in danger when the entire party is taken hostage. 

Oshi No Ko

Streaming now

“In the world of entertainment, lies are weapons.” Ai Hoshino, a female idol, has died, leaving behind her twin children, a boy and a girl. The twin sister Ruby decides to enter the entertainment industry like her mother, while the twin brother Aquamarine vows to seek revenge on his biological father for his mother's death.

FC Barcelona: A New Era Season 2

Premieres on Sept 6

The docu-series covers the process of rebuilding the squad and the economic and institutional regeneration of the Blaugrana. This second installment highlights the fantastic chemistry between the team and their coach and examines the advancement of some of the most significant individuals on the roster. It will also feature some exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of the club.

All Or Nothing: Die Mannschaft

Premieres on Sept 8

The docu-series follows the DFB team on its way back to track after being eliminated in the group stage of the World Cup 2018 all united by the goal to rise from the ashes and win the World Cup 2022 in Qatar for Germany. Follow the players on the road to the Fifa World Cup in Qatar and during the tournament to give our audience a real and honest look into one of the world’s greatest teams. Explore the lives of players on and off the pitch. What it means to be a player on Die Mannschaft.

Sitting In Bars With Cake

Premieres on Sept 8

Inspired by true events, the movie follows best friends Jane and Corinne navigating life in Los Angeles in their twenties. Corinne, the ultimate extrovert, convinces her shy-but-extremely-talented home baker best friend Jane to commit to a year of baking cakes and bringing them to bars with the goal of meeting people and developing confidence — also known as “cakebarring". During their year of “cakebarring", Corinne receives a life-altering diagnosis and the pair face a challenge unlike anything they’ve experienced before. The movie isn't only a madcap joyride through some of LA’s most colourful watering holes, it's a moving celebration of female friendship, forging identity and finding joy in the most unexpected places.


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