New releases for your streaming pleasure: Jan 3-9

New releases for your streaming pleasure: Jan 3-9

12 new titles from Netflix, HBO Go, Disney+ Hotstar, Cartoon Network, Prime Video and Discovery

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New releases for your streaming pleasure: Jan 3-9

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

NETFLIX

The Brothers Sun

Premieres on Jan 4

When a mysterious enemy targets his family, a Taipei triad member heads to Los Angeles to protect his strong-willed mother and oblivious younger brother.

Society Of The Snow

Premieres on Jan 4

In 1972, a Uruguayan flight crashed in the remote heart of the Andes, forcing survivors to become each other's best hope. A film by J.A. Bayona.

Redeeming Love

Premieres on Jan 5

During the California gold rush, a farmer falls for a beautiful woman with a tormented past. Can he help her face her demons and learn to love?

Good Grief

Premieres on Jan 5 

An artist grieving the loss of his beloved writer husband takes his two best friends on a trip to Paris, where they unpack messy secrets and hard truths.

Gyeongseong Creature: Part 2

Premieres on Jan 5

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.

The Florida Project

Premieres on Jan 6

A mischievous 6-year-old finds the magic in her own circumstances while living with her troubled mom in a budget motel near Disney World.

No Hard Feelings 

Premieres on Jan 8

A bartender who's down on her luck takes on an unusual challenge when a wealthy couple hires her to romance their socially awkward son.


HBO/ HBO GO

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Premieres on Jan 6

A fun adventure based on Nintendo’s globally successful video game franchise about a moustachioed plumber Mario and his lanky brother, Luigi, in their quest to save Princess Peach from villain Bowser. Starring Golden Globe winner Anya-Taylor Joy and comedy masters Chris Pratt and Charlie Day.


DISNEY+ HOTSTAR

Echo

Premieres on Jan 9

Vincent D’Onofrio’s character, a crime lord known as Kingpin, brutally attacks a man in an alley. The rest of the clip mostly focuses on Maya Lopez, also known as Echo, played by Alaqua Cox. Echo, who was first introduced in “Hawkey” and is deaf, is adopted by Kingpin and raised to be a violent killer. Now an adult, Echo wants to confront her past and reconnect with her biological family. 


CARTOON NETWORK/CARTOONITO

Interstellar Ella

Premieres on Jan 4, every Thursday and Friday

In the year 3021, on a space station somewhere between Mars and Jupiter in the Milky Way, 8-year-old Ella Ryder sets out with her friends on exciting adventures in space! While Ella’s adventures are spine-tingly fun, they also allow her to discover a little bit more about herself with each unexpected challenge.


PRIME VIDEO

Death’s Game: Part 2

Premieres on Jan 5

An intense fantasy-drama series reaching its climax. Choi Yee-jae is down on his luck in every facet of his life. Overwhelmed with all of his failures, Yee-jae decides to take his own life and “control death". Death decides to punish Yee-jae and he is reincarnated 12 different times, living 12 different lives. As a part of his punishment, Yee-jae must stop their imminent deaths to survive and continue his new life. Will he successfully escape death? What does fate have in store for him? Who will prevail in the end?

Foe

Premieres on Jan 5

Academy Award nominees Saoirse Ronan and Paul Mescal star in a haunting exploration of marriage and identity set in an uncertain world. Hen and Junior farm a secluded piece of land that has been in Junior’s family for generations, but their quiet life is thrown into turmoil when an uninvited stranger shows up at their door with a startling proposal. Are they willing to risk their relationship, and perhaps their personal identity, for a chance to continue survival in a new world? Based on best-selling author Iain Reid’s novel, directed by Garth Davis and co-written by Davis and Reid, "Foe"’s mesmerising imagery and persistent questions about the nature of humanity (and artificial humanity) bring the not-too-distant future to luminous life.


DISCOVERY CHANNEL

January 6th

Premieres on Jan 6

Experience a first-hand look at the events that unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, featuring interviews with members of Congress and exclusive accounts from police officers and first responders.


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