New releases for your streaming pleasure: Jan 24-30
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New releases for your streaming pleasure: Jan 24-30

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

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New releases for your streaming pleasure: Jan 24-30

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

APPLE TV+ 

Masters Of The Air

Premieres on Jan 26

Based on Donald L. Miller’s book of the same name, and scripted by John Orloff, “Masters Of The Air” follows the men of the 100th Bomb Group (the “Bloody Hundredth”) as they conduct perilous bombing raids over Nazi Germany and grapple with the frigid conditions, lack of oxygen and sheer terror of combat conducted at 25,000 feet in the air. Portraying the psychological and emotional price paid by these young men as they helped destroy the horror of Hitler’s Third Reich. Some were shot down and captured; some were wounded or killed. And some were lucky enough to make it home. Regardless of individual fate, a toll was exacted on them all.


NETFLIX

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Premieres on Jan 24

A smokejumper haunted by her past guides a boy through lightning storms, wildfires and rough terrain to save him from a pair of assassins.

It's OK

Premieres on Jan 25

Renowned Lebanese songstress Elissa is set to unveil a deeply personal chapter of her life this documentary. It shows her first independent album and offers a rather emotional glimpse into Elissa’s journey through the spotlight, wrestling with the struggles of fame, and her battle with breast cancer. The documentary will capture an unfiltered look into Elissa’s life, as well as reveal some of the highs and lows of her illustrious career.

Griselda

Premieres on Jan 25

The tale of real-life drug kingpin Griselda Blanco (played by Sofia Vergara) who, according to Netflix, "created one of the most profitable cartels in history. In 1970s-80s Miami, Blanco’s lethal blend of unsuspected savagery and charm helped her expertly navigate between business and family, leading her to become widely known as 'the Godmother’.”

Badland Hunters

Premieres on Jan 26

After a deadly earthquake turns Seoul into a lawless badland, a fearless huntsman springs into action to rescue a teenager abducted by a mad doctor.

Mighty Bheem's Playtime

Premieres on Jan 29

When Mumma Bheem gets a new job as the palace Chef, it's time for Bheem to start school.

Bastille Day

Premieres on Jan 29

After a mix-up lands him in hot water, a skilled pickpocket is forced to help a no-nonsense CIA operative track a terrorist group in Paris.

Alexander: The Making of A God

Premieres on Jan 31

Combining expert interviews with gripping reenactments, this docudrama explores the life of Alexander the Great through his conquest of the Persian Empire. 


HBO/HBO GO

Operation Fortune: Ruse De Guerre

Premieres on Jan 20

Super spy Orson Fortune must track down and stop the sale of a deadly new weapons technology wielded by billionaire arms broker Greg Simmonds. Reluctantly teamed with some of the world’s best operatives, Fortune and his crew recruit Hollywood’s biggest movie star Danny Francesco to help them on their globe-trotting undercover mission to save the world. Stars Jason Statham, Aubrey Plaza, Josh Hartnett, Cary Elwes, Bugzy Malone and Hugh Grant.


PRIME VIDEO

Expats

Premieres on Jan 26

Set against the vibrant and tumultuous tapestry of 2014 Hong Kong, Expats centres on three American women — Margaret (Nicole Kidman), Hilary (Sarayu Blue), and Mercy (Ji-young Yoo) — whose lives intersect after a sudden family tragedy. The series interrogates privilege and explores what happens when the line between victimhood and culpability becomes blurred. Brian Tee Margaret’s husband Clarke and Jack Huston plays Hilary’s husband David.

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