7 October, 2020
New On Netflix, October: The Queen's Gambit
New On Netflix, October: The Queen's Gambit
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New On Netflix Hong Kong: What To Watch In October

7 October, 2020
New On Netflix, October: The Queen's Gambit

Introducing the best of what’s new on Netflix Hong Kong this month!

Between cosy nights in and lazy homebound weekends, you’ll be needing a new Netflix binge or two to keep the boredom at bay. Luckily, there are plenty of new shows on Netflix Hong Kong to be cracking on with in October. With Halloween around the corner, we’ve got an extra spooky line up, including chilling horrors, psychological thrillers and dark, gothic romances. Make sure to grab some popcorn and a pillow to hide behind as you make your way through this month’s new Netflix shows…

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New On Netflix Hong Kong In October 2020

New On Netflix, October: Emily in Paris

Emily in Paris

Now Airing
Young and driven marketing executive Emily (Lily Collins) says au revoir to Chicago and bonjour to Paris after unexpectedly landing her dream job in the city of love. It’s no surprise she quickly finds herself entangled in a web of romance, all while trying to juggle her job and new friends. From the creator of Sex and the City and Younger, expect glamorous outfits galore.

Head here for the trailer.

Whose Vote Counts, Explained

Now Airing
The US presidential elections are coming up next month. In light of this, Leonardo DiCaprio, Selena Gomez and John Legend lend their voices to this informative deep dive into the American voting system. The election-themed limited series from Vox delves into hot topics such as voter suppression and fraud at the ballot box, which seems to have only been exacerbated in recent years.

Head here for the trailer.

New On Netflix, October: A Life on Our Planet

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

Now Airing
After spending his life marvelling at the world around him, celebrated naturalist David Attenborough looks inward in this more personal documentary as he recounts his life and reflects on the evolutionary history of life on Earth. He addresses the loss of wild places, rainforests cleared and species lost, but also offers a hopeful vision of the future and solutions to the impending crisis our planet faces.

Head here for the trailer.

Song Exploder

Now Airing
From lyrical genius Lin-Manuel Miranda to soulful singer-songwriter Alicia Keys, get inspired as some of the world’s greatest musicians break down the creative process of songwriting in this four-part series based on the hit podcast of the same name.

Head here for the trailer.

New On Netflix, October: The Haunting of Bly Manor

The Haunting of Bly Manor

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 9 October
This October comes the second instalment of the spine-tingling The Haunting of Hill House series, just in time for Halloween. The narratives of the two series will not be connected, but you can expect many of the Hill House cast to make an appearance. Loosely based on the 1898 horror novel by Henry James, the story follows a young governess who is hired to look after two children at a family country house. Soon after arriving at the Bly estate, she begins to see apparitions that proceed to haunt the premises…

Catch the trailer here.

Social Distance

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Thursday, 15 October
Filmed entirely in isolation, this eight-part anthology series from Orange is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan captures the all-too-familiar struggles of trying to maintain a sense of connection while staying apart. Set in the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic, each episode tells a different story that shows the power of the human spirit in the face of uncertainty and isolation.

Catch the trailer here.

New On Netflix, October: The Trial of the Chicago 7

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 16 October
What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago turns into a violent clash with the police, resulting in one of the most notorious trials in history involving the Chicago Seven – a group of anti-Vietnam War defendants charged with conspiracy to incite a riot. The historical drama boasts a star-studded cast, including Michael Keaton, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Eddie Redmayne, to name but a few.

Catch the trailer here.

Rebecca

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Wednesday, 21 October
A young newlywed (Lily James) arrives at her husband’s (Armie Hammer) enormous family estate and finds herself battling the shadow of his recently deceased wife, Rebecca (not to mention Rebecca’s devoted housekeeper Mrs Danvers). This modern take on Daphne du Maurier’s gothic novel goes from sweet to sinister pretty quick. Let’s see if the film can hold a candle to Hitchcock’s 1940 Best Picture Award-winning adaptation.

Catch the trailer here.

New On Netflix, October: Over the Moon

Over the Moon

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 23 October
Legendary animator Glen Keane directs this animated musical which centres around a bright, young girl who builds a rocket ship and blasts off to the moon to prove the existence of the mythical Moon Goddess. Over the Moon features the voices of a largely Asian cast, including the likes of Phillipa Soo, Ken Jeong, John Cho, Margaret Cho and Sandra Oh.

Catch the trailer here.

The Queen’s Gambit

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 23 October
In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess. As the chess prodigy rises to the world stage in a man’s world, she battles the addiction of winning and faces an onset of psychosis. Based on Walter Tevis’ groundbreaking novel, this riveting miniseries starring Anya Taylor-Joy tiptoes the fine line between genius and madness.

Catch the trailer here.

New On Netflix Hong Kong In September 2020

Away: Season 1

Now Airing
Emma Green leaves her family behind to embark on a pioneering mission to Mars, commanding an international crew of astronauts in this epic, emotional story of love and sacrifice. Starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, this new drama series looks closely at the emotional impact of the treacherous three-year mission on the crew and their families several million miles away.

Watch the trailer here.

Chef’s Table: BBQ

Now Airing
The Emmy-nominated series returns for its latest iteration, delving into the smoky, juicy world of barbecue. Featuring accomplished chefs and pitmasters from the US, Australia and Mexico, be prepared to drool over succulent racks of ribs, perfectly charred seafood and fire-roasted veggies…

Catch the trailer here.

I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Now Airing
When a young woman is trapped on a farm during a snowstorm with her new boyfriend’s family, she begins to question everything she knew or understood about him, herself and the world at large. From Academy Award winner Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and based on Lain Reid’s acclaimed novel, watch as Cindy’s life is turned upside down in this eerie psychological horror thriller.

Head here for the trailer.

#Alive

Now Airing
This South Korean zombie thriller starring Yoo Ah-in and Park Shin-hye sounds a lot like Train To Busan but with an extra interesting twist. To avoid being infected by a mysterious virus spreading across Korea, a video-gaming recluse stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out. We’re not sure what’s worse, the zombie invasion or having to survive without data or wifi…

Catch the trailer here.

The Social Dilemma

Now Airing
Brought to us by the award-winning director of Chasing Ice and Chasing Coral, this perturbing documentary-drama hybrid explores the problematic human impact of social networking. From the co-inventor of the Facebook Like button, to the president of Pinterest, the tech experts behind our favourite social media platforms give us a wake-up call and warn us of their own creations.

Watch the trailer here.

Get Organized with The Home Edit

Now Airing
Watch Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, the bestselling authors behind innovative home organisation company The Home Edit, as they bring their skills to this new Netflix lifestyle series. Over eight episodes, the organisational gurus will conquer clutter and transform the lives of everyday people alongside celebrities like Reese Witherspoon, Khloe Kardashian, Eva Longoria and Neil Patrick Harris.

Catch the trailer here.

The Devil All The Time

Now Airing
Set in post-World War II rural southern Ohio and West Virginia, an unholy preacher (Robert Pattinson), crooked sheriff and twisted couple converge around young Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) as he fights the evil forces threatening him and his family. Co-starring BillSkarsgård, Sebastian Stan and Mia Wasikowska, this suspenseful, psychological thriller is adapted from Donald Ray Pollock’s award-winning novel of the same name.

Catch the trailer here.

Ratched

Now Airing
From the creator of American Horror Story comes this chilling prequel to One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, following the iconic character Nurse Ratched (Sara Paulson). Beneath her stylish exterior lurks a growing darkness which becomes more and more apparent during her post at a leading psychiatric hospital. Not one for the squeamish.

Watch the trailer here.

Enola Holmes

Now Airing
When Enola Holmes discovers her mother is missing, she calls on her two brothers (you guessed it) Sherlock and Mycroft to help bring her home safely. Far from the proper lady society expects her to be, Enola becomes a supersleuth in her own right, outwitting her famous detective brother and uncovering conspiracies along the way.

Head here for the trailer.

American Murder: The Family Next Door

Now Airing
Using raw, first-hand recordings and footage, this true crime documentary unravels the disappearance of Shannan Watts and her two daughters. Their story made headlines around the world as disturbing details of the case involving Shannan’s husband emerged. This is the first film to give a voice to the victims.

New On Netflix Hong Kong In August 2020

The Umbrella Academy: Season 2

Now Airing
The Hargreeves clan is back! After narrowly escaping the end of the world in season one, the superhero siblings find themselves scattered through time in and around 60’s Dallas. Now the Umbrella Academy must find a way to reunite before they cause yet another doomsday – all while being hunted by a trio of ruthless Swedish assassins. We missed you team!

Watch the trailer here.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs The Reverand, Interactive Special

Now Airing
Kimmy Schmidt (Ellie Kemper) sets off on her biggest adventure yet, and it’s up to you, the viewer, to decide how it goes in this interactive special. Will you defeat the Reverend (Jon Hamm) and get Kimmy to her wedding on time? Or will you accidentally start a war against the robots? There’s only one way to find out! Look out for star turns from the likes of Daniel Radcliffe, Titus Burgess, Johnny Knoxville and more.

Head here for the trailer.

Selling Sunset: Season 3

Now Airing
Sleeper hit Selling Sunset returns for more drama, all set against the backdrop of some seriously jaw-dropping luxe Hollywood real estate. Spotlighting the lives of The Oppenheim Group’s successful female realtor team, this addictive reality TV pick follows the ladies as they work hard and play harder to compete in the cutthroat LA market, as well as against each other. This season, viewers will finally get to see Christine’s highly-anticipated (and over the top) wedding, while Chrishell reels from her very public breakup.

Watch the trailer here.

Project Power

Now Airing
In New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new pill that grants its users temporary superpowers, including bulletproof skin, invisibility and super strength, alongside unknown deadlier reactions. As the pill escalates crime within the city to dangerous levels, a local cop (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) teams up with a a teenage drug dealer (Dominique Fishback) and an ex-soldier (Jamie Foxx) to hunt down and stop the group responsible for creating it.

Catch the trailer here.

Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story

Now Airing
Fans of true crime, listen up. The second instalment of the Dirty John series tells the story of socialite Betty Broderick, driven to the homicidal brink during a bitter divorce from her unfaithful husband. Based on the real life headline-making crime which unfolded in 1989.

Head here for the trailer.

3%: Season 4

Now Airing
In the last season of this Brazilian Netflix original, war between the Shell and the Offshore is imminent. But while Process 108 begins under a new and even more aggressive leadership, members of the Shell are invited to a diplomatic visit to the Offshore. Will peace prevail after all?

Glow Up: Season 2

Now Airing
A new set of hopefuls battle it out in the hopes of being crowned Britain’s next makeup star. Expect lashings of creativity, fierce technique and larger-than-life personalities in this easy, feel-good watch.

John Was Trying to Contact Aliens

Now Airing
Rural electronics whiz John Shepher spent 30 years trying to contact aliens by broadcasting music millions of miles into space. Though his signals went unanswered, John ends up making an entirely different connection much closer to home.

Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol

Now Airing
Starring one of Korea’s hottest rising heartthrobs, Lee Jae-Wook, alongside popular actress Go A-Ra, this K-drama rom-com promises to be a big hit when it launches later this month. The series centres on pianist Gurara who abruptly finds herself bankrupt and at rock bottom. Can the rough and mysterious Fritta Sunwoojun change all that?

New On Netflix Hong Kong In July 2020

Say I Do

Now Airing
From the creators of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Say I do features deserving couples who, for one reason or another, were never able to make their dream wedding a reality. Enter interior designer Jeremiah Brent, fashion designer Thai Nguyen and Chef Gabriele Bertaccini who team up to help individuals surprise their partners with the perfect celebration of love.

Watch the trailer here.

Unsolved Mysteries

Now Airing
From unexplained disappearances to bizarre paranormal encounters, this gripping revival of the iconic documentary series hits Netflix with 12 new spine-chilling mysteries. With the original creators and the producers of Stranger Things weighing in, fans of the old series shouldn’t be disappointed with this Netflix reboot.

Head here for the trailer.

Desperados

Now Airing
A panicked young woman and her two best friends fly to Mexico in a desperate attempt to delete a ranting email she sent to her new perfect boyfriend. On arrival, they run into her ex, who soon gets caught up in their frantic scheme.

Catch the trailer here.

The Baby-Sitters Club

Now Airing
Based on the best-selling book series of the same name, this wholesome adaptation follows five best friends who start a babysitting business. Alicia Silverstone plays main character Kristy’s single mother, bringing a little something for older viewers of this nostalgic throwback series.

Watch the trailer here.

Stateless

Now Airing
Stateless is a timely series about four strangers – a woman on the run, an Afghan refugee, a driven bureaucrat and a struggling dad – whose lives collide at an immigration detention centre in the middle of the Australian desert. Inspired by a real-life story, this drama series will keep you at the edge of your sofa.

Head here for the trailer.

The Old Guard

Now Airing
Based on the acclaimed graphic novel of the same title, The Old Guard follows a covert group of mercenaries with an inability to die who have fought to protect the mortal world for centuries. But when their extraordinary abilities are exposed, it’s up to their leader (played by Charlize Theron) and the team’s newbie to help eliminate the group who wish to replicate and monetise their power.

Watch the trailer here.

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

Now Airing
Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in search of healthy, sustainable ways to live. Meeting top eco innovators who are making change and sampling a lot of interesting food along the way, this is one wild adventure you won’t want to miss.

Catch the trailer here.

Cursed

Now Airing
Based on the New York Times bestselling book, Cursed is a reimagining of the Arthurian legend told through the eyes of Nimue, a girl with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful Lady of the Lake. Played by Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why), the young rebel joins Arthur in his quest to find Merlin and deliver an ancient sword.

Head here for the trailer.

Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking

Now Airing
Filmed at London’s Wembley Stadium in January this year, Jack Whitehall: I’m Only Joking features more hilarious quips and shocking stories from the award-winning actor and comedian. Expect slightly uncomfortable audience interaction and, of course, absurd tales of Jack’s (in)famous father.

Street Food: Latin America

Now Airing
Street Food is back with a new round of mouthwatering episodes, and this time it’s transporting us to vibrant Latin America. Learn the stories behind iconic Latino dishes from the chefs that put them on the map.

The Kissing Booth 2

Now Airing
Elle just had the most romantic summer of her life, but now Noah is off to university and she’s got to tackle her senior year of high school. When new love interests enter each of their lives, the two feel the challenges of a long-distance relationship.

New On Netflix Hong Kong In June 2020

Somebody Feed Phil: Season 3

Now Airing
Serving up a whole lot of passion for food, with a side of laughs for good measure, Phil Rosenthal is back on another tasting tour across the globe. In this new season, Phil is eating his way through Seoul, London, Marrakesh, Chicago and Montreal. Warning: do no watch on an empty stomach.

Watch the trailer here.

Spelling the Dream

Now Airing
There are good spellers and then there are GOOD spellers. This documentary chronicles the ups and downs of four Indian-American students as they compete to win the prestigious Scripps National Spelling Bee. With fascinating perspectives from CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Fareed Zakaria, comedian Hari Kondabolu, the 1999 Scripps winner and more, the film offers an insightful exploration into Indian Americans’ decades-long success at the iconic US tournament and what it means for their community.

Head here for the trailer.

Queer Eye: Season 5

Now Airing
After their stint in Japan, the Fab Five reunite for a fifth season doing what they do best – transforming the lives of everyday heroes. This time, they’re heading to historic Philadelphia where they’ll transform the lives of a struggling dog groomer, a devout priest and more. You know the drill, round up your besties, a box of tissues (or two!) and get ready to feel all of the feels. 

Catch the trailer here.

Dating Around: Season 2

Now Airing
Six new singles look for love in another round of back-to-back, real-life first dates. Complete with awkward lulls in conversation, sparks of connection and the occasional inappropriate comment, episodes might get a little too familiar – but that’s what makes the series so bingeable. Taking place in the vibrant, fun-loving city of New Orleans, what we love most about this show is that it features people of different ages, ethnicity and sexual orientation.

Da 5 Bloods

Now Airing
Academy Award-winning director Spike Lee (Do the Right Thing, Malcom X) brings to Netflix his latest work, Da 5 Bloods. The story revolves around four African American veterans who return to Vietnam decades after the war in search of closure – and a stash of buried gold. Backed by a stellar cast, including Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters and Chadwick Boseman, this American war drama is not to be missed.

Watch the trailer here.

A Whisker Away

Now Airing
Junior-high school student Miyo is desperate to get closer to her crush, but he never seems to take any notice of her. Her solution? Turn into a cat. While taking on a feline form does allow her to spend more time with dreamboat Kento, the line between being human and animal starts to dangerously blur in this anime film from Studio Colorido.

Head here for the trailer.

Politician: Season 2

Now Airing
This season, uber-ambitious Payton (Ben Platt) has his eyes firmly set on winning the race for New York State Senate. But just how far will he go to beat his competition? Gaining something of a cult following, fans of the satirical series are gearing up for more double crosses, love triangles and cut-throat political battle.

Athlete A

Now Airing
This riveting docuseries delves into the world of elite competitive gymnastics and unveils the unchecked abuse behind the sequinned leotards and ribbon. Following the reporters who broke the story of USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar’s abuse, the series features first-hand accounts from a number of brave gymnasts, including “Athlete A” Maggie Nichols.

New On Netflix Hong Kong In May 2020

The Half Of It

Now Airing
When a smart but cash-strapped teen agrees to write a love letter for a jock, she doesn’t expect to become his friend – let alone fall for his crush. High school friendships and first loves sure can be complicated, and that’s no exception in this sweet coming-of-age film directed by Taiwanese-American director Alice Wu.

Watch the trailer here.

Midnight Diner 2

Now Airing
This manga-based Japanese sequel brings us another round of troubled customers in serious need of some comfort food. In its second season, the late-night diner sees a noodle delivery man struggling with love, an elderly scam victim and an over-stressed literary editor. The enigmatic chef, known only as “The Master”, will cook his patrons anything and his food always helps.

Head here for the trailer.

Dangerous Lies

Now Airing
A broke caregiver (Riverdale’s Camila Mendes) unexpectedly inherits her patient’s estate and fortune. However, dark secrets unfold around her newfound wealth, entangling her and her husband in a web of deceit and danger. The lesson of this American thriller is you can’t trust ANYONE.

Catch the trailer here.

All Day and a Night

Now Airing
While serving life in prison, Jahkor – played by Ashton Sanders (Moonlight) – looks back on the people, circumstances and system that led him to commit homicide. Written and directed by Joe Robert Cole (one of the Black Panther screenwriters), this film jumps between three different periods of the young convict’s life as he embarks on a belated journey of self-discovery.

Watch the trailer here.

The Eddy: Season 1

Now Airing
Set in the vibrant multicultural neighbourhoods of modern-day Paris, The Eddy tells the story of the owner of a struggling jazz club, its house band and the dangers they face in the chaotic city that surrounds them. Directed by Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle (La La Land, Whiplash) and with original music written by Glen Ballard (Jagged Little Pill) and prolific composer Randy Kerber, this musical drama miniseries promises a banging soundtrack.

Head here to watch the trailer.

White Lines: Season 1

Now Airing
Produced by the team behind hit series Money Heist and The Crown, White Lines is an offbeat thriller about a woman who, after discovering her brother has died, leaves her quiet life for Ibiza in a bid to get to the bottom of his disappearance.

Catch the trailer here.

Space Force

Now Airing
Starring Steve Carell, Lisa Kudrow and John Malkovich, new Netflix comedy Space Force revolves around a group of people tasked with forming a team that is fit to go into space by 2024. With The Office’s Gregg Daniels at the helm of this series, you’re guaranteed some laughs.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Snowpiercer

Now Airing
Adapted from multiple Academy Award-winning Bong Joon-ho’s (Parasite) film of the same name, this Netflix original is much anticipated. Starring Jennifer Conelly and Daveed Diggs, this futuristic dystopian thriller depicts  the world as a frozen wasteland, with the surviving humans inhibiting a long train that perpetually circles the globe.

Watch the trailer here.

New on Netflix Hong Kong in April 2020

The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show

Now Airing
If social distancing has got you feeling a bit down, we’ve got just the cure for you. American comedian Iliza Shlesinger leads her ensemble cast in this hilarious six-part sketch series. From wacky workout videos to over-simplified DIY shows and reality TV at its best/worst, this satire-filled show is packed with outrageous original characters who inhabit the landscape of all the content we love to consume and make fun of.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Nailed It: Season 4

Now Airing
Admit it. There’s something oddly satisfying about watching other people fail miserably at baking challenges. Nailed It! is back with another round of deformed doughnuts, crumbling cakes and pitiful pastries. This new season features literary themes, an Olympic gold medalist, and parents and kids working together. Expect utter chaos to ensue.

Watch the trailer here.

Money Heist (La casa de papel): Part 4

Now Airing
With lives left hanging on the line, Money Heist fans have been waiting with bated breath for Part 4. And now that it’s landed, we’re not sure we’re ready for the anarchy ahead. This fast-paced hit Spanish crime drama series takes more unexpected turns as the band of robbers attempt to outsmart the authorities and escape the Bank of Spain with their lives – and money bags – intact.

Head here to catch the trailer.

Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020: Part 3

Now Airing
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics may not have pushed through this year, but Part 3 of Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 is arriving right on schedule. The six strangers (who by this point are no longer strangers) continue to live together in their fabulous house, forming new bonds along the way. We all wish staying home was this entertaining.

Watch the trailer here.

Love Wedding Repeat

Now Airing
Basically Groundhog Day, but this time the protagonist is reliving different versions of his sister’s wedding day. Starring the loveable Sam Claflin and the stunning Olivia Munn, this romcom is pure marital mayhem at its finest.

Catch the trailer here.

Brews Brothers

Now Airing
One brewery. Two brothers. Family businesses don’t often fair well. Especially when the co-owners have been life-long rivals. But, despite their many differences, the two siblings must learn to work together to keep their beer business afloat.

Head here to watch the trailer.

Extraction

Now Airing
Get ready to swoon over Chris Hemsworth as he plays a fearless mercenary on a mission. With nothing left to lose, Tyler Rake takes on the deadliest extraction of his career to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord (no pressure).

New on Netflix Hong Kong in March 2020

Spenser Confidential

Now Airing
What happens when an ex-cop teams up with his no-nonsense roommate to investigate a murder? In this action-comedy, Mark Wahlberg stars as troublemaking former cop Spenser, who leaps into action when two Boston police officers are murdered. Does he end up solving the case? There’s only one way to find out! Fun fact: Mark Wahlberg lost 10 pounds in five days for his role!

Watch the trailer here.

Ugly Delicious: Season 2

Now Airing
Bring on the food! Back on Netflix Hong Kong for a second season, David Chang once again delights in a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure around the world (we’re talking Mumbai, Sydney, Istanbul and more). This time around, the award-winning chef juggles his travels with becoming a new father! Beyond the tasting and travelling, Ugly Delicious will delve into deeper discussions on food cultures and how it affects the environment, making it a fun and insightful watch.

Head here to catch the trailer.

Lost Girls

Now Airing
Inspired by true events, Lost Girls focuses on the disappearance of 24-year-old Shannan Gilbert. As her mother Mari desperately searches for her missing daughter, she soon comes to realise a much larger and darker reality, linked to a string of unsolved murders. Starring Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan, Lost Girls is perfect for those looking for a thrilling mystery drama.

Head here to see the trailer.

Go Karts

Now Airing
Go Karts is an Australian film showcasing teen-hood through the lens of 15-year-old Jack as he moves to a new town with his mother. With the help of his new friends, Jack is introduced to, and subsequently enters, the world of high-speed go-kart racing. If you’re looking for a light-hearted coming-of-age story, this one’s for you.

Catch the trailer here.

Feel Good

Now Airing
Feel Good charts the raw, refreshing and bittersweet story of Canadian comedian, Mae Martin. From dealing with sobriety to finding love, this show is a reminder that it’s possible to find happiness, even in the darkest of times.

Watch the trailer here.

Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution

Now Airing
From summertime sports to budding romances, this inspiring historical documentary shows what it was like to live in Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp for the physically disabled. Offering a fascinating insight into life as a disenfranchised teen, we challenge you not to be moved by their determination in a world of isolation and discrimination.

Head here to catch the trailer.

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

Now Airing
What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than with an empowering story of a fellow female? Check out this biographical film, where Octavia Spencer transforms into African American activity Madam C.J. Walker, also known as the first female self-made millionaire in America. From fighting for social change to challenging racial and gender biases, this inspiring film will leave you screaming go, girl!

Head here to watch the trailer.

New on Netflix Hong Kong in February 2020

Horse Girl

Now Airing
Sarah is a socially awkward arts and crafts store employee with a fondness for horses and supernatural crime shows. So far, so normal. But what happens when a series of strangely lucid dreams begin trickling into her waking life, upending her daily routine? Don’t be fooled by the tween-bop title, this darkly humorous psychological thriller touches upon themes of mental illness and instability.

Head here to catch the trailer.

The Pharmacist

Now Airing
Netflix is back doing what it does best with this hard-hitting documentary focused on America’s devastating opioid epidemic. After losing his son in a drug-related shooting in New Orleans, small town pharmacist Dan Schneider is confronted with the ripple effects of addiction. Sensing a crisis long before the opioid epidemic had gained nationwide attention, Dan embarked on a mission to save his community, channeling his grief to take on Big Pharma itself.

Watch the trailer here.

Tom Papa: You’re Doing Great!

Now Airing
In this comedy special, comedian Tom Papa is here to proclaim “You’re Doing Great!”. Riffing off the mundane – family, work, climate change- Tom Papa’s brand of feel-good comedy centres on embracing who you’ve become and absorbing the beauty of life. We recommend bookmarking this for when you’re having a bad day!

Head here for the trailer.

To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Now Airing on Hong Kong Netflix
Lara Jean is back – and just in time for Valentine’s Day! It’s a new year and Lara Jean is officially dating Peter Kavinsky. Swoon! Everything is perfect, until John Ambrose, another recipients of one of Lara Jean’s old love letters, enters her life again. Now she much confront her first real romantic dilemma – can a girl be in love with two boys at once? Grab the popcorn and your closest gal pals, this has girl’s night written all over it!

Watch the trailer here.

Narcos: Mexico: Season 2

Now Airing
The Narcos saga continues. Charting the rise of the Guadalajara drug cartel in 1980s-era Mexico, Félix must cope with the U.S. and the consequences of his actions against the DEA while facing discontent from within his organisation.

Watch the trailer here.

Gentefied

Now Airing
Family is key in this colourful new comedy drama. Three Latinx cousins are forced to work together to keep their grandfather’s taco shop afloat in a rapidly gentrifying LA neighbourhood.

Catch the trailer here.

All The Bright Places

Now Airing
Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, this compelling coming-of-age drama explores young love through the filter of mental illness and its impact on relationships. When Violet Markey and Theodore Finch meet, they change each other’s lives forever. Together, they’re able to struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, ultimately discovering that even the smallest places and moments can mean something. You’re going to want the tissues on standby for this one!

New on Hong Kong Netflix in January 2020

The Circle

Now Airing
Looking for a new reality TV addiction? Welcome to The Circle. Billed as the ultimate popularity contest, players are challenged to flirt, befriend and catfish their way to the cash prize. Based on the British reality series of the same name.

Watch the trailer here.

Dracula

Now Airing
Calling all fans of Sherlock! Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat return with their take on the Bram Stoker classic, Dracula. In this gothic three-part series, lawyer Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to meet a new client and finalise the sale of a stately house in London. However, he soon finds himself trapped in a terrifying maze-like castle of undead brides with a vampire Count, whose ambition is to conquer the world. Yikes!

Watch the trailer here.

Messiah

Now Airing
Provocative and timely, this Netflix drama is sure to turn heads. The story centres upon a man gaining international attention through acts of public disruption. His followers allege he’s performing miracles, but is he really a divine entity, or simply a deceptive con artist capable of dismantling the world’s geopolitical order? The mystery unfolds through the lens of CIA officer Eva Geller, who is working to uncover the truth behind this charismatic figure. Though as the series goes on, multiple perspectives are interwoven including that of an Israeli intelligence officer, a Texas preacher and his daughter, a Palestinian refugee and a journalist.

Watch the trailer here.

Spinning Out

Now Airing
After a devastating fall threatens her competitive skating career, Kat Baker seizes an opportunity to pursue her Olympic dreams. In doing so, she’ll have to battle drama both on and off the ice, including a difficult family life and her own personal demons.

Watch the trailer here.

AJ and the Queen

Now Airing
Laugh your way into the New Year with this outrageous new scripted comedy series starring RuPaul as a down-on-her-luck drag queen travelling across America in a van with a tough-talking ten-year-old stowaway.

Watch the trailer here.

Grace And Frankie: Season 6

Now Airing
Now into its sixth season, Netflix favourite Grace And Frankie is back for its penultimate turn. Starring the always-delightful Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as rivals turned unlikely friends, tune in for heartwarming laughs galore.

Watch the trailer here.

Sex Education: Season 2

Now Airing
All hail the second season premiere of quirky British comedy Sex Education. This time, late bloomer Otis navigates the trials and tribulations of teenage love with new girlfriend Ola, whilst also having to deal with his now strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of a Chlamydia outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school.

Catch up on the story so far here.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 3

Now Airing
Our favourite teenage witch is back with more magic mischief! With the help of her mortal friends, Sabrina makes it her mission to free her beloved boyfriend Nicholas Scratch from the clutches of Hell. However, the Dark Lord’s unseating has sent shockwaves through the realms – and, with no one on the throne, Sabrina must assume the title of “Queen” to defend it against the handsome Prince of Hell Caliban.

Catch up on the story so far here.

The Stranger

Now Airing
With its intriguing premise and all-star cast, this British mystery thriller has all the makings of a binge-worthy hit. Based on the Harlan Coben novel of the same name, expect secrets, violence and a conspiracy as family man Adam Price embarks on a desperate quest to uncover the truth about the people closest to him.

Watch the trailer here.

All images courtesy of Netflix Hong Kong.

 

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