7 January, 2021
New On Netflix January: The White Tiger
New On Netflix January: The White Tiger
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New On Netflix Hong Kong: What To Watch In January

7 January, 2021
New On Netflix January: The White Tiger

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 kick off the new year with this January. From epic rags-to-riches tales, heart-wrenching dramas, and futuristic sci-fis, here’s this month’s lineup of new Netflix shows. Happy bingeing!

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New On Netflix Hong Kong In January 2021

New On Netflix January: Pieces of a Woman

Pieces of a Woman

Now Airing
Award-winning director Kornél Mundruczó (White God) and executive producer Martin Scorsese bring us this deeply personal and ultimately transcendent story of a woman (Vanessa Kirby) and her partner (Shia LeBeouf) grappling with grief after losing their child during a home birth.

Watch the trailer here.

The Minimalists: Less Is Now

Now Airing
If Marie Kondo-ing your life is on your list of goals to tackle this year, there’s no better time than now to start. Longtime friends Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus share the life-altering magic of minimalism, and how having less stuff can make room for the things that really matter.

Watch the trailer here.

New On Netflix January: Headspace

Headspace Guide To Meditation: Season 1

Now Airing
Covering topics such as How To Deal With Stress, How To Be Kind and How To Achieve Your Limitless Potential, online healthcare company Headspace offers a calming, animated look at the benefits of meditation along with techniques and guided practices to help you get started.

Watch the trailer here.

The Netflix Afterparty

Now Airing
Hosts David Space, Fortune Feimster and London Hughes welcome guests from the newest and biggest Netflix titles (we’re talking The Queen’s Gambit, The Crown, Emily In Paris, to name but a few) for fun conversations, skits and more.

Watch the trailer here.

New On Netflix January: Outside The Wire

Outside The Wire

Now Airing
Set in the future, drone pilot Harp (Damson Idris) is sent into a deadly militarised zone where he must work with a top-secret android officer (Anthony Mackie) to locate a doomsday device and stop a nuclear attack.

Head here for the trailer.

The White Tiger

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 22 January
From acclaimed writer-director Ramin Bahrani (99 Homes, Chop Shop) comes this epic tale of a poor Indian driver (newcomer Adarsh Gourav) who uses his wit and hungry ambition to break free from the servitude of his rich masters (Rajkummar Rao and Priyanka Chopra Jonas) and rise to the top of the heap. The White Tiger is based on the New York Times bestseller of the same name, written by Aravind Adiga.

Catch the trailer here.

New On Netflix January: Penguin Bloom

Penguin Bloom

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Wednesday, 27 January
Penguin Bloom tells the inspiring true story of Sam Bloom (Naomi Watts), a young mother who loses her ability to walk after a near-fatal accident. Her husband (Andrew Lincoln), three sons and mother are struggling to adjust to their new situation when an injured baby magpie – which they name Penguin – enters their lives and helps Sam regain the will to life.

Watch the trailer here.

THE DIG

Airs On Netflix Hong Kong: Friday, 29 January
A wealthy widow (Carey Mulligan) hires an amateur archaeologist (Ralph Fiennes) to excavate the burial grounds on her estate. When they uncover one of the most exciting discoveries in British archaeology, echoes of Britain’s past resonate in the face of its uncertain future as WWII looms.

Head here for the trailer.

All images courtesy of Netflix Hong Kong.

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