What to watch this week on Netflix in the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore (December 14-20)

From K-dramas to international blockbusters, here are the best programmes to get you across this week

Stuck at home and not sure what to watch? Don’t worry, there are plenty of shows and movies, including local dramas and international film productions, to keep you entertained throughout the week. Here we’ve compiled five of the best upcoming programmes available across on-demand streaming services that you should tune in to.

Take a look at what to watch this week from December 14 to 20:

1
Tiny Pretty Things

Set in a prestigious ballet school in Chicago, this new series based on Sona Charaipotra’s novel of the same name centres around the mysterious death of a student, Cassie Shore, who was poised to become the next big thing. Enter talented newcomer Neveah, who arrives at the elite institution with dreams to become a prima ballerina. But with conniving and ruthless rivals at every corner, will Neveah come out alive – or face the same fate as her dead classmate?

Touted as Pretty Little Liars meets Black Swan, Tiny Pretty Things stars rising stars Kylie Jefferson and Casimere Jollette alongside NCIS’ Lauren Holly.

Out December 14 on Netflix.

2
Song Exploder (Volume 2)

The second installment of Song Exploder will feature a new line-up of musicians who will reveal how they created their chart-smashing hits. From Dua Lipa and The Killers to Nine Inch Nails and Natalia Lafourcade, the latest season of Song Exploder, which is an adaptation of the podcast series of the same name, will dive deeper into the creative process and stories behind your favourite tracks.

Out December 15 on Netflix.

3
Anitta: Made In Honório

In this intimate docuseries, flamboyant Brazilian pop icon Anitta steps away from the spotlight to reintroduce herself as an artist as well as an entrepreneur. Anitta: Made In Honório traces the singer’s public and private life, and also gives insight into the brainstorming sessions behind her show-stopping concerts.

Out December 16 on Netflix.

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4
Sweet Home

When his whole family suddenly dies in a car crash, high school student and loner Cha Hyun-Soo (played by Song Kang) is forced to move into a rundown apartment where a strange phenomenon takes place. To survive, he teams up with the other residents in the building to defeat the bloodthirsty monsters that have ravaged their homes. Sweet Home, directed by Lee Eung-Bok of Mr. Sunshine and Descendants Of The Sun, is based on Kim Kan-Bi and Hwang Young-Chan’s webcomic of the same name.

Out December 18 on Netflix.

5
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Academy Award winner Viola Davis stars as the titular Ma Rainey in this film adaptation of August Wilson’s 1982 play, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. The film tells the story of the legendary blues singer as she wages war against her manager in an attempt to take control over her career.

The movie also stars the late Chadwick Boseman, in his final feature film role, as Levee, an ambitious and free-spirited trumpeter who has musical ambitions of his own. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is produced by Denzel Washington, while George C. Wolfe (The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks) serves as director.

Out December 18 on Netflix.

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