During these these uncertain times, it helps to keep our worries at bay with a healthy dose of feel-good series and films. This weekend sees the last two episodes of ‘Start-Up’ dropping, with viewers weighing in on their picks for #TeamDoSan vs. #TeamGoodBoy for Dal Mi, like it’s the grand finale of a big game.
South Korea’s latest TV hit has been topping Netflix’s most watched list globally since it premiered last Oct. 17, 2020, and the final showdown is something a lot of viewers are looking forward to.
Netflix’s new offerings this week also includes Alien Worlds, a fascinating docuseries that blends science fact and fiction imagining alien life on other planets, and the premiere of Finding Agnes, a soul-searching Filipino drama filmed in Morocco.
A new assortment of heist films, action thrillers, horror flicks and Pinoy crowd-pleasers have also been recently added to Netflix’s library.
Here are some of the newest films and series available on Netflix for your weekend bingefest.
Start-Up (Episode 15 & 16)
Synopsis: Seo Dal Mi has dreams of becoming Korea's own Steve Jobs, and with her genius first love, an investor, and a business insider by her side, her dream may be closer than she thinks. The final two episodes (Episode 15 and 16) of the hit series are coming on December 5 and 6.
Synopsis: Applying the laws of life on Earth to the rest of the galaxy, this series blends science fact and fiction to imagine alien life on other planets.
Synopsis: On an emotional journey in Morocco, an entrpreneur pieces together the turbulent life of his estranged mother and meets her adopted daughter.
A Star is Born
Synopsis: When an aspiring singer develops a passionate relationship with a seasoned musician, her career begins to soar as his vices trigger a downward spiral.
Synopsis: After his life is saved by a rogue Iraqi squadron, a young police officer joins them in their fight against ISIS in a decimated Mosul.
Den of Thieves
Synopsis: A highly skilled crew of bank robbers plotting a heist at the supposedly impenetrable Federal Reserve faces off against an elite unit of L.A. cops.
Synopsis: Connected by phone in the same home but 20 years apart, a serial killer puts another woman’s past - and life - on the line to change her own fate.
Synopsis: After a tragic turn of events at the new home he’s fixing up, Daniel hears a ghostly plea for help, spurring him to seek out a famous paranormal expert.
Synopsis: A young reporter’s investigation into a string of grisly suicides takes a dangerous detour when she follows the clues to a cursed stretch of road.
Synopsis: The owner of a struggling carnival starts putting on small-time shows to save his wonderland as an old friend asks for help with a magical mission.
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