Netflix is officially all-ratted-out with the upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations with a specially-curated Lunar New Year collection. Available at www.netflix.com/888 now, it presents more than 100 Chinese films and shows to commemorate the new year.
We’re days away from the new year. If anything, 2019 has been a fabulous year for films and TV series. Malaysians have been lapping up the great content coming out from Netflix throughout the year and have been happily binge-watching to their hearts’ content.
The highly-anticipated comedy series “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet” from Rob McElhenney and Charlie Day (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) will debut globally on Friday, 7 February, exclusively on Apple TV+. Unlike what it has done with its original content, Apple is making all nine, half-hour episodes available on the day of the premiere.
It’s been a long wait, but Episode IX i.e Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is finally here—the third instalment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy; the final episode of the nine-part Skywalker saga that has spanned over four decades. Just about every brand has jumped on the Star Wars bandwagon one way or another, and why the hell not, right? Well, Facebook certainly isn’t one to be left out of the loop. Last week, it announced a partnership with Disney and the result is a series of limited-edition Messenger features that include a chat theme, reactions, stickers and AR effects. They’re pretty darn cool, whether you’re a fan or not.
Maxis on Wednesday launched Maxis TV, a new video entertainment service that offers worry-free passes to stream premium movies and TV shows. No, it’s not going to replace Netflix, iflix, Apple TV+ or Amazon Prime Video, but it will instead work hand-in-hand with these existing video-on-demand (VOD) services, bundled with data.
Would you ever say no to Santa Claus? Neither could Netflix. “Klaus” is an upcoming English-language animated Christmas comedy film written and directed by Despicable Me co-creator Sergio Pablos in his directional debut, distributed by Netflix.
If you’ve been enjoying Spotify and have been holding out on upgrading to Spotify Premium, here’s a piece of sweet news. How about the first three months of Spotify Premium for free?
For Chinese-language content fans, here’s some good news coming your way from Netflix. The leading video streaming service is upping its Chinese-language repertoire with six new licensed titles coming in the second half of 2019. Partnering with leading production companies including Sanlih TV, Changhe Films, Pili International Multimedia, B’in Music, MirrorFiction Inc., and China 3D Digital Entertainment Ltd., the latest Chinese-language line-up brings stories and genres from Taiwan and Hong Kong.