Usher in the New Year with 987 DJs Sonia Chew and Joakim Gomez from The Float@Marina Bay. Highlights include performances from the likes of Kit Chan, Nathan Hartono, Taufik Batisah, Jasmine Sokko, Yung Raja, Iman Fandi and Aisyah Aziz (at various beloved local landmarks such as Jewel Changi Airport, the Dragon Playground at Toa Payoh Lorong 6, Jalan Besar Stadium, the Bulim Bus Depot); and spectacular light shows (fireworks in the heartlands; the ‘Shine a Light’ installation from The Promontory@Marina Bay; and a 60-second countdown projection on the façade of the ArtScience Museum). Don’t forget to enter the ‘Bounce & Win’ contest. Just submit the most creative bouncing photos, videos or stories — the best ones will each S$500 cash. Click here for more details. The contest ends on Jan 2.
Watch it on:meWATCH, Channel 5, Mediacorp Entertainment on YouTube, Fri, 11pm; VOD on meWATCH & Mediacorp Entertainment on YouTube from Jan 1
The Book of Boba Fett
Temuera Morris reprises his iconic role as bounty hunter Boba Fett in this eight-part The Mandalorian spin-off where he returns to Tattooine (the second-best desert planet after Dune, according to TripAdvisor) — with Ming-Na Wen as his lieutenant Fennec Shand — to stake his claim in the post-Jabba the Hutt underworld. Do you feel heavy metal? Absolutely.
Watch it on: Disney+, Wed; new episodes every Wed
Cobra Kai, Season 4
Look out! Terry Silver (Thomas Ian Griffith), the villain from The Karate Kid Part III, teams up with Cobra Kai sensei John Kleese (Martin Kove) to terrorise enemies-turned-allies Daniel (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny (William Zabka).
Watch it on: Netflix, Wed
Clint Eastwood’s latest is a 1979-set poignant drama about a one-time rodeo star (Eastwood) tasked to accompany his former boss’ teenage son from Mexico to Texas. But the lad’s ruthless mother disapproves of the road trip. Something tells me there’ll be lot of bickering and bonding during the journey. Just a hunch.
Watch it on: HBO Go, Thur
Photo: HBO Go
The Lost Daughter
Maggie Gyllenhaal’s buzzy directorial debut stars Olivia Colman as a middled-aged academic suffering a meltdown after she witnesses an incident (involving a young mother and daughter) while vacationing alone in the Mediterranean. The film also stars Dakota Johnson, Ed Harris, Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Mescal and Dagmara Dominczyk.
Watch it on: Netflix, Fri
Photos: Yannis Drakoulidis, Netfflix
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return To Hogwarts
Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson and other actors and creatives involved in the eight-film franchise (sorry, JK Rowling — you stay behind the yellow line) get together to share their fondest behind-the-scenes memories. Wanna know how you can celebrate the occasion? For starters, demand HBO Go that they stream the movies in their original aspect ratio. Just a suggestion.