Rain — who has the best travelogue of 2021, The Hungry and the Hairy (hey, Jay Chou, that’s how you do a travel show) — stars in this 16-part supernatural comedy as a celebrity doctor whose spirit takes over another physician when he falls into a coma. Same day streaming as its Korea premiere. Also starring Uee, Kim Bum and Son Na-Eun.
Watch it on: Viu, Tue & Wed; Tue & Wed, tvN (Singtel TV Ch 518 & StarHub Ch 824), 9.15pm
The Last Duel
For the millennials who didn’t catch Ridley Scott’s period #MeToo drama in the cinemas, here’s your chance to do it… on your phone! (Kidding lah! Please watch it on a screen as big as you can possibly find.). Matt Damon and Adam Driver play two 13th century French knights who decide to settle a dispute — the latter is accused of raping the former’s wife (Jodie Comer) — in a duel to the death.
Watch it on: Disney+, Wed
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In this six-part thriller, Jamie Dornan plays the titular character whose life is upended after he gets run off the road in the Australian outback by a truck driver. He survives the accident but has no memories of who he is or why he’s being targeted. Is he even the good guy to begin with?
Watch it on: BBC Player, BBC First (Singtel TV Ch 308, StarHub Ch 502)
Kick off 2022 with a post-apocalyptic thriller about a young pregnant woman (Chloë Grace Moretz) and her boyfriend (Algee Smith) seeking sanctuary from killer robots. Holy smoke! It’s the rise of the machines!
Watch it on: Netflix, Fri
Chef and online personality Eddie Huang (Fresh Off the Boat) makes his feature directorial debut with this coming-of-age movie about a Chinese-American basketball wunderkind (newcomer Taylor Takahashi) struggling to balance his hoop dreams and expectations of his immigrant family. Warrior’s Perry Yung and Singaporean actress Pamelyn Chee (Point of Entry) play his parents.