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Suff To Watch This Week (Jan 2-8, 2023)

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Suff To Watch This Week (Jan 2-8, 2023)

Forbidding No More, Season 2

The terra incognito-themed travelogue is back, with hosts Alberto Ge Fan, Huang Jinglun and Ayden Sng visiting countries not known for its accessibility. First stop: Bueno Aires, Argentina, with Ge Fan.

Watch it on: meWATCH & Channel U, Wed, 9pm

Vasantham Star 2023

Mediacorp’s Tamil singing competition returns after a six-year hiatus! Who among the 12 aspiring singers — shortlisted from 180 contenders — will impress the judges (including Shabir, Vicknesvari Vadivalagan and Mohamed Raffee) to emerge victorious and S$20,000 richer? With Saravanan Ayyavoo as host. Watch the first episode here:

Watch it on: meWATCH, Vasantham, Sun, 9pm; digital-exclusive content on meWATCH, Instagram Facebook and Mediacorp Entertainment on YouTube

Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Season 2

The eponymous squad of renegade cloned stormtroopers continue their journey navigating the Empire following the fall of the Republic. Double-ep premiere.

Watch it on: Disney+, Wed

Photo: Disney+

Taiwan Crime Stories

Twelve-part anthology series — co-produced by Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment — about four real-life bizarre crime cases in Taiwan involving a train derailment insurance scam, a family massacre, the murder of an elementary school teacher, and a child homicide on a military base. The cast includes Vivian Sung, Frederick Lee, Rhydian Vaughan and Chen Yi-Wen.

Watch it on: Disney+, Wed

Copenhagen Cowboy

From Nicolas Winding Refn, the director of Drive, comes this six-part neon-drench noir series about a young woman (Angela Bundalovic) seeking revenge in the underworld of the Danish capital. Along the way, she picks a fight or two with the Serbian and Asian crime families.

Watch it on: Netflix, Thur

 

Payback: Money and Power

Parasite’s Lee Sun-Kyun (the guy with the deep sonorous voice) stars in the 12-part series as a money trader who teams up with an army officer (Moon Chae-Won) and a prosecutor (Kang Yoo-Seok) to take on a criminal syndicate. Good luck!

Watch it on: Amazon Prime Video, Fri

South Korea with Alexander Armstrong

Pick up sightseeing tips from the British actor-comedian as he explores South Korea in this three-part travelogue. Highlights include the Gyeongbokgung Palace, restaurants with robot servers, and a poo café.

Watch it on: BBC Player & BBC Earth (Singtel TV Ch 203, StarHub Ch 407), Fri, 9pm

Photo: BBC Studios

The Pale Blue Eye

Whodunit set in the 19th century with Christian Bale as a world-weary detective hired to look into the murder of a West Point cadet – with the help of one of the academy’s students, Edgar Allan Poe (Harry Melling). The Scott Cooper-helmed thriller also stars Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Toby Jones.

Watch it on: Netflix, Fri

Photo: Netflix 

Where The Crawdads Sing

Another murder mystery, this one set in the marshes of the Deep South. Daisy Edgar-Jones plays a young woman accused of murdering a man with whom she was once involved. Based on the novel by Delia Owens, and featuring Taylor Swift’s Golden Globe-nominated song ‘Carolina’.

Watch it on: Netflix, Sat

 

Photo: TPG News/Click Photos

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