Ramadan is a significant time of year for many Malaysians, a month observed by fasting from dusk to dawn, strengthening relationships and self-reflection. We know this time of year can be stressful as many are also busy with preparations leading up to the Hari Raya celebrations – from cleaning up the house to planning meals and rushing to get your matching baju Raya on time.
Malaysians love Ramadan and Hari Raya but are also exhausted before, during and after. What better way to lift the mood than with a slate of new titles coming to Netflix to help you ease your frustrations.
From local favourites to the buzziest Korean and Hollywood shows, discover a buffet of unforgettable family-friendly favourites on Netflix to be shared with loved ones throughout the season.
Time To Hunt (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? Catch Choi Woo-shik after his stellar performance in Oscar-winning Parasite , and be immersed in this dystopian action-thriller. In the near future, the glittering era of consumerism has been defeated by a global financial crisis. The Korean Won is now worthless, and the streets of Seoul are now filled with gunshots and drug violence. Four naïve young friends pull off the heist of their lives when they raid an underworld casino. But their dreams of starting a new life on the exotic island of Kenting in Taiwan are quickly crushed when they become the targets of a ruthlessly relentless killer.
Extraction (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? Chris Hemsworth and daredevil director, Sam Hargrave, indulge our love for action-packed, edge-of-your-seat chase sequences, with a 12-minute oner! Watch it here. Tyler Rake, played by Chris Hemsworth, is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord.
Hollywood (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? Spot familiar faces like Glee ’s Darren Criss and The Big Bang Theory ’s Jim Parsons in a new riveting tale set in Tinseltown. A new limited series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, Hollywood, follows a group of aspiring actors and filmmakers in post-World War II Hollywood as they try to make it in Tinseltown — no matter the cost.
Workin’ Moms Season 4 (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? The perfect balance of humour and heart, this series shines the real struggle of how hard it is to be a mom, wife, and colleague. Four new working mothers and friends deal with the struggles and nuttiness of returning to work while trying to balance their family and love lives.
Trial By Media (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? From the producers behind The People VS. O.J. Simpson , dive into the most memorable trials in recent history and discover how the media shaped public perception of who is guilty or innocent even before a verdict is decided. In this true crime documentary series, history’s most dramatic trials are examined with an emphasis on how the media may have impacted verdicts.
The Lovebirds (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani stars alongside Issa Rae in this romantic comedy as they work to clear their name. When a couple in the fast lane to splitsville accidentally careens into a murder, they take off on a wild race to find the killer and clear their names.
Dynasty Season 3 (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? If you’re one for endless drama, plot twists and the lavish lifestyle of the Carringtons – this one’s for you! The modern-day reboot of the iconic soap that follows two of America’s wealthiest families returns for Season 3.
Space Force (Netflix Original)
Why watch it? Can you imagine if The Office’s Michael Scott got tapped by the White House to get “boots on the moon” by 2024? Well, you’re in luck! Watch Steve Carell as he takes over the sixth branch of the US Armed Forces: Space Force. From the creators of The Office and starring Steve Carell and Lisa Kudrow, Space Force is a new comedy series about the people tasked with creating Space Force, a new branch of the U.S. military.