Cosy up for the last four-day long weekend of the year with these totally binge-able and newest picks. While you’re at it, stir the patriotic spirit within you with a few made-in-Singapore shows now streaming on Netflix.
For those catching the fireworks or travelling over the long National Day and Hari Raya Haji weekend, take advantage of the Netflix Download function for offline viewing while on the go. If heading to family or friends’ homes, take full advantage of their Wi-Fi with Smart Downloads, which automatically downloads the next episode for you.
Also don’t forget to share your favourite shows with friends and family via Instagram Stories and if your favourite local show is not on Netflix, don’t hesitate to submit a Title Request .
Wu Assassins (Netflix Original Series)
Launching 8 Aug
An unassuming San Francisco chef becomes the latest in a long line of assassins chosen to keep the mystical Wu powers out of the wrong hands. The last of the Chosen Ones teams up with a homicide detective to unravel an ancient mystery and take down supernatural assassins.
Watch for jaw-dropping martial arts and thrills.
La Casa De Papel (Money Heist) Parts 1 to 3 (Netflix Original Series)
Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.
In part 3, it’s not about money. It’s about family.
Lucifer Seasons 1-4 (Netflix Original Series)
Bored with being the Lord of Hell, the devil relocates to Los Angeles, where he opens a nightclub and forms a nightclub and forms a connection with a homicide detective.
In the latest season, Chloe struggles to come to terms with Lucifer’s disturbing revelation, while a rogue priest sets out to stop a long-rumored prophecy.
4 days, 4 seasons… Lucifer is here for you.
Orange is the New Black Seasons 1-7 (Netflix Original Series)
Orange Is The New Black ushered in a monumental era of television, and for six unforgettable seasons has fearlessly tackled some of the most difficult, relevant, and human stories of our time. In its final season, the ladies of Litchfield come to terms with the fact that prison has changed them forever. Piper struggles with life on the outside, while life in Max, as corrupt and unjust as ever, goes on without her.
Taystee’s friendship with Cindy still hangs in the balance as her life sentence looms, Gloria and her kitchen staff are confronted by the hard truth of Polycon’s newest profit stream, while others chase drugs or dreams and grapple with the reality of their place in this world.
Watch the final season to the groundbreaking hit series.
Blown Away (Netflix Original Series)
Ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the title of champion.
A reality show about glassblowing? Yes, you need it.
Typewriter (Netflix Original Series)
Typewriter is about a haunted house and a haunted book that stir the imagination of a group of young, wannabe ghost hunters, and a dog, determined to capture the ghost that plagues the notorious home in their neighbourhood in Goa.
When a new family and their captivating daughter move into the haunted home, the crew finds it difficult to balance the demands of school and chores with the renewed urgency to capture the neighbourhood ghost before it is too late.
Get ready to be scared.
Secret Obsession (Netflix Original Film)
When Jennifer (Brenda Song) wakes up with amnesia after a traumatic attack, her doting husband cares for her. But she soon realises the danger is far from over.
The Naked Director (Netflix Original Series)
Launching 8 Aug
In 1980s Japan, one determined man turned every crushing setback into an opportunity. His name was Toru Muranishi, and he revolutionized his industry. As bubble-era Japan got wilder, the videos got raunchier and the stakes got higher — for the industry, and for him.
A steamy and provocative watch taking us inside the Japanese adult film industry.
Fly the Singapore flag high and celebrate the nation’s birthday with five made-in-Singapore bonuses.
Shirkers (Netflix Original Film)
In 1992, Sandi Tan and her friends Sophiea and Jasmine shot Singapore’s first indie — a road movie called “Shirkers” — with their enigmatic American mentor, Georges Cardona. Then, the footage, and Georges, disappeared, sending Sandi on a hunt for answers.
Street Food (Netflix Original Documentary Series)
From the creators of Chef’s Table , comes a new mouth-watering documentary series that celebrates the local heroes of street food in Thailand, India, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam. Each episode highlights the stories of perseverance and culture that bring life to each country’s cuisine.
In episode eight, putu piring, wonton noodles, chilli crab and chicken rice take center stage, where hawkers selling some of Singapore’s favourite dishes offer a glimpse into their lives.
Fakkah Fuzz: Almost Banned (Netflix Original Comedy)
Stand-up comic Fakkah Fuzz mines cross-cultural humor from the experience of growing up as an outspoken Malay man in Singapore. Fakkah Fuzz is the first Singaporean to have a Netflix comedy special.
A Land Imagined
Winner of the top prize at last year’s Locarno Film Festival, A Land Imagined is Yeo Siew Hua’s third feature – a neo-noir mystery thriller film following a cop in Singapore as he investigates the disappearance of a Chinese migrant construction worker who spent sleepless nights playing a mysterious video game.
When an army recruit is found dead, his fellow soldiers are forced to confront a terrifying secret that’s haunting their jungle island training camp.