From romantic comedies to action-packed films, here are the best films and TV shows to binge this Lunar New Year 2023.
Leap into the Year of the Rabbit with the best films and TV shows to watch with your friends and family this Lunar New Year 2023. Scroll below to see the best films and TV shows to keep you entertained during your Lunar New Year celebrations.
Everything Everywhere All At Once
Starring Golden Globe 2023 winner, Michelle Yeoh, this film follows a Chinese immigrant who gets unwillingly embroiled in an epic adventure where she must connect different versions of herself in the parallel universe to stop someone who intends to harm the multiverse.
Crazy Rich Asians
Chao Yang and Zi Hong are soon to wed but both have not met the other’s parents. When a client requests for a livestream of their reunion dinner to promote his products, it set the stage for their parents’ first meeting.
Kung Fu Hustle
An aspiring gangster pretends to be part of a notorious gang and tries to terrorise a neighbourhood. However, unknown to him, three martial arts experts live there and are ready to take him down.
The action-packed 2008 Hong Kong martial arts film based on the legendary Ip Man stars the Donnie Yen in the title role. Ip Man finds himself in the chaos of the Japanese invasion of China and must find a way to survive. If you like it, then catch the two sequels, which are also on Netflix.
Us & Them
This heartbreaking story follow Jiangqing and Xiaoxiao who meet on train and instantly form a bond until the pressures of the big city catch up to them and threaten to pull them apart. The movie is the directorial debut of renowned Taiwanese singer-actress Rene Liu.
The Ghost Bride
Adapted from Malaysian author Yangsze Choo’s novel of the same name, this was Netflix’s first Mandarin original series. Directed by Malaysians Ho Yuhang and Quek Shio Chuan, the series takes place in Melaka during the 1890s where Li Lan finds herself linked to the afterworld after receiving a proposal to become the ghost bride to the deceased son of a wealthy family.