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Weekend Watchlist: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Fate: The Winx Saga' and more

By Kara Santos Published Jan 29, 2021 2:41 am

And just like that, we've made it to the end of the first month of the year. It's Friday and once again, we bring to you a fresh serving of recommendations on our weekend watchlist. 

The post-apocalyptic dystopian TV drama Snowpiercer, based on the 2013 South Korean–Czech film of the same name directed by Bong Joon-ho is back for a second season. There's also a new teen drama series about a bunch of modern-day fairies in the same vein as The Vampire Diaries inspired by Nickelodeon's animated series Winx Club, as well as a lighthearted Goonies-inspired treasure hunting flick called Finding Ohana

This latest roundup includes some of the top trending shows this week, the lastest K-dramas, as well as some newly released foreign and local films you might want to check out.

Snowpiercer (Season 2)

Synopsis: Earth has frozen over and the last surviving humans live on a giant train circling the globe, struggling to coexist amid the delicate balance onboard.

Fate: The Winx Saga

Synopsis: Determined to master their enchating powers, a group of teens navigate rivalry, romance and supernatural studies as Alfea, a magical boarding school. 

Finding Ohana

Synopsis: In O'ahu for the summer, two siblings from Brooklyn connect with their Hawaiian heritage—and their family—on a daring quest for long-lost treasure. 


Synopsis: Former CIA operative Frank Moses is basking in normality. But he's forced to return to old habits when an assasin puts a target on his back.

Penguin Bloom

Synopsis: As a mom copes with the aftermath of a harrowing accident, she finds inspiration from an injured magpie taken in by her family. Based on a true story.

The Dig

Synopsis: On the eve of World War II, a British widow hires a self-taught archaeologist to dig up mysterious formations on her land, leading to a staggering find. 

Lovestruck in the City

Synopsis: Heart stolen by a free-spirited woman after a beachside romance, a passionate architech sets out to reunite with her on the streets of Seoul. 

Run On

Synopsis: Run On tells the love story of Ki Seon-gyeom, a former sprinter who is working to become a sports agent on JTBC, and Oh Mi-joo, a subtitle translator.

Our Mighty Yaya

Synopsis: To send her son to college, a benevolent mother takes a job as a caregiver and must contend with an affluent family who isn't quite as welcoming. 

Woke Up Like This

Synopsis: On the brink of big breaks, an athlete and a model hit a roadblock on their paths to success when they inexplicably wind up in each other's bodies.

(Images via Netflix)