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‘No Time to Die,’ ‘The Witcher’ and more new shows to watch this weekend

By Kara Santos Published Dec 17, 2021 5:10 pm

Looking for the latest movies in cinemas and online releases on streaming sites like Netflix and HBO GO in the Philippines?

A couple of new feel-good holiday movies dropped on Netflix, while Daniel Craig is back in his final James Bond film, No Time to Die, now showing in theaters. Also, WItchmas is finally here with the second season of The Witcher starring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia.

Check out some of the newest movies and series streaming online this week of Dec. 13 to 19, 2021.

Movies

No Time to Die

Synopsis: James Bond is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica after leaving active service. However, his peace is short-lived as his old CIA friend, Felix Leiter, shows up and asks for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond on the trail of a mysterious villain who's armed with a dangerous new technology.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Synopsis: Welcome to Raccoon City, once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corp. The company's exodus left the city a wasteland, a dying town with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.

HBO GO

Gensan Punch

Synopsis: Nao Tsuyama dreams of becoming a professional boxer, but because of having a prosthetic leg, he cannot legally fight in Japan. He then decides to leave his hometown for General Santos City, Philippines—home of well-known Filipino boxing champions.

Station Eleven

Synopsis: This science fiction miniseries is a post-apocalyptic saga based on the 2014 bestselling novel of the same name by Canadian novelist Emily St. John Mandel. Station Eleven tells the stories of survivors of a devastating flu pandemic as they attempt to rebuild their lives after losing everything and re-imagine the world anew while holding on to the best of what’s been lost.

Netflix

The Witcher (Season 2)

Synopsis: Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Last Christmas 

Synopsis: Despite working as an elf, Kate doesn’t believe in the magic of Christmas. Everything changes when she meets Tom, who brings faith back into her life.

A California Christmas 2: City Lights

Synopsis: A year after their romance took root, Callie and Joseph are leaving their ranch for family business in San Fransisco—with wedding bells on the horizon.

Bulgasal: Immortal Souls

Synopsis: Cursed since birth and exempt from death, a revenge-driven immortal sets out on a quest to reclaim his soul and end a 600-year-old vendetta.

Elite Short Stories: Phillipe Caye Felipe 

Synopsis: Just as Cayetana is trying to get over her ex-boyfriend with the help of her new friend Felipe, the prince reappears in her life.

Aggretsuko (Season 4)

Synopsis: Frustrated with her thankless office job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her daily struggles by belting out death metal karaoke after work.

The Bride And The Lover 

Synopsis: Using any means at her disposal, a vengeful ex-fiancé sets out to win back her man.

Her Rules, Her No’s (Bawal Lumabas)

Synopsis: Emerald wants a better future for her siblings. After losing both parents, she quit school to work as an OFW. Away for ten years, she comes back to discover that her youngest sister Jade has become rebellious, and refuses to follow her rules. To keep an eye on her, Emerald decides to go back to school and enroll in Jade’s class.

Status: It’s Complicated! 

Synopsis: Two roommates with opposing relationship views decide to trade dating lifestyles. The more conservative of the two will try playing the field, and the playboy will try to seriously commit.

My Lady Boss

Synopsis: A female boss hires an attractive male assistant to annoy her rival, but a romance soon develops.

Upstream

Die in a Gunfight

Synopsis: Mary and Ben are from two powerful families engaged in a centuries-long feud, and when they reignite their affair, their love triggers a war between the schemers and killers from their warring families.

Happy Times

Synopsis: This film stars Sharlene San Pedro, Heaven Peralejo, Kimpoy Feliciano, and Ricci Rivero. High schooler Toni gets close to her varsity crush Kim, only to find out that he’s just trying to get close to her influencer sister, George.