TV Show: Business Proposal
Shin Ha-Ri (Kim Se-Jeong) is a single woman who was asked by her friend Jin Yeong-Seo (Seol In-A) to stand in for her for a blind date. Ha-Ri agrees with the intention to make sure the date was a flop. However, things changed when she discovered that the person she was going on a date with was Kang Tae-Mu (Ahn Hyo-Seop), the CEO of the company she works at.
Kang Tae-Mu is a workaholic often set up by his grandfather to go on blind dates. Annoyed by this setup, he decides to marry the next girl he goes on a blind date with. He proposes to Ha-Ri the day after they met, thinking she is Jin Yeong-Seo.
Why you should watch it: If you love ‘fake romance’ tropes, you’ll definitely enjoy this one. It’s cliche but also charming in its own way, especially with Kim Se-Jeong and Ahn Hyo-Seop’s wonderful chemistry. Released 1 March.
TV Show: The Cursed
Im Jin Hee (Uhm Ji-Won) is a reporter who takes interest in a violent case involving Forest, the biggest IT company in South Korea. She discovers that Jin Jong-Hyun (Sung Dong-Il), the company’s CEO, is heavily involved in shamanism. As she tries to investigate the facts of the crime, she discovers more of Forest’s dark secrets.
Why you should watch it: Sung Dong-Il leading the cast as a potential big bad is just one of the many reasons to check this out. His impressive range shown in works like Reply 1988, The Chase, The Accidental Detective, and more is something to experience. Watch it on 18 March.
Movie: Love Like The Falling Petals
Haruto Asakura (Kento Nakajima) is on the brink of giving up on his dream to become a successful photographer. One day, he crosses paths with Misaki Ariake (Honoka Matsumoto), a hardworking hairdresser. Misaki’s upbeat personality and go-getter attitude inspires Haruto to pursue his dream once again. The two eventually fall in love. However, Misaki gets diagnosed with a disease that causes her to age 10 times faster than normal.
Why you should watch it: Set against the beautiful backdrop of Japan’s spring season, this movie will make you laugh, cry, and feel all sorts of emotions with its intriguing plot and beautiful cinematography. Kento Nakajima and Honoka Matsumoto’s chemistry also helps beautifully bring this heart-wrenching love story to life. Stream it on 24 March.
TV Show: Light The Night Part 3
This Taiwanese suspense-thriller drama is set in 1988. It focuses on Taipei’s red light district, following the lives of the women who live and work in its streets. Horror ensues when the usual drama within Hikari a.k.a. Light Bar gets even more complicated after a murder.
Why you should watch it: Each episode will definitely keep you at the edge of your seat. The extravagant sets and the jawdropping costumes also add to the allure of the series. Binge all current seasons on 18 March.
Movie: The Adam Project
This sci-fi comedy adventure stars Ryan Reynolds as Adam Reed, a time-travelling fighter pilot who teams up with his younger self (Walked Scobell) to save the future. He also seeks the help of his late father (Mark Ruffalo) to ensure his mission meets its success.
Why you should watch it: If you’re looking for a family movie to check out on Netflix for March 2022, this is the one to add to queue. It’s equally entertaining and heartwarming, leaving you in a good mood even long after the credits start rolling. Watch it on 11 March.
Movie: Rescued By Ruby
This biographical drama stars The Flash’s Grant Gustin as Dan, a state trooper who dreams of joining the K-9 search and rescue team. His attempts are unsuccessful, making him lose hope. One day, he meets the shelter dog, Ruby, who longs for a new home. Together, they form an incredible bond that changes both their lives.
Why you should watch it: A dog as one of the main leads? What’s not to love? Inspiring and heartfelt, this is a feel-good watch, especially for pet lovers out there. Watch it on 17 March.
TV Show: Young, Famous & African
If you’re looking for a new reality TV series to check out, hit ‘play’ on this. It focuses on the life of South African elites as they navigate through friendships, feuds, and drama — dressed in designer clothes, of course.
Why you should watch it: We rarely get a glimpse of this side of the world in the mainstream so it’s definitely intriguing to find out what the rich and famous are up to there. Plus, the drama? Who can say no to that? Stream it on 18 March.
TV Show: The Andy Warhol Diaries
This docuseries is about artist Andy Warhol, his works, as well as the events before and after his death. This will also cover the artist’s effect on today’s pop culture and his notable contributions to marketing and advertising in his day. Warhol will be played by actor and composer Bryan Kelly (Basquiat, Hysterical Girl).
Why you should watch it: Art buff or not, you’ll surely enjoy taking a peek at Warhol’s mind and heart through this series. The artist’s intriguing take on art and film remains one of the most relevant references in today’s art and entertainment scene and this will let you know why. Binge it on 9 March.
Movie: Adam By Eve: A Live In Animation
Mixing Japanese animation and reality, this movie is a unique retelling of the story of Adam and Eve. Don’t think it’s your usual ‘Creation’ story, though. It’s also laced with mystery, whimsicality, and an overarching coming-of-age theme. That’s it for spoilers!
Why you should watch it: This movie is a sensorial treat with its vibrant colours, eclectic scoring, and intriguing plot. While we can’t spill much on the details without spoiling the experience, just know that this film’s almost two-hour runtime is nothing short of magnificent. Catch it on 15 March.
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