SINGAPORE, 11 DECEMBER 2019 – As 2019 comes to a close, stream non-stop blockbuster entertainment and award-winning HBO Originals on HBO GO. Don’t have a subscription? Don’t fret! Get a 7-day free trial when you download HBO GO from App Store or Play Store and watch your favourite movies and series anytime, anywhere.
Catch the biggest mega blockbusters on HBO GO and HBO every Saturday at 9pm starting with the animated movie WONDER PARK this Saturday, followed by AQUAMAN and THE LEGO MOVE 2: THE SECOND PART. Over the Christmas holidays, look out for THE GRINCH and ELF airing on 24 December at 12.45pm and 25 December at 4.30pm respectively. For fans of Tolkein’s works, watch THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy back-to-back on Christmas day from 6pm while five movies from the MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE franchise will air back-to-back on 29 December from 1pm.
For fans of critically-acclaimed HBO Originals, don’t miss the highly-anticipated concluding episodes of WATCHMEN, set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, and the fantasy drama series, HIS DARK MATERIALS, an adaptation of the award-winning trilogy of the same name that follows Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world, on Monday, 16 December and Tuesday, 24 December respectively on HBO GO and HBO. The episodes premiere same time as the U.S. at 10am with a same-day encore at 10pm.
Indulge in more festive gluttony as new episodes of the HBO Asia Original FOOD LORE premieres every Sunday at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO. In this anthology series that explores human conditions with narratives inspired by Asian cuisines, you will be taken on an emotional journey filled with passion, treasured memories and a little spice of Asia. The Japanese episode premieres this Sunday, 15 December and the series concludes with the Malaysian episode next Sunday, 22 December. Catch the past six episodes of this eight-episode series on HBO GO.
Please find the year-end highlights on HBO GO and HBO below:
Premieres on Saturday, 14 December at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
An epic adventure of a young girl named June with a big imagination who makes an incredible discovery – the amusement park of her dreams has come to life. Filled with the world’s wildest rides operated by fun-loving animals, the excitement never ends. But when trouble hits, June and her misfit team of furry friends begin an unforgettable journey to save the park. This animated movie features the voices of Jennifer Garner (“13 Going On 30”), Mila Kunis (“Jupiter Ascending”) and Ken Jeong (“The Hangover”).
Premieres on Saturday, 21 December at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
A half-human and half-Atlantean Arthur Curry goes on an adventure that takes him under the depths of the seven seas where he will be forced to confront who he really is – a king that he was born to be. Directed by James Wan (“The Conjuring”), the action-packed blockbuster stars Jason Momoa (“Game of Thrones”), Oscar® and Golden Globe® nominee Willem Dafoe (“Spider-Man”) and Golden Globe®, Oscar® and Primetime Emmy® and winner Nicole Kidman (“Big Little Lies”).
THE LEGO MOVIE 2: THE SECOND PART
Premieres on Saturday, 28 December at 9pm on HBO GO and HBO
An invasion from outer space of their city forces Emmet, Lucy and Batman to embark on an action-packed adventure where they will be put to the test to save their city.
The screenplay of this epic animated adventure is by Oscar® winner and Primetime Emmy® nominee Phil Lord (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”), featuring voices of Chris Pratt (“Guardians of the Galaxy”), Primetime Emmy® nominee Elizabeth Banks (“Pitch Perfect”) and Will Arnett (“BoJack Horseman”).
Finale premieres on Monday, 16 December, same time as the U.S. at 10am with a same-day encore at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO
A “remix” of the original source material that offers a fresh story and new characters, Watchmen, from executive producer Damon Lindelof (Emmy® winner for “Lost”; HBO’s “The Leftovers”), embraces the nostalgia of the groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name that is set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws. Stars Oscar® winners Regina King (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) and Jeremy Irons (“Reversal of Fortune”), and Golden Globe® winner Don Johnson (“Miami Vice”).
HIS DARK MATERIALS
Final two episodes premiere on Tuesday, 17 and 24 December, same time as the U.S. at 10am with a same-day encore at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO
Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the series follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. The series stars Golden Globe® winner Ruth Wilson (“The Affair”), Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (“Hamilton”) and James McAvoy (“Atonement”).
Final two episodes premiere on Sunday, 15 December and 22 December at 10pm on HBO GO and HBO
Filmed across 8 different countries in Asia – India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore, the anthology series is about stories of love, passion and treasured memories, infused with “flavours of food” from each country. This series premiered at various international Film Festivals in Tokyo, Singapore and Germany. The Japanese episode is directed by Takumi Saitoh and stars Ken Yasuda and Asuka Kawatoko, while the finale episode from Malaysia is directed by Ho Yuhang and stars Wilson Tin and Fabian Loo. Tan Kheng Hua guest stars.