Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week

Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week
“Dangerous Lies” is on Netflix. (Supplied)
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Updated 08 May 2020

Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week

Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week

Never Have I Ever




The show is on Netflix. (Supplied)

Starring: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, Ramona Young

Where: Netflix

Coming-of-age comedy drama co-created byMindy Kaling, and loosely based on her experiences of growing up in Boston. Indian-American high-schooler Devi is dealing with the loss of her father, which left her paralyzed for three months.

Dangerous Lies

Starring: Camila Mendes, Jesie T. Usher, Jamie Chung

Where: Netflix

Katie and Adam are a young couple with money troubles. An old man for whom Katie is caring gives them some money. The next day, they find the old man dead. Guess what? That leads to all kinds of complications in a movie hailed by some critics as “truly terrible.”

Ghost In The Shell: SAC 2045

Starring: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, William Knight

Where: Netflix

Anime based on Masamune Shirow’s classic 1980s Japanese manga series. In the year 2045 after an economic disaster has destroyed the value of all currency, the world’s ‘Big 4’ nations engage in never-ending war to keep the economy going.

Love 101

Starring: Mert Yazicioglu, Kubilay Aka, Alina Boz, Pinar Deniz

Where: Netflix

Turkish teen drama in which Isik looks back at her youth in the late Nineties when she and her friends tried to help their favorite teacher — Burcu — find a boyfriend in the hope that will prevent her from leaving town.

The Victims’ Game




“The Victims’ Game” is a Taiwanese series. (Supplied)

Starring: Joseph Chang, Ann Hsu, Shih-Sian Wang

Where: Netflix

Taiwanese series in which forensic scientist Fang Yi-jen (who has Asperger’s syndrome) and investigative journalist Hsu Hai-yin team up to investigate a murder case. It soon becomes clear that Fang’s estranged daughter is somehow involved.