We’re into the home stretch for Ramadan 2020, and one of the last things on our Raya to-do list – queueing up a list of family favourites to watch and talk about over the long weekend. Here are our favourite five, complete with activity sets and real simple baking recipes that’ll keep the whole family entertained.
BoBoiBoy Movie 2 – coming June 1
Local animation BoBoiBoy Movie 2 finds your favourite local superhero and his friends who come face-to-face with an ancient villain named Retak’ka who wants to take over BoBoiBoy’s superpowers and dominate the galaxy. Starring Nurfathiah Diaz, Fadzli Mohd Rawi and Dzubir Mohamed Zakaria, follow them on an adventure filled with comedy and action.
If you enjoyed watching BoBoiBoy Movie 2, check out similar movies under the “More Like This” tab under the show’s title page. Clicking on it reveals a list of other shows that might become your next favourite!
Winner for the Best Short Animated Film at the 28th Malaysia Film Festival in 2016, Ejen Ali is set in the futuristic city of Cyberraya following an unwitting middle schooler who enrolled in secret agent training at MATA (Meta Advanced Tactical Agency) after mistakenly activating the Infinity Retinal Intelligent System (IRIS). This homegrown series stars Ida Rahayu, Shafiq Isa and Noorhayati Maslini.
The series is advised for kids age 7+ so if you’ve got a tech savvy toddler, tailor the Netflix experience by filtering out titles that are not appropriate for their age. Under the ‘Profile and Parental Controls’ hub, adjust your kids’ profile maturing rating under ‘Viewing Restrictions’.
Based on the novel of the same name by Newbery Award-winning author, Lois Lowry, The Willoughbys isa comedy starring the Willoughby children who embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family with their super cool nanny. Watch the antics of the Willoughby household and spot familiar voices including Ricky Gervais, Alessia Cara, Will Forte, Maya Rudolph and Sean Cullen.
Keep your kids’ entertained by helping them bring the Willoughby children to life by downloading and printing the activity set – learn how to draw your favourite Willoughby, solve a crossword puzzle or play BINGO when you watch the movie!
Nadiya Hussain may not be an animation but she sure animates the kitchen as she serves up delicious shortcuts, vital ingredients and fast favourites – perfect for today’s time strapped families. Winner of the Great British Bake Off in 2015 with 10 years of baking experience up her sleeve, Nadiya is your quarantine fairy godmother with easy delights that can make anyone feel like a true masterchef at home.
Nadiya emphasizes on time spent eating instead of cooking just like how you should spend more time watching your favourite shows instead of waiting for them to load. Put Smart Downloads to work by hitting the download symbol so you can be entertained anywhere, without worrying about internet speed or dead zones.
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power returns for its fifth and final season. As the princesses prepare to face Horde Prime and his hive mind army in one final battle, Adora must confront her most elusive adversary yet: herself; as she finds a magic sword and her identity as legendary hero She-Ra.
This family fantasy is recommended for teens 13 years old and older so if you have a cheeky young rascal that’s not of age yet, consider locking your profile with a unique 4-digit PIN. Head to your account and find the Profile Lock setting under the ‘Profile and Parental Controls’ hub.
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