Our streaming picks for June include “Sweet Tooth,” “Good on Paper” and “Eden.”
Every month streaming services in Australia add a new batch of movies and TV shows to their libraries. Here are our picks for June.
‘Feel Good’ Season 2
The gripping and emotional drama “Feel Good” ends its first season with troubled stand-up comic Mae (played by show co-creator Mae Martin), battling her drug addiction and recent breakup. . In the second and final season, Mai sees more success in her comedy career, but learns that doing well in showbiz cannot fix her deeper problems or substitute her true love George (Charlotte Richie). cannot be worked as. The combination of sharp, funny dialogue and genuine heartbreak moments is what makes this show something special – and should lead to a powerful ending.
Writer-director Jim Mickle (best known for the classic genre films “Steak Land” and “Cold in July”) for his TV adaptation of Jeff Lemire’s comic book series “Sweet Tooth” with a masterful visual style and a strong narrative command bring. In a near-future America ravaged by a pandemic and wave of human mutation, the show is about a resourceful young boy named Gus (Christian Convery) with horns coming out of his head. More of its kind In search of more, Gus joins a cruel but kind-hearted nomad (Nonso Enoji) for an eventful journey into a strange and dangerous country.
This science-fiction thriller stars Gina Rodriguez about a mysterious event that leaves most of humanity unable to sink into unconsciousness – no matter how tired, confused and cranky they may be. Rodriguez plays Jill, a troubled military veteran who calls upon her survival skills to protect her daughter Matilda (Ariana Greenblatt), one of the few people she can still sleep with. Directed and co-written by Mark Raso, “Awake” is an intense drama that portrays a world that becomes terrifying and unrecognizable at night.
‘Lupin’ Part 2
The first five episodes of this popular French adventure series introduced the charismatic antihero Asane Diop (Omar Si), a master thief inspired by stories by author Maurice LeBlanc about the gentleman scoundrel Arsene Lupine. The second half of the season will reveal more about who Asane really is, and her resentment towards the aristocratic family who betrayed their Senegalese immigrant father. Expect more flashy style and clever capers that have made the show an international hit.
‘good on paper’
In this topsy-turvy romantic comedy, Iliza Schlesinger lets loose a character based on herself: a stand-up comedian and actress tired of getting attention in Los Angeles. Schlesinger also wrote the screenplay for “Good on Paper”, which sees her character Andrea questioning the credentials of her new boyfriend, Dennis (Ryan Hansen), a sly but observant boy with an Ivy League education and a large bank account. About never fully investigates claims. . The film is partly about Andrea and her best friend Margo (Margaret Cho) getting into trouble as they investigate Denise; But it’s more about the stress of trying to live an Instagram-perfect life.
‘The Ice Road’
Liam Neeson continues his late career transition into a grizzled action hero with the two-faced thriller “The Ice Road,” written and directed by Jonathan Hensley. Neeson plays a trucker named Mike, who, along with a team of drivers (led by a man named “Goldenrod”) on a mission to rescue some stranded Canadian miners, drown in a molten sheet of frozen water. Risks his life to run. . The task is inherently dangerous, and the team also has to deal with some powerful people who are determined to stop them from reaching their destination.
‘America: The Motion Picture’
Don’t come to this wild and wacky animated film hoping to learn anything about American history, and for goodness sake, be sure to keep the kids out of the room. An adult-oriented satire in the spirit of “Drunk History” and “Archer,” “America: The Motion Picture” imagines a version of the American Revolution with George Washington (voiced by Channing Tatum) Geronimo and a woman. Thomas Edison fights the British. The film is apparently a raucous spoof of over-the-top action-adventure blockbusters, but in cartoon form.
Also coming: “Cocomelan” Season 3 (June 1), “Carnaval” (June 2), “Featuring Kim” Season 5 (June 2), “Alan Saldana: Locked Up” (June 3), “Creators File: Gold” (3 June ), “Dancing Queens” (June 3), “Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie” (June 3), “Summertime” Season 2 (June 3), “Human: The World Within” (June 4), “Trippin’ With Kandasamy” (June 4), “Extreme” (June 4), “Kitty Love: An Homage to Cats” (June 5), “Fresh, Fried and Crispy” Season 1 (June 9), ” Tragic Jungle” (June 9), “Locombian” Season 1 (June 10), “Trace” (June 11), “Wish Dragon” (June 11), “Skater Girl” (June 11), “Let’s Eat” Season 1 (June 15), ‘Elite’ Season 4 (June 18), ‘Fatherhood’ (June 18), ‘Jagme Thandiram’ (June 18), ‘The Naked Director’ Season 2 (June 24).
‘The Good Fight’ season 4
The “Good Fight” spinoff “The Good Fight” was conceived before Donald Trump was elected to the US presidency, but in the first four seasons of the entire series, the writer-producer team of Michelle and Robert King made this smart move. And have used playful legal drama. To comment on the unpredictability and growing concern of the Trump era. Short season four — shortened by Covid — serves as a transition from the Trump years, as powerhouse attorney Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) becomes involved in cases that uncover a deep rot in the roots of American politics and business. We do.
‘This is Port Adelaide’
Commemorating the Port Adelaide Football Club’s 150th anniversary, the artistic film “This is Port Adelaide” offers a reflection on the team’s history and a document on how its fans and players made it through the pandemic-hit 2020 season. Director Nicole Miller shoots printer material in black and white to match recent footage with archival clips. The result is that Port Adelaide has produced a rich portrait of turbulent times over the century.
Stan’s latest original series is this youth-oriented drama, with Sophie Wilde playing the role of Scout, a college student who returns to her picturesque New South Wales hometown, Eden, and finds her precarious during her absence. Best friend begins an investigation into what happened to Hedwig (Babe Bettencourt). . “Eden” has a classic TV premise, with a tricky mystery plot set in a seemingly idyllic community plagued by terrifying tragedies and deep secrets.
‘Fire in Babylon’
This 2010 documentary is one of the best stories in international cricket, about the rise of the West Indies team in the late 1970s. Through archival footage and fresh interviews, director Steven Riley covers the various stages of West Indian success: first as the underdog who went from the sport’s beloved loser to real challengers and tactical innovators; and later as activists against economic inequality and racism. “Fire in Babylon” is a fascinating film, aimed at cricket fans and non-fans alike.
‘Hitman’ season 1
The comic duo of Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroic (known worldwide as the former hosts of “The Great British Bake Off”) re-team for this dark sitcom about goofy, gawky old friends. are about those who make their living as hired killers. . Each episode follows the partners at work, as they trade casual chitchat and make embarrassing mistakes before eventually getting down to business. The show is as much about the kooky side characters as it is about the leads, but the tone is set by Perkins and Giedroic’s relaxed chemistry.
‘Paper Giants: The Birth of Cleo’ / ‘Paper Giants: Magazine Wars’
These two mini-series – both two-parters – originally aired on ABC 1 in 2011 and 2013, and collectively tell a story about the development of the publishing business and the women’s movement between the 1970s and 1990s. In “The Birth of Cleo,” Asher Kedy plays Ita Battroz, the founding editor of Cleo magazine, who defies the conventional wisdom of the era by selling sexually explicit articles and images to young women. In “Magazine Wars”, Rachel Griffiths played New Idea editor Dulcy Bolling and Mandy McElhney played Women’s Day editor Nene King, in the story of how the rivalry between the Packer and Murdoch media empires led to lifestyle journalism. changed nature.
Also coming: “Killing Eve” Season 3 (June 1), “This Is England ’90” (June 2), “Tripped” Season 1 (June 4), “Foreman” (June 5), “Love My Way” Seasons 1-3 (June 10), “I’m Bolt” (June 11), “Back to Life” Season 1 (June 15), “Animal Conversations” (June 23), “Death Proof” (June 25), “Planet Terror” ( June 25), “Petit Panda” (June 28).
‘Bosch’ season 7
The final season of this long-running police procedural includes fragments from two novels from author Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch series: “The Concrete Blonde” and “The Burning Room.” Titus Welliver returns as Bosch, a thoughtful and emblematic Los Angeles homicide detective who understands but often despises his job and the complex politics of his city. True to Connelly’s books, TV’s “Bosch” is a clever mix of smart mysteries and complex character studies, using horrific crimes as a narrative hook for bigger stories about life in L.A.
Also coming: “Dom” (June 4), “The Family Man” (June 4), “Timewasters” (June 11), “September Mornings” (June 25).