What to watch on Netflix, Disney +, Binge, Amazon Prime in June
From a few highly anticipated hit series to the return of some favorites, it’s a busy and busy month at home. At least it’s cold now, so it’s not like you have something better to do, right?
Loki (Disney +, June 9): Since Avengers: Endgame, when Tom Hiddleston’s mischievous Loki grabbed the tesseract and disappeared, Marvel Cinematic Universe fans wondered what trouble he was in. Well, we’re about to find out and it will involve Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and the possibility of Loki being DB Cooper. Wild.
Lupine Part 2 (Netflix, June 11): The extremely compulsive French series starring Omar Sy in the role of a modern-day gentleman thief modeled on the books of Arsène Lupine by Maurice Leblanc returns after this “whaaaaaaaat” cliffhanger. We only waited five months, but it feels like a lifetime.
In the S4 treatment (Foxtel Now and Binge, June 3): In the 11 years since Processing, the series starring Gabriel Byrne as a therapist, wrapped up, Uzo Aduba has become a real star. It is therefore obvious to make him take the presidency (literally) in this new series of 24 episodes which also presents Anthony Ramos, Charlayne Woodard and John Benjamin Hickey as patients.
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Chopsticks or fork? (iview, June 11): Through six 15-minute episodes, host Jennifer Wong explores the many Chinese restaurants in Australian cities, from Moree to Gawler, and why these institutions have become so intrinsic to local communities. Plus, which makes dishes like sweet and sour pork and fried ice cream such cross-cultural gems.
Sex / life (Netflix, June 25): Before you get excited at the prospect of a reboot of the 1990s Tottie Goldsmith Sex / life, it’s not that. It stars Sarah Shahi as a newlywed who has just moved to the suburbs and her husband (Adam Demos) decides to reinvigorate things in the bedroom by drawing inspiration from the past of the wild children she documented in her diaries. .
The Mysteries of the Modern Murder of Miss Fisher S2 (Acorn TV, June 7): This Miss Fisher spin-off, which takes place in the 1960s mod and centers on its niece Peregrine, makes the leap from free-to-air to streaming with Acorn TV reclaiming the rights. Murder mysteries are in abundance, as is Peregrine’s unconventional approach to solving them. Stars Geraldine Hakewill, Joel Jackson and Catherine McClements.
Unusual suspects (SBS On Demand, June 3): With a huge Australian cast including Miranda Otto, Michelle Vergara Moore, Aina Dumlao and Heather Mitchell, this four-part series is a daring and wacky heist drama set in the scintillating eastern suburb of Sydney that also showcases Filipino culture- Australian in a way that has not been captured on television before. Plus, there’s a $ 16 million diamond necklace, so it’s pretty neat.
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S2 breeders (Binge, June 3): Inspired by Martin Freeman’s own experiences as a parent, the parenting series is one of those comedies that make you cry in terror as much as they make you laugh. And it’s probably one of the most effective forms of birth control you can come across while scrolling through a streaming service on a Tuesday night. Jeepers.
Luca (Disney +, June 18): A Pixar film originally slated for theaters, this bright and colorful animation takes place on the Italian coast and tells the story of Luca, a young sea monster who explores terrestrial adventures with his new friend Alberto. But can they keep their secret from humans fearing monsters? It is an ode to childhood friendships.
Sweet tooth (Netflix, June 4): The word sweet is literally in the title, so it shouldn’t surprise you to know that this fantastic series adapted from a comic book has that vibe. It takes place in a world in which an event has caused the emergence of babies who are human-animal hybrids. The main character is the half-boy, the half-stag Gus who teams up with a loner named Jepperd in search of answers. The series was shot in New Zealand.
Dave S2 (Binge and Foxtel Now, June 17): Starring rapper and comedian Lil Dicky as a fictionalized version of himself, the series is about an aspiring musician who thinks it is his destiny to be the greatest of all time (or , at least, one of). The first season had mostly favorable reviews, especially for the main character.
Head above the water (Amazon Prime Video, June 4): As a companion to the Australian Olympic Qualifying Swimming Trials, this documentary series will follow the journeys of four top swimmers – Ian Thorpe, Cody Simpson, Bronte Campbell and Kyle Chalmers – as they make sacrifices and promises .
Physical (Apple TV +, June 18): What’s more from the 1980s than teased hair, low-cut leotards and aerobics? Rose Byrne plays a woman whose life revolves around her husband’s candidacy, until she finds autonomy and a potentially lucrative career thanks to the booming trend of calisthenics with fluoride colors and smiles. dazzling.
Eden (Stan, June 11): Featured as a sexy mystery thriller set in a coastal community similar to Byron Bay, where the series was filmed, Eden focuses on Scout, a young woman who returns home after a stint in New York. She finds her best friend Hedwig a changed person. After a busy night in which Scout passes out and Hedwig disappears, Scout must unravel the mystery of what happened the year he was gone.
Oslo (Binge, June 2): It might seem like an odd moment to create a film about the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords, a landmark agreement between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, but there is something about this drama, highlighting stars Ruth Wilson, who provides insight into why there was hope for peace almost three decades ago, while explaining why that peace, and every other peace negotiated since then, has never lasted.
Who do you think you are? S12 (SBS On Demand, June 8): Not just for the genealogy junkies, the 12th season of this series continues to ask us to examine our family’s past to understand our present. Participants include Malcolm Turnbull, Celia Pacquola, Uncle Jack Charles, (Wake Up) Jeff Fatt and Chris Bath.
Betty s2 (Binge, June 12 and Foxtel Now, June 25): Skateboarders aren’t just those people your dog goes crazy every time they pass, but are actually a rich community of enthusiasts with their own subculture. But that community doesn’t always include young women, so this group is theirs, as this vaguely fictional HBO series shows which is as much an anthropological mood piece as anything else.
Elite S4 (Netflix, June 18): The ultimate guilty pleasure for the most inclined, Spanish teen soap returns for a fourth season. Set in a wealthy private school, the melodrama follows a group of students from different backgrounds as they trade partners, slurs, and ploys while weaving their way through socially progressive storylines.
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Generation S1 Part 2 (Binge, June 17): On the heels of the eight-episode first part, this Lena Dunham-produced series about super cool school kids was co-created by a real teenager – which is why it feels authentic to the experiences of young people. It’s as dynamic and optimistic as angst, a combination that captures the grayness of youth without judgment.
Central park (Apple TV +, June 25): Adult entertainment is really having a moment – well, probably for 10 years or so – and Central Park is taking the genre’s success and adding a musical element to it. The series is about a family that lives in Central park and must save him from a developer, and the second season marks the debut of Emmy Raver-Lampman (Hamilton, Umbrella Academy) as the voice of biracial Molly after Kristen Bell stepped down from criticism of the Whitening Voice Cast.
Kung Fu S1 (Foxtel Now and Binge, June 3): Reinventing the 1970s television series starring David Carradine, the 2021 version is about a woman of Asian and American descent who trains in martial arts and shaolin values in China before returning to protect her community from San Francisco against criminal gangs. The series features a predominantly Asian-American cast, including lead Olivia Liang.
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Australia talks (iview, June 21): Australians like to compare themselves to others, especially if it means that we may feel satisfied or looked down upon. And there’s no better way to see where you stand on issues like taxation, climate change, racism, happiness, sex, and social values than in the ABC. Australia talks survey, which will be broken down by Annabel Crabb and Nazeem Hussain at a special event.
Us again (Disney +, June 4): This is just a short film, like the ones you get before the Pixar movies, but within minutes this sweet story will have you reaching for the tissues and leading you to rediscover joys long forgotten because you are never too old to do what you love.
Deputy (Foxtel Now, June 1): Stephen Dorff is enjoying a comeback moment, which, for those who matter at home, is his third. The series stars Dorff as the new LA County Deputy Sheriff, with the ambition to restore “honor” to the position. But don’t get too attached to the 13-episode series as it has already been canned in the United States.
Home Before Dark S2 (Apple TV +, June 11): Featured The Florida projectBrooklynn Prince, the breakout actor from Brooklynn Prince, this family drama is based on Hilde Lisko, a young, real-life reporter who got the scoop on a murder in her hometown when she was 10 years old. will plunge into an explosion at a nearby farm.
Hitmen (Stan, June 25): If you look at the old Go! greets Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins, the assassin is not the first thing that comes to mind. And yet, that’s probably why their fictional characters Hitmen are so suitable for the job. Where are they? Their brand – still alive – would attest that they may still have some issues to iron out.
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