Streaming Guide 24 June – 30 June
The Fundamentals of Caring (Netflix, Friday 24th June)
This film starring Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts and Selena Gomez was selected as the Closing Night Feature at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. A writer leaves his job to become a caregiver and finds himself looking after a disabled teenage boy. Together they go on a road trip in search of landmarks, but end up finding hope and friendship.
The Walk (Presto, Saturday 25th June)
2015’s visual marvel as directed by Robert Zemeckis follows Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), the real-life high wire artist who stared death in the face. Under the guidance of mentor Papa Rudy, the French daredevil devises a plan to walk on a tightrope attached to the north and south towers of the World Trade Centre. With help from his team and against all odds, Petit attempts the seemingly impossible stunt on August 7, 1974.
Life on the Reef (Stan, Sunday 26th June)
Australian documentary maker Nick Robinson directs this stunning three-part series about the Great Barrier Reef. The series follows the creatures that live on the reef over a 12 month period and is visually stunning, having won the 2015 AACTA Award for Best Cinematography in a Documentary.
Roadies: Season 1 (Stan, Monday 27th June)
This is the first original series from Oscar-winner Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous) who works alongside J.J. Abrams (Alias, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Winnie Holzman (My So-Called Life). Roadies chronicles the rock world through the eyes of music’s unsung heroes and puts the spotlight on the backstage workers who put the show on the road while on tour with a successful arena rock band. The series stars Luke Wilson, Carla Gugino and Imogen Poots.
A Very Secret Service: Season 1 (Netflix, Thursday 30th June)
At the height of the Cold War in 1960, André Merlaux joins the French Secret Service and contends with enemies both foreign and bureaucratic.
If that’s not what you’re looking for, here’s everything else coming to Australian streaming services this week:
Dragons: Race to the Edge: Season 3 (Netflix, 24 June)
Justin Time: GO!: Season 1 (Netflix, 24 June)
Dora the Explorer collection (Stan, 24 June)
We Are Your Friends (Presto, 24 June)
Love and Mercy (Presto, 24 June)
Suits: Season 5 Part 1 (Netflix, 25 June)
Zipper (Stan, 25 June)
The Lucky One (Netflix, 30 June)
Man Up (Presto, 30 June)
Blinky Bill: The Movie (Presto, 30 June)
Legend (Presto, 30 June)
Sicario (Stan, 30 June)