Streaming options for June with Des O'Driscoll

Miranda Sings Live…Your Welcome

June 4, Netflix

If you want to know how wide the generation gap is, take a look at Colleen Ballinger’s hugely popular character. Many grown-ups just don’t ‘get’ her; while the teenage girl demographic has ensured billions of streams, and the sold-out live tour from which this show is taken.

Black Mirror

June 5, Netflix

Three new episodes from the wonderfully twisted mind of Charlie Brooker. Familiar faces will include Miley Cyrus playing a pop star who uses a robot doll to communicate with fans; and Irish actor Andrew Scott further embellishes his growing international reputation in the role of a troubled taxi driver.

The Chef Show

Netflix, June 7

Celebrated director Jon Favreau reunites with chef Roy Choi for a show that mixes foodie fare with celebrity excursions. For instance, they share a meal with the cast of The Avengers — a film Favreau directed — and also smoke a brisket with ‘pitmaster’ Aaron Franklin.

Tales of the City

Netflix, June 7

The long awaited mini-series from Armistead Maupin’s books features two of the stars of the 1990’s adaptation, Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis. Linney’s character Mary Anne returns to San Francisco

twenty years later and reunites with the wonderful boarding house owner Mrs Madrigal. New faces in the cast include Ellen Page.

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story

Netflix, June 12

Martin Scorsese previously gave us the Dylan doc No Direction Home, and returns to the former Mr Zimmerman for a film on his 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour. Mick Ronson, T-Bone Burnett and others featured on a tour that was aimed at smaller venues at time Dylan wanted to get back to really connecting with audiences. Hopefully, he’ll watch it himself before he plays Nowlan Park in July.

Too Old To Die Young

June 14, Amazon Prime

Nicolas Winding Refn has quite a following in the art-house world for his Ryan Gosling collaborations Drive and Only God Forgives. For this 10-part series, he promises to push the boundaries again for a tale about the dark side of LA as an ambitious cop and a determined drug dealer are linked by tragedy.

Jessica Jones

Netflix, June 14

The third season three of the Marvel show starring Krysten Ritter as the former superhero.

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