The Finest Motion pictures and TV Exhibits New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in February


Look in J Blakeson’s “I Care a Lot,” a black and comic neo noir film in which two strangely charismatic horrors try to outsmart each other, not for personable characters. Rosamund Pike plays a top notch grifter who exploits the systemic flaws in the elderly care industry to make money from the helpless. Peter Dinklage plays a drug servant who lives under a suspected name and risks revealing himself if his mother (Dianne Wiest) is involved in the fraud. Like Blakeson’s entertainingly nasty debut film, The Disappearance of Alice Creed, from 2009, this is a well-portrayed and curvy film made for audiences who enjoy seeing smart people who are shamelessly awful.


This documentary about the legendary Brazilian soccer player Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé, focuses primarily on his four World Cup appearances from 1958 to 1970. Between those years, he became universally recognized by an unknown teenager from a poor neighborhood in São Paulo as one of the best ever. Pelé directors Ben Nicholas and David Tryhorn have plenty of exciting shots of the man in action, but their film is as much about how Brazil and the world changed in the 1960s.


Gilmore Girls fans should find a lot to like Ginny & Georgia, a drama about a precocious young girl (Antonia Gentry) and her more free spirited and revealing mother (Brianne Howey), both of whom are adapting to a new life in one quaint town in New England. In a reversal of the “Gilmore Girls” premise – where the mother was born of privilege and then fled to a more bourgeois existence – the family in “Ginny & Georgia” has had hard times and is now striving for something better. The core of the show remains the often shaky relationship between a strong-willed parent and their equally headstrong child.

Also arriving: “Tiffany Haddish Presents: You Are Preparing” Season 2 (February 2nd), “Black Beach” (February 3rd), “Hache” Season 2 (February 5th), “Invisible City” (February 5th), “The Last Paradiso “(February) 5),” Little Big Women “(February 5),” Space Sweepers “(February 5),” Strip Down, Rise Up “(February 5),” Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel “(February 10),” The Mishaps of Heidi and Cokeman “(February 10),” Capitani “(February 11),” Red Dot “(February 11),” Squared Love “(February 11) ), “Buried by the Bernards” (February 12th), “Nadiya Bakes” (February 12th), “Xico’s Journey” (February 12th), “Hello, me!” (February 15), “Behind Her Eyes” (February 17), “Tribes of Europa” (February 19), “2067” (February 19), “Classmates Minus” (February 20), “High- Rise Invasion “(February 25),” Bigfoot Family “(February 26),” Caught by a Wave “(February 26),” Crazy About Her “(February 26).

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