Giving a movie subtitles or dubbing it into multiple languages makes commercial and cultural sense, but the process can be riddled with potential pitfalls.
Netflix may be inching closer to becoming a “local” media company, with an increased presence in our small but profitable national market. Will this lead to more locally-made content?
More than a third of Australians say they would prioritise a subscription for a video streaming service, such as Netflix, over a subscription for online news.
Vudu, Apple TV+, Disney +, NBC Universal: there's going to be a lot of blood on the carpet.
Although a US study found a spike in teen suicides after 13 Reasons Why first aired on Netflix, rates of suicide are generally on the rise. The last thing we should do is shy away from the show.
Something about Netflix's business model just doesn't add up – unless you look at the streaming service as a massive data collection company.
There is no writer working today with better grasp of the contemporary Australian vernacular.
Consumption has become the primary form of self-identity and self-expression.
When you buy a film, eBook or song, you might assume that you own it outright, but that's not always the case, meaning companies may have a right to take it back from you.
Netflix's new high-budget nature documentary promised to reveal both the splendour of the natural world, and the pressing threats it faces.
As Netflix plans additional choose-your-own-adventure TV movies, a game designer explains how they're made and the long history of audience-directed fiction.
Psychologists are debating whether the presence of one trait – boldness – is the key to determining if someone is a psychopath, or just a garden-variety criminal.
Half a century of British classic television available online? Sounds good, but will it be enough to take on the Netflix juggernaut?
With 15 nominations and three Oscars, Netflix is besting the big film industry players at their own party.
Our current golden age of TV storytelling is influenced by comic books, in particular, one writer: Chris Claremont pushed boundaries and gave audiences strong female leads and deeply involved dramas.
For decades, advertisers and marketers struggled to predict the consumption of leisure products such as movies and books. Now, big data reveals how people really spend their leisure time.
Until last December, Internet service providers were required to respect the principle of web neutrality. This is no longer the case in the United States. What are the consequences?
Director Alfonso Cuarón's 'Roma' has received 10 Oscar nominations. Here, a sociologist explains the hidden historical and cultural context of the film.
Big investors seem to be mainly interested in Nollywood's already established popularity with African audiences.
Oscar winning performances released straight to your home.