Consolidation is happening at a rapid pace. But who will bear the brunt of the costs?
In the coming year, media companies will be adjusting to a new reality – one that ultimately leaves consumers with fewer choices.
Stranger Things 2 aims to raise political issues but misses the radical roots of rainbow coalition politics in episode seven and instead falls into mainstream Hollywood traps of centrist politics.
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The makers of the wildly popular Netflix show, Stranger Things, have a political message as they allude to Trump with their hairy, orange Shadow Monster. But what are their actual politics?
Frank Olson under the microscope.
Errol Morris's new series is not a traditional documentary, but it's doggedly committed to discovering what happened to Frank Olson.
True crime drama focuses on the inequality and degradation of working-class women in service in the 19th century.
Disney has announced that it will be launching its own streaming service for its central brands, and another one for live sports.
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Disney recently announced a forthcoming streaming service, leading some to wonder if the company is gearing up for a battle with Netflix. But not all streaming services are locked in a death match.
Should you be worried that tech giants are making huge investments in cultural content?
Chidi (William Jackson Harper) attempts to teach ethics to Eleanor (Kristen Bell) in comedy series The Good Place.
The Good Place is a high concept comedy about what it takes to be a good person. One of the show's charms is the way it draws on real philosophers and philosophical dilemmas.
The thing in Stranger Things 2
Stranger Things 2 finds its monsters in Reagan-era capitalism. It is required viewing for socialists this Halloween.
Gone and forgotten: Barb.
No happy endings in this dark fantasy about lost children.
Stranger Things is re-writing the 'reference' book on homage and intertextuality.
Sport algorithms aren’t working for business.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
A ship of klingons.
The latest iteration of Start Trek's most famous non-human species is physically extraordinary – they've been kitted out like badass Egyptian warriors.
Disney is leaving Netflix. Is the streaming market becoming too fragmented?
The cost and confusion of having content tied to so many different streaming platforms could ultimately provoke a return to bundling and a pay TV model.
As the show’s popularity surged, interest in suicide also grew.
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Researchers found that suicide-related searches soared in the weeks after the show's release. What are the broader public health implications?
Glow from Netfix.
Original content made by subscription and on demand platforms such as Netflix and Amazon is taking off – but what does that mean for women screenwriters and producers?
Lily Collins in To the Bone.
Netflix's new film To The Bone simplifies the social causes of anorexia.
A unique set of circumstances allowed HBO to beat Netflix to the punch.
A GLOWing performance.
WWE and Netflix's GLOW wrestlers will never be as strong as Britain's underground girl gang of wrestlers
Many psychologists claim that 13 Reasons Why could incite young people to take their own lives. But their claims aren't supported by evidence.
Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan in The Katering Show (2015), which began as a short form web series.
New ABS figures on film, TV and digital gaming show that subscription broadcasters and online content creators are booming. Yet local content quotas only apply to free-to-air broadcasters.