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.
Tidelands, is a speculative story about half-human/half-siren beings who live in the coastal Queensland town of Orphelin Bay. Unfortunately, it is not always a success.
_The Night Comes for Us_ should be appreciated for reviving the Indonesian action film genre and putting it on the map of global cinema.
Four spine chillers and a slapstick zombie comedy film to get you back out from behind the sofa.
The new Sabrina joins a host of other witches in pop culture, a witch revival that reflects more radical feminist politics.
While the figures may seem alarming, we should remember that, unlike free-to-air TV, subscription video-on-demand services are not regulated for local content.
Big data is all the rage in management circles and beyond, yet little is said about the understanding needed with such voluminous data. An important lesson can be learned from ethnographic research.
Depression, addiction and misanthropy in cartoon form.
TV shows that don't provide an accurate portrayal of eating disorders do a disservice to their viewers.
Netflix has chosen a high-quality Mexican arthouse movie as a flagship production for its new distribution model.
While thousands have called for the show to be cancelled, Insatiable actually does a good job of depicting the complex nature of disordered eating, sexuality and female pleasure.
Amid endless reviews into the future of local screen content, uncertainty reigns on issues such as the impact of Netflix, the fate of local content quotas and funding for original children's TV.
Expectations were high for the latest project from the creator of The Simpsons.
Netflix and the like are already big business, but here's why British film should focus more on Chinese subscription services
Is the Australian media industry willing to come together to fight against global streaming media companies, or will Australian media continue to battle each other?