To witness South Asian representation on a global platform is liberating, but what one is being represented for is of more importance, if not the most.
The third season of Aziz Ansari’s Master of None explores the complexities of a lesbian relationship. It is like nothing the show has done before.
A stage musical adaptation is just the newest addition to the cottage industry which is Round The Twist nostalgia.
Global spending on product placements is expected to top $23 billion in 2021, about a 14% increase over the previous year.
The #MyOrthodoxLife movement challenges both mainstream and ultra-Orthodox media to tell more nuanced and complex stories about Jewish women.
Even though The Chair confronts some of the tougher realities of higher education, the world it depicts is still rosier than the reality.
A new Netflix documentary gives an intimate look into Naomi Osaka finding her voice in the world.
We fall for people based on appearance, kindness and wealth. It’s not as simple as removing one part of the equation.
Netflix requires its narrative feature films be shot on approved cameras. This can lead to a flat, depthless look, in contrast to the graininess of celluloid.
It’s not just the drama that gets people to tune in every night
Like Joker, this adaptation seeks to humanise a famous villain. But is this revisionism or a new story altogether?
In the war to secure exclusive content, the ability to invest in the acquisition or production of original content has become crucial ammunition.
The subject of a new Netflix miniseries, Halston once ruled over New York’s fashion world. But the designer with a devil-may-care approach to his business dealings attempted too much, too quickly.
Fictional screen robots have long represented our fear of technology. A new animated family film combines this trepidation with many parents’ fear of losing offline connection with their kids.
The rise of the black romantic comedy in South Africa dovetailed perfectly with the advent of streaming services - creating a box office phenomenon.
It may be the greatest robbery you’ve never heard of. In 1990 thieves stole US$200 million worth of art from a Boston gallery. A new Netflix series seeks to find the culprits.
A historian reviews Pablo Agüere’s award-winning Netflix film Akelarre and explains why it is one of the best films around on the early modern witch-hunt.
This Netflix series imagines we all have a DNA-compatible soulmate waiting for us. But while there are companies in the real world matchmaking via DNA, love is more complex than that.
An Italian media scholar raised on American TV assesses Netflix’s ambitious strategy to create original productions in Italy, Japan, Brazil and beyond – and distribute them globally.
Parents thrust into the role of math teacher can take simple steps to help their children understand math better and dread it less.