Industry experts see the shift away from theatrical releases as a sign that Hollywood studios are embracing the inevitable future. But is it as simple as that?
The Urdu-speaking powerhouse, Ms. Marvel, has destabilized stereotypes of Muslims and reinforced ideas about American exceptionalism.
The 97-year-old media conglomerate has changed its business strategy and is focusing most of its energy on its streaming platform, Disney+.
A battle is raging between distributors with expensive blockbusters and cinemas with empty seats.
Cinemas have survived threats before. But the pandemic shutdown might speed up the shift to short theatre runs or take us back to the old studio-style monopolies.
Alexander Hamilton's commitment to a well-funded national army and his support for territorial expansion had grave repercussions for the Indigenous Nations west of the Appalachians.
It may have a diverse cast but it erases the Black and Indigenous people who were there in the room and relegates women to the sidelines.
Netflix has added millions more subscribers as people practice social isolation to control the coronavirus. But service's diverse menu of content is not an efficient business model.
Although some have dubbed the flurry of new video services coming out as a 'streaming war,' the reality is very different.
Giants like Disney and NBCUniversal have been locked in the horns of a business problem known as the innovator's dilemma.