With pricing flexibility, the ability to capture data on viewers and the promise of attracting new subscribers, film premieres on streaming services are a no-brainer for studio executives.
The Wire was a Greek tragedy, a novel and a bingeworthy social commentary.
The White Lotus is a tense, new drama about the lives of the rich and privileged, set in a Hawaiian resort. But the protagonists are not lying around reading airport novels.
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?
As the Murdochs again hit the small screen in the documentary The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty, it’s worth considering: what is our fascination with this family?
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley is compelling viewing – but why have there been more films about Steve Jobs alone in the past 30 years than about successful female entrepreneurs?
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.
Movie studios are launching their own streaming apps but record labels aren’t about to do the same.
Most of the time, these operations were not urgent – unlike the one following this disaster that summoned some 600,000 people to the site of the worst nuclear accident of all time.
Although the universe of “Game of Thrones” evokes the medieval era, several key figures in the series are directly inspired by characters from Roman antiquity.
It’s tempting to go along with the notion of Daenerys as Mad Queen in Game of Thrones, but what if, instead Dany was the real heroine of the series, and Jon Snow the real heel?
We’ve watched the youngest Stark daughter grow from a tomboy to a trained killer. Now she’s come into her own.
For HBO, online piracy is not the huge issue it represents for the platforms that screen its content.
For all its queer characters, Westeros is a gender binary world.
The vast majority of stories told in movies, in books and on television conclude with happy endings – and this has real-world political consequences.
In ten years, Netflix has built up a streaming business with a staggering 125m subscribers. Here’s what it needs to do next.
It is time we talked about one of the most unsung motifs in American fiction.
“Gritty,” “authentic” are words of praise often used for TV director David Simon: No less so with The Deuce, his new series about the rise of the porn industry in New York City in the 1970s.
Those calling it slavery fan fiction are ignoring the long, nuanced tradition of articles and films that wonder what would have happened if the South had won.