The return of actors like Karate Kid Ralph Macchio and Bill & Ted's Alex Winter sees them older and wiser. Fewer role revivals remind us of character growth related to womanhood.
Directors and audiences are becoming more comfortable with male frontal nudity. But what message does it send when almost all of the penises shown aren't real?
The motion picture industry has endured a pandemic before. But the coronavirus may completely upend the old way of doing business.
The abolitionist's legacy is often molded to fit various political agendas. Yet the Brown who appears in Showtime's new miniseries is one we haven't seen before.
The pandemic pause on local children's television content has become policy. Now what for kids' TV?
The unsung heroes of screen production, storyboard artists are employed to create a shared visual script.
When it comes to TV comedy Schitt's Creek is a comfortable pair of slippers: safe and familiar.
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?
Anaïs Nin’s erotica gets a 2020 update in this new television series.
Studios have endured pandemics and the threat of home viewing before. Will the current crisis lead to disaster or opportunity?
Two researchers viewed all the television series featuring a woman presidential figure, and a remarkably consistent pattern emerged: ambitious fictional female politicians ended up being bad leaders.
If it's escapism you're looking for, watch Schitt's Creek or The Good Place. But if you want a dirty dive that makes the real world look good by comparison, try It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
The poor resourcing of media houses in Ghana has contributed to political corruption
From 16th-century playwrights to 'The Good Place,' wordplay has found clever ways to get around uttering profane and blasphemous language.
H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us.
First published in 1986, and selling 180 million books, how does The Baby-Sitters Club look for a new generation?
Television's Unsolved Mysteries – about to be rebooted – deals with true crime on one hand, and supernatural events like alien abductions on the other. They share powerful psychological bonds.
While staying at home during the pandemic, foreign language learners can improve their vocabulary and comprehension by watching films and television shows in the language they are studying.
Dads are taking parenting much more seriously. But according to a new study of sitcoms, the stereotype of the foolish father remains stubbornly in place.
For decades, there's been a concerted effort by law enforcement to ensure their perspectives – and not those of people being policed – dominate prime-time television.