If women are to have a public voice in Ghana’s media ecology then a great deal more needs to happen.
Streaming platforms have introduced to thousands of hyper-specific categories and genres that shape our tastes.
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 subject of a new biopic, Tammy Faye was a televangelist icon. But she also represented another side of the evangelical coin – one that was big-hearted, vulnerable and accepting.
A stage musical adaptation is just the newest addition to the cottage industry which is Round The Twist nostalgia.
The Wire was a Greek tragedy, a novel and a bingeworthy social commentary.
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.
There’s something satisfying about how grimy, disastrous and flawed Ace and Iggy are allowed to be in this new SBS web series.
Australian TV drama series have shrunk in length from their heyday, and broadcasters are making 20% less of them than they did two decades ago.
Big Brother Naija has a strong hold on the Nigerian public. Why?
For 20 years, Jodi McAlister has been watching The Bold and The Beautiful. Under lockdown, again, she finds comfort in the reliable rhythms of a slow-drip soap opera set in the world of high fashion.
Helen Vatsikopoulos began her career as a TV journalist in the 1980s. Watching a new ABC drama set in this world brought her a sense of deja vu, with one caveat.
As part of the nation’s massive wartime mobilization effort, millions of Americans, for the first time, traveled abroad – where many had their first encounters with the marine predators.
Vaping is changing how smoking is depicted on our television and cinema screens. Where once cigarettes were portrayed as glamorous, vaping is linked with stress and struggle.
The classic cop show is now a problematic genre, but if it can change, then perhaps real world policing can too.
Director Barry Jenkins’ delicate dance with beauty and suffering seeks to create a fuller picture of the world Black Americans – then and now – inhabit.
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.
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.
There are signs that home movie viewing could meet a resurgence of local movie-going that draws on entertainment conventions that preceded Hollywood’s rise.