What Disney’s Full Control of Hulu Means for the Consumer and the Streaming Wars

What Disney’s Full Control of Hulu Means for the Consumer and the Streaming Wars

Disney will win, but the consumer will lose.

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‘Russian Doll’ Is a Thought-Provoking Examination of Mental Illness and Drug Addiction

‘Russian Doll’ Is a Thought-Provoking Examination of Mental Illness and Drug Addiction

I'm a little behind the ball with this one, but please forgive me as I'm finally starting to develop a system. Russian Doll is a dark dramedy released on Netflix in early February, and I'm only just now getting around to reviewing it. Though I'm getting a little fatigued by the constant churning of original [...]

After Marvel Cancellations, Netflix Missing Out on Prime Crossover Opportunities

After Marvel Cancellations, Netflix Missing Out on Prime Crossover Opportunities

There's no denying the fact that the Defenders on Netflix a failed experiment. The entire concept was grand, meant to give people a TV version of the MCU's Avengers concept. Unfortunately, since the hugely anticipated team-up miniseries was a dud, that lead to a precipitous decline in viewership for the other related Marvel series. Once [...]

‘Love Death + Robots’ Is a Short but Riotous Romp Through the Apocalypse

‘Love Death + Robots’ Is a Short but Riotous Romp Through the Apocalypse

To Lacie, thanks for the suggestion The anthology series succinctly titled Love Death + Robots (LDR) requires a little bit of context to fully appreciate. Back in 1981, there was an animated anthology movie released called Heavy Metal. It was based on the dark fantasy adult magazine by the same name, was produced by said [...]

The Oscars Should Add a Streaming Film Category

The Oscars Should Add a Streaming Film Category

As a rule, I generally don't watch awards shows. Though I love seeing all the men on the red carpet in their best eveningwear, the silliness that follows which substitutes for entertainment is usually so dumbed down and spread out that I'd rather do something constructive than tune in. The Academy Awards are the most [...]

“Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” and “Fyre Fraud” Comparison

“Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” and “Fyre Fraud” Comparison

Last Tuesday night, as I sat back in the recliner with my paleo freezer dinner, I shuffled through the endless options on Netflix. Suddenly, a short movie displayed on the screen that I'd heard about but still wasn't sure if I cared enough to watch. That movie was Fyre Fraud. Of course I've heard of [...]