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Razer: enjoy this golden age of TV while it lasts (which won't be for much longer)

Razer: enjoy this golden age of TV while it lasts (which won't be for much longer)

The Sopranos ushered in a renaissance for the small screen, latterly continued by Netflix et al. But the economic reality of running an entertainment business like Netflix will crunch hard — and soon. So enjoy this golden age of TV, while you still can.

Sacred Cows: the undeserved cult love for The Big Lebowski

Sacred Cows: the undeserved cult love for The Big Lebowski

Critics who have come to praise the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski are victims of cult followers' persistence, psycho-semiotic babble and zealotry.

How an Australian filmmaker took out the most prestigious award in film

How an Australian filmmaker took out the most prestigious award in film

Charles Williams recently became the third Australian to ever win a Palme d'Or. He told us how his short film set in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong came to conquer Cannes.

Razer: Annabel Crabb's new show packs history with chipper ABC morality

Razer: Annabel Crabb's new show packs history with chipper ABC morality

Back In Time For Dinner gets 1000 neoliberal humanist points for simulating (and believing) the rosy history of 1950s Australia.

A new bar for 'acceptable free speech' in Trump's America?

A new bar for 'acceptable free speech' in Trump's America?

ABC has canned the hugely successful Roseanne reboot after an "abhorrent and repugnant" racist tweet. But what's taken them so long?

The future of Australian streaming? Look to the US.

The future of Australian streaming? Look to the US.

It's a fight for survival in the world of streaming, and these major takeover deals will determine who comes out on top.

Sacred Cows: a controversial trailblazer for Australian strangeness

Sacred Cows: a controversial trailblazer for Australian strangeness

Ray Lawrence's Bliss certainly caused a stir at its release, but did it ever get the credit it deserves in the canon of Australian film?

How do you get Australians to stream Australian music?

How do you get Australians to stream Australian music?

Like the shift to streaming television, more and more Australians are listening to music through streaming services. But are they listening to Australian songs?

Glenn Dyer's TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer's TV Ratings

Apart from a strong showing for Seven in the regions and a decent night for Masterchef, it was a ratings night to forget all round

Should Netflix be forced to screen more Australian content?

Should Netflix be forced to screen more Australian content?

Industry groups are ramping up a communications policy push, and the focus is on a certain foreign streaming service.