The Gruesome Truth at the Heart of Squid Game
Would you be willing to play games to get out of debt? Would you sell your organs?
Are You Still Watching?
The work of cinema in the age of streaming services.
Why Netflix’s The Witcher Is a Gamble
TV shows based on video games can't capture all the little minutiae that captivate gamers, like the map in the instruction manual.
Streaming Television Might Just Bring Us Together After All
A look at TV watching as a social activity, from the "water cooler" network shows of yore to today's "second screen" live-tweets.
Netflix Is A Questionable Historian
Brazilian social media is in an uproar about a recent Netflix show that portrays Brazilian political corruption. Can film and TV ever get history right?
How to Build the Netflix of Love
There's no shortage of online dating sites and apps. But there’s one common problem with these services: they’re all looking at the wrong data. Dating apps should take a hint from Netflix's algorithm.
Can Fiction Really Spark Suicide?
The Netflix drama 13 Reasons Why is so powerful—and so controversial—it's sparked a national debate about teenage suicide.
Will the Fall of Cable Mean Darker TV?
Last week, HBO and CBS both announced plans for stand-alone online services, leading to much chatter about the end of cable TV as we know it.