Tag: streaming

 How much do theaters affect the movie-watching experience? (Op-Ed)

 How much do theaters affect the movie-watching experience? (Op-Ed)

In an era dominated by streaming services and on-demand viewing, the experience of watching a movie in a traditional theater holds a unique allure that cannot be replicated elsewhere.  From the anticipation of seeing a film on the big screen to the communal atmosphere shared with fellow moviegoers, the magic of the cinema offers an […]

Should streaming platforms delay their shows’ finales for ratings? (Op-Ed)

Should streaming platforms delay their shows’ finales for ratings? (Op-Ed)

One of the biggest appeals of on-demand content that is released on streaming platforms is the total availability of full seasons of shows that are compiled after their original air dates, or are released in full season catalogs instead of a week-by-week basis, as seen on cable platforms. As a result, “binge watching”, or consuming […]

More people should listen to vinyl (Op-Ed)

More people should listen to vinyl (Op-Ed)

In a time where most information can be accessed digitally, oftentimes straight from our pockets, enjoying something tangible and physical is a cherished rarity that people are seeking out more and more. As 80’s and 90’s trends make their resurgence through fashion, hairstyles and accessories, there has also been an uptick in the music and […]

Streaming vs. cable: which is worth it? (Op-Ed)

Streaming vs. cable: which is worth it? (Op-Ed)

Streaming subscriptions for films and television shows have exploded in popularity and variety, providing endless options and titles for your movie nights at home or weekly show binges.  As the want for on-demand content has increased, the once simple Netflix has been joined by other recognizable services such as Hulu, Amazon Prime, Max (previously known […]

Crunchyroll announces 24-hour anime streaming channel

Crunchyroll announces 24-hour anime streaming channel

The anime juggernaut Crunchyroll is looking to expand the reach of anime in its latest venture – a 24-hour streaming channel. This new project is the result of a partnership between Crunchyroll and the Game Show Network (GSN). Both parties are a part of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The Crunchyroll channel is set to launch on […]

Over The Garden Wall: A cult classic lost to cost-cutting at HBO Max

Over The Garden Wall: A cult classic lost to cost-cutting at HBO Max

The removal of “Over the Garden Wall” from HBO Max highlights the challenges of balancing art and commerce in the streaming world. While fans are disheartened by its absence, they can still enjoy the enchanting miniseries on Hulu for the time being.

How to Be an Ethical Music Fan in the Age of Streaming

How to Be an Ethical Music Fan in the Age of Streaming

Being an ethical music fan in this age of streaming can feel bewildering. We have almost all of the music ever recorded (though not necessarily the best-sounding versions of it) at our fingertips at any given time. But we have no idea how much clicking “play” will benefit the artists who created it.

De La Soul Rises Again: “3 Feet High and Rising” Among Prolific Catalog Released for Streaming

De La Soul Rises Again: “3 Feet High and Rising” Among Prolific Catalog Released for Streaming

Hip-hop aficionados, casual fans, and curious listeners have reason to rejoice. De La Soul’s back catalog is finally available for streaming on numerous streaming platforms. The date chosen to reintroduce their six studio albums, previously absent amongst the plethora of classic hip-hop cuts available to streaming platform users, was March 3rd: the 34th anniversary of the release of their debut album, 3 feet High and Rising.

Ultimate Christmas and Holiday Specials Guide 2022

Ultimate Christmas and Holiday Specials Guide 2022

The festive TV programming schedules have all arrived in time for the holidays! Even the ardent holdouts who wait until after Thanksgiving are turning on their screens now that December has arrived to watch the holiday and Christmas movies and shows that have rolled into town with all their tinsel and glitter. The Santa Clauses, a limited series sequel to the Tim Allen movies on Disney+; Spirited, a contemporary musical on Apple TV+; and a brand-new Netflix Original starring Lindsay Lohan are just a few of the premieres this year. Additionally, 40 brand-new premieres will air on the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries.

How Streaming Services Have Improved the Entertainment Industry

How Streaming Services Have Improved the Entertainment Industry

This year, Netflix celebrated 25 years, having been founded in 1997, and launched in 1998. Since the platform became mainstream (no pun intended), the realm of tv has shifted into an entirely new landscape. According to Abby McCain, a writer for Zippia, 78% of U.S. households are subscribed to Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime, and of those people, 55% are subscribed to multiple platforms. More people have access to streaming platforms than ever before! But how exactly have these platforms reshaped the world of television? The introduction of online tv streaming services have vastly improved the entertainment industry, both in terms of convenience and content. They have done this by minimizing the amount of equipment needed in order to view content, and by producing new content for their platforms.

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