by Lauren C. Williams Posted on February 25, 2014 Updated: February 25, 2014
Netflix is paying Comcast a fee to give users faster and more reliable streaming, but the deal highlights how little Internet and cable companies are doing to evolve with a rapidly changing Internet.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 24, 2014 Updated: February 24, 2014
Ignoring ideology means that Frank Underwood is inherently empty, and that 'House Of Cards' can never give him a really credible opponent.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 13, 2014 Updated: February 13, 2014
Comcast is set to buy the second-largest cable provider in the country. But the deal could change more than just the name on some customers' bills.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on November 16, 2013
Inspired by FXX's mega-deal for 'The Simpsons,' here are five new arrivals to streaming services to binge on this weekend, including favorites like 'Arrow.'
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on November 15, 2013 Updated: November 14, 2013
Moviegoing's gotten increasingly unpleasant. Could revisiting old forms of short content, as Pixar has done and Netflix is considering, restore its charm?
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on October 22, 2013 Updated: October 22, 2013
In a letter to shareholders, Netflix barely mentions film, but buzzes about television. It's a strategy that makes financial--and cultural--sense.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on October 11, 2013 Updated: October 10, 2013
One of the better things Netflix could do for creators like those of 'House of Cards' is to let them end stories when they've run out of steam.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on September 23, 2013 Updated: September 23, 2013
When we talk about the Golden Age of Television, we've tied it to anti-heroes in a way that's bad for TV, and for our thinking about it.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on August 20, 2013
Former Congressman Barney Frank hits on a key problem with Netflix's 'House of Cards': making Frank Underwood all-powerful makes the show boring.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on August 15, 2013
'Orange Is The New Black' is already game-changing television. A willingness to get rid of some of its main characters could make it extraordinary.