Excerpt from Hollywood Reporter The fourth season of Silicon Valley ended with a rare win for Pied Piper. After an uphill battle that involved patent trolls, exploding phones and explicit smart fridges, Richard Hendricks (Thomas Middleditch) and the rest of the gang have finally cleared some major obstacles on their path to creating a new, decentralized […]
Shadow Chromatics Italians Do It Better Records By John-Paul Shiver The Portland, Oregon based band, Chromatics, amazed the David Lynch fawning adherents during the premier of the revived Twin Peaks project. The straight-faced delivery of their song Shadow at the roadhouse “Bang Bang Bar” in front of a red curtain references Julee Cruise’s “Falling” video, a song penned […]
From “Big Little Lies” to “GIRLS” to “Peaky Blinders,” here’s the television-inspired playlist you’ll want to listen to all summer long.
Slow TV — which involves the marathon broadcasting of mundane events like train rides and people knitting in real time — has become so popular in Scandinavia over the past few years that Netflix decided they had to get in on the action. It’s a far cry from your favorite binge watch, but maybe not […]
Publisher Embraces TV Model With Serialized Fiction
Since the dawn of the screenshot, we’ve been warned that once something’s posted to the Internet, it’s there forever. Yes, we should all be thinking before we tweet/Tumble/Like/whathaveyou even if our profile is set to private. For somewhere out there is a human taking screenshots of profiles and maybe even developing a digital archive to […]
Considered the first unscripted contemporary art show, Artstar made its debut on June 1, 2006. Reflecting on the short-lived series a full decade later, one wonders if its failure was one of timing, rather than of concept. This 24-hour, 360-degree approach was at the heart of Artstar, a collaborative project between 90s internet mogul Josh […]
A new approach for real-time facial reenactment animates the facial expressions of a target video by a source actor and re-renders the manipulated output video in a photo-realistic fashion.
The term “Netflix and Chill” was first coined by Twitter user @itsIsaaaaaaac on October 8, 2014. From there it began to spread on Twitter through GIFs and memes containing phrase. Netflix has largely accepted the phrase, using it in marketing materials and during social-media campaigns.
The 35-millimeter 1971 film is now 4K TV ready
How did the estimated 65 million members of Generation X become characterized as cynics, loners and slackers?
Remember the days when all your favorite shows were on cable and satellite television, tied up in ridiculous monthly fees and spotty service? Thankfully, now that’s a thing of the past.
As VR headsets start appearing on store shelves, the very real differences between them will start to matter — a lot.