Netflix purges all user reviews like it said it would

If you're browsing Netflix for a new show to watch, don't bother looking for reviews on the platform to see if a title is worth your time. The streaming service is done purging user reviews — a decade's worth of comments praising and excoriating sho…

Netflix axes Michelle Wolf and Joel McHale talk shows

Netflix has been experimenting (rather aggressively) with talk shows for a while in an effort to diversify its titles, but results have been hit or miss thus far. It's hard to get attached to a particular program only to see it canceled after a few m…

AI gives Thanos a soul in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War.

Thanos isn't your usual Marvel nemesis. Then again, even after 19 films in Disney's superhero universe, it's not as if he's had much strong competition. Aside from the puckish Loki and tragic Killmonger, mo…

Valve quietly unveils streaming platform Steam TV

Valve seems to have unveiled a Twitch competitor with nary a peep of fanfare. A few hours after Steam Database founder Pavel Djundik discovered that the company registered the domain steam.tv, the website started live streaming The International 2018…

A ‘Vampyr’ TV show is on the way

If you're looking for a new supernatural television series, you're in luck (if you don't mind waiting a while). Fox 21 Television Studios will produce a new show based on the video game Vampyr by the developer of Life is Strange, Dontnod. The title c…

‘Star Wars Resistance’ trailer shows off its anime style

Star Wars' latest animated series, Rebels, ended its four-season run this spring — but fans didn't have to wait long to get a tease of details for the next show. While the last was set between the prequels and original trilogy, Star Wars Resistance…

‘Ugly’ is a stunning short built on glitch-riddled simulations

Ugly is a film built on beautiful contradictions. The characters have odd, blocky proportions and stumble around like a group of drunk boxers. The town, too, is comprised of weirdly angular cars, buildings, bicycles and trash bags. There's a consiste…

Netflix releases its first trailer for Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘ROMA’

We finally have our first look at Alfonso Cuarón's first Netflix feature and his first film after Gravity back in 2014. The streaming platform has released a trailer for the black-and-white flick ROMA, which was inspired by Cuarón's chi…