Sunday, 23 January, 2022

Topic: HBO

‘We were on a break’ — Friends Reunion Special is finally happening year after Covid delay

Friends Reunion episode ‘The One Where They Got Back Together’ will feature all 6 actors — Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer & Matt LeBlanc.

Warner Bros to release all films on HBO as they hit theatres — can cinema halls survive this?

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing filmmakers and creative industries to find innovative ways of reaching and engaging with their audiences.

Succession, Watchmen bag top Emmys for HBO, Netflix disappointed again after most nominations

Netflix won in 21 categories, the second most after HBO's 30, but missed out on the Emmy Awards for best drama, comedy or limited series once again.

HBO axes Gone With the Wind, Netflix drops British comedy as anti-racism protests rage

Amid global protests over George Floyd's death, the media industry has been forced to review portrayals of race and policing in entertainment content.

The big advantage Netflix has over the world’s largest media companies

Strong overseas presence puts Netflix well ahead of streaming rivals such as Disney+ and HBO Max, which is due to be released in May.

Why Game of Thrones makes people with disabilities both happy and sad

Modi govt definitely got the idea of calling disabled people ‘Divyang’ from Game of Thrones.

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

Game of Thrones’ vanishing coffee cup is more than just an amusing HBO glitch

The internet has been having fun with the Game of Thrones blooper since its discovery. But the real point here is that HBO changed the scene thereafter.

Game of Thrones: This is why HBO thinks ‘piracy is better than an Emmy’

HBO was the indisputable ruler of television for two decades, but online streaming platforms like Netflix are now changing the rules of the game.

A happy ending for ‘Game of Thrones’? No thanks

'Game of Thrones' has abandoned the typical plot and fed viewers a relentless diet of cruel and brutal injustices.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.