movies

Is Netflix Australia Showing Censored Versions Of Movies?

Dear Lifehacker, Movies and TV shows broadcast in Australia often have subtle (or not-so-subtle) cuts when compared to the overseas versions, mainly due to censorship. With Netflix now in Australia, I was wondering whether they’re streaming Australian edits, or the original version?


You Can Now Stream Movies With Popcorn Time Right From Your Browser

The Netflix of movie torrents, Popcorn Time, has always been an easy way to stream movies — and now you can do it right from your browser, no extra software required.


Presto Adds A Lot More TV Content Via Seven

Presto’s strength in streaming has long been its movies, but equally its TV offerings have been somewhat meagre. That’s set to change with the approval of its joint venture deal with Seven West Media.


Video Briefly: Legends Of Tomorrow Trailer, Leafblower Mayhem, Posture Science

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: New DC comics superhero TV show, Mad Max factoids, why sitting down is bad for you.


Quickflix Realises That It's Terrible, Partners With Foxtel Presto

When we analysed the movie offerings on Australian subscription services recently, Quickflix came up looking like a very poor alternative to Netflix, Presto and Stan. Apparently Quickflix has reached the same conclusion, and has now decided it will need to offer Foxtel’s Presto service to its customers as well.


Briefly: Netflix Tax, $10 Telstra iPad Sims, DIY Zucchini Pasta

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Federal Government confirms “Netflix tax”, 12 things you didn’t know about Mad Max, the wonderful world of “Zoodles”.


Video Briefly: Doggie Hiccups, Beauty Retouching, Fifty Shades Of Shite

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Honest Trailers eviscerates Fifty Shades of Grey, HMAS Sydney wreckage footage, Magic Mike XXL trailer.


Briefly: Best Future Technology, Death Star Conspiracy, Netflix Gamer Picks

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Ten tech breakthroughs that will shape the future, Windows 10’s cheeky emoji, did the Empire blow up the Death Star?


You Can Now Install Popcorn Time For iOS From Your Mac

iOS/Mac: In an odd move, the original version of the non-jailbreak version of Popcorn Time required a Windows computer to install it. Thankfully, Mac users can get in on the fun now with a new Mac installer.


Briefly: GTA In Real Life, Horror Worm, $3.95 Domino's Pizzas

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: the terrifying “ribbon worm” in action, Mortal Kombat versus Jason Voorhees, get Domino’s Value Range pizzas for $3.95 apiece.