From TV drama to documentaries, original films to stand-up comedy, Australia's streaming services are getting new content added all the time. Read on to see all the content that will be added to Stan, Foxtel and Amazon Prime Video's libraries in August.
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Australian streaming service Stan has been loading up their programming with tons of great TV shows and movies as of late, with a strong focus on exclusive content and Originals. If you've recently jumped on board (Preacher or Twin Peaks draw you in?), you might not be familiar with all the tricks and shortcuts you can use.
Here's the best ones we use all the time -- from finding 4K content to downloading your favourite shows.
When Netflix finally flickered to life across screens Australia-wide, everything changed. Suddenly, we had access to movies and TV shows right there on our PCs, tablets and phones. In the intervening years, two competitors have rose to take it on: Stan and Foxtel Now. The battlefield is every couch around Australia, the weapons are Great Content, Aussie Dramas and Sports. What is the best streaming service in Australia and what's right for you?
Will you Netflix and Chill? Foxtel Now and Slow Down? ...Stan and Lounge Around? Let's find out.
The much-heralded sci-fi anthology show Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams has arrived on Aussie streaming service Stan. For those who missed the memo, it's based on ten short stories by visionary author Philip K. Dick, the man whose words inspired the cinematic brilliance of Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly and Minority Report. To celebrate here are ten of the finest Sci-fi television shows you should be watching right now.
There'll be no Game of Thrones airing this April to sate your incessant zombie dragon fetish (how did they get the chains down there?), so what ever is a couch potato to do? Find some new shows! With the rise and rise of streaming, it's easier than ever to dig in to a back catalog of TV dramas and Stan have a whole lot of the good stuff.
Here's some of their best TV dramas.
As the year marches onward, you might be asking "When does my favourite TV show come back?", "What new shows do I need to binge this year?" and "Wow, Netflix's Nailed It is really brilliant, right?" Well, we're here to answer all of those questions, bringing you the what and when of all of 2018's best TV shows.
It’s not just documentaries that tickle the cerebrum and get the brain juices flowing. From Billions to The West Wing, there are a host of fiercely intelligent dramas that test your ability to concentrate and keep up. These are the shows that not only entertain but expand the mind.
Here are the Top 10 programmes that force you to think - and possibly make you smarter - just by watching them.
Have you ever been rudely surprised when logging onto Netflix or Stan to watch a particular movie, only to find that movie mysteriously missing? We've come to expect ever-expanding libraries of content from streaming services, especially in Australia where services such as Netflix are relatively young. The sad truth of the matter is that Netflix giveth and thus Netflix must taketh away -- but at least there's a way to find out just what it is that's disappearing.
The recent release of I, Tonya and the upcoming Winter Olympic Games has likely got you excited for some figure skating and for sports films. The genre isn't stacked with classics, but there are some absolute gems littered throughout cinema history over the past fifty years. Here's some of the best of them (and where to stream them!).