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Australian Cult Classic Picnic At Hanging Rock Is Getting A Miniseries Remake

Australian director Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock — about a group of Victorian schoolgirls who inexplicably vanish during a Valentine’s Day outing in 1900 — has earned both a cult following and critical respect in the years since its 1975 release. Now the dreamy, eerie tale is getting new life as a six-part TV miniseries.


Foxtel Targeting Netflix Users With New Pricing (And Game Of Thrones)

Could Foxtel actually be listening to its customers? News coming from the CEO Peter Tonagh today seems to be leaning in that direction, seriously.

Foxtel’s subscription TV service, Foxtel Play, is getting a pricing makeover “designed to make it competitive” with rivals Netflix and Stan. Foxtel also signed a new long-term agreement with HBO starting January 2017, increasing the broadcasting of HBO content by five times, and allowing you to access the entire HBO library on-demand, forever.

Hmmm.


Gizmodo Movie Night: 18 Movies About Sport, For People That Don't Like Sport

It’s almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, switch off the Olympics closing ceremony you were pretending to watch and flick over to your streaming service of choice — these are the best movies about sport, and movies with sport in them, that aren’t necessarily about sport.


Foxtel Has A New 'Binge' Channel

Foxtel has a new channel set to launch on 1 October, featuring complete seasons of TV shows designed for binge watching like Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Pretty Little Liars, Vampire Diaries, Empire, Girls, Californication, Veep and Grimm. The channel is called, rather aptly, Binge.


Gizmodo Movie Night: TV Series And Movies To Show Off Your 4K HDR TV

It’s almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, it’s time to settle down in front of your brand new big-screen TV, with your internet connection cranked to maximum power — these are the best visually stunning, ultra-high-fidelity TV series and movies to make the best use of your 4K HDR TV.


Gizmodo Movie Night: The Best Computing, Sci-Fi And Hacking TV Shows And Movies

It’s almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, rig up your firewall and turn on all your antivirus programs — these are the best computer and hacking TV shows and movies streaming online right now.


This Is The Best Thing Foxtel Has Ever Done

Guys. Guys. Get onto the Foxtel website now, and get yourself a subscription. From the morning of Friday July 8th, until the early hours of Monday July 11th, Foxtel has a pop-up channel — on cable TV, online on Foxtel Play, and on mobile on Foxtel Go — playing nothing but back-to-back Fast & Furious films.


Gizmodo Movie Night: The Best Video Game Movies, And Movies That Should Have Video Games

It’s almost the weekend, and that means you should book in another Gizmodo movie night. This week, boot up your PC, scroll through your Steam library and pick your favourites — these are the best (and worst) video game movies, and movies that gamers will like, streaming online right now.


Foxtel Subscribers Now Get Hayu For Free

Hayu is a streaming service just for reality TV. We’re talking Kardashians by the limo-load and houses full of Real Housewives. And now, if you’re the kind of person that already binges on Foxtel cable, you’ll be able to stream Hayu for free.


Amazon Outage Brings Down Foxtel, Stan, Domino's Over The Weekend

If you had trouble streaming video or ordering a pizza online over the weekend, there was a very good reason why. During Sydney’s wild weather on Saturday and Sunday, a power issue caused an outage at cloud provider Amazon Web Services, bringing several big websites and streaming services — along with their associated apps — screeching to a halt.


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