Alissa Wilkinson

film critic and culture reporter for Vox

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Film critic for Vox.

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Just as COVID-19 has reshaped almost every aspect of life, it’s also reshaped TV habits, like the types of shows people are watching and how they’re watching them.

How COVID-19 affects the way people watch TV

Just as COVID-19 has reshaped almost every aspect of life, it’s also reshaped TV habits, like the types of shows people are watching and how they’re watching them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

MoviePass promised to change moviegoing forever. When it began, the subscription service cost $10 a month and allowed you to see a movie a day.

Why MoviePass imploded and what that means for movie subscriptions

MoviePass promised to change moviegoing forever. When it began, the subscription service cost $10 a month and allowed you to see a movie a day.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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