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Are racially diverse casts the future of period dramas?

Shonda Rhimes’ hit series Bridgerton has now been renewed for up to eight seasons. This is not surprising considering over 63 million households binged the 19th century period drama over the festive period. Whether it was an ill-advised selection for the family or snuggled up on the couch alone, most of us were surprised by its modern portrayals […]

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The King

Rarely is a film as unexpectedly effective as The King, delivering on and exceeding expectations set by its marketing. Part historical drama, part adaptation of three of Shakespeare’s plays, it should in no way be viewed as an accurate retelling of the story of King Henry V. Nevertheless, it is perhaps thanks to its literary […]