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The badarse Ancient Roman series Domina arrives on Stan in May
This May, Stan is bringing us eight episodes of historical Rome from a rare female perspective.
Ammonite is a solemn period romance that lacks energy and feeling
It comes across not just serious but self-conscious and joyless; even the sex scenes are mechanical.
Move over Bridgerton: here are 5 romance fiction series ripe for TV adaptation
Romance fiction is often unfairly dismissed as trashy, formulaic and poorly written.
Australian trailer and release date: Bridgerton
Inspired by the best-selling novels, this ain’t your mama’s aristocratic period drama.
How to watch Mank in Australia
Gary Oldman is in prosthetics again as Herman J. Mankiewicz, the screenwriter behind Citizen Kane.
Why Perry Mason is the hard-boiled hero our times need
Matthew Rhys’ compromised but committed gumshoe ranks among the best screen detectives in recent years.
The Current War is a period drama brimming with weird energy
Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon play dueling inventors in a wild and erratic period drama.
A Powell and Pressburger retrospective is coming to SBS World Movies in November
Strap on your red shoes for four stone-cold British classics.
Bushranger retelling True History of the Kelly Gang acquired as a Stan Original
Aussie director Justin Kurzel is slapping a new coat of paint on the tin-can-wearing outlaw.
12 incredible period dramas you can stream in Australia right now
This genre has it all, from sweeping tales of star-crossed romance to gritty thrillers about serial killers.
Knock Down the House and Peterloo make perfect post-election palate cleansers
Tired of the endless waffle coming from our political leaders? These two films might be just what the doctor ordered.