Author: Amber Topping

Why the BBC Period Drama ‘North & South’ Matters

As BBC’s North & South celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, it’s time to give the period drama sleeper hit the recognition it deserves.

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Romance News Roundup: Watch the New ‘Miss Fisher’ Movie Trailer

In this week’s romance news roundup, new trailers for Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears and Emma are here. Plus, a new Disney romantic TV series is in the works, and Megan Follows returns to the world of L.M. Montgomery.

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15 of the Best Pride and Prejudice Adaptations, Ranked

To celebrate Jane Austen’s 244th birthday, we discuss the most well-known movie and TV Pride and Prejudice adaptations, ranking them from worst to best.

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12 of the Best Romantic Period Drama Movies on Disney+ to Watch

Here are some of the best romantic period drama movies on Disney+, from popular period dramas to historical fantasy films, and lesser-known costume dramas.

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‘The Bitter Tea of General Yen’ Review – See One of the First Interracial Romances on Screen

Directed by Frank Capra, The Bitter Tea of General Yen is a relatively forgotten pre-Code film with social relevance, religious cynicism, violence, and a shocking interracial romance between a Chinese warlord and a Christian missionary. Indeed, this is not the type of movie one thinks of when referencing a Capra classic. It’s a Wonderful Life it is not. But that’s what makes this movie so fascinating. Not only is it different from Capra’s later films, but it’s also a love story ahead of its time.

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