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Behind the scenes of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. Image: Jasin Boland/Warner Bros Entertainment
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From outback to wasteland: what Mad Max films tell us about the Australian desert

Films like Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga present an imagined future of mega drought: a possible future scenario for climate…

Bridgerton. (L to R) Luke Newton as Colin Bridgerton, Nicola Coughlan as Penelope Featherington in episode 302 of Bridgerton. Cr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2023
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Bridgerton Season 3 – all the usual froth, but with a more mature edge

Bridgerton's third season has arrived on Netflix – and this time it's got an edge.

Acapulco. Image: Apple TV+/Cate Cameron
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No bad accents in Apple's Acapulco: why multilingual TV is good for everyone

Acapulco on Apple TV+ being just one example, over-the-top accents are out and authenticity is in.

Feel Good Netflix comedy trauma.
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Real comedy, real trauma: how Baby Reindeer and Feel Good are forging a new TV genre

A new generation of comedians are adapting their traumatic experiences for dark comedy.

Challengers. Image: Warner Bros. Pictures
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Challengers: a competition psychology expert weighs in

Challengers fuses sex and sport in a straightforward but effective way, says a psychology expert.

Ella Purnell as Lucy in Fallout. Credit: Prime Video.
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Fallout on Prime incorporates the best elements of gameplay

Fallout the series adapts the game to satisfy fans, while offering a great standalone story for newcomers.

A smiling woman gets close to a smiling but nervous-looking man's face on public transport, IN Baby reindeer on Netflix.
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Baby Reindeer on Netflix: a look at male sexual victimisation

The new Netflix hit sheds light on the often overlooked male experiences of sexual violence.

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Home and Away 24 hours a day? The rise of FAST TV in Australia

On FAST TV you can watch a channel entirely dedicated to Home and Away, or another that plays Border Security…


Bloopers are super – and here's why

There's nothing funnier than people stuffing up on screen and seeing the funny side ...

Andrew Scott in Ripley. Image: Netflix.
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Is Tom Ripley gay? Netflix's adaptation keeps it ambiguous

The Ripley villain in the Netflix series is just as unknowable as Patricia Highsmith wrote him.

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