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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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The Gentlemen on Netflix: why do ‘gentlemen’ still fascinate us?

Guy Ritchie's latest crime series draws on a powerful male archetype. Psychology explains how it works.

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Disney+: Shōgun reimagines 1980 series for a new generation of viewers

From novel to 1980s miniseries, and now a prestige remake for FX and Disney+, Shōgun has had quite the journey.

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Couple to Throuple: polyamory is primed for mainstream TV

Promising three times the fun, feelings and drama, what can we expect from this dating series flirting with non-monogamy?

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ABC's Australia Day Live alienates Indigenous people – choose NITV and SBS

Watching a live broadcast of Australian artists performing as the nation celebrates its day masks the mourning and the contention…

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Gladiators Australia: a TV show for sexual awakenings

The original Gladiators is the stuff of legend ... and now a new generation gets to have a weird thing…

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Doctor Who at 60: a psychologist weighs in

A psychologist explains who and what makes a good Tardis travelling companion in the long-running Doctor Who series.

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Good Omens: why are Terry Pratchett's books so difficult to adapt to the screen?

There have been 11 small screen adaptations of Pratchett’s work in 32 years – but none yet for the silver…

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What to watch: I'm A Virgo on Prime

There's plenty of new stuff to watch this month, but if I were you I'd move I'm A Virgo to…

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Hijack: Idris Elba flies high in real-time nail-biter

Coming from a long tradition that includes 24, the Apple TV offering proves there’s life left yet in the lean,…

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