Articles tagged costume drama

Like an Adored Elderly Relative You Visit: ‘The Story of the Costume Drama’

These period pieces are often relatable, funny, and addictive, but what makes these costume dramas so successful is the great care that is obviously taken in telling their stories.

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The Significance of the Significant Glances in ‘Edith Wharton: The Buccaneers’

A controversial ending for the Wharton purists dogs this adaptation. Stunning visuals and setpiece scenes seduce the viewer.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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