Articles tagged spartacus

The Video Game Aesthetics of Spartacus: Blood and Sand

Playing a video game is fun, watching it, not so much.

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Is ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand’ a Joke?

The new green-screened epic debuting on Starz may well go down as the TV series with more nudity, blood, and sex than any other in the history of television. It may also be the worst big budget series ever made.

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Hollywood’s Ancient Worlds by Jeffrey Richards

It’s a truism that period movies are never about the time in which they were set, but about the time in which they were made, and Richards finds this particularly true of the ancient world epic.

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