Not all these deaths were absurd or senseless, of course. But every death adds to a body count that weighs down our souls. That is why I am here with you boys today!
Spartacus: Blood and Sand is somewhere in that region, because it starts out a bit crap. Produced and broadcast by Starz me neither in and predating Game of Thrones by over a year, it instead took its cues from and Gladiator, and boy does it show. Elaborate sex and slow-to-fast-to-slow motion violence and oddly stark backgrounds team up with cheap CGI and a simplistic narrative to give the obvious impression that the series will be cheesy, mindless popcorn fodder.
S partacus: Blood and Sand Bravo has been billed as the most violent, smuttiest show ever to make it to the small screen. And it more than lives up to the hype. The first episode was notionally about the Thracian slave, Spartacus, who is betrayed by the Romans and winds up as a gladiator in Capua, but we shouldn't let the plot detain us for too long.
Featuring an army of scantily clad, gorgeous gladiators, Spartacus is a series that easily caught the attention of LGBT fans from the first episode. However, it takes more than a serving of skin to turn a TV show into the pop culture phenomenon Spartacus has become. The series quickly unfolded into an intriguing tale of power, honor, vengeance, and romance — romance which includes the love story that began last season between two gay rebel warriors, Agron played by Dan Feuerriegel and Nasir Pana Hema-Taylor.
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Spartacus: Blood And Sand debuts tonight on Starz at 10 p. Spartacus: Blood and Sand feels like it was committee designed by a large group of year-old boys with one gay friend. It has literally everything you'd expect year-old boys to enjoy - from lots and lots of naked breasts to blood spattering in every direction to an aesthetic that seems like done on your weekly grocery budget to occasional awkward swearing - and then it also has lots of shirtless men and occasional shots of penises.
Stop reading if you do not want to know their identity. Anyone who knows even a little about ancient Rome, Greece, etc. Obviously, not every Roman epic need have "gay" content, but it would be nice if they were occasionally inclusive, not to mention historically accurate.
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Betrayed by the Romans, forced into slavery, reborn as a Gladiator. The classic tale of the Republic's most infamous rebel comes alive in the graphic and visceral new series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment.