Spartacus: Blood and Sand

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  1. Zozart

    Zozart used to be splaty

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    This show is utterly ridiculous. And yet I can't stop watching it. I imagine the novelty will fade in time, but, for the time being, it's rather entertaining.

    Summary for those unaware: glammed-up retelling of the old Spartacus tale, with lots of violence, blood and nudity. It's quite outrageous.
     
  2. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    Thanks for the heads up, will have a gander and report back.
     
  3. eXistenZ

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    I watched 1/2 the first episode, thought it was ok, then when I picked it up again, 20 seconds later it turned into softcore porn!
    The first episode is a bit OTT, after that the story picks up and it gets really good.
     
  4. -GPO-Solitaire

    -GPO-Solitaire Solitaire

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    not got around to watching this yet...
    Been to busy watching "Caprica"..
     
  5. NickB

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    I agree it is absolutely ridiculous, but I'm still watching it, so it must have some kind of merit. It'll be interesting to see how it develops over the 13 episodes.
    Nick
     
  6. DarkEntity

    DarkEntity Im Skint, Bugger Off

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    wait till you get to episode 6....holy christ!

    Caprica has bored me to tears so far, just cant get in to it at all :/
     
  7. NickB

    NickB Old School

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    I agree on Caprica, I couldn't get past the first 20 minutes of the first episode.
    Nick
     
  8. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    Watched the first episode... it's okay I guess, if you're really bored and need some bloody action... and you want some softcore action!
     
  9. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    Well, not I'm on Episode 7 and I'm addicted... it's kinda cheesy, but you can't stop watching it. Love the art direction, kinda 300 style with the slo-mo and gargantuan amount of blood.
     
  10. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    Just watched the season finale and it was amazing. Loved every episode.
     
  11. Sajuuk Kahr

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    I think this is an amazing and under rated series, the actings brilliant and storylines even better.

    Just the way they talk you end up later in the day having to stop yourself for speaking like that.


    "still your tongue lest i see it flapping without direction"

    Just little details like that.


    Unfortunately season 2 is being delayed due to Spartacus getting cancer. (non hodgekins lymphoma). Hope he recovers fully.


    From what i've read of the historical accounts This shows just getting started.
     
  12. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    Just love using the word 'coin' instead of money, cash etc.

    Hand me my coin.. by jupiters c**k.
     
  13. Mojo

    Mojo Crazy Foo'

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    I tried watching this and to be honest thought it was crappy. I thought the swearing was excessive and unnecessary (and I swear as much as the next person) specifically the use of the "c" word.

    I thought the gore looked crap, I know its probably the style they were going for but I didn't like it. The acting was decent enough and I think the story has potential but I just didn't like it as a whole.
     
  14. DarkEntity

    DarkEntity Im Skint, Bugger Off

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    I think thats the 1st season finished and by christ.....talk about going out with a..erm....gurlge....squirt.....squelch and a general *by jupiters cock*

    was a hoot, cant wait for season 2
     
  15. BloomerzUK

    BloomerzUK I'm back!

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    I thought that at the beginning but I got right into it.. looked forward to it as much as new House Episodes.
     
  16. NickB

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    Finally got round to watching the rest of this over the weekend. Completely ridiculous but lots of fun. They've commissioned a new series, so it'll be interesting to see how they take it forward.
    Nick
     
  17. DarkEntity

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    Its not looking good for season2. Andy Whitfield the lead character has had to go back into hospital as his cancer has returned :(

     
  18. Sajuuk Kahr

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    I've had relatives get cancer but i've never cared more until i found out that Andy Whitfield and the guy who plays Dexter got it.



    So can we cure this stuff now?
     
  19. DarkEntity

    DarkEntity Im Skint, Bugger Off

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    U have me somewhat confused by your reply....

    So you didnt care your relatives had cancer, but you do now?
    or is my deciphering of your reply incorrect :/
     
  20. razer121

    razer121 learning grammar :)

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    agreed,

    BTW this was awesome, hope the guy gets better, want to see the next series!