There is a lot going on in this week’s episode of Game of Thrones. More characters are sharing screen time than in past episodes but the show manages not to inundate you with filler scenes.“It’s better to be cruel than weak” ~ TheonIs it? Theon spouts some pseudo-Machiavellian line about leadership but once again, fails at every turn.
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“I swore a vow long ago that I would put an end to anyone who brought dishonour on our family. So you see father, a Cardinal’s robes sit uneasily on my shoulders” ~ Cesare. With lines like these, we saw the exciting season 2 conclusion of The Borgias. Many story lines were resolved yet we were left with a nail biting cliff hanger.
It’s finally here! The much anticipated season finale of Full Metal Jousting! We had two epic battles – one for $25,000 and the grand prize joust for $100,000 and title of champion jouster. The first joust was for the $25,000 and both teams were told to select who would represent them in the joust. The black team seemed to have an easier time of it and immediately selected Rope Myers and Jack Mathis.
World Without End (miniseries)Review of EP01: Knight“You’re a whore…and my mother. I suggest you choose which you want to be. I will not have both!” ~ Edward III So we begin the Ken Follett tale, World Without End, a new show premiering on Showcase here in Canada on Tuesday evenings, Channel 4 in the UK and Reelz in the US on October 17th.
World Without EndEpisode 2: King“You forget one salient point – I alone am King, you are not co-Regent, you are merely my mother” ~Edward IIIOn this week’s World Without End, we see Caris marry abusive Elfric and Ralph’s fateful meeting with Annet that lands him in the stocks. Merthin defends Caris against her abusive husband but pays a steep price.
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“I’m not Ned Stark – I understand how this game is played” ~ TyrionThis episode was about putting the game pieces in play. There was little violence and an abundance of political maneuvering. Cersei is still failing miserably at maintaing control over Joff and the people of King’s Landing. Far from winning over the inhabitants, the Lannisters alienated the populace with their cruelty.
Game of Thrones Season 1: Catch up on all the episodes of the first season of Game of Thrones with our video and written reviews.Episode 1: Winter is Coming – The Starks of Winterfell receive the visit of the royal family. Across the sea, the exiled Targaryen prince forges a new alliance to regain the Iron Throne.
Billed as the “world’s first crime family”, the Borgias second season begins airing tonight on Showtime in the United States and Bravo in Canada. The TV series chronicles the life of Rodrigo Borgia/Pope Alexander VI and his family in late medieval Italy – a story of war, treachery and love sex.Ten episodes will air this season – the first, entitled ‘The Borgia Bull’ begins with Pope Alexander VI taking a new lover and hosting a swank party in Rome where a cache of ancient artifacts is discovered.
A bone crunching, heart pounding, heavy metal, painfully good time is what History Television promises to deliver with the premiere of Full Metal Jousting. Given an overabundance of tired, formulaic reality TV shows, you might wonder what sets this show apart from its predecessors. Well, for one, it’s not about what you have, what you drive, where you live, or who you know – this show is about competition, no alliances, no flash, just all out physical effort.
The fifth episode of Battle Castle features the castle of Malbork, in Poland, and the siege by the forces of Poland and Lithuania, led by King Władysław II Jagiełło, against the Teutonic Knights, who were led by Heinrich von Plauen, in 1410.Our video review of the episodeMore videos about Malbork from Battle CastleSee also…Our Profile of Malbork CastleThe Battle of GrunwaldPotential Osteoarchaeological Evidence for Riding and the Military Use of Horses at Malbork Castle, PolandPhotos of Malbork CastleAnd see more posts about Battle Castle