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Topic: spartacus

Lethal Ladies 2 Collection

Swords, stewardesses, sex — success!


Action

Rod Lott
"At least if you die, you'll die with a sword in your hand."
 
Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Devil's Rock

Thud.


Horror

Rod Lott
On the eve of D-Day, British soldiers Capt. Grogan (Craig Hall, "30 Days of Night") and Sgt. Tane (Karlos Drinkwater, TV's "Spartacus") successfully maneuver through mines to infiltrate a cavernous Forau Island fortress that could be on the cover of Architectural Digest, if only the magazine printed an issue devoted to the homes of satanic creatures.
 
Friday, February 3, 2012

National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus

This 300 parody registers as a 0.


Comedy

Rod Lott
I understand 300 was a huge hit, but was it such a cultural milestone that it deserves — by my count — three feature-length parodies? And if it does, why not a good one? Hell, I'd settle for a mediocre one.
 
Monday, March 12, 2012

Hercules, Samson and Ulysses / The Slave / Sandokan the Great

Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?


Action

Rod Lott
Swords and sandals: Once a matinee mainstay, the adventure subgenre is now all but extinct, kept alive by the occasional Conan movie or Titans clash. DVD helps, too, such as three new offerings from Warner Archive.
 
Thursday, August 16, 2012

It’s a TV-on-DVD fall frenzy!

Featuring nine shows about zombies and maids and gigolos and gladiators and government agents and visitors from the grave and ...


Television series

Rod Lott
With the arrival of fall, a whole new crop of television series has debuted. And yet, I can’t say I’ve caught many more than maybe two. See, I’ve been too busy catching up on all these shows on Blu-ray and DVD — shows such as these fine nine ...
 
Friday, October 26, 2012
 
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