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as Magistrate Calavius
as Capuan Man
as Senator Albinius
as Ludus Guard
as Cart Driver
Not even my affection for honorary TCA member Lucy Lawless is going to keep me around.
It was written either by master satirists hoping to inspire viewer drinking games each time blood drops sail in slo-mo or by teen boys.
The trappings up front are so over the top that to say you watch Spartacus to see a contemporary reworking of a cinema classic is like saying you go to Hooters for the food.
If Stanley Kubrick were still alive - he directed the 1960 Kirk Douglas classic of the same name - he wouldn't know whether to laugh or weep.
It's about gladiatoring, and every time someone gets hit, it's crunchy and squishy and spalttery. Let's be upfront: this is a terrible, terrible, terrible f---ing series, but I will not look away. The power of bad compels me.
Audience Reviews for Spartacus: Blood and Sand
A completely over the top experience, but one with solid acting and a great story that kept me interested the whole season. The action can get a little repetitive because they overuse the slow motion CG, but it can also be pretty spectacular in parts as well. The dialogue can be a little vulgar at times, but it doesn't completely derail the experience. At times it is rather hilarious. This is just highly enjoyable camp.
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