HBO’s Game of Thrones: A Regal Television Experience

If you’ve seen an HBO series, you know they tend to do shows right. They don’t hold back.  Their shows are believable and real. After watching the first two episodes of Game of Thrones, I can see that they have kept that reputation alive–Game of Thrones is a fantastic show. If you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

Premium Channels and Their “Old” Shows–The Borgias, Camelot, Game of Thrones

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but a trend has clearly developed (at least among premium channels)–to make shows set before 1600AD. Starz, HBO, and Showtime have all made at least one show in the last year that fits the bill. Starz has done: The Pillars of the Earth, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, … Continue reading

A&E’s Breakout Kings: White Collar Goes Blue Collar

Last night A&E aired the season premiere of their newest show, Breakout Kings. The basic premise is using criminals to catch criminals. Remind you of White Collar? It is very similar only this isn’t the FBI, and they’re not going after counterfeiters and art thieves. This show doesn’t have the suave and charm of Neal … Continue reading

starz’s Camelot Does Not Disappoint

Yesterday was the “sneak peak” of Camelot on starz. Given that I was looking forward to this show since seeing it on, and that I love BBC’s Merlin, I really enjoyed the opener for this show. Forgetting the cheesy poster above, it was just very entertaining and pretty serious. It’s more grown up that … Continue reading

Super Bowl XLV: Best Commercials

Mike from Michael’s Sports Blog named the Pepsi Max commercials as his favorites of the 45th Super Bowl. I agree that the “First Date” Pepsi commercial was awesome, it was funny and creative. The other one he listed, which involves a wife keeping her husband from enjoying the less healthy but oh-so-good foods was less … Continue reading

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena

The new prequel mini-series aired Friday and it was phenomenal! I watched the first series, Spartacus: Blood and Sand, and became an instant fan. STARZ really hit a home run with this series and it is sad that the man who helped them get there (Andy Whitfield) won’t be able to continue on with the … Continue reading