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

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