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Spartacus: War of the Damned

Discussion in 'TV Shows' started by Crown Royal, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. Crown Royal

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    It may not be on for another month or so, I don't care. This looks so awesome it's retarded.



    Final season, as well. It's criminal that such awesomeness gets cut short while Gossip Girl runs the whole course. Fuck everybody who doesn't love this show.
     
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    By Jupiter's cock, we're back one more time. Some of us Canucks don't get this until sunday, spoilers would be be much appreciated until then, if that's cool.

    I am SO jonsing for this and I have excellent weed and beer on hand for it. Cannot wait.
     
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    I... like Marcus Crassus. Finally, a nuanced, reasonable, intelligent antagonist. This should be good.

    His entitled little shit of a son needs to die ugly, though.
     
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    Agreed. It's interesting seeing an honorable Roman for a change. Well, at least moreso. Although I think that it makes the story line for the next episode or two a bit more predictable.

    Anyone know how many episodes this season is going to be?
     
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    Loved it. Saxa, you are my girl.

    Agreed, Crassius is the villain this show now needs for the final season. He's honourable and smart, I like how they mirrored him and Spartacus in the final montage. They are probably portraying him this way to sweeten how this will end. They also have done some real huddle-up offence since last season to make up shortening the series.

    No complaints at all. That was as fast, gory and steamy as any episode past (that face smash but fucking tidy). I kind of miss the scheming Roman power-play sagas, though. It added a heightened brow to the show.

    Fuck it all. This season is again only ten episodes.
     
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    I loved that episode. It's nice to finally have the slaves on the winning end of things (for the time, anyway) and actually Spartacus was awesome that episode, the highlight of it. Too bad about that poor slave who helped them into the city, I liked him. Gannicus killed the living FUCK out his dominus though, eh?

    Does anybody else find it hilarious the Caesar is pretty much the only Roman WITHOUT a Caesar-cut? George Clooney is choking on his own cock right now.

    Crassius' doe-eyed slave is......yeah.
     
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    It makes you wonder who they were pandering to since no woman on the face of this earth watched this show.

    Is it just me, or is Naevia going insane? She made psychotic, impulsive judgements that episode.
     
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    You've been able to see her slowly losing her shit ever since she got the power to fight back. Chopping old mates hand up before being certain is just a bit more evidence.
     
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    Anyone seen "Decimation" yet? Holy fuck that shit was intense. It's now led me to full-on hate Naevia though, as opposed to just passive, generic dislike. Maybe I'm just a huge misogynist, but these strong warrior women that TV tries to shove down my neck inevitably fall flat and I end up disliking them intensely. Bitch, you weigh 120lbs standing in wet clothes, you try and parry a sword stroke from a 240lb, pissed-off warrior and you'll wind up with a dislocated fucking shoulder (Gannicus's woman gets a pass for being insanely hot and willing to lez out at the drop of a hat).

    The only "warrior woman" I buy is Brienne of Tarth in Game of Thrones, because, guess what, the lady is bigger than most dudes. Ergo, she probably can hold her own.

    Aside from her desire to murder Romans right left and centre, what seriously annoys me about Naevia is how she's slowly driving a wedge between Crixus and Spartacus. Bitch, stay out of my bromance. Also, as a Roman, I don't condone wholesale Roman-murder.
     
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    The thing with Gannicus' chick is that she was depicted as a badass crazy chick from the start. Naevia was just this weak submissive house-slave whose only worth in Batiatus' house was that they thought she was still a virgin. It's the same with Agron's boyfriend. The guy was the fairy king and turned into a badass overnight because somehow hanging out with starving gladiators on the run turns you into a killing machine in the span of two months. I don't mind over-the-topness and badass characters, but please stay consistent with the writing guys.

    Other than those details, the show is still more entertaining than anything ever put on television, so I'm good. The guy portraying Crassus is doing a fine job too. I hope his faggot son gets beheaded though, and since he's not mentioned anywhere in historical stuff, there's a chance it happens. Fingers crossed.
     
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Publius_Licinius_Crassus_(son_of_triumvir)

    Sorry.

    That being said, they've gone completely off the reservation with the historical stuff ever since Caesar showed up as an undercover agent(!?) so hey, anything could happen. Maybe Spartacus and his bros win the slave rebellion and go galloping off into the sunset.
     
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    Got drunk and watched Episode 5. Thoughts so far, on a rolling basis. Some stream-of-consciousness type shit here:

    1. Fuck Naevia.

    2. Holy fuck Gannicus's chick is hot.

    3. No but seriously, fuck Naevia. "Hey look there's a bunch of scouts on that ridge that pose no threat to us whatsoever. Never mind the fact they're CLEARLY A TRAP, let's attack them! C'mon, Crixus! Abandon all common sense!" Thank God Spartacus has a functioning brain.

    4. Are Spartacus and Crixus buddies again? Yaaaay!

    5. Much as I enjoy the bloodshed, I do think the arena sequences in Season 1 and Gods of the Arena were cooler.

    6. Agron, you're cool and all, but I have zero interest in your homosexual love-life.

    7. YES GANNICUS! "You stand a true warrior now, Naevia... Lay hand on me again, and see yourself treated as one." Fuck you Naevia.

    8. What the fuck? Man, Crassus's son is the King of all Douches.

    9. That was some serious throat-cutting on Asshole Slave Guy. You know the one.

    10. What a surprise, the pirate turns out to be a traitorous cunt. Didn't see that one coming.

    11. FUCK YEAH CRIXUS FLYING SWORD-FUCK!

    12. I really hope they do a spinoff where Caesar is this badass all through his career and the conspirators who try and murder him engage in a half-hour slo-mo knife battle with him.

    13. That handshake is so fucking metal.

    14. Ripoff Grond breaking through the gate of Minas Tirith much?
     
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    The handshake should be a poster shot. Completely awesome.

    I don't know what Saxa has left to do to become every guy's fantasy girl.
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    I think Caesar is awesome, too. He's shown a lot of depth for his character the last couple episode, especially with the abused Roman woman last episode. He's a "bad guy" you almost want to root for, sometimes you forget what side he's on.
     
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    I thought I read somewhere that Starz is thinking about making a Caesar spin-off. Probably to make up for lost seasons of Spartacus by ending it early.
     
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    That would kick ass. I'd like them to keep DeKnight's trademark style for this series going somehow. If it disapears, everything else on TV AND film is going to look so tame by comparison: "Ugh yeah, but does it have a guy being crucified while having his cock chopped off?No? Then lame."
     
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    ''Do the sex scenes lead you to Pornhub*? No? Lame!''

    * No kidding, look for the orgy scene in Gods of the arena
     
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    Holy fucking shit!
     
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    That was a bloodbath. No fan of this show could not love that shit. How many people did Gannicus kill that episode? That girl Sybel looks almost unearthly-pretty. I thought she was going to follow Rule One of this show for supporting female characters: The cuter you are, the more horribly and nasty you die.

    Too bad about Big Axe Dude, I liked him and he went out with a bang. I loved how he took the honour out of Caesar's kill too.

    Nice also that Yoko ONaevia wasn't around much to shit the bed. Freeze to death, bitch.
     
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    I think the Merkin budget for this season is higher than the CGI budget.

    Also, HO-LY SHIT. I always suspected that the Roman lady had some nice boobs hidden under there, but my GOD, did you see that shit? Talk about a complete package. When she got naked my reaction was basically "HRSRLLSTGKGKGKEAJLK".

    I also had not recognised her as the hot chick from Cabin in the Woods.


    Caesar continues to impress as a character, I liked his "well fought, brother", bit even though the gladiator told him to go fuck himself.
     
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    Crixus. That is all.