The Name of the Rose (season 1)

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Back in the late 1980s, a movie adaptation was made of Umberto Eco's historical mystery, The Name of the Rose. Starring Sean Connery and a very young Christian Slater in one of his first roles, I rather loved it and enjoyed the book on the back of it. So when I saw there was a new adaptation … Continue reading The Name of the Rose (season 1)

Lucifer (season 1)

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Once upon a time a little graphic novel series, Sandman, told of the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar, growing bored of the job and deciding to decamp to Los Angeles - where else?! He opens up a nightclub and sets about living life to the full, encouraging the mortals around him to do the same. Neil … Continue reading Lucifer (season 1)

Ben-Hur (2016)

Judah Ben-Hur is a pacifist prince in a Jerusalem being overtaken by Rome, until his adopted Roman brother, Messala, returns from the wars and falsely accuses Judah of treason. After 5 years as a galley slave, a shipwreck and chance meeting with a chariot racing team in town for the opening of the new 'circus' … Continue reading Ben-Hur (2016)