It’s not your typical sword and sandal. It reminded me somewhat of a modern interpretation of the King and I without it being as good of course.
A mild banker and amateur painter is at a dinner honouring him for for twenty-five years of service in the bank for which he works. Enroute home he helps Kitty , an amoral femme fatale apparently being attacked by a man. Soon, he is enamoured of her, since his own domestic life is ruled by his bullying wife Adele (Rosalind Ivan), who idolises her former husband, a policeman drowned while trying to save a woman.
A small group of soldiers who are trapped deep behind enemy lines following the infamous Malmedy massacre that took place during World War II’s Battle of the Bulge. The soldiers have vital enemy intelligence in their possession and decide to deliver it to the front lines, over 20 miles away.
I’ve been hooked on this series about the notorious Borgia Pope Alexander VI. It’s a soap opera in 1495, which uncannily probably isn’t much different than what was going on. Really though, Roderic Borgia’s reputation is mostly drawn from his enemies and Protestants. No historical evidence exists to the Borgia’s were guilty of being poisoners, […]