Tag Archive: Netflix

2014 Medieval Year in Review: Television

The White Queen

While the silver screen offered very little for medieval viewing the small screen is taking over! There was the obvious Season 4 of Game of Thrones, but it wasn’t alone. HISTORY, Starz, PBS and even Netflix offered something for TV Viewing. In fact your best bet for medieval fantasy is Television. Game of Thrones continues…

5 Reasons You Should Watch Marco Polo

Marco Polo is a Netflix Original series released on 12 Dec 2014. It’s a 10 episode series exploring the life and times of trader and adventurer Marco Polo’s time in the court of Kublai Khan. Historical dramas based in ancient and medieval times are becoming more popular these days. Shows like Rome, Spartacus, Camelot, Pillars…

Medieval Halloween Movies #1: Black Death

Black Death

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the Number One Medieval Halloween Movie as chosen by me, the Archivist! It was a tough choice for the number one movie. The movie in the Number Two spot conjures great memories of late night movie watching with my sister in a dark, sometimes spooky basement. Hiding…

The Pillars of the Earth: DVD Release

The wait is finally over. The Pillars of the Earth is available on DVD and Blu-Ray! There are not many details about the extra features included in the DVD release. A ‘Making of’ Featurette and a Special Effects Featurette will appear on both the DVD and Blu-Ray versions. The Pillars of the Earth is available…

The Pillars of the Earth: UK Release

The time has finally come for our friends over in Great Britain to see The Pillars of the Earth. It aired today, 16 October 2010 on BBC Channel 4 at 2100. The Pillars of the Earth will air every Saturday for the next seven weeks. I hope you all enjoy the show. click on the…

The Pillars of the Earth: Series Finale

Before the mini-series started I hoped it would live up to all the hype. I think that it has and more! The exploits of Tom Builder, Prior Philip, Waleran, The bastard Jack, Ailena, Ellen, and King Stephen have been exhilarating. All good things must come to an end and this Friday, 27 August, the 2-hour…