Tag Archive: Starz

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…

Starz Original CAMELOT on Blu-ray™ and DVD

Series Synopsis: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur’s cold and ambitious half sister Morgan will…

Camelot Episode 4: ‘The Lady of the Lake’ Recap

Synopsis of Camelot: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur’s cold and ambitious half sister Morgan…

Camelot Episode 3: “Guinevere” Recap

Synopsis of Camelot: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur, Uther’s unknown son and heir, who has been raised from birth as a commoner. But Arthur’s cold and ambitious half sister Morgan…

Camelot Episode 2: “The Sword and the Crown” Recap

Philip the Dazed is back with a recap of Episode 2 “The Sword and the Crown” from the Starz Original Series Camelot. Synopsis of Camelot: In the wake of King Uther’s sudden death, chaos threatens to engulf Britain. When the sorcerer Merlin has visions of a dark future, he installs the young and impetuous Arthur,…

Camelot “HomeComing” Episode 1 Recap

We have a guest blogger, Philip the Dazed, who offered his services to write up episode recaps for the Starz Original Series Camelot. I have not decided if there will be podcast recaps of the show yet. However if I do a podcast it will not be until the show is out on DVD. Right…

Camelot: A Starz Original – new images

Starz is finally releasing media related to its new original series Camelot. I talked to one of their PR people and Starz only has American rights to the show. So unlike The Pillars of the Earth which aired in the USA, Canada and the UK, it appears that Camelot is only going to air in…

Camelot: A Starz original mini-series coming in April

Starz began making historical mini-series a few years back and hit gold with Spartacus: Blood and Sand. In 2010 they produced Ken Follet’s The Pillars of the Earth, an 8-part epic story set in England during the period known as “The Anarchy”. Now Starz is creating a new vision for King Arthur. From the Starz…

Bryan Singer gives update on his remake of Excalibur

The story of King Arthur can definitely be described as enduring. Rooted in the Dark Ages, it was shifted into the Middle Ages (with all the associated knights in armour, chivalry and damsels) by Sir Thomas Malory’s classic 15th century work Le Morte d’Arthur. With all the myth and mystery surrounding this semi-historical tale, not…

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…

Pillars of the Earth: The Countdown

The starz original series The Pillars of the Earth starts Friday 23 July 2010.  It will air at 2200ET on the Starz movie channel in the USA and on The Movie Channel in Canada.  Pillars of the Earth will air this fall in the United Kingdom on BBC Channel 4. Since I do not subscribe…