Plus: The first trailer for Rectify's second season, The Returned wants Mark Pellegrino, and a Whitney Houston movie is in the works at Lifetime.
Plus: Starz is re-airing Spartacus in its entirety, a Breaking Bad alum is heading to ABC Family, and MTV has renewed The Challenge.
“Victory” worked well not only as a rewarding finale to a remarkably rich series, but also as a cohesive episode of television.
Not too much happened to advance the larger narrative in the series’ penultimate installment; instead, “The Dead and the Dying” focused primarily on moving the characters into position, both physically and psychologically, for the final clash.
With only three episodes remaining in this series, and the historical outcome of the Third Servile War far from in question, we had to expect that several, if not most, of our favorite characters would be meeting the gods soon enough.
Crixus + Naevia 'shippers, this one's for you.
Many of the proceedings of “Mors Indecepta” were underlined by deception, but in ways that demonstrated the limits of its utility.
Right now, the rebels may be on the defensive, trapped at the edge of the world, while Crassus holds all the cards. But as Metellus aptly recognized, “If this man stands for all the rebellion, celebration may hold premature.”
After starting out as a classic midseason piece-shifting episode, “Blood Brothers” instead knocked over the entire board.
Most likely, when you're reading this, it's the weekend. So why not take a few minutes to call your parents, or grab coffee with a good friend, just to remind yourself that there's goodness and light in the world. Because that episode? That was grim.
When and where to lay trust was a quandary on many minds this week.
Unfortunate bloodbaths aside, the Sparty Gang needed a city. And that city needed to be taken by force.
"Enemies of Rome" established nifty new story engines that should keep War of the Damned from feeling like a rehash of Vengeance while moving us toward the endpoint—however bleak that may wind up being.
Plus: Spartacus has a release date, Martha Stewart will be at the center of a Fox sitcom, and one of our favorite Lost vets has a new job.