Month: February 2014

February 28, 2014 /

Watch out the listeners! We’re taking a step back in time to examine the classic Rome on film presented in Ben-Hur, the 1959 epic extravaganza! This film emerges from the Hollywood Golden Age where the studio systems competed to draw in the largest audiences with the most satisfying stories. Directed by William Wyler, and released through MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer), the film stars Charlton Heston as the title character Judah Ben-Hur. The film builds on the novel┬áBen-Hur:…

February 13, 2014 /

Dear Listeners – welcome back for a brand new episode! We take our last turn about the room with the enigma, the charisma, that is Spartacus. The final season of the Starz series Spartacus: War of the Damned, follows the final confrontation between the slave rebels and the might of Rome. A mixture of fact and fiction, tune in for a deconstruction of the action. Spartacus 2013 – Season 3