Whitfield, unfortunately, died from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2011, and was replaced by Liam Mc Intyre in subsequent incarnations of the Spartacus saga.
Imagine watching a boring porn movie with swords, sandals, CGI, buckets and buckets of blood, and excessive slow-motion "action" scenes, all while Satan pulls your soul out of your backside. A completely over the top experience, but one with solid acting and a great story that kept me interested the whole season.
The action can get a little repetitive because they overuse the slow motion CG, but it can also be pretty spectacular in parts as well.
The dialogue can be a little vulgar at times, but it doesn't completely derail the experience.
Spartacus, however, proves to be a formidable gladiator, and defeats the four gladiators tasked with executing him.
He becomes a favorite of the crowd, leading Senator Albinius to commute his death sentence to a life of slavery.
This action-adventure spectacle may be bloody entertaining, but it is also somewhat bloody.
The body count for the cable series, which tips its helmet to the big-screen gorefest that was 2007's "300," appears to approach that number for most episodes.
Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the ...
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However after Glaber reneges on the deal and switches his attentions from the Getae to attack Mithridates in Asia Minor, the Thracians feel betrayed and mutiny.