Monthly Archives: March 2016

El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×07 Review: Time of Brave Men (I)

Rodolfo Sancho 2x07

Julián is back! I didn’t realise I was missing him so much (I’m lying, of course I did), but at least Pacino has helped fill the void. Anyway, what has Julián been up to? Continue reading

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My Pseudo-Live Blog of War and Peace: Episode 3

W&P andrei and natasha in the snow

I have neglected this ‘live blog’ for so long that I can’t remember what was going on on this show. Oh well, it doesn’t matter. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×06 Review: Time of Magic

Pacino Amelia Alonso 2x06

El Ministerio del Tiempo has always established that the doors can only take you different eras of Spain’s history, being all of them located in the Iberian country. But of course, if once you’ve travelled to another time, you decide you want to take a boat and go somewhere else, that’s entirely up to you, and it is what we saw for the first time in ‘Time of Magic’. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×05 Review: A Virus from Another Time

Amelia Pacino Ernesto 2x05 MdT

The greatest thing about El Ministerio del Tiempo (or one of many) would be its fans. They (we) are the ones who have taken this series from promising fiction to absolute success. Which why it’s no surprise that all the extras that appeared on the latest episode where fans chosen to be part of the show for one day. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×04 Review: The Monastery of Time

Napoleon Angustias

I always liked El Ministerio del Tiempo because it is great at mixing adventure and drama with comedy, but oh my, wasn’t this the funniest episode of the show so far? I couldn’t stop laughing, it was one after the other. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×03 Review: Time of Noblemen

MdT Cervantes 21st century

What would have happened if Miguel de Cervantes had never published Don Quijote de la Mancha? Half the terms used in the Spanish language wouldn’t exist, for starters. But let’s not worry too much, because thankfully we have a ministry that solves this kind of problems! Continue reading

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