Spanish Historical Fiction

El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×13 Review: Between Two Times

Let’s just forget that this might be the last episode ever of El Ministerio del Tiempo, and discuss: wasn’t it the best way to end a season/series? Full of self-references, not just to previous plots of the show, but to the behind-the-scenes story as well. But let’s start from the beginning. Continue reading

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A Thank You Letter to El Ministerio del Tiempo

After three years and countless adventures… Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×12 Review: Time Setbacks

I am not going to start talking about how El Ministerio del Tiempo is being mistreated, because then I’d have to write 10,000 words on it. Instead, let me focus on how great the penultimate episode of this third (last?) season was. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×11 Review: Time of Verbena

Every episode of El Ministerio del Tiempo makes me laugh, but if I had to choose the most hilarious one, the story that had me rolling on the floor, that would be the mission where Angustias has to talk Napoleon into freeing some prisoners. Even Hugo Silva (Pacino) admitted that he couldn’t stop laughing when he first read the script. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×10 Review: Sheltered by Time

I think we can confirm a fact about El Ministerio del Tiempo: it is now the Pacino and Alonso Show, and it is all the better for it. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×09 Review: the Schism of Time

El Ministerio del Tiempo has always made something very clear: you can travel to the past, but you can’t visit the future. That’s what Salvador has always stated. 2017 is the last stop, and there is no going forward. But now, that so-called rule might change forever. Do we want to see what’s beyond our present? Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×08 Review: Time of Conquest

I’m not telling you anything new when I say that, after the Spanish discovery of America, plenty of natives were treated poorly and stripped of their culture and belongings. Well, this is the story of the Spaniard who did in fact respect their traditions. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×04 Review: Time of the Enlightened

What an interesting history Spain has, so full of world-wide known celebrated characters. We know painters like Goya through their works, but there is much more behind the canvas, and that is the sort of thing we get to learn with El Ministerio del Tiempo. Continue reading

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Corleones & Lannisters on a Mini-Break

My, isn’t this a busy time for my favourite shows? Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×03 Review: Time of Spells

One of the most interesting aspects of El Ministerio del Tiempo is how it allows us to learn more about well-known figures. We know the names, their main works, but this show teaches us about their lives. Continue reading

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