Spanish Historical Fiction

El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×07 Review: Time of Censorship

Some characters in history seem to be more prone to needing help than others, or at least more prone to meeting our team at different points in their lives, even if they don’t remember it. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×06 Review: Time of Slaves

It is always hard to say goodbye to a ministry worker, even more so when we don’t know for sure if the show will be back, which makes their “it’s not a goodbye, it’s a see you later” all the more heartbreaking. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×05 Review: Time of Splendour

If there is something I enjoy more than well-written episodes, is the return of beloved recurring characters. That is the case in ‘Time of Splendour’, where we enjoy the visit of not one, but two key people: Lope de Vega and Cervantes. And it also allows us to sit back and rejoice a little bit, because these two had a rivalry of sorts that is wonderfully played out this time. 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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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×02 Review: Time of Spies

I am a sucker for stories set in the World Wars, and there is something alluring about time travel shows or films that visit this period. Should something be changed? Would that alter the course of events? Should we kill Hitler? Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 3×01 Review: Time by Northwest

It might be hard to believe, but after a year of arduous negotiations, El Ministerio del Tiempo is finally back to our small screens! It comes with some casualties (Rodolfo Sancho, The Ministry’s Files), but let’s just be thankful it’s back, and we can complain about the rest afterwards. Continue reading

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El Ministerio Will Open Its Doors Again!

Just a quick post to let you all know that, after months of speculations, it is official: El Ministerio del Tiempo has been renewed for a third season! History has its eyes on… well, Spanish history!! Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×13 Review: Change of Time

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Javier Olivares will never cease to amaze me. Just when I thought this second season couldn’t get any better, he has offered us a finale that made me laugh and cry in equal shares. But let’s get to it. Continue reading

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