Posts Tagged With: Spanish History

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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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 3×01 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 2×12 Review: Till Time Do Us Part

MdT wedding Fadrique

Who doesn’t love weddings? Everyone is happy, people get drunk, some more than others embarrass themselves in front of the guests, and 13th century knights arrive looking for their bride willing to kill everyone on their way. Weddings, am I right? Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×09 Review: Oil on Time

Velazquez Blade Runner Ministerio Tiempo

El Ministerio del Tiempo has always dealt with how you’re not supposed to go back in time to save someone you love (something that both Julián and Pacino blatantly ignored), but what if what you want to save is a bunch of paintings? That was the main theme of ‘Oil on Time’. That, and some of the best lines of dialogue of the season. This episode was what you’d get if Dangerous Liaisons met Mission Impossible. Continue reading

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The Costumes from ‘Isabel’

 

A few weeks ago, when I went back home for Easter, I was lucky enough to spend a few days with my parents revisiting Granada. We got to see La Alhambra, the Royal Chapel, where the Catholic Monarchs are buried (along with their daughter Juana, their son-in-law Felipe and their grandson, Miguel de la Paz), the Monastery of La Cartuja (founded by Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba) and many other places. 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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