Posts Tagged With: Spanish Television

El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×02 Review: The Time in His Hands

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What would you do if you had a wardrobe that travels in time? Well, I’ll tell you what the baddie of this week’s episode did: he travelled to different eras to kill women because he was traumatised by his own mother’s death at the hands of his father. Kids. Continue reading

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El Ministerio del Tiempo 2×01 Review: Time of Legend

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Months and months of waiting, and boy, it didn’t disappoint, did it? Us Ministéricos (“ministerics”) knew that the return of El Ministerio del Tiempo was going to be bigger and better. And sadder. Continue reading

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Carlos, Rey Emperador: Episode 14 Review

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Being a teenager is, with perspective, the worst time in anyone’s life. You are going through changes, you get all ‘rebel’ and make your parents’ lives impossible, and then they force you at age 15 to become the regent of an entire country and marry your first cousin and stop the affair you are having with your sister’s lady-in-waiting. Teens, am I right? Continue reading

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Carlos, Rey Emperador: Episode 2 Review

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Do you know that awkward situation when your parents decide to move to a new house and you have to endure the unfairness of your older siblings choosing the biggest rooms for themselves just because they happen to be older than you so they get to choose first? Well, that is exactly what happened in the second episode of Carlos, Rey Emperador, entitled ‘My Big Bro Stole my Bedroom’. I guess. Continue reading

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First Thoughts on Carlos, Rey Emperador

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Well, that was a brilliant episode, wasn’t it? Just as good as I expected it to be. The premiere of Carlos, Rey Emperador captured the history period it’s covering perfectly. So much to talk about, so many sets, so many different storylines – the director himself admitted in the special that aired after the episode that he had taken inspiration from Game of Thrones to deal with the complexity of the show. It might be a bit messy to just talk about everything in general, so let’s divide it by plot. Continue reading

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La Corona Partida: the Transition from Isabel to Carlos

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Fans of Isabel, high-quality fiction and Spanish history, rejoice! Because within the next few months, we are going to enjoy the continuation of Isabel’s story, not only on our TVs, but on the big screen as well! Continue reading

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Isabel Series 3: The End of a Reign is Near

Isabel_t3-702x336Here it is, finally. The day I had been waiting for almost a year. The epic historical drama Isabel begins its third series in Spain this Monday and it is going to be the conclusion to one of the most successful Spanish TV productions ever made. Continue reading

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