Quiz: Do you have what it takes to topple the Roman Empire?

Barbarians Rising tells the epic saga of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire from the perspective of the barbarian leaders who brought it down; a high-impact, visceral journey into the heart of their rebellions against absolute power. The Roman Empire called them “barbarians” – tribes beyond the fringe of civilization that live a … >

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Win ‘300: Rise of an Empire’ goodies and Blu-rays™!

Prepare to seize your glory when 300: Rise of an Empire arrives on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on Monday 29 September. > Read our review of the movie. To mark this epic release, we’ve got exclusive merchandise (including a mask keychain, liquid mousemat, notepad and baseball cap) and copies of the film on Blu-ray™ to … >

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‘300: Rise of an Empire’ movie review

Set alongside the events of Zack Snyder’s 2006 movie, the sequel to 300 focuses on Greek general Thermistokles as he tries to take down Persian forces led by god Xerxes and his right hand woman Artemisia. 300: Rise of an Empire continues the ultra violence and stylised visual effects that made 300 great. There’s probably … >

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‘Spartacus: War of the Damned’ DVD review

It’s difficult to say now how Spartacus will be remembered, but the members of its vocal fanbase are sure to keep recommending the show to anyone and everyone who’ll listen and it wouldn’t be surprising to see that legion of fans become something much larger as the series is exposed to a wider audience through DVDs.

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Win a ‘Spartacus: War of the Damned’ boxset!

Spartacus: War of the Damned – the epic final season of the Spartacus saga – is out on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 29 April.

To celebrate the release, we’ve got a copy of the boxset to give away to one of our Twitter followers!

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‘Spartacus: War of the Damned’: ‘The Dead and the Dying’ review

Spartacus doesn’t do filler episodes. Yes, ‘The Dead and the Dying’ may be the penultimate instalment of the show but that hardly means it’s an uneventful one.

This is an episode that is all about consequences, catharsis and remembering the dead. It’s a tribute to Crixus that develops into a tribute to all who have fallen in the war against Rome, masterfully executing numerous resonant moments while doing significant work building for what is sure to be an epic series finale.

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