Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena - The Complete Collection [DVD]
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Top Customer Reviews
Set in the period prior to "Blood and Sand," "Gods of the Arena" charts the trials and tribulations as Hannah tries to maneuver his gladiator house into a position of prominence. There is a new set of political opponents, plenty of familiar faces among the gladiator ranks (including the arrival of bad boy Crixus), and a fresh faced hero of the Batiatus house. Dustin Clare as Gannicus is filled with charm and bravado--but being a gladiator star may be a short lived occupation! Those that come to the show for its action elements will be delighted by the continuous blood-letting and the vibrantly ridiculous CGI effects.Read more ›
We've still got Quintus and Lucretia (who deserve each other) constantly plotting against all that gets in the way of their devious pursuits of fame and power. In addition, we get the back story of Oenomaus, Crixus, and Ashur, who play important roles in the Blood and Sand series.
We also get to see the building moral decline of Quintus and Lucretia through their association with Gaia, and the seedy elements she brings to the House of Batiatus.
Spartucus: Gods of the Arena exceeded my expectations, and was a wild ride well worth watching.
There are plenty of twists and turns that will keep the viewer guessing, and most often they don't turn out the way one would expect.
But jeez, what's with price of the 6-episode series being almost as much as the 13-episode original season? And that's even with Amazon's 30% off...
Buy this. You won't be disappointed.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The series, Spartacus, is just an excellent series, bottom line. It's very unfortunate that Mr. Andy Whitfield passed away but he gave a stellar performance as Spartacus in Season... Read morePublished 4 days ago by YellaDragon
First and second season of Spartacus Blood and Sand were the BEST TV series I've ever had the pleasure of watching.. What followed after these two seasons? Read morePublished 10 days ago by Joe
I'm hooked! My husband and I have binge watched seasons 1 -4 in the past two weeks!!!Published 15 days ago by Natboyk
Because this was a prequel to the 1st seaon that lacked the character Spartacus, I expected it to be lacking in interest. But this was probably the best season of the series. Read morePublished 24 days ago by MrPhinn