|Betrayed by the Romans, forced into slavery, reborn as a Gladiator. The classic tale of the Republic’s most infamous rebel comes alive in the graphic and visceral new series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus is condemned to the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment. But not all battles are fought upon the sands. Treachery, corruption, and the allure of sensual pleasures will constantly test Spartacus. To survive, he must become more than a man, more than a gladiator. He must become a legend.|
Editor's NoteThis set contains every episode from the first season of the cable series SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND, which tells the tale of a slave who manages to escape his bondage to become one of the fiercest warriors in all of Ancient Rome.
Spartacus: Blood and Sand - DVD Review
By: John Reed Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 11/5/2010 1:40 PM
|The recent news that Spartacus: Blood and Sand star Andy Whitfield has resigned from the hit STARZ series due to a recurrence of the cancer he battled earlier this year was shocking and sad. Whitfield was stellar as the lead in the show and the recent news now leaves the show's future in limbo. In a strange irony, the season one DVD Spartacus: Blood and Sand was released on the same week as Whitfield’s announcement. The show, which has really put STARZ original productions on the map, is the cable channel's most successful original show and rightly so....read the full review|