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'Are You Not Entertained?': Try Watching These Streamable Roman Empire Movies

Since the reign of the Roman Empire lasted for more than a millennia — punctuated with larger-than-life figures and enough political intrigue, backstabbing and betrayal to make… 808 more words


North by North, Alex

Alex North led a profoundly prolific career, this much is obvious. His work on the original 2001: A Space Odyssey score alone sets him a head above the cinematic competition, but here are a few other Alex North projects you may have overlooked (if you’re anything like me): A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), Spartacus (1960), The Misfits (1961), Cleopatra (1963), and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 52 more words


Jean Simmons: My Spartacus Beauty

Jean Simmons is my idea of the perfect pin-up. She was curvaceous, sexy and could turn the world on with a million-watt smile. I first met her in a Roman riverbank thanks to AMC (back when classic movies ran commercial-free!) and the Stanley Kubrick directed SPARTACUS with Kirk Douglas. 683 more words


OMG, Those Eyes!

Ever realize how the eyes are not only the first thing you notice in person, but the most frequently repeated feature in literature, especially of the Romance/Erotica variety?  434 more words