$59.97
$16.99
[Click Here]
Deal May Have Expired


  
At Amazon.com ; posted by cwj 1822 days ago

  • First Season or Second Season
  • Free Shipping with Amazon Prime for Students or Parents and Caregivers or free shipping on $25 (Amazon Free Shipping Fillers).
  • Amazon coupons
  • Tax in KS, KY, ND, NY, WA.
  • Lowest Price Search

    Family dysfunction. Treachery. Betrayal. Coarse profanity. Brutal violence. Graphic (and sometimes brutal) sex. No, it's not , it's The SopranosRome, HBO's madly ambitious series that bloodily splatters the glory of Rome just as savagely as soiled the good name of Camelot (but with far fewer laughs; very few funny things happen on the way to this forum). Set in 52 B.C. (Before Cable), Monty Python and the Holy GrailRome charts the dramatic shifts in the balance of power between former friends Pompey Magnus (Kenneth Cranham), leader of the Senate, and Julius Caesar (Ciaran Hinds), whose imminent return after eight years to Rome after conquering the Gauls, has the ruling class up in arms. At the heart of is the odd couple friendship between two soldiers who fortuitously become heroes of the people. Lucius Vorenus (Kevin McKidd) is married, honorable, and steadfast. Titus Pullo (Ray Stevenson) is an amoral rogue whose philosophy is best summed up, "I kill my enemies, take their gold, and enjoy their women." Among RomeRome's most compelling subplots is Lucius's strained relationship with his wife, Niobe (Indira Varma), who is surprised to see her husband alive (but not as surprised as he is to find her upon his homecoming with a newborn baby in her arms!) Any viewer befuddlement over 's intrigues and machinations, and determining who is hero and who is foe, disappears the minute Golden Globe-nominee Polly Walker appears as Atia, Caesar's formidable niece and a villainess for the ages. In the first hour alone, she offers her already married daughter as a bride to the recently widowed Pompey. One eagerly awaits to see what (or who) she'll do next as much as we anticipate her comeuppance in the final episode. Rome is a painstakingly mounted production that earned eight well-deserved Emmy nominations in such categories as costumes, set design, and art direction. Michael Apted (Rome) was honored with a Director's Guild Award for the first episode, "The Stolen Eagle." But artistic considerations aside, instantly addicted viewers will agree with Atia, who notes at one point, "I adore the secrecy, the intrigue. It's most thrilling." Coal Miner's Daughter --Donald LiebensonStills from Rome (click for larger image) Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world. The Republic was founded on principals of shared power, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling...and two soldiers unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome. A drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, husbands and wives, Rome chronicles a turbulent era that saw the death of a republic and the birth of an empire.

    Batman/Superman 9-film Anthology Standard Edition Blu-ray
    $79.99 $37.99
    Sprint Unlimited Freedom Subscribers: Get Hulu Limited Commercials Plan for Free
    $0
    Pioneer XC-HM86 2-Channel Network Amplifier with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (Black)
    $499.00 $197
    Blackout Yeti USB Microphone with Pop Filter and Assassin's Creed Origins Kit
    $158.95 $99.99
      Comments

    log in to comment or register here.
    Kershaw Ken Onion Blur Folding Knife with Speed Safe
    $56.42 $34.99
    Kellogg's Breakfast Cereal Assortment Pack (Single-Serve Boxes, 30-Count)
    $9.28 $6.5
    LEMFO LF19 Digital Mens Smart Watch IP68 Waterproof 5ATM Call SMS Notification Sport Smartwatch
    $39.99 $17.24
    Flashlights, HAUSBELL Mini T6 Flashlight LED Flashlight Tactical Flashlight Flashlight Torch
    $9.99 $7.99

    Rome - The Complete First Season Blu-ray Disc by PriceGrabber.com