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Blu-Ray Review: Vikings Season 4, Part 1 crams in a pile of features along its 10 episodes

When Viking king Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) told his young sons as they sailed away from Kattegat: “Don’t waste your time looking back, you’re not going that way,” Michael Hirst, creator and writer of Vikings was reminding viewers that this is a show constantly moving forward. As Hirst reiterates during the extras of the Season 4, Part 1 Blu-ray edition of Vikings, the Scandinavian drama was always going to be about the sons of Ragnar, who went on to accomplish far greater deeds than their father.... Continue Reading

Seven shows to watch if you’re a fan of Game of Thrones

As one of the biggest TV series on the planet, Game of Thrones has never really lacked imitators. There’s a lot of money in replicating what people like about Thrones. Though not all of them hit the mark, when they did, it’s meant that fans of the show have had a myriad of other entertainment options to tide them over until the next season comes along.... Continue Reading

Michael Hirst aces Vikings mid-season finale; Jordan Patrick Smith joins cast

In a welcome departure from recent disdainful “who died/are they dead” cliff-hangers, Michael Hirst (creator/writer) did the unexpected Wednesday night by not leaving viewers waiting to see if a main character had died in the Vikings mid-season finale. Instead, after the showdown between brothers Ragnar (Travis Fimmel) and Rollo (Clive Standen) the historical drama jumped forward in time, at least nine years.... Continue Reading