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Seven Samurai

  A samurai answers a village’s request for protection after he falls on hard times. The town needs protection from bandits, so the samurai gathers six others to help him Read More


  The Greek warriors pour from the belly of the Trojan Horse, end their arduous IO-year siege in a whirl of fire and gore and in the smoky aftermath, wipe Read More

The Ten Commandments

  Enjoying a life of ease in the court of Egypt’s pharaoh, Moses (Charlton Heston) discovers his Hebrew heritage and, later, God’s expectations of him. He dedicates himself to liberating Read More

I, Claudius – Old King Log & The Cast of I, Claudius – Volume 7

  Episode 13 Old King Log – Claudius is persuaded to re-marry, for his children need a mother. Chosen is a woman who is the secret lover of the emperor’s Read More

I, Claudius – Fool’s Luck & A God in Colchester – Volume 6

Episode 11 Fool’s Luck – “Trust no one.” This is the advice Claudius hears from a trusted friend as he assumes the imperial throne, but the advice hardly seems needed. Read More

I, Claudius – Zeus, by Jove! & Hail Who? – Volume 5

  Episode 9 Zeus, by Jove! – On the brink of death, Tiberius names Caligula as heir to the Roman throne. Before the emperor’s body is even cold, Caligula removes Read More

I, Claudius – Queen of Heaven & Reign of Terror – Volume 4

  Episode 7 Queen of Heaven – The emperor Tiberius revels in a life of eroticism, egged on by Agrippina’s cunning son Caligula. The emperor’s mother Livia is now in Read More

I, Claudius – Poison is Queen & Some Justice – Volume 3

  Episode 5 Poison Is Queen – As the emperor Augustus grows more senile, the brooding Tiberius bides his time until he can ascend the throne. But when revelations from Read More

I, Claudius – Waiting in the Wings & What shall we do about Claudius? – Volume 2

  Episode 3 Waiting in the Wings – After eight years in exile, Livia’s son Tiberius has not escaped his mother’s iron will.  She remains determined to see Tiberius inherit Read More

I, Claudius – A Touch of Murder & Family Affairs – Volume 1

  Episode 1 A Touch of Murder – The emperor Augustus rules the Roman Empire but is ruled himself by his scheming second wife Livia.  As treacherous as she is Read More