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The Tudors - The Complete First Season (2007)

8 Ratings: 3.1
Television movie directed by Alison Maclean, Brian Kirk, Charles McDougall, Ciaran Donnelly, and Steve Shill

The Tudors: The Complete First Seasonmay cover the same subject matter as the 1970 BBC seriesThe Six Wives of Henry VIII, but in every other respect it is a different idea of historical drama. Sexy and violent,The Tudorsenvisions Henry VIII (Jonathan … see full wiki

5 reviews about The Tudors - The Complete First Season (2007)
review by . May 12, 2009
I had no intention of watching this series until one day I was channel surfing and saw an  attractive woman traipsing around.  So...I decided to tune in to see if she could act as well, and I was hooked into the series by all its creative facets - acting, writing, cinematograpy, art direction, etc.  I found out the show was The Tudors and that I was watching the first episode of the 3rd season.  I had to find out how it all started!I just finished watching the first series...Everything about the …
review by . December 25, 2008
I love all things Tudor. This is an excellent series. Lushly produced, fabulously designed costumes. Quite possible that some inaccuracies exist -f rom other historical books i have read, but this quite well done. Thoroughly enjoyable. I can;t wait for the next season! Highly recommended !
review by . September 26, 2008
I would never expect Showtime to produce first rate historical drama. That is not what they do. Showtime is in the business of slick entertainment, and that's exactly what they've given us in The Tudors. With the exception of PBS and, at times, The History Channel, it is fatuous to count on the entertainment industry to teach us history.     Viewed as mere entertainment, The Tudors is a success. It's got visual impact, conspiracy, treachery, sex, arrogance, and power plays. And …
review by . January 10, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: lush, seductive and enthralling      Cons: more style than substance, historical inaccuracies      The Bottom Line: The Tudors could easily reset standards for historical dramas in years to come, and I find myself thinking... Huzzah! and long live the King!      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. This four disc set offers up the tension, power, and lush sensuality of England's monarchy …
review by . January 12, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
"The Tudors"    Gorgeous to Watch    Amos Lassen    If you love beauty then you will love Showtime's "The Tudors" the mini-series based on the life of Henry VIII. Henry had a tabloid life and we seem to love tabloids. However, this a tabloid with gorgeous costumes, sumptuous sets and beautiful actors. I must admit that I am a tad skeptical about the programming of historical drama on prime time television. Showtime has done a beautiful …
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