Rome The gritty, decadent world that HBO built spills more blood in its final season, the post-Caesar chapter that pits Mark Antony (James Purefoy) against Octavian… Rome The gritty, decadent world that HBO built spills more blood in its final season, the post-Caesar chapter that pits Mark Antony (James Purefoy) against Octavian…
DVD Review

Rome: Season 2 (2007)

HAIL, POST-CAESAR The action in Rome 's second season (Ray Stevenson, Chiara Mastalli, pictured) is a colossus
HAIL, POST-CAESAR The action in Rome's second season (Ray Stevenson, Chiara Mastalli, pictured) is a colossus
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Details Release Date: Aug 07, 2007; DVD Release Date: Aug 07, 2007; Movie Rated: Unrated; With: James Purefoy and Polly Walker

The gritty, decadent world that HBO built spills more blood in its final season, the post-Caesar chapter that pits Mark Antony (James Purefoy) against Octavian (Simon Woods). Sweeping battlefield showdowns offer high drama, but the soap-operatic subplots — orchestrated by the cunning, stunning, emerald-eyed Atia (Polly Walker) — are where the real action is. EXTRAS Five sharp commentaries and four featurettes are a must-watch. And ''All Roads Lead to Rome'' — a fact-filled, Pop-Up Video-style option — will have you speaking Latin in no time. A

Originally posted Aug 10, 2007 Published in issue #948 Aug 17, 2007 Order article reprints
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