BLACK SAILS [S3E02-05]

I have talked at length, and possibly ad nauseum, about the complexities that makeup the Starz original series Black Sails. Only by stopping for a moment before jumping into a marathon session of the third season did I begin to appreciate what those complexities are. Black Sails is a prequel to the children’s story Treasure Island, and even though the story has some mature elements, it is still a far cry from the violence and deplorable climate of Black Sails. However, for this reason, one can take solace in the…

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television review: BLACK SAILS [S3E01]

BLACK SAILS [S3E01] Aired: January 23rd 2016 Produced By: Michael Bay Directed By: Alik Sakharov Starring: Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Luke Arnold Website: IMDB Score: 6/9 Hammers Oh fuck, what in the hell happened during the last two seasons of Starz series Black Sails? Well, if you have just watched the previous two recently, this whole series is sending you 60 miles down a careening hill and you do not need a recap. If you are like me and it’s been a year since you sailed the high seas, the…

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