The Borgias Review: "The Poisoned Chalice"

Pope Alexander: Oh what would Rome be without a good plot?

That just about explains what The Borgias is going to be about.  Constant plotting against the Pope, and then his ability to fight back against all those that oppose him.  There was all you could ask for in the two hour premiere in terms of corruption and deceit.  If you saw any of the promotion for the show, you could not have been surprised. When you market a series as "the original crime family," you are going to get what we saw tonight; buying your way into the Papacy, killing off those that would rather you not be in power, and plenty of sexual transgressions for good measure. Read More...


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