THE BORGIAS “Lucrezia’s Wedding” Review

THE BORGIAS "Lucrezia’s Wedding" Season 1 Episode 4 – The Borgias went all Cruel Intentions this week as Lucrezia seeks kissing advice from her father’s whor Giulia (is that what we’e calling her?) prior to her big wedding day. Well, it almost went there. It stopped somewhere around the apricots.

There are two sides to The Borgias: the stories directly involving the Borgias clan, and the stories involvig those who wish to take down the Borgias clan. Cardinal Della Rovere is a part of the latter series of stories, and I regret to say that he is a most dreadfully dull villain. Am I a horrible person for hoping he’ll go on a pillaging expedition and/or mass murder spree in the next episode? Preferably whip out samurai swords or a minigun (or both). There was a meeting in this episode featuring Cardinal Della Rovere, Lorenzo de Medici and Niccolo Machiavelli and I swear to god that there was more villainy and manipulation going on at my granny’s monthly crochet circle than at this snoozefest. And I say this as a total history nerd. Read More...

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