Black Sails. The Complete Third Season

Black Sails. The Complete Third Season

DVD - 2016
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Publisher: Beverly Hills, California : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2016
Branch Call Number: DVD TV SERIES
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (549 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Language Note: English, Spanish or French dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
Alternative Title: Black sails Season 3


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Sep 26, 2018

Great show!
Not a single bad episode in the entire 4 season run.

Jul 24, 2018

So stupid and boring series...
The hole series is nothing but talking, scheming, and back stabbing.
There is little action and what action there is it's very weak and quick.
I'm very glad I didn't waste money on seeing this show....

Mar 20, 2018

I really like this series but...there are some characters that I will really miss. enough said

Jan 06, 2018

I did not watch season one so I returned this without watching.

Dec 09, 2017

Rated 8/10. Overall, not too bad, being better than previous seasons. I did minimal fast-forwarding of extraneous scenes.

I'll overlook the historical inaccuracy the writers made of the location of Charles Vane's death, which was Jamaica, not Nassau.

I'm finding the characters John Silver and John Rackham to be quite interesting.

Season 4 will be the final one to wrap it all up. Looking forward to it.

Fantastic series! Each season is better than the last. High-quality all around. Acting, writing, direction, production design, costumes, effects, you name it are all top notch. These are not your familiar (and often idiotic) Hollywood pirates. These are much closer to reality. Because of that, this show is NOT for children. It's strictly for adults. Nudity, sex scenes, coarse language, brutality, and violence are present regularly.

Feb 03, 2017

This series really hit its stride in Season 2. I'm about 1/3 of the way through Season 3 now, and it's gripping, fascinating and extremely entertaining.

Nowhere is it said that this is a prequel to Treasure Island, but boy, it could be, with (at last count) three major characters (Billy Bones, Ben Gunn--just introduced--and the man who became known as Long John Silver) taken from the pages of R. L. Stevenson's classic novel.

All this and REAL LIFE characters, too: Edward Teach (Blackbeard), Charles Vance, Jack Rackham and Captain Hornigold.

So the creators and writers of this series have manage to blend fact and fiction in an extremely clever way. Thanks to movie technology, never has a "pirate show" looked so realistic--none of those water-tank miniatures from Captain Blood and Black Swan days--as good as they were. This looks absolutely real--and the players perform that way, too.

Only quibble: the odd 21st century sentiment and dialogue language. But then, Errol Flynn and Burt Lancaster's dialogue wasn't spoken in the 1700s, either!


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Frightening or Intense Scenes: Combat, shooting, swordplay. Lots of blood, gore, and death from time to time. These are pirates, not social workers.

Sexual Content: Nudity & sex scenes depicted - not just suggested.

Violence: Frequent violence, brutality, death, murder, gore, combat, and executions. Not gratuitous, but used appropriately to tell the story.

Coarse Language: Colourful metaphors of the 4-letter variety are frequently used.


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