TV Series: Black Sails (2014)

Black Sails is a series about pirates. If you like pirate movies you will like this series =) It's full of action and fighting. Most of the scenes are on a boat or of the sea but there is also some land diplomacy to attend to.

This ambitious pirate story is helped immensely by going beyond the pay cable freedoms that often bog down lesser shows in boobs, blood and sex. But of course it has all of that too ;D Black Sails steers itself out of that realm after a few episodes and makes a play for bigger, more complicated stories. Solid acting patches up weaker spots. A series worth a look. 

Resume: It starts a little bit soft, you can't judge it from the first 4 episodes. More into the 6th episode it gets much better and in the last and beginning of the second season even more so. This new Michael Bay pirate series, set in 1715, during the "Golden Age of piracy." Here's a genre series that's got a lot of what you'd expect from Starz, gratuitous nudity, bloodshed and mayhem, but it also has a complicated story to spin.
Co-created and co-written by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine, Black Sails tells the story of Capt. Flint (Toby Stephens), who runs the Walrus ship and is the most feared captain of all those docking in lawless New Providence Island. His crew includes the quartermaster, Gates (Mark Ryan), and first mate Billy Bones (Tom Hopper), who is next in line.

I'm watching this series second to Crossbones maybe that's why I just like Crossbones more, but my boyfriend says it's better and a bunch of US reviewers the same. It also has promises to continue as the third season is on it's way. I would say take a look at both and judge them your selves and then come here and leave me your opinion on it =)

I would give it a 7/10. It's a great series to see before going to bed =)

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