The boring Borgias

I have to admit, I am a little disappointed with the mini-series about the Borgias. It is strange, at a time when Batman has grown darker, The Sopranos and The Wire were popular and critically acclaimed cable television series, and epic fantasy has increasingly devolved into nihilist torture porn, that a producer should feel the need to present the most notorious crime family in European history as weak, sensitive, and misunderstood people.

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