[TV] Game of Thrones – Season 6, The Winds of Winter

This post is the third  and final post covering the latest season of Game of Thrones. If spoilers, including material from the books and fan theories, aren't your thing, you might not want to scroll down too much further down Part 1: Queen's Landing Part 2: Cutting the Meereenese Knot Merry Christmas! What better time to talk … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Season 6, The Winds of Winter

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[TV] Game of Thrones – Season 6, Cutting The Meereenese Knot

This post is the second of three covering the latest season of Game of Thrones. If spoilers, including material from the books and fan theories, aren't your thing, you might not want to scroll down too much further down Part 1: Queen's Landing Way back in 2011, when Game of Thrones' first season aired on HBO, the network … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Season 6, Cutting The Meereenese Knot

[TV] Game of Thrones – Season 6, Queen’s Landing

  This post is the first of three covering the latest season of Game of Thrones. If spoilers including material from the books and fan theories aren't your thing, you might not want to scroll down too far Some of you might have been wondering why I had not covered Game of Thrones season 6 week by … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Season 6, Queen’s Landing

[TV] Game of Thrones – Mother’s Mercy

The final episodes of each season of Game of Thrones are always accompanied by a unique blend of anticipation and dread. The book-reader portion of the audience has it easier, insulated as they are from the series’ infamous shocks and plot twists - until now. This season finale had less material from the novels than … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Mother’s Mercy

[TV] Game of Thrones – The Dance of Dragons (S5E9)

Following the overwhelmingly positive reception that last week's episode of Game of Thrones received, big things were expected of the final episodes of the season. These were the episodes that would redeem the show's weakest season, they would erase the audience's memories of Dorne and poorly executed back alley fights and would return some hype … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – The Dance of Dragons (S5E9)

[TV] Game of Thrones – Hardhome (S5E8)

There tend to be two types of Game of Thrones fans – one that believes that the series’ strongest moments come from the nuanced politics and that the larger story of the Long Winter and the Others (White Walkers) is superfluous and unnecessary and  one that believes just the opposite. There are, of course, fans of both … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – Hardhome (S5E8)

[TV] Game of Thrones – The Gift (S5E7)

Foreshadowing can be much harder to get right than most people give it credit for; too little and the plot development feels contrived and unconvincing but with too much, you lose the element of surprise and impact is ruined. A large chunk of this season so far has been build-up and foreshadowing and with just … Continue reading [TV] Game of Thrones – The Gift (S5E7)