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Game of Thrones S6E03 — Oathbreaker

Well, we got our first glimpse of this show’s hidden story line, which is sort of an open secret among those who care to know, unless that old man presumably still typing away in Santa Fe is TRICKING US. At … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S6E02–Home

Further doings are afoot in Westeros and Essos. In addition to recapping events from last week, the “previously” tells us: We’ll return to Bran’s storyline. You remember Bran, from two years ago? Some sort of dragon-ation or dragon-osity will be undertaken … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S06E1 — The Red Woman

It’s that time of year again. Winter is over, which means Winter is Coming (presumably, finally). I’m not going to dwell on this more than once, or at least that’s my plan, but clearly there’s a huge difference between this … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E10 — Mother’s Mercy

Well you guys, nothing really happened in this episode, so I’ll just keep it brief. Couple establishing shots, a few scenes of dialogue, and then it was just like, 55 minutes of watching a log burn in a fireplace? Not much … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E09 — The Dance of Dragons

After last week’s brutal conclusion, what could possibly await us in this penultimate episode? A child’s tea party? A Shakespearean mistaken identify farce? We know there are other pieces in motion, but can we get thorough this week without anything terrible … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E08 — Hardholme

Say friend, are you looking for an episode in which all sorts of things happen to characters in which you are interested, and we don’t muck around with any useless subplots, and you conclude with an enormous set piece? Have I … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E07 – The Gift

So that was slightly less unpleasant than last week? I think? While awful things happened, they didn’t happen as directly to people we cared about. It’s another week in which we hear nothing from at least one storyline. Last week … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E06 — Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

Well, you’ve done it, you’ve made it to the second half of the season (he says to himself as much as his readers). All of the groundwork laying seems to be done. Is it time to send plots careening out … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E05 – Kill the Boy

We’ve reached the halfway point of the season, and in several settings, we seem to approaching turning points. A complaint that I and others have sometimes had about this show is that some episodes, in their efforts to update us … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones S5E04 – Sons of the Harpy

Big doings are afoot in fair Westeros (ok, and Essos). Betrayal! Skullduggery! Boobs! Let’s get to it, people! By the way, this week in credits sequences, Dorne! Pretty cool snake animation, guys .

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