Game Of Thrones season 5 episode 1 review: The Wars To Come

Game Of Thrones season 5 episode 1 review: The Wars To Come

5.1 The Wars To Come One of the things that are most interesting about Game Of Thrones is just how consistently the show has stuck to its timeline. There’s never been a flashback or a flash-forward or any other flash, aside from flashes of genitals from time to time. However,…

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 10 review: The Children

4.10 The Children In the world of Game Of Thrones, you win or you die. On the show Game Of Thrones, you act and then, inevitably, your character dies. It seems the show exists solely to introduce us to great new characters, and then later that season, or the next…

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 9 review: The Watchers On The Wall

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 9 review: The Watchers On The Wall

4.9 The Watchers On The Wall There are some episodes of Game Of Thrones that are showcases for the writing prowess of Dan Benioff and DB Weiss (and a whole bunch of other great television writers), there are episodes that are dedicated to the prowess of brilliant actors like Peter…

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 8 review: The Mountain And The Viper

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 8 review: The Mountain And The Viper

This week’s Game Of Thrones features spectacular one-on-one fight and a shed load of heartbreak… 4.8 The Mountain And The Viper The ultimate theme of Game Of Thrones, or I guess of A Song Of Ice And Fire as well, is that there’s no such thing as a happy ending….

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 7 review: Mockingbird

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 7 review: Mockingbird

4.7 Mockingbird Of the changes made in the fourth season by producers and television adapters David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the most logical one is to tighten the focus of episodes. At points, especially in the second season, it felt like the show hopped around to every character and every…

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 6 review: The Laws Of Gods And Men

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 6 review: The Laws Of Gods And Men

4.6 The Laws Of Gods And Men We’ve all seen a show have one or two good episodes, then kind of tail off into a status of eternal decentness. Never great, never bad, sometimes mediocre, and usually just kind of… pretty good. Game Of Thrones is not one of those…

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 5 review: First Of His Name

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 5 review: First Of His Name

With great stories and performances, Game Of Thrones season 4 appears to be getting better by the episode. Here’s Ron’s review… 4.5 First Of His Name David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have done an absolutely amazing job of adapting the A Song Of Ice And Fire universe into a television…

Game of Thrones season 4 episode 4 review: Oathkeeper

Four episodes into season 4 and Game Of Thrones isn’t letting up… 4.4 Oathkeeper It’s a tale of rebellion. Daenerys Targaryen and her slave armies are overthrowing the cruel despots of Slaver’s Bay, one walled city-state at a time. Meanwhile, north of the wall, a comparatively good leader in Jeor…

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 3 review: Breaker Of Chains

Game Of Thrones season 4 episode 3 review: Breaker Of Chains

This week’s Game Of Thrones is all about protection. And this review contains lots of spoilers… 4.3 Breaker Of Chains Life is not easy in Westeros. You’d think that having gold and power and allies and armor would make someone less likely to become a victim of terrible circumstances, but…