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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4: To the Old Characters and the New

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 in Feature, feature overlay, Featured Article, Game of Thrones, Sci Fi/Horror, Television | 0 comments

Game of Thrones‘ fourth season has finally been given an air date: April 6! Last season was pretty insane and that only covered the...

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Game of Thrones Review: Battle Plans and Endsongs

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in feature overlay, Television | 14 comments

It’s finale time in Westeros! When a show comes to the close of its season, a true test to the quality of the storytelling in my opinion is just how eagerly you’re left wanting more. Sometimes I find myself ready for a short break, like when an overwhelming friend leaves after a prolonged visit. Other finales leave me feeling frustrated and confused, abruptly abandoning me like last season’s True Blood ender. But, there are those few that can leave you almost spellbound in your anticipation of the next chapter.

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Game of Thrones Review: Two to Go

Posted by on Jun 6, 2011 in Television | 4 comments

This week in Westeros, Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) gets a peek at the ugly side of war while the Lannister clan makes preparations to defend their hold on the iron throne. The Stark family continues to find themselves in dire straits. One brother sets off to war, with another longing to join him while on sister fights those challenging her family’s honor, and another desperately clings to the future she was promised. Oh, and their aunt’s still sort of crazed.

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Game of Thrones Review: Deception and Direwolves

Posted by on Apr 25, 2011 in Television | 20 comments

Game of Thrones isn’t a bad show, I just don’t think it’s necessarily a great one. Hear me out before you draw your sword, I actually don’t have that much to nitpick about the series. It’s just that for something so hyped that held such promise, I’m just slightly underwhelmed by what I’ve seen so far. It feels kind of like seeing Fight Club for the first time when you already know the twist. It also manages to be both different than any sword and sorcery story that’s come before, yet treads little new ground for the genre.

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