Winterfell review – Game of Thrones regains its footing

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Finally, it is here. The excitement around this season premiere has been more akin to a sporting final rather than a TV show. Viewing parties have sprung up like weeds, while some workplaces are even running screenings at work to try and negate workers taking GoT sickies. While plenty of other big budget dramas and fantasy epics

Game of Thrones -The Dragon and the Wolf review

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*** WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD *** As the final episode approached, Game of Thrones felt like it was slowly descending into an abyss of illogical inconsistencies and apparent disregard for the audience’s intelligence. After delivering a string of good episodes, culminating in the breath-takingly brilliant The Spoils of War, the previous two episodes threatened to destroy

Game of Thrones – Beyond the Wall review

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*** WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD *** As Game of Thrones continues its drift into bullish, blockbuster bravado, Beyond the Wall is the greatest example yet of its polarisation of viewer responses. As an hour-plus slice of action entertainment, it’s a wonderful fist-pumping rollercoaster of emotions, but as a work of storytelling it’s a complete and utter mess.

Game of Thrones – Eastwatch episode review

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WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD As Game of Thrones continues its race against the clock to wrap up its narrative, it’s becoming increasingly clear what kind of show it has morphed into. Last week was a brilliant showcase of what it can do better than any other TV show has before. But Eastwatch is an inelegant instalment

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