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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

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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.

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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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Game of Thrones: The Queen’s Justice episode review

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*** WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD *** A constant criticism I hear many Game of Thrones viewers make about certain episodes is ‘nothing really happened’. With precious little time remaining, there’s an inescapable fear that subtlety and quality of storytelling will suffer at the hands of the plot expediency. The Queen’s Justice was undoubtedly an episode where

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Game of Thrones: Stormborn episode review

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*** WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD *** It was perhaps inevitable that with the final stages of the great game approaching that various story threads would begin to fold upon each other, and Stormborn is predominantly an exercise in smoothing out the rough, overlapping edges. Stormborn is perhaps the most exposition heavy episode the show has ever

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Game of Thrones’ Dragonstone review

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Thanks for joining me for another seasons of Game of Thrones, my fourth for Daily Review. As always SPOILERS LIE AHEAD! *** “Shall we begin?” – Daenerys Targaryen Premiere episodes of Game of Thrones’ series usually forsake the grandstanding moments the show has made its hallmark, and instead set out the tensions that act as

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