Posts Tagged ‘Littlefinger’

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Episode: 609
Airdate: June 19, 2016
Directed by: Miguel Sapochnik
Showrunners: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Written by: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (creators); George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by); David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

Tonight may have just seen the best single episode of television ever. High praise? Hyperbole? Perhaps – but in my current state of jangled nerves and adrenaline hangover, I am leaning toward saying that no, it isn’t hype at all. Click through to get my full review of tonight’s penultimate episode of Season 6 of Game of Thrones.

<<Spoiler Alert: The following review will discuss at length plot points of Game of Thrones S06E09, “Battle of the Bastards” – spoilers ahead; read more at your own risk.>>
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Episode: 502
Airdate: April 19, 2015
Directed by: Michael Slovis
Showrunners: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss
Written by: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (creators); George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by); David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

Last week’s premiere served to reintroduce us to several storylines left hanging at the end of last season. Tonight, we caught up with one more – a personal and fan favorite – as well as catching a glimpse of what is sure to be one of the central new powers throughout Season 5. Others got a bit more time, and more than one character has already been dumped into the proverbial fire already, just two weeks in. Click through for my complete review and synopsis.

<<Spoiler Alert: The following review will discuss at length plot points of Game of Thrones S05E02, “The House of Black and White.” In discussing events, I will be quoting some lines with colorful language – read more at your own risk.>>
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Episode: 33
Airdate: April 20, 2014
Directed by: Alex Graves
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), David Benioff (written for television by), D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

With the end of Season Four of Game of Thrones, I finally have the time to catch up on the two episode reviews I missed while on my family vacation earlier this spring. Here’s the first one, for the third episode of the season.

The last episode ended on a truly dramatic event, reminiscent in more ways than one of the end of Episode 0309, “The Rains of Castamere.” There, the final shot, and the final act left viewers with a sick feeling in their stomachs, and the knowledge that we wouldn’t be able to see the full repercussions of the event as it was already the penultimate episode of the season. Here, the event has, arguably, a potentially larger effect on Westeros, but we have eight more episodes to see the fallout, beginning with “Breaker of Chains.” Click through after the break to get my thoughts on this episode.

<<Spoiler Alert: This article is a review and partial recap of Game of Thrones S04E03 – “Breaker of Chains” – it will discuss major plot points and events in detail, and may contain strong language based on dialogue from the episode; read further at your own risk!>>
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Episode: 38
Airdate: June 1, 2014
Directed by: Alex Graves
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), David Benioff (written for television by), D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

Two weeks after the last episode of Game of Thrones, we finally enter into the final stretch run. Sadly, we have only two more episodes to go after tonight’s, but if they are anything like “The Mountain and the Viper,” we’ll be in for a real treat. There was major movement on three key storylines tonight, as well as not a few resolutions to ongoing questions. The biggest, of course, involves the trial by combat we’ve been waiting to see since Episode 406, three weeks ago. And it most certainly did not disappoint.

<<Spoiler Alert: This article is a review and complete recap of Game of Thrones S04E08 – “The Mountain and the Viper” – it will discuss major plot points and events in detail, and may contain strong language based on dialogue from the episode; read further at your own risk!>>
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Episode: 38
Airdate: June 1, 2014
Directed by: Alex Graves
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), David Benioff (written for television by), D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

NB: Click here to read my review of this episode.

The current one week hiatus (and thus two week wait) for Game of Thrones gives everyone a bit of a breather heading into the final three episodes of the season, the time at which Benioff and Weiss have traditionally given us their best, most frenetic events and scenarios. The ongoing story in King’s Landing is definitely coming to a head in this episode, and things are heating up all over the place, even in the normally cold north. Click through to get my take on what to expect when Game of Thrones returns from its brief hiatus.

<<Spoiler Alert: This preview of Game of Thrones S04E08 – “The Mountain and the Viper” – will discuss major plot points and events suggested by previous episodes and the Promo video; read further at your own risk!>>
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Episode: 37
Airdate: May 18, 2014
Directed by: Alik Sakharov
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), David Benioff (written for television by), D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

When I said in my sneak peek of “Mockingbird” earlier this week (read it here) that I suspected Benioff and Weiss would leave us on a cliffhanger, I had no idea how literally they, in fact, would (okay, I had my suspicions due to having read the books, but I didn’t want to give too much away). We got some good solid movement in several storylines tonight, and the next episode, “The Viper and the Mountain,” is setting up to be a nice lead in to the final three episodes of the season – has it really gone so quickly? For now, click through after the break to get my take on tonight’s events, and where they may be leading us in the near future.

Note: Beginning with tonight’s review, I will no longer be doing the complete synopses I have been doing in the past. Please refer to my editorial regarding this decision here for my reasoning, if you’re interested.

<<Spoiler Alert: This article is a review and complete recap of Game of Thrones S04E07 – “Mockingbird” – it will discuss major plot points and events in detail, and may contain strong language based on dialogue from the episode; read further at your own risk!>>
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Episode: 35
Airdate: May 4, 2014
Directed by: Michelle MacLaren
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), David Benioff (written for television by), D.B. Weiss (written for television by)

Halfway through this fourth season of Game of Thrones, and at least some of the direction for the second half is beginning to take shape, especially on the far periphery of the action. Tonight’s episode followed three major storylines, and three secondary storylines, giving us a nice balance and showing a lot of character movement, if not a whole lot of character development. As the title suggests, we did get to see a coronation tonight, but some of the intrigues around the event show surprising turns for the future of those in King’s Landing, and the power they seek to wield. Click through after the break to read my complete recap and review of tonight’s episode.

<<Spoiler Alert: This article is a review and complete recap of Game of Thrones S04E05 – “First of His Name” – it will discuss major plot points and events in detail, and contains strong language based on dialogue from the episode; read further at your own risk!>>
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Episode: 34
Airdate: April 27, 2014
Directed by: Michelle MacLaren
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), Bryan Cogman (written for television by)

I’m not going to get into the controversial events of last week’s episode here (I cover my thoughts in an editorial posted yesterday), but will rather focus on what I expect to see in this week’s upcoming episode, the beginning of the middle stretch of the fourth season. The fallout of the recent assassination (no names before the break) still hasn’t died down, and it is bound to have an affect, near term or long, on everyone, regardless of whether they know about it yet or not. For my breakdown of the Promo video and suggestions on where things are heading, click through after the break.

<<Spoiler Alert: This preview of Game of Thrones S04E04 – “Oathkeeper” – will discuss major plot points and events suggested by previous events and the events shown in the Promo video; read further at your own risk!>>
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