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Thoughts on Thrones 8×6: “The Iron Throne”

Well, that’s it. Our watch had ended. We will probably get some spinoffs and prequels, and I hope we get the final books in the novel series, but the TV series Game of Thrones is over. This was a difficult … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Thrones: 8×5 “The Bells”

Oh, Game of Thrones. What are we to do with you? I can see the fandom and viewership at large struggling with the stages of grief in this last season, and this episode in particular, although instead of passing from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Thrones: 8×4 “The Last of the Starks”

When we said last week that not enough characters died, perhaps we should have been a bit more specific. I do have some issues with this episode (as well as things I liked) so let’s start with the biggie which … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Thrones: 8×3 “The Long Night”

Well, this certainly seems to be a divisive one, with fault lines running through the fandom depending on your opinions regarding the Game of Thrones narrative endgame, the roles of characters, the use of fantasy elements, and whether or not … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Thrones: Season 8, Episodes 1-2

I wasn’t going to write full reviews of the last season of Game of Thrones. But, as Andy Greenwald said on the most recent episode of The Watch, we who are lucky enough to experience a story’s end as it … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Seasons 4-5

Seasons 4 and 5 are coming packaged together thanks for being sandwiched between a very busy time at my day job (which pays the HBO bill) and a trip to Montréal. This actually kind of works out for analytical purposes. … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Season 3

Let’s start with a plug. I mentioned it last time, but I highly recommend the Ringer’s new podcast Binge Mode: Game of Thrones. They have deep-dived into every episode of the show,  with each installment featuring thematic analysis, ASOIAF lore, … Continue reading

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