Tag Archive: Game Of Thrones

In Memoriam: Peter Vaughan 1923-2016

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In a year that’s seen more than its fair share of celebrity deaths, 2016 added another to the list this morning as noted actor Peter Vaughan passed away this morning.  He was 93… Continue reading

7 Shows That Prove We’re In a Golden Age of Television

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Last week Darth Gandalf wrote about the future of cinema. I found this to be a tad optimistic as cinema seems to be determined to bury itself under a mountain of unprofitable multi-million… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 10: “The Winds of Winter”

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****WARNING!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!!!****     Synopsis:  Loras and Cersei prepare for their trial in front of the High Sparrow at the Sept of Baelor.  Jamie meets with Walder Frey at The Twins.… Continue reading

The Top 10 ‘Game of Thrones’ Deaths (So Far…)

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Spoilers just in case if the title wasn’t a giveaway. Game of Thrones is a full blown pop culture phenomenon, and there’s plenty of reasons why it’s garnered such success. It’s got a great… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 9: “Battle of Bastards”

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  ****WARNING!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW!!!!****   Synopsis:  Dany consults with Tyrion to defend Meereen from the Wise Masters.  Theon and Yara arrive in Slaver’s Bay with a proposal for the Mother of Dragons.… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 8: “No One”

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****WARNING!!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW****!!!!     Synopsis:  Arya’s fate is learned.  The Hound’s vengeance takes an unexpected turn.  Meeren’s peace is threatened by the wise masters.  King Tommen makes a devastating proclamation affecting… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 7: “The Broken Man”

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  ****WARNING!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW!!!!****       Synopsis:  Sansa and Jon rally Northern houses to fight against the Boltons.  Queen Margaery consults with the High Sparrow and her grandmother Lady Olenna.  Jamie… Continue reading

Why We Need A ‘Game of Thrones’ Spin-off Show

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Spin-off shows can be tricky.  For every Torchwood and Frasier there’s a Joey or The Lone Gunmen.  It’s the proverbial Forrest Gump with a box of chocolates situation.  While the ingredients can  be in place (actors, writers, setting) the… Continue reading

TV Review: “Game of Thrones” Season 6 Episode 6: ‘Blood of my Blood’

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    ***WARNING!!!  MAJOR SPOILERS BELOW!!!!!****           Synopsis:  Meera and Bran continue their escape from the White Walkers and receive assistance from an unlikely source.  Sam and Gilly arrive… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Episode 4 “Book of the Stranger”

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  ****PLEASE NOTE SPOILERS BELOW****     Synopsis:  Sansa arrives at Castle Black with Brienne and Pod and reunites with Jon.  An emissary arrives from Ramsay Bolton.  Littlefinger manipulates Lord Robin Arryn in… Continue reading