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Game of Thrones S07 E05: ‘Eastwatch’

The Lannisters and Targaryens deal with the aftermath of Daenerys’ surprise attack, we get a number of wacky plans so crazy they just might work, and I discover how hard it is to watch Game of Thrones while you’re on vacation and your internet connection sucks.  Find out if I made it through the episode without throwing the television out a window, right after the break. Spoilers ahead.

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Game of Thrones S07 E04: ‘The Spoils of War’

Wow.  Just… wow.  Over these last seven point four three seasons, Game of Thrones has left me in many states:  Sad, exultant, angry, completely bereft of hope that the concept of “good” was anything but an illusion manufactured by our ape brains to cope with the sheer cruelty and meaningless of life

…yeah, that was a dark time, wasn’t it…

…but never have I ever left an episode feeling so completely shaken, and unsure about where exactly my loyalties lie.  Please meet me on the analysts couch after the break (spoilers abound).

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Game of Thrones S07 E01: Dragonstone

Arya’s revenge spree kicks into high gear, the first cracks appear in an old alliance just as a dangerous new one is forged, and Sam makes a lot of new discoveries, not all of them to his liking.  Game of Thrones‘ seventh season kicks off with its foot squarely on the gas and doesn’t let up the entire episode.  Find out what what flying in this whirlwind of action right after the break. (and yes, the spoiler warning is in full effect)

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Jim Knipp Reviews Game of Thrones S06 E08: No One

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This week’s episode gave us a tense, thrilling episode that started slowly before reaching its full, butt-clenching, head-popping boil. We are reminded that it’s best not to ever get too happy or self-satisfied, that the Clegane brothers really do have a lot in common, and it’s really the badass ladies who ultimately rule the Game of Thrones. Find out why, after the break!

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Game of Thrones S04 E10: The Children

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New alliances form, many new paths are chosen, and important characters fall like Wildlings from the Wall as the world turning season 4 finale of “Game of Thrones” once again leaves Westeros in turmoil and more than a few of us scratching our heads, wondering where the series goes from here.  More after the break.

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Game of Thrones S04 E08: The Mountain and the Viper

 

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So much to talk about with our return to Westeros.  We have betrayals old (and newly discovered) and new, the return of our favorite crazy redhead, promises kept, perfect lies, and the fate of two second-borne sons.  More after the break.

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Game of Thrones S04 E04: Oathkeeper

 

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Wow… a weekend of reveals.  We find out who killed King Joffrey, the best way to  lead a slave revolt, and how White Walkers are made.  If you’re ready for these answers, more after the break. If you’re not… perhaps you should go watch the Godzilla trailer a few more times…

 

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