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Daenerys walks naked out of the fire. Game Of Thrones S6Ep4 Book of the Stranger Review

Game Of Thrones S6Ep4 Book of the Stranger Review

Game Of Thrones S6Ep4 Book of the Stranger Review Most fans have a very simple classification system for Game Of Thrones. Either an episode sets up the storyline for future episodes or the episode features one those unexpected climaxes only D&D can provide. This week’s episode, “Book of the Stranger”, was both. It had reunions, revelations and changing alliances. The pacing of the sixth season feels a lot faster than what might be expected now that the series has overtaken the books....

Arthur Dayne. Game Of Thrones S6Ep3 Oathbreaker Review

Game Of Thrones S6Ep3 Oathbreaker Review!

Game Of Thrones S6Ep3 Oathbreaker Review This week’s episode, Oathbreaker, features several exciting events such as the resurrection of Jon Snow and the duel at the Tower of Joy. Yet, several of the side-plots are distinctly weak. Events at King’s Landing and Meereen are still unfolding slowly. In the meantime there has been no Baelish, Dorne or Eyrie. Read my full review here at SciFiEmpire.net. At the Wall After awakening in the previous episode, Jon Snow startles Davos by returning to live. Jon...

Jon Snow revives. Game of Thrones S6Ep2 Home Review

Game of Thrones S6Ep2 Home Review – Does Jon return?

Game of Thrones S6Ep2 Home Review The second episode season 6 starts off were the premiere ended. Just like the previous episode this one is also controversial. Yet its quality seems more consistent. Beyond the Wall Bran continuous to learn about his magical abilities from the Three-eyed Raven, played by Max von Sydow. He sees visions of Benjen and Ned Stark practicing with swords when they were boy. We get a brief glimpse of a young Lyanna Stark. Bran also discovers that...

Varys and Tyrion walking through Meereen. Game Of Thrones S6Ep1 The Red Woman Review

Game Of Thrones S6Ep1 The Red Woman Review

Game Of Thrones S6Ep1 The Red Woman Review Finally Game Of Thrones is back for a new season. I am starting to think there was no life before this show aired. The first episode of season 6, The Red Woman, is not show’s best, but when it is good it is very good. Read my overview/reap/review to decide for yourself if you should watch this show. Though you will never convince me you aren’t already. The Wall The episode begins...

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Preview. Arthur Dayne runs through a knight.

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Preview: Who lives and who will go full-frontal?

Game Of Thrones Season 6 Preview The sixth season of Game Of Thrones is almost upon us. The big question is. Where will the show take us now that it has almost overtaken the books? For the time being that question will remain unanswered. One thing is certain, with season 6 the pace of developments will increase. I think even die hard fans have a sense that even Game Of Thrones should in the next three seasons. Season 6 may...

Aidain Gillen in Quantum Break

Quantum Break Preview – a Remedy blend of games & live-action

Quantum Break, the new Alan Wake or Max Payne? Xbox One is already 18 months old and so far is at has not managed to win over as many gamers as the PS4. However, the consoles best days may still be ahead. Halo 5 will release in the fall while Remedy Entertainment announced their hotly anticipated game Quantum Break will be released on April 6th 2016. That is still a long wait but at GamesCom in Cologne the studio also announced there...

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister talking to Daenarys. Game of Thrones S5Ep8 Hardhome Review.

Game of Thrones S5Ep8 Hardhome Review

Game of Thrones can be a frustrating show to watch. Most fans already know what is going to happen. They have read the books to G.R.R. Martin’s ongoing series A Song Of Ice And Fire. There are some significant differences between the books and the TV-series. The frustration is made worse because it is not becoming clear at all who will sit on the Iron Throne. So far season 5 has been especially hard hit by circumstance. The deviations from the...

Game of Thrones S5Ep6 ‘Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken’ Preview

Game of Thrones S5Ep6 ‘Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken’ Preview Season 5 of Game Of Thrones hurdles along at a fast pace. Five episodes have already passed and this season has seen drastic changes. That said, for some the storyline feels slow or disjointed. At times I would agree with that sentiment. The transfer of the source material has not been perfect. Keeping Tyrion in the game is an obvious nod at the series fanbase after so many other regulars have been culled. Yet, the...

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2 Dany breaks the Wheel

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2 One more month until the fifth season of Game of Thrones will air. Somehow it feels as if the stakes are getting higher. A sentiment shared by Daenerys Targaryen when she compares the fight for the Iron Throne as being similar to a wheel. Dany’s answer is to break the wheel. This season Game Of Thrones finally catches up to events of book 5. It incorporate material from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with...

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Preview. Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Preview

On April 12th, in just over two months time, Game Of Thrones will return for its fifth season. The show, along with the novels written by George R.R. Martin, is slowly drawing to its conclusion. Though we still have two more novels to go and at least three more seasons until its finished. I have been looking forward to season 5 with more trepidation than I did with previous seasons. The violence and nudity have for me become less important than...

Game of Thrones Season 4 Finale Review - Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones Season 4 Finale Review

In the preview of this seasons Game Of Thrones finale I warned that the sheer number of plot resolutions could harm the experience. Luckily I was dead wrong. The Children (as the episode is called) is a wonderful episode that lays out the future of many characters and sadly also means the end of some favorites. Both Arya and Tyrion have basically turned in Westeros for the eastern continent. Tyrion thus escapes his death sentence while Arya settles her past and begins her...

Game of Thrones Season 4 Finale Preview The Children - Arya and the Hound www.scifiempire.net

Game of Thrones Season 4 Finale Preview

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Game of Thrones 'The Mountain and The Viper' Review http://scifiempire.net Game Of Thrones - Oberyn (Pedro Pascal) and his paramour before the duel

Game of Thrones ‘The Mountain and The Viper’ Review

This episode of Game Of Thrones has just been fantastic TV. It is one of those rare events when you actually forget you are watching a screen. There is no point in hiding the fact that this episode is about the duel to the death between Gregor Glegane ‘The Mountain’ and Prince Oberyn Martell ‘The Red Viper’, but this episode is so much more than that. It progresses pretty much every major storyline in a meaningful way and repairs some of the damage...

Game Of Thrones S4Ep7 Mockingbird Review - Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson as The Mountain (Clegane)

Game Of Thrones S4Ep7 Mockingbird Review

I find Game of Thrones exceedingly hard to review. The episodes are always brilliant, their quality surprisingly consistent. Yet, some episode that are considered the best are also painful to watch. Game of Thrones doesn’t beat around the bush with its drama. Drama accentuated by gore, nudity, torture (a form of gore) and humor. It is the show for dilettante, but they need to remember that all men must die. Mockingbird is the seventh episode of season 4 of GoT. It...