Game of Thrones Season 2 Recaps

Game of Thrones: The Prince of Winterfell – The Calm before the Storm

Three episodes remain in HBO’s fantasy epic and this is surely the proverbial calm before the Battle-of-Blackwater-Bay storm that’s coming up next week. Things were a little slower paced for sure but don’t worry too much, things were still of the quality you’d expect from this show. Camp Stark A theme central to this week’s … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 2 Recaps

Game of Thrones: ‘The Old Gods and the New’ – Don’t Trust Anybody

Trust, betrayal and, to a lesser extent, loyalty are all themes surrounding this week’s episode of Game of Thrones. We’re now over 50% of the way through the current second season and more and more plots from the book from which the show takes its existence are beginning to unravel. Unfortunately, the show has seen … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 2 Recaps / TV

Game of Thrones: ‘What is Dead May Never Die’ – Loose lips sink ships.

“Power resides where men believe it resides”, says Lord Varys as he congratulates Tyrion on a well-played ploy to uncover a traitor. Power seems to be a core concept for this week’s visit to Westeros, from Tyrion exercising his over the weeds in the small council, and even to Craster using his to order the … Continue reading

Game of Thrones Season 2 Recaps / TV

Game of Thrones: ‘The Night Lands’ – Sex, Sea & Sunshine.

Last week’s season two premiere of Game of Thrones set the stage for, what is inevitably going to be, a thrill-ride of a season. Dragons, direwolves, sorcery, incest, murder, torture, passion, threats and a red comet in the sky. Episode two, ‘The Night Lands’, continues these plots, with varying degrees of focus on some more … Continue reading