'Game of Thrones' - 'Fire & Blood': Reviewing the season finale

'Game of Thrones' - 'Fire & Blood': Reviewing the season finale

"Game of Thrones" just wrapped up its terrific first season, and I have a review of the finale coming up (and, for anyone who DVR'ed "The Killing" finale but hasn't seen it yet, I briefly discuss my opinion of it in a non-spoiler-y fashion), just as soon as I favor my fingers... "When dead men, and worse, come hunting for us in the night, do you think it matters who sits on the Iron Throne?" -Commander MormontThat, boys and girls, is how you do the first season finale to a sweeping TV epic. On the same night, back to back, "Game of Thrones" and "The Killing" presented finales that were more interested in serving as a prologue for a second season than in wrapping up certain first season story points. But where "The Killing" finale largely functioned as a thumb in the eye to its audience and disintegrated whatever interest I had in continuing with that show (for more on that, go read my review), the "Game of Thrones" finale only made me more interested in what's coming next.  Read More...


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