Game of Thrones: “Eastwatch”

After the enormity of last week’s episode, it makes sense that Game of Thrones would ease up on the throttle a bit and deliver a quieter installment – after all, trying to top spectacle with spectacle just turns it into so much sturm and drang. Thankfully, for GoT quiet is usually synonymous with busy; it’s in dialogue-driven,... Read More | Share it now!

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Game of Thrones: “The Spoils of War”

I’ve said before that the plus side to Game of Thrones closing out with two shortened seasons is that it requires the show to trim the fat and try to up its game with every installment – it’s effectively all killer, no filler. Another added bonus is that it offers the audience some time to breathe between these seven episodes and... Read More | Share it now!

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Every Best Picture: Cavalcade (1932/33)

Best Picture: Cavalcade The Other Nominees: 42nd Street; A Farewell to Arms; I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang; Lady for a Day; Little Women; The Private Life of Henry VIII; She Done Him Wrong; Smilin’ Through; State Fair By the sixth Academy Awards, the Academy had begun allowing ten nominees for Best Picture, a practice that... Read More | Share it now!

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Game of Thrones: “The Queen’s Justice”

“The Queen’s Justice” is thrilling proof that at the height of its powers, few shows can rival Game of Thrones for political intrigue. This is an episode of the show that House of Cards wanted to before it devolved into pulp. “The Queen’s Justice” is an apt name for this installment, as it focuses on the women... Read More | Share it now!

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