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GAME OF THRONES RECAP 7: A MAN WITHOUT HONOR

What makes for a great "Game Of Thrones" episode? What stories can it tell that could put it on the rarefied level of, say, HBO’s holy trinity of "The Sopranos," "Deadwood," and "The Wire"? I’m not sure how I would have answered this question before seeing “A Man Without Honor.”
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • May 14, 2012 8:53 AM
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  • 7 Comments

GAME OF THRONES RECAP 6: THE OLD GODS AND THE NEW

"Game Of Thrones" is getting exciting again.
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • May 6, 2012 9:55 PM
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  • 4 Comments

GAME OF THRONES RECAP 5: THE GHOST OF HARRENHAL

One of the most appealing things about "Game Of Thrones" as a fantasy narrative is the lack of magic at the core of its story.
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • April 29, 2012 9:55 PM
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GAME OF THRONES RECAP 4: GARDEN OF BONES

"Garden Of Bones" was perhaps my least favorite episode of "Game Of Thrones," period. The show has been such a success that seeing it struggle so much is a surprise. It’s still competent and watchable, but "Garden Of Bones" was frayed at the edges.
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • April 22, 2012 9:55 PM
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  • 11 Comments

GAME OF THRONES RECAP 3: WHAT IS DEAD MAY NEVER DIE

Back when "Game Of Thrones" debuted a year ago, one of the stranger criticisms was that it was made about men, for men.
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • April 15, 2012 9:55 PM
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  • 1 Comment

GAME OF THRONES RECAP 2: THE NIGHT LANDS

"Game Of Thrones" uses geography to tie its stories together in a literal sense, but what keeps those stories interesting—or better, relevant—is its commitment to its themes.
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • April 8, 2012 9:55 PM
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  • 5 Comments

GAME OF THRONES RECAP 1: THE NORTH REMEMBERS

The second season of the densely, intricately plotted fantasy series "Game Of Thrones" is going to have to attempt something never before done on television.
  • By Rowan Kaiser
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  • April 1, 2012 9:55 PM
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  • 0 Comments

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