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  • June 1, 2015

    The 5 most important moments in Game of Thrones season 5, episode 8

    The show shakes off its midseason malaise with one of its best battle sequences ever.

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  • June 1, 2015

    What Game of Thrones changed from the books: season 5, episode 8

    That whole long battle sequence at the end? Invented for the show.

  • May 31, 2015

    Maybe all of Game of Thrones is a shadow war between Varys and Littlefinger

    If that's the case, then it's only right to be on Team Varys.

  • May 31, 2015

    This chart shows the awe-inspiring amount of work that went into adapting Game of Thrones

    Book three's storylines were ultimately spread across four seasons of television.

  • May 29, 2015

    Littlefinger doesn't need a plan to win the Game of Thrones. He just has to be smart.

    Look at historical figures who rose from obscurity to power, and they look a lot like Littlefinger.

  • May 28, 2015

    Just what the heck is Game of Thrones' Littlefinger up to anyway?

    The show's master manipulator seems like he's in over his head. Or is that what he wants everyone to think?

  • May 27, 2015

    Game of Thrones has turned Ramsay Bolton into an irritating, unstoppable supervillain

    It's hard to get invested in a storyline in which he will always prevail until he doesn't.

  • May 26, 2015

    By stripping out its politics, Game of Thrones has made the Wall much more boring

    Also: nobody should be excited for the High Sparrow's rise to power.

  • May 26, 2015

    Game of Thrones' version of justice involves heaping punishment on those who deserve it

    Every so often, bad things happen to bad people on this show. Treasure those moments.

  • May 25, 2015

    The 5 most important moments in Game of Thrones season 5, episode 7

    Which two characters met for the first time?

  • May 25, 2015

    What Game of Thrones changed from the books: season 5, episode 7

    The series is collapsing plot lines from the books left and right. It's mostly working.

  • May 24, 2015

    The only way to survive Game of Thrones is to stop being a Stark

    That might be the main lesson of this latest Arya storyline.

  • May 22, 2015

    Game of Thrones' Margaery and High Septon are huge improvements on the book versions

    That's part of why the King's Landing storyline is still the best thing on the show.

  • May 21, 2015

    Game of Thrones excels at staging shocking moments, but keeps screwing up their aftermaths

    It feels like everyone involved is trying like hell to top the Red Wedding — and falling short.

  • May 20, 2015

    Game of Thrones is getting too dark and full of terrors

    In narrative terms, "everything is terrible" is just as boring and predictable as "everything is awesome."

  • May 19, 2015

    Game of Thrones' Dorne is for lovers and clichés

    The Sand Snakes seem to have been conjured up as a pastiche of girl power tropes.

  • May 18, 2015

    Game of Thrones' latest rape scene made viewers very angry. And rightfully so.

    It's important to understand what the series was going for; I'm not sure I do.

  • May 18, 2015

    What Game of Thrones changed from the books: season 5, episode 6

    The disturbing final scene was indeed in the books, but it involved a different character.

  • May 18, 2015

    The 5 most important moments in Game of Thrones season 5, episode 6

    Another Game of Thrones wedding, another unhappy ending.

  • May 17, 2015

    In Game of Thrones' next battle, it's obvious who we're supposed to root for

    The show's trend toward clearer "good guys against bad guys" conflicts is potentially worrisome.

  • May 15, 2015

    Is Winterfell the setting for Game of Thrones' next big battle?

    The home of the Starks could be the location for season five's knock-down drag-out.

  • May 14, 2015

    Could Game of Thrones’ Melisandre evolve from villain to hero?

    In defense of the show's red priestess, who gets a bad rap.

  • May 13, 2015

    On Game of Thrones, it's rare — and extraordinary — when rulers put their people first

    Dany wants to heal the wounds of Meereen, and Jon Snow wants to end the distrust between the wildlings and the Night's Watch.

  • May 12, 2015

    Just how much does Game of Thrones want to be The Walking Dead, anyway?

    Enter Stone Men.

  • May 11, 2015

    The 5 most important moments in Game of Thrones season 5, episode 5

    "Kill the Boy" marked the halfway point of the season, and it set some big developments into motion.

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