A spectacular return to the fleshpots of the Seven Kingdoms. Peter Dinklage’s Tyrion is the series’ MVP, but there’s not a single character without meat on their bones. Unless you count the White Walkers.
Reviewed by Phil de Semlyen
Game Of Thrones: Season 2
Released: 04 March 2013
Directors’ commentaries, profiles and a chunky ‘making of’. A highlight is the roundtable in which the cast debate Westeros’ political skullduggery.
|Dis-service to a modern TV great|
Come on Empire, this has to be the laziest review ever. A TV show as big and complex as Game Of Thrones surely deserves more than this sub-tabloid sized review? Did your reviewer even watch it, or was this just culled from words on the back of the DVD box? GoT is frequently better than a lot of stuff that makes it to the big screen, in terms of plot, dialogue, acting, direction and visual splendour. As just one example, The Battle of Blackwater in the penultimate episode of Season 2 could put ma... More
Posted by jesters_apprentice at 16:37, 14 July 2013 | Report This Post
|Bean but not forgotten|
I feared this series would forever have a Sean Bean sized hole in it but its a credit to the rest of the cast that he is not missed at all and if anything this tops the original series in almost every way. ... More
Posted by extremetee at 16:26, 13 July 2013 | Report This Post
Eh how come something with so much talent in its entire creativity which spans more than ten hours worth of 5 star viewing only merits a three line review??? I visit Empire regularly to see if their opinions are similar to my own and while this (three line) review certainly is, it is a bit of an insult to how Epic and full of delicious reviewable details Game of Thrones is! ... More
Posted by Hippolyte at 11:09, 28 April 2013 | Report This Post
|The Game Continues|
The dynastic struggle for Westeros continues in the second season of HBO's Game of Thrones. While the first season took a slow burn approach, the second season is all about frantically upping the ante. As five sides emerge in a full scale civil war, the in-fighting and political subterfuge proves to be just as compelling as the battle scenes. That coupled with the increasing supernatural element and the ever growing threat, from the White Walkers in the North and an increasingly ruthless Daenery... More
Posted by sparkyjcs at 12:58, 13 March 2013 | Report This Post