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Getting Ready for Game of Thrones Season Six
I know I’m not the only person who is super duper psyched for season six of Game of Thrones. I’m gearing up for a lot of ranting and raving and reviewing and recapping for this season. As we all know, the show is now heading into the shadowy territory outside of the book series – […]
Search & Rescue #11
It’s been a while between drinks in my Search & Rescue series, so here I present to you a number of search terms I’ve been collecting from my statistics over the past couple of months, which seem to beg answers to some very interesting questions. For those who are new to Film Grimoire, I make […]
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015): Quick-shot review!
Also known as the documentary that launched a thousand lawsuits, HBO’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015, dir. Alex Gibney) is based on a book of the same name by Lawrence Wright. This documentary, which has received a tidal wave of criticism from Church of Scientology members, details the questionable beginnings and […]
Ten Things I Love About HBO’s ‘Rome’
I’ve been a bit slow on the film reviewing front because I’ve been really enjoying getting stuck into a new television show (at least, it’s new to me). I’m currently watching season one of HBO’s Rome and am absolutely loving it for a number of reasons. Ten main ones, to be exact. If you’re unaware […]
Game of Thrones – Season 4 Episode 10: “The Children”
The last episode of season four! Let’s get right into it. As always, please watch the episode before reading this, as this recap/review is filled to the brim with spoilers.
Game of Thrones – Season 4 Episode 9: “The Watchers on the Wall”
This episode is the second last of the season. Traditionally, the ninth episode has been the biggest and brightest of each season, boasting key events such as a number of significant character deaths, and one giant battle. Will this ninth episode live up to the standards set by the others? Read on! But please beware […]
Game of Thrones – Season 4 Episode 8: “The Mountain and the Viper”
Let’s all hold hands and cry together. Please watch this week’s episode before reading this recap/review/reflection. I can’t emphasise enough how much of a heartbreaker this one was. Onwards!
Game of Thrones – Season 4 Episode 7: “Mockingbird”
Episode seven! We’re more than halfway through. Things are happening. This episode is named after Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish’s house sigil, a bird which is renowned for mimicking others to blend in to its environment. I wonder how that relates to certain characters on the show! Beware: many spoilers below.
Game of Thrones – Season 4 Episode 6: “The Laws of Gods and Men”
What an episode! Let’s get straight into it. Spoilers everywhere – please watch the episode before reading this!
Game of Thrones – Season 4 Episode 5: “First of His Name”
This episode marks the mid-point of the season, and certainly ensures that everything is set up for the rest of the story arcs for each and every character. Except Stannis. As always, this recap/review/reflection is filled with spoilers so please don’t read if you haven’t seen the episode yet!