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Dragon Surprise

Sunday’s new Game of Thrones, “The Spoils of War”, was the most satisfying in quite a while for me and my favourite Event Battle episode since “Blackwater”. It was a vivid exercise of one of the best, distinguishing qualities of Game of Thrones—a portrayal of a conflict where there are reasons to like both sides.

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Roses, Wine, and Coordinates

As much mileage as Lynch gets out of Peggy Lipton’s very expressive face on the new Twin Peaks, plenty of ground was covered with Miguel Ferrer’s lack of expression in last night’s new episode. Not since Buster Keaton has a stone face been so well deployed for laughs. After last week’s very eventful episode, last…