Wednesday, April 15 2015
As Game of Thrones begins its fifth action-packed season, PopMatters examines the show's many contenders for the titular throne.
Monday, June 10 2013
George R.R. Martin's series looks and feels like a historical drama, except the audience doesn't know how the story will turn out. Martin's 'fantasy' is preoccupied with power -- its relations, differentials and dynamics -- because he's interested in the way 'history' is really made.
Thursday, May 23 2013
Just what is it that is drawing these new female viewers to a show and genre that has historically been the realm of a largely male audience? It probably has something to do with fact that the women of Game of Thrones are some of the most powerful and dynamic female characters on television right now.
Wednesday, May 1 2013
The strategy and neologism of showbinging has become the preferred method of assimilating all that great TV out there.
Friday, September 16 2011
In Demon Knights Paul Cornell not only dramatizes the idea of Camelot, but exquisitely reenacts it at one of the oldest comicbook publishers.
Monday, August 22 2011
Several new series debuted in April 2011 to transform what had been a mediocre season into an exceptional one, including Game of Thrones. AMC, meanwhile, systematically abused three of its great series, calling into question whether the cable network is truly ready for the big time.
Tuesday, July 19 2011
Is the story told on our favorite show bigger than any one character? Or is it characters who make the story?