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Cersei & Sansa: A Vicious Cycle

When we first meet Sansa, she's the sweet flower of the Stark Family, full of innocents and dreams. But by the time she and John retake Winterfell at the end of Season 6, it becomes clear that Sansa has grown into a calculating and cynical shadow of the girl we met back in Season 1. She's realized, like Cersei, that dreams can turn sour. Hers did too.

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Is Bronn of the Blackwater Soon-to-be Lord the of Sunspear

Though Bronn has no loyalty for Cersei, he is loyal to Jamie (or at least his gold and promises) who in turn is devoted heart and soul to Cersei. This would put someone Cersei can hold sway over at the heart of the wild southern kingdom of Dorne, a location seemingly every ruler of Westeros has struggled to control.

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Friday 5: Hopes and Predictions for the “American Gods” Season Finale

With only 8 episodes, the first season of American Gods seems to have come and gone all too quickly. So far, it's been an amazing, if baffling, adventure that I’m already eagerly anticipating the next leg of. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet for the final episode you can check it out here. But… Continue reading Friday 5: Hopes and Predictions for the “American Gods” Season Finale

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Why “A Prayer for Mad Sweeney” is American Gods Best Episode Yet

At it’s core, the series is a reminder of why “roadtrip” stories are so well-loved; after all, life is a journey, not a destination. And the characters we meet along the way are often the most charming aspects of the show. Throughout the series, viewers are often treated to a taste of “Coming to America” cutaways, short asides depicting how different gods and myths from all walks and cultures made their way to the New World.

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Making a Case for Shows Like “Sense8”

I'll admit from the start, I'm a new fan of the Netflix series Sense8. In fact, I didn't start watching the show until mid-May this year, just after the release of Season 2 but once I found the series, I couldn't turn it off and had devoured all 23 episodes within a matter of days. So hearing the news that Netflix wouldn't be renewing the series for a third season was devastating.

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The Season-by-Season Decline of Sex in “Game of Thrones” (spoilers ahead)

Since 2011, Thrones has captivated audiences with brutal violence, ferocious dragons and an ample amount of nudity. However, following the premier, the amount of sex and nudity in the series has declined unmistakably. By the finale of Season 7, viewers can expect to be able to count these moments on a single hand.