“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” – Niccolo Machiavelli House of the Dragon ends with a tragedy that compels itself through a feeling of inevitability. Once Alicent (Olivia […]
Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke) enjoys an improved turn of character.
Paddy Considine gives Viserys a memorable send-off in episode eight of House of the Dragon.
“Driftmark” begins with a funeral and ends on a rebirth, a rare inverse of the usual cycle that defines lives and stories in Westeros.
Some very odd character development makes for a dark second half to the season.
The dynamics of power reveal their many intricacies in episode 4 of HBO's House of the Dragon.
King Viserys is a fool. But he is a fool with power and isn’t aware that he is a fool with power. What does that mean for the people of Westeros and beyond?
Those in a position of power would rather burn everything to the ground than cede their power. That is the brutal lesson of episode two of HBO's House of the Dragon.
Is the Game of Thrones prequel series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON good? Is it worth investing in after all that disappointment? The answer to that is yes, with a caveat.
Our look at The King's Man, a surprisingly ineffectual addition to the KM saga.
To celebrate the arrival of The King's Man, That Shelf wants to send you and a friend to see it before anyone else!
JGL dropped into Toronto for the premiere of Oliver Stone's Snowden and we had the opportunity to chat with him.
Snowden TIFF 2016 Review.
Len and Company TIFF 2015 Review
Director Sophie Barthes adapts one of the great works, casting the formidable Mia Wasikowska in the title role as one of literature’s most famous social climbers and doomed heroines. Does the film adaptation do Flaubert's novel justice?