Is It Okay To Justify On-Screen Violence?

After all, there is nothing more satisfying than seeing a smug jerk get the pointy end of the stick. Usually, my attitude is that viewers are free to enjoy or despise any moment in media. But is it justified? I’m not the moralizing type who screams ‘danger’ at a feather falling, you know? However, I think the issue is a bit more complex than ‘yes’ or ‘no’.

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Why I Loved The Series Finale To Game of Thrones

It’s common knowledge: the final season of the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones” has been divisive. A couple of hours ago, the final episode aired- and I found it to be impressive. It’s been a long journey with this universe, and I got teary-eyed near the end.

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The Humanity Of Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Stormborn is a character who walks the tightrope between villainy and heroism. But more importantly, she’s a complex, a well fleshed out character who makes compelling choices.

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In Defense Of Power: A Response To Kit Harington

The best people to have power are the ones who don’t want it.  Kit Harington, actor in HBO’s Game Of Thrones The fantasy genre, at least in the West, has an uneasy relationship with ‘power’. We don’t have to look further than Tolkien- who has Thorin Oakenshield declare to Bilbo: If more of us valued food and […]

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