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Following several episodes of setup, "Hardhome" blends a sharp script with spectacular blockbuster action to offer viewers a powerful, game-changing payoff.
Let's talk about something pure and good. Namely, Tyrion Lannister's gold-plated advice.
Though it may seem "trendy" for Game of Thrones to hop on board the zombie wagon, it's important to remember that George R.R. Martin began writing this story back in the 1990s... before the zombie trend of this decade emerged.
Daringly, they attempted to outdo the entire zombie thriller film movement in one epic 20-minute TV sequence. And they might just have managed it.
This was an episode that played to showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss' strengths and avoided some of their weaknesses.
Well then. That was by far the coolest episode of The Walking Dead I've ever seen.
The Hardhome was extraordinary.
"Hardhome," while not the season's best episode at a holistic level, was a return to fine form.
This ending was a Game of Thrones highlight, and we're still a week out from the purported season five climax.
It's an undeniably rousing speech, and one that heralds what could be an optimistic, life-affirming ending for the series.
Last night's Game of Thrones was a welcome return to form.