Critic Consensus: Building upon the season opener, "The House of Black and White" increases the intensity by calling upon some major characters to make some tough decisions.
as Tyrion Lannister
as Cersei Lannister
as Daenerys Targaryen
as Jaime Lannister
as Jon Snow
as Tywin Lannister
as Jorah Mormont
as Podrick Payne
as Arya Stark
as Myrcella Baratheon
as Bran Stark
as Sansa Stark
as Ellaria Sand
as Joffrey Baratheon
as Petyr Baelish
as Theon Greyjoy
as Sandor "The Hound" Clegane
as Stannis Baratheon
as Davos Seaworth
as Margaery Tyrell
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Critic reviews for The House of Black and White
Even if it felt as if the new season was still bedding in and getting its characters into the right places, what gorgeous places they were.
Lena Heady is the most compelling actor on the Thrones cast at this point, which is a big compliment.
Last week left us wondering, where is Drogon? This week he finally returned, in one of the most exquisite scenes of the entire series.
A road trip with Jaime and Bronn seems like a sparkling idea to me. Why not unite two of the wittiest characters on an extended spring break?
Benioff and Weiss can pack the full hour with incident and drama and intrigue and it can still feel like Game Of Thrones is in a holding pattern.
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