This submit and podcast include spoilers for “Recreation of Thrones” and “Avengers: Endgame.”
“The Lengthy Night time,” the much-anticipated “Recreation of Thrones” episode the place the dwelling and the useless meet in a determined, epic battle, wasn’t solely embraced by the present’s followers. As an alternative, many have complained concerning the episode’s (literal) darkness, whereas others had been disenchanted by the obvious disappearance of the present’s previous ruthlessness.
However your hosts on the Unique Content material podcast (joined this week by our authentic co-host Darrell Etherington) had been fairly proud of the episode, as revealed in an appropriately super-sized dialogue.
Sure, the darkness was a difficulty, however the artistic group used that darkness to eerily lovely impact. On the appropriate display screen, all the things within the episode was a grand and terrifying spectacle. And whereas we quibbled with a number of the storytelling decisions, we additionally screamed with shock on the episode’s ending.
The opposite massive query is what the loss of life of the Night time King means for the ultimate three episodes of the present. Time will inform, however for now we’re hoping for a return to the preliminary deal with political scheming and ethical compromise.
As if that wasn’t sufficient for one podcast, we additionally evaluation the different massive pop cultural occasion of the previous week “Avengers: Endgame” — and in doing so, we seize the precise second when Jordan realized that “Endgame” received’t be the final Marvel film.
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