Even though there was a complete absence of our favourite odd couple Brienne and Jaime, we got another pair to fill their place this week.
This week was very much about the inner struggle between love and honour and we saw several characters faced with this dilemma.
After last week’s cliff hanger, things are starting to speed up and build towards the finale now that we have crossed the halfway mark of season 3.
After the fire and destruction of last week, there was plenty more of the same this week.
This week’s instalment can be summed up in one word: mesmerising. From the stunning, unending panoramas of Westeros and Essos to the gritty character development, it is hard to fault And Now His Watch Has Ended.
Walk of Punishment was a cyclical episode which started and finished at the same point, with Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Brienne (Gwendoline Christie) being held hostage.
The song of ice and fire has now begun in earnest with each of the story strands finally re-visited.
Game of Thrones returned to our screens with an opening episode that deftly picked up the various story strands from the last season.
Last week, the Frontline Club hosted its second debate to discuss the impact of two documentaries Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields and a follow up aired this March called Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished. Callum Macrae’s extraordinary films, presented by Jon Snow, provided compelling new evidence of executions, the shelling of civilians and other atrocities in the final months of the 26-year civil war in Sri Lanka that reportedly left up to 40,000 civilians dead.
The prestigious One World Media Awards will be held in London tomorrow night. Hosted by Jon Snow, this annual event celebrates film, broadcast, print and new media about the developing world. We aim to encourage and deepen mutual understanding between people across the world. I am a trustee of One World Media, but my day [...]
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