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'Game of Thrones' recap: 'The Watchers on the Wall'
'Game of Thrones' recap: 'The Watchers on the Wall'

Prestige television has some inherent advantageous over movies: With dozens of hours to tell a story, TV can develop characters with the same depth as novels.  But, now and then, television also can beat movies at their own game: Delivering a blockbuster thrill-ride. Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” episode, called “The Watchers on the Wall,” was one of those times. Just as they did for Season 2’s best episode “Blackwater,” HBO show-runners brought in Neil Marshall to direct what was essentially an hour-long war movie. The musical score, scale and cinematic ambition of the episode were downright impressive.  I love it when the show...

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