TV Review: Game of Thrones: Season 4 (2014)

GoT Season 4 posterA Lannister always pays his debts.

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Lena Headey, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aidan Gillen, Alfie Allen, Gwendoline Christie, Rose Leslie
David Benioff, D.B. Weiss

This will contain spoilers to previous seasons, you have been warned, so you’re encouraged to have watched them before proceeding or at least read my reviews for ONE, TWO and THREE first.

Synopsis: Now, where were we? Oh yes, Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) has lost his hand but never fear he has a brand new gold one. He’s also learning to fight with his left hand to show sister Cersai (Lena Headey) he is still as good as he was before so she will stop being such a bitch and just love him the way he loves her.  There is another eventful wedding which leads to the arrest of our favourite dwarf Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) who is accused of a crime he did not commit. Naturally, in true Tyrion fashion, he refuses to settle for just a simple court trial and instead evokes the rite of trial by champion. In other parts of this Game on Thrones land, Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) continues to free slaves, punish masters and learn what it means to be queen and rule. Sansa (Sophie Turner) and Arya (Maisie Williams), both experiencing very different lives in very different locations, are each learning from those around them and are slowing turning into very relevant players in this giant game. Continue reading TV Review: Game of Thrones: Season 4 (2014)