“Game of Thrones: Season 3”: One-Sentence Review

While exposition is king, galvanizing action sequences with dramatic heft are queen in a season with one drawback—preceding the amazingness that is Game of Thrones: Season 4.

10.5 out of 12 Tamales

“Game of Thrones: Season 2”: One-Sentence Review

Expanding, sometimes even improving, on Season 1, Game of Thrones: Season 2 is a behemoth of masterful direction and impressive new characters—while only slightly less enthralling than its predecessor.

11 out of 12 Tamales

“Game of Thrones: Season 1”: One-Sentence Review

Game of Thrones: Season 1 forges its epic scope of story and character in iron and gold—the brutal with the elegant—a stark contrast that engages an audience like few shows before it and sets the tone for this remarkable HBO series.

11.5 out of 12 Tamales