TV Review: Game of Thrones 2.6, ‘A Man Without Honor’
Obsessed with Film - What Cultur - almost 5 years
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
(WARNING: Significant spoilers follow)
This was an episode of conversations. There was very little action, very little adventure and, shockingly, no sex. Instead we had people talking to each other, and in doing so producing some of the most interesting TV I’ve seen in a while.
But before we get to the conversations, we must address Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen). Oh, Theon. Stupid, stupid Theon. With almost everything he does, he proves himself to be a very, very weak man. Consider the way that he blames one of his guards for last week’s escape by Bran and Company, and then beats that guard up when the guard dares to call him on his BS. Then there’s the way he crosses the moral event horizon at the end of the episode. No, Theon is many things, but a strong man, and a strong leader, he is not.
Bran (Isaac Hempstead-Wright), on the other hand, proves in his very brief scenes that he’s a stronger man (well, boy…you know what I mean), than Theon. His ration
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